Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time
"The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" is a 2003 special issue of American biweekly magazine
In 2012, Rolling Stone published a revised edition of the list drawing on the original and a later survey of albums up until the early 2000s. It was made available in "bookazine" format on newsstands in the US from April 27 to July 25. The new list contained 38 albums not present in the previous one, 16 of them released after 2003.
The first version of the list, published as a magazine in November 2003, was based on the votes of 273 rock musicians, critics, and industry figures, each of whom submitted a weighted list of 50 albums. The accounting firm
The following authors contributed to the citations made of each album:
An amended list was released in book form in 2005, with an introduction written by