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Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums
The Meters, Dr. John and Professor Longhair make Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums list

Rankings also include recordings by Little Walter, Jerry Lee Lewis and Lucinda Williams.

About The Book:

From the editors of Rolling Stone magazine comes a new book, Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time — a tribute to the finest popular music of all time. Whether you’re looking for advice to round out your music collection or just inspiration for a heated argument, Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time is the essential guide to the best music of modern times from the world’s greatest music magazine.

Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums - Entries With Ties To Louisiana:

Notes:

Albums indicated with * prominently feature New Orleans music artists and session players, and are worth adding to your collection.

"Here's Little Richard" is currently out of print. A recommended alternative is the Little Richard collection, "The Georgia Peach."

"All Killer No Filler: The Jerry Lee Lewis Anthology" is currently out of print. An even better pick is "Jerry Lee Lewis: A Half Century of Hits," issued by Time Life in 2006. This 3-CD box set features 5 previously unreleased tracks and a 36-page booklet.

A deluxe edition of Lucinda Williams' Grammy-winning "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road" was released in 2006. It features the original album remastered, along with outtakes. A second CD features a 1998 live performace.


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