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100 Records That Changed The World MOJO

The Top 100 Records That Changed The World according to MOJO Magazine

"The most influential & inspirational recordings ever made, they changed music – the way it was played, bought or even imagined". Compiled by 100 of MOJO's favourite musicians

MOJO - June 2007

1. Little Richard - Tutti Frutti [single]

2. Beatles - I Want to Hold Your Hand [single]

3. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel [single]

4. Bob Dylan - Freewheelin’

5. Kraftwerk - Autobahn

6. Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers

7. Velvet Underground - & Nico

8. Various Artists - Anthology of American Folk Music: Compiled by Harry Smith

9. Ray Charles - What’d I Say [single]

10. Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen [single]

11. Frank Sinatra - In the Wee Small Hours

12. Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode [single]

13. Woody Guthrie - Dust Bowl Ballads

14. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Purple Haze [single]

15. James Brown - Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag [single]

16. Beatles - Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

17. Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone [single]

18. Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You

19. Rolling Stones - (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction [single]

20. Led Zeppelin - IV

21. Beach Boys - Pet Sounds

22. Ramones - Ramones

23. Howlin’ Wolf - Howlin’ Wolf [aka Rocking Chair Album]

24. Clash - London Calling

25. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

26. Charlie Parker - KoKo [single]

27. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit [single]

28. Patti Smith - Horses

29. Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - The Message [single]

30. Hank Williams - Move it on Over [single]

31. David Bowie - Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

32. Jimmie Rodgers - Blue Yodel (aka T for Texas) [single]

33. Michael Jackson - Thriller

34. Bob Marley & the Wailers - Exodus

35. Davy Graham with Alexis Korner - 3/4 AD [EP]

36. Stooges - Fun House

37. Jeff Buckley - Grace

38. Lonnie Donegan - Rock Island Line [single]

39. New York Dolls - New York Dolls

40. Beatles - Revolver

41. Link Wray & His Ray Men - Rumble [single]

42. Various Artists - Nuggets

43. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue

44. Who - My Generation [single]

45. Ronettes - Be My Baby [single]

46. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures

47. Sam Cooke - You Send Me [single]

48. Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil [single]

49. Doors - Doors

50. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

51. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica

52. Buddy Holly - That’ll be the Day [single]

53. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Everybody Knows This is Nowhere

54. Chic - Good Times [single]

55. John Lennon - Plastic Ono Band

56. Pink Floyd - Arnold Layne [single]

57. Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo

58. Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief

59. Upsetters - Blackboard Jungle Dub

60. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

61. NWA - Straight Outta Compton

62. Can - Tago Mago

63. Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On

64. David Bowie - Low

65. Joni Mitchell - Blue

66. Love - Love

67. Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit [single]

68. Brian Eno - Discreet Music

69. MC5 - Kick Out the Jams

70. Kingsmen - Louie Louie [single]

71. Public Image Ltd - Public Image

72. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run

73. T.Rex - Get it On (Bang a Gong) [single]

74. Carole King - Tapestry

75. REM - Murmer

76. Big Youth - Screaming Target

77. Gang of Four - Entertainment!

78. Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left

79. Pixies - Surfer Rosa

80. Smiths - This Charming Man [single]

81. Band - Music from Big Pink

82. Jesus & Mary Chain - Psychocandy

83. Cure - Pornography

84. Shadows - Apache [single]

85. Sonic Youth - EVOL

86. Animals - House of the Rising Sun [single]

87. Radiohead - The Bends

88. Queen - Sheer Heart Attack

89. Oasis - Definitely Maybe

90. Phuture - Acid Tracks [single]

91. Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five - West End Blues [single]

92. Strokes - Is This It

93. Nina Simone - To be Young, Gifted & Black [single]

94. Libertines - Up the Bracket

95. Green Day - Dookie

96. Donna Summer - I Feel Love [single]

97. Television - Marquee Moon

98. Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden

99. Stone Roses - Stone Roses

100. Gnarls Barkley - Crazy [single]

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