From the 8th through the 19th, the AllMusic Blog will be publishing our editors' favorite albums of 2008. We'll be covering well over a dozen genres and styles, from rap to reggae, R&B to electronic, country to Latin, blues to metal, folk to soundtracks, and several points in-between. Right now, on the AllMusic Blog, we take a look at our favorite pop/rock reissues of 2008. (Be sure to check our overall feature of new albums, reissues, and classical releases, as well as our editors' individualized lists of favorite albums and songs.)

Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode: His Complete '50s Chess Recordings
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Big Dipper - Supercluster: The Big Dipper Anthology
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Ash - No More No Less
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
David Bowie - Live in Santa Monica '72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Clash - Live at Shea Stadium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commander Cody - The Early Years 1967-1970
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bo Diddley - Road Runner: The Chess Masters 1959-1960
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bob Dylan - The Bootleg Series, Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs - Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Flamin' Groovies - This Band Is Red Hot 1969-1979
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jim Ford - Point of No Return
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dallas Frazier - The R&B Sessions: Elvira/Tell It Like It Is!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genesis - Genesis 1970-1975
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robyn Hitchcock - Luminous Groove
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jan & Dean - The Complete Liberty Singles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Jesus and Mary Chain - The Power of Negative Thinking: B-Sides & Rarities
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Billy Joel - The Stranger (30th Anniversary Legacy Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nick Lowe - Jesus of Cool (Bonus Tracks)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manfred Mann - Hit Mann! The Essential Singles 1963-1969
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mission of Burma - Signals, Calls and Marches (Definitive Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mott the Hoople - Old Records Never Die: The Mott the Hoople/Ian Hunter Anthology
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Move - Anthology 1966-1972
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mudhoney - Superfuzz Bigmuff (Deluxe Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pavement - Brighten the Corners (Nicene Creedence Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville (Deluxe Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
R.E.M. - Murmur (Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Replacements - Let It Be (Deluxe Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Replacements - Tim (Expanded Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Smiths - The Sound of the Smiths (Deluxe Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Squeeze - Argybargy (Deluxe Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue (Legacy Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Neil Young - Sugar Mountain: Live at Canterbury House 1968
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Warren Zevon - Warren Zevon (Collector's Edition)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Various Artists - A-Square (Of Course): The Story of Michigan's Legendary A-Square Records
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Various Artists - The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 10: 1970
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Various Artists - Thank You Friends: The Ardent Records Story
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Various Artists - Titan: It's All Pop!