The Velvet Underground & Nico 

Released on March 12, 1967, panned by critics and a colossal failure sales-wise, The Velvet Underground and Nico has become one of the most influential and important rock albums in poular music history.  By 2002, it ranked #13 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

In 2006, it was added to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress.