Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums

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The stories behind some of the most essential albums of all time, told by the artists who made them and Rolling Stone’s writers and editors. Each episode focuses on one album from the brand-new, updated version of Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums list, featuring fresh conversations with the people who made the music, classic interview audio and expert commentary. Episodes include the late Tom Petty on his solo classic Wildflowers, Taylor Swift talking about her career-changing 2012 album Red, and Public Enemy breaking down their political masterpiece It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.Listen to songs featured on the podcast and more hits from the Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums list here.Now we’re back with Season Two. Across 10 episodes, you’ll hear Dolly Parton tell the stories behind the songs on her 1971 solo breakthrough Coat of Many Colors; Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr delve into the making of the Beatles’ troubled final album, Let It Be; Britney Spears’ collaborators explain how she made 2007’s Blackout in the eye of a paparazzi hurricane; friends and relatives of Alice Coltrane look back at how she overcame tragedy to create her masterpiece Journey in Satchidananda; Rivers Cuomo and his bandmates reflect on the unlikely birth of Weezer’s Blue Album; and much more.Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums is hosted by Senior Writer Brittany Spanos.

  • 31 May 2022, 5:00 am

    Yusuf/ Cat Stevens' "Tea for the Tillerman"

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    41 minutes 4 seconds
  • 24 May 2022, 5:00 am

    Missy Elliott's "Supa Dupa Fly"

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    40 minutes 14 seconds
  • 17 May 2022, 5:00 am

    Phil Spector's "A Christmas Gift for You From Phil Spector", ft. Darlene Love

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    43 minutes 10 seconds
  • 10 May 2022, 5:00 am

    Lucinda Williams' "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road"

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    38 minutes 44 seconds
  • 3 May 2022, 5:00 am

    Public Enemy’s "It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back"

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    38 minutes 50 seconds
  • 19 April 2022, 5:00 am

    Kanye West's "Yeezus"

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    28 minutes 23 seconds
  • 12 April 2022, 5:00 am

    Parliament-Funkadelic's "Mothership Connection"

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    40 minutes 51 seconds
  • 5 April 2022, 5:00 am

    David Bowie's "Station To Station"

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    28 minutes 45 seconds
  • 29 March 2022, 5:00 am

    Liz Phair's "Exile in Guyville"

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    32 minutes 51 seconds
  • 22 March 2022, 5:00 am

    Shakira's "Dónde Están los Ladrones?"

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    36 minutes 14 seconds
  • 15 March 2022, 5:00 am

    Weezer's "Self-Titled (The Blue Album)"

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    30 minutes 31 seconds
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