Let's see your musical Top 10 lists...anything goes

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  1. drasil

    drasil Former Resident

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    ten members of king crimson who are the first ten members of king crimson I think of when I think of ten members of king crimson:

    RF
    Belew
    Collins
    T-Lev
    Bruford
    Muir
    M Giles
    Gunn
    Rieflin
    Wallace​
     
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  2. CBS 65780

    CBS 65780 Well-Known Member

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    Favourite albums with Roman Numerals in the titles.

    Led Zeppelin III
    Loudon Wainwright III Album II
    Chicago V
    Queen II
    Extreme II: Pornograffitti
    Van Halen II
    Toto IV
    McCartney II
    Chicago X
    Led Zeppelin IV
     
  3. If I Can Dream_23

    If I Can Dream_23 Forum Resident

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    10 Artists I Instantly Think Of When The Following Record Labels Are Mentioned (Even If They May Not Have Been The Lone Face Of The Label):

    1. Casablanca (Kiss)
    2. Columbia (Bob Dylan)
    3. Apple (The Beatles) No small surprise...
    4. Laurie (Gerry & The Pacemakers)
    5. Tamla (The Miracles)
    6. RCA (Elvis Presley)
    7. Colgems (The Monkees)
    8. RSO (The Bee Gees)
    9. Uni (Elton John)
    10. Asylum (The Eagles)
     
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  4. If I Can Dream_23

    If I Can Dream_23 Forum Resident

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    Album "Trilogies" That Will Bring You Immense Joy (If Your Tastes Are Anything Like Mine)...

    1. Are You Experienced?, Axis: Bold As Love, Electric Ladyland (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
    2. Their Satanic Majesties Request, Beggar's Banquet, Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
    3. Get Your Wings, Toys In The Attic, Rocks (Aerosmith)
    4. Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin III, Led Zeppelin IV (Or just pick ANY of their three albums successively) :)
    5. Controversy, 1999, Purple Rain (Prince)
    6. Kiss, Hotter Than Hell, Dressed To Kill (Kiss)
    7. One Of These Nights, Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975, Hotel California (The Eagles)
    8. Turnstiles, The Stranger, 52nd Street (Billy Joel)
    9. Greetings From Asbury Park, The Wild The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle, Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen)
    10. Revolver, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, (Magical Mystery Tour), The Beatles (The Beatles)
    Okay, so I had to sneak four albums in there for this last "trilogy"... :)
     
  5. If I Can Dream_23

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    Where Would Rock And Roll Be Without... (A Random List Of 10 That Resonate With Me)...

    1. The image of Jimi Hendrix on his knees, guitar ablaze...
    2. Elton John's glasses
    3. Kiss' iconic makeup designs
    4. Led Zeppelin's fourth album
    5. The gatefold pictures inside Aerosmith's "Live! Bootleg"
    6. The Who amidst a smoked and shattered stage set
    7. Elvis Presley on Ed Sullivan
    8. The Beatles on Ed Sullivan
    9. Chuck Berry
    10. Jumpin Jack Flash
     
  6. If I Can Dream_23

    If I Can Dream_23 Forum Resident

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    "She Comes In Colors..."

    Ten LP's I own where the cover art is so vivid and colorful that it speaks volumes before you even drop the vinyl on the turntable...

    1. Are You Experienced?: Jimi Hendrix Experience (Bright yellow cover)
    2. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Beatles
    3. Magical Mystery Tour: The Beatles
    4. Their Satanic Majesties Request: The Rolling Stones
    5. Houses Of The Holy: Led Zeppelin (The greatest "Orange album" I've yet to hear)
    6. Alive II: Kiss
    7. Self Destruction Blues: Hanoi Rocks
    8. Streetlife Serenade: Billy Joel
    9. Just One Of Those Things: Nat King Cole
    10. Chuck Berry Is On Top: Chuck Berry
     
  7. If I Can Dream_23

    If I Can Dream_23 Forum Resident

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    10 "Pivot Point" Records In My Vinyl Collection (At Least "I" Consider Them Pivot Point, or Signpost, Records. Or however you might choose to label them)...

    1. Elvis Presley: Elvis Presley 1956
    2. Please Please Me: The Beatles 1963
    3. Pet Sounds: The Beach Boys 1966
    4. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Beatles 1967
    5. Are You Experienced?: Jimi Hendrix Experience 1967
    6. Beggar's Banquet: The Rolling Stones 1968
    7. Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin 1969
    8. Kiss: Kiss 1974
    9. Saturday Night Fever: Soundtrack 1977
    10. Thriller: Michael Jackson 1982
     
  8. If I Can Dream_23

    If I Can Dream_23 Forum Resident

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    10 Apparently Wide-Held Beliefs Or Comments In Regards To Music Enjoyment That Always Baffle Me (Not That Anyone Ever Claimed My Tastes Or Beliefs Are Anything To Write Home About): :)

    1. I pay attention to the music exclusively and not the cover. Or nothing else, period.
    2. The (vintage) Billboard charts were very narrow in scope.
    3. Led Zeppelin stole most/much of their material.
    4. CD's are intrinsically better than vinyl.
    5. Vinyl is intrinsically better than CD.
    6. Only the golden years made "great music".
    7. This is the golden age of music, why dwell on "older music".
    8. Artists should ignore money, fame, their desires, or the masses desires and instead do what I want them to do. :)
    9. I don't like to physically collect the music (or items) of my favorite artists. (Although I can respect the statement. Especially if space issues are the reason).
    10. We need fewer deluxe CD's, deluxe boxes, fewer releases that celebrate albums, etc.
     
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  9. If I Can Dream_23

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    10 Comments That Might Have Been Etched In The Dead Wax Of These Ten Albums:

    1. And Then There Was Technicolor... (Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Beatles)
    2. It Must Be Your Stereo... (Hotter Than Hell: Kiss)
    3. Dandelion Will Make You Wise... (Their Satanic Majesties Request: The Rolling Stones)
    4. I'm Frank Sinatra. And You Are??? (Come Fly With Me: Frank Sinatra)
    5. Hangover In Process... (Draw The Line: Aerosmith)
    6. Lunch In Canada... (Breakfast In America: Supertramp)
    7. Kind Of Cool... (Kind Of Blue: Miles Davis)
    8. 5'5" 5'7" 34C 36D... (Some Girls: The Rolling Stones)
    9. Good For The Other Six Days Of The Week Too... (Days Of Future Passed: The Moody Blues)
    10. The 60's Go Through Here... (Pet Sounds: The Beach Boys)
     
  10. If I Can Dream_23

    If I Can Dream_23 Forum Resident

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    My 10 Favorite Albums From 1969 (A Year So Rich That The Fruits Were Overflowing)...

    1. Led Zeppelin II
    2. Led Zeppelin
    3. Let It Bleed: The Rolling Stones
    4. Through The Past Darkly (Big Hits, Vol. 2): The Rolling Stones
    5. Elvis In Person At The International Hotel: Elvis Presley
    6. Crimson & Clover: Tommy James & The Shondells
    7. Chicago Transit Authority
    8. Abbey Road: The Beatles
    9. Freedom Suite: The Rascals
    10. Blue Cheer: Blue Cheer
     
  11. If I Can Dream_23

    If I Can Dream_23 Forum Resident

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    10 Perfectly Legitimate Reasons Someone Might Have More Than One Copy Of An Album:

    1. You collect different masterings of the album.
    2. You collect label variations of the album.
    3. The album came in alternate covers.
    4. You collect the album in every physical format possible.
    5. You may collect sealed copies to "invest" in or sell down the road.
    6. You were given a multiple as a gift from someone who wasn't aware you had a copy.
    7. A new "expanded version" was made and so you re-purchase the album with the additional material.
    8. You have a scratched or warped copy and want to add a better one to the collection.
    9. You have one copy framed or used in some fashion as a "collectible" and want a playing copy.
    10. You may collect sealed copies of favorite albums and you typically buy one to play and one to keep.
     
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  12. If I Can Dream_23

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    A Happy 50th To Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Edition...

    10 Signs That You May Be Attached To This Album Beyond All Reason...

    1. You still have a scrapbook from its "20 Years Ago Today" anniversary in 1987 and now we've hit 50!
    2. You have a "Sgt Pepper" drum on your fireplace mantle.
    3. You almost had a "cloud nine" moment hearing the new 2017 remix (raising my own hand) :)
    4. You named your daughters Lucy and Rita.
    5. You haven't yet realized that the "summer of love" has come and gone.
    6. You still wear flowers in your hair, even if you don't have hair!
    7. You have sent in a petition to have "Within You, Without You" put on the ballot for the state song.
    8. You passed up seeing the Mona Lisa because you were working on an essay detailing Pepper's album cover art.
    9. Your doorbell plays the final chord of "A Day In The Life".
    10. You know the take number used for the master of every song on the album but don't know the birthdays of your family members!

    In all seriousness, happy 50th to the most celebrated pop album of the last century!
     
  13. cgw

    cgw Forum Resident

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    Albums on my car hard drive:
    Whos Next
    Darkness on the Edge of Town – Springsteen
    Rubber Soul
    Best of J. Geils
    PJ Harvey – Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea
    Imelda May - Love Tattoo
    Offspring- Smash

    Aerosmith – Rocks
    Ramones – Rocket to Russia
    Green Day – American Idiot
    AC/DC – Highway to Hell
     
  14. Standoffish

    Standoffish Forum Resident

    This list goes to eleven!
     
  15. Luvtemps

    Luvtemps Forum Resident

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    My kind of post..here goes...10[Love Makes The World Go Round-Dion Jackson]..9[Prove It-Aretha]..8[East Of Java-The Impressions]..7[Our Day Will Come-Ruby And The Romantics]..6[Wild One-Martha And The Vandellas]..5[Can I-Eddie Kendricks]..4[Our Love Is Here To Stay-Nat King Cole]..3[I'm So Proud-The Impressions]..2[I Can't Find-Smokey]..1[Girl[Why You Wanna Make Me Blue]The Temptations].
     
  16. cgw

    cgw Forum Resident

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    And so does my volume dial.
     
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  17. drasil

    drasil Former Resident

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    top ten uses for square brackets?
     
  18. vapor minor

    vapor minor Well-Known Member

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    10 Great Albums with original b/w covers (and I mean NO colour at all):

    John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
    Brian Eno - Before And After Science
    David Bowie - "Heroes"
    NEU! '75
    Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
    Jaco Pastorius - s/t
    Santana - s/t
    Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert
    Soft Machine - Fifth
    Beatles - Revolver

    honorable mentions:
    Beastie Boys - Ill Communication
    Florence + The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
    Fleetwood Mac - Heroes Are Hard To Find
    Leonard Cohen - Songs of/from ...
    Peter Gabriel - So
    White Noise - An Electric Storm
    Steve Tibbetts - Northern Song and tons of other ECM covers
     
  19. warewolf95

    warewolf95 Forum Resident

    My Top 10 *favorite* (not best!) Metallica songs:

    King Nothing
    Until It Sleeps
    Blackened
    Fight Fire With Fire
    That Was Just Your Life
    Broken Beat and Scarred
    Man Unkind
    Here Comes Revenge
    Ride the Lightning
    No Remorse

    Top 10 favorite Megadeth songs (again, not necessarily what I consider their BEST songs!)

    Into The Lungs Of Hell/Set The World Afire
    Wake Up Dead
    Killing Is My Business
    Breadline
    Sleepwalker
    Almost Honest
    Kill the King
    Train Of Consequences
    Addicted to Chaos
    Ashes In Your Mouth
     
  20. warewolf95

    warewolf95 Forum Resident

    I might have already posted this but I don't remember and don't feel like checking.

    As of today, here's my top 10 favorite Thrash albums:

    Megadeth - So Far, So Good, So What!
    Slayer - Reign In Blood
    Testament - The New Order
    Testament - Souls Of Black
    Overkill - Ironbound
    Overkill - The Electric Age
    Tankard - Beast Of Bourbon
    Anthrax - State Of Euphoria
    Megadeth - Rust In Peace
    Metallica - Death Magnetic
     
  21. warewolf95

    warewolf95 Forum Resident

    My top 10 favorite/funnest Rush songs to play on guitar:

    Red Barchetta
    Digital Man
    Caravan
    Virtuality
    Fly By Night
    Hemispheres (yes, all of it)
    2112 (again, all of it)
    Grand Designs
    In The Mood
    Grace Under Pressure (I can play the full album so I can't choose :D )

    :)
     
  22. warewolf95

    warewolf95 Forum Resident

    My top 10 favorite Bob Dylan albums:

    Slow Train Coming
    Shot Of Love
    Infidels
    Love and Theft
    Oh Mercy
    Modern Times
    Time Out Of Mind
    Another Side Of Bob Dylan
    Freewheelin'
    Bringing It All Back Home
     
  23. warewolf95

    warewolf95 Forum Resident

    My top 10 favorite Bon Scott AC/DC songs:

    Jailbreak
    Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
    TNT
    Riff Raff
    Rock and Roll Damnation
    Touch Too Much
    Dog Eat Dog
    Love at First Feel
    Baby Please Don't Go
    Let There Be Rock
     
  24. warewolf95

    warewolf95 Forum Resident

    My top 10 favorite XTC songs:

    Respectable Street
    Love On a Farmboy's Wages
    Wonderland
    Grass
    That's Really Super Supergirl
    Earn Enough For Us
    Garden Of Earthly Delight
    King For a Day
    Mayor Of simpleton
    Jump
     
  25. warewolf95

    warewolf95 Forum Resident

    My top 10 Paul Weller/Style Council/solo albums:

    This Is The Modern World
    Sound Affects
    The Gift
    All Mod Cons
    Our Favorite Shop
    Paul Weller (1992)
    Heliocentric
    As Is Now
    22 Dreams
    Stanley Road
     

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