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The Top 500 of The Top 40

The Top 500 of The Top 40

500 of the best and most historically relevant albums to make the top 40 album charts from 1964 to the present - chosen by Tom Ryan and presented chronologically.

The Who - Quadrophenia

The Who: Quadrophenia - Part 1

Album #226 - October 1973

I’m fairly certain – no, I’m positive – that The Who never had any predilections toward becoming über-representatives of ‘classic rock’, and yet that is exa

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    Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

    Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Part 2

    Album #225 - October 1973

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      Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John

      Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Part 1

      Album #225 - October 1973

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        Poco - Crazy Eyes

        Poco: Crazy Eyes

        Album #224 - September 1973

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          Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention: Over-Nite Sensation

          Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention: Over-Nite Sensation

          Album #223 - September 1973

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            Lynyrd Skynyrd: Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd

            Lynyrd Skynyrd: (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd)

            Album #222 - August 1973

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              Stevie Wonder: Innervision

              Stevie Wonder: Innervision

              Album #221 - August 1973

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                Mavin Gaye - Let's Get It On

                Marvin Gaye: Let's Get It On

                Album # 220 - August 1973

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                  Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy

                  Steely Dan: Countdown to Ecstasy

                  Album #219 - July 1973

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                    Mott The Hoople - MOTT

                    Mott The Hoople: MOTT

                    Album #218 - July 1973

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                      ZZ Top: Tres Hombres

                      ZZ TOP: Tres Hombres

                      Album #217 - July 1973

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                        Sly and The Family Stone: Fresh

                        Sly and The Family Stone: Fresh

                        Album #216 - June 1973

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                          Paul Simon - There Goes Rhymin' Simon

                          Paul Simon: There Goes Rhymin' Simon

                          Album #215 - May 1973

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