Rolling Stone Magazine 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. As published In Rolling Stone Magazine, Issue 937, December 11, 2003, pages 83-179. Rolling Stone asked musicians, critics, historians and key industry figures to rank their 50 favorites. The 273 participants included Beck, U2's The Edge, Jackson Browne, Art Garfunkel, Missy Elliott and members of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Linkin Park and The Doors. Only the first 100 albums listed here. Download the PDF for the complete list of 500 albums!