No. 7 Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones (1969)
The Stones had marketed themselves as the “Bad Boy Beatles” early on, and the association kept them slightly in their rival’s shadow for years. But by the late 60s, Mick, Keith and Co. were beginning to find their own voice. With Keith Richards’ developing knack for raunchy riffs and Mick Jagger’s willingness to push the envelope lyrically, this was the band’s most unique statement to date.