The All-Time Top 100 Albums was a chart published by music magazine NME on November 30th, 1985, which listed the 100 greatest albums ever as voted for by their writers. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye topped the chart.[1]

The top 5Edit

  1. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
  2. Astral Weeks - Van Morisson
  3. Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
  4. The Clash - The Clash
  5. Marquee Moon - Television

Jimi Hendrix appearancesEdit

Only one album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience made the top 100; Are You Experienced appeared at #28.


  1. NME Writers All time 100 albums. Retrieved on July 21st, 2008.



NME charts

Readers: All-Time Top 100 Albums (1988) • 100 Greatest Albums (2006)

Writers: All-Time Top 100 Albums (1974)All-Time Top 100 Albums (1985)All-Time Top 100 Albums (1993)


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