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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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    The Marshall Tucker Band

    The Marshall Tucker Band: (Self-Titled)

    Album #214 - April 1973

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      The Faces - Ooh La La

      The Faces: Ooh La La

      Album #213 - April 1973

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        David Bowie: Aladdin Sane

        David Bowie: Aladdin Sane

        Album #212 - April 1973

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          Al Green - Call Me

          Al Green: Call Me

          Album #211 - April 1973

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            Led Zeppelin: Houses of the Holy

            Led Zeppelin: Houses of the Holy

            Album #210 - March 1973

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              Pink Floyd:  Dark Side of the Moon

              Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

              Album #209 - March 1973

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                Dr. John - In the Right Place

                Dr. John: In the Right Place

                Album #208 - February 1973

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                  Billion Dollar Babies - Alice Cooper

                  Alice Cooper: Billion Dollar Babies

                  Album #207 - February 1973

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                    Lou Reed: Transformer

                    Lou Reed: Transformer

                    Album #206 - November 1972

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                      The Grateful Dead - Europe '72

                      The Grateful Dead: Europe '72 - Part 2

                      Album #205 - November 1972

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                        The Grateful Dead - Europe '72

                        The Grateful Dead: Europe '72 - Part 1

                        Album #205 - November 1972

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                          Steely Dan - Can't Buy A Thrill

                          Steely Dan: Can't Buy A Thrill

                          Album # 204 - November 1972

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