10 All-Time Favorite Albums

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  1. rockerreds

    rockerreds Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Love- Forever Changes
    Television- Marquee Moon
    Bartok: Piano Concerto No.2 (Richter version)
    Stravinsky: The Right Of Spring (Muti version)
    The Who Sell Out
    The Kinks- Face to Face
    XTC- Skylarking
    Al Green- The Belle Album
    The Beach Boys- Wild Honey
    Frank Sinatra- Songs For Swingin' Lovers
  2. writteninwater

    writteninwater Forum Resident

    The Beatles - Revolver
    Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
    The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
    John Lennon - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
    David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
    Prince and the Revolution - Parade
    Bruce Springsteen - The River
    Pink Floyd - The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
    Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica
    The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St

    I had to write this very fast, before I could think of

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced
    The Doors - Strange Days
    Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley
    Tindersticks - Tindersticks (Second Album)
    Teenage Fanclub - Grand Prix
    Derek and the Dominos - Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
    Nirvana - In Utero
    George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
    Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
    Scott Walker - Bish Bosch

  3. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    On any given day it could be any 10 of about 200 .... hmmm what ten today ...

    Pink Floyd The Final Cut
    Led Zep IV
    Cold Chisel Circus Animals
    Dire Straits Love Over Gold
    Elvis Presley Elvis Is Back
    Beatles Abbey Road
    Decemberists Hazards Of Love
    Bob Dylan Times Are A Changin
    Steeleye Span Commoners Crown
    Devin Townsend Epicloud
  4. Howard Bleach

    Howard Bleach Imperial Aerosol Kid

    green bay, wi

    Neil Young – On The Beach
    Rainy Day – s/t
    Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
    Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Vol 1
    Drive By Truckers – Decoration Day
    Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
    Tony Rice – Church St Blues
    The Kinks – Arthur
    Steely Dan – The Royal Scam
    Will Ackerman – In Search of the Turtle’s Navel
    Pat Metheny – American Garage
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  5. Rufus rag

    Rufus rag Forum Resident

    YES-Close to the Edge
    ELP-Brain Salad Surgery
    Alice Cooper-Killer
    Kate Bush-Aerial
    Human League-Dare
    Heaven 17-How Men Are
    Transatlantic-Bridge Across Forever
    Devin Townsend-Empath
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  6. Izozeles

    Izozeles Rock’roll Stalker

    Prince- Sign O the Times
    Lou Reed- New York
    The Doors-LA Woman
    The Cure-Disintegration
    The Smiths-The Queen is Dead
    The Clash-London Calling
    Stevie Wonder-Songs in the Key of Life
    Miles Davis-Bitches Brew
    Robert Johnson- Complete Recordings (in any form)
    The Rolling Stones-Exile on Main Street

    Close to top 10
    Aretha Franklin-I never loved a man the way I love you
    Bob Marley-Natty Dread
    Marvin Gaye- Here, my dear
    Michael Jackson-Thriller
    Amy Winehouse-Back to Black
    Ray Charles-Modern Sound in Western & Country Music
    The Beatles-Sargeant Pepper´s Lonely Heart Club Band
    Chuck Berry-The great 28
    John Coltrane-A love supreme
  7. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    great batch of albums. Bridge Across Forever was a huge find for me a couple of years ago
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  8. Sear

    Sear Forum Resident

    Tarragona (Spain)
    I can't say. Today I'd say 10 albums and tomorrow another different 10
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  9. BEAThoven

    BEAThoven Forum Resident

    New Jersey
    This week:

    Cat Stevens - Matthew and Son
    The Beatles -Revolver
    Traffic - Mr. Fantasy
    Love - Forever Changes
    The Zombies - Odessey and Oracle
    The Rolling Stones - Get Yer Ya's Ya's Out
    Tomorrow - Tomorrow
    The Undertones - The Undertones
    The Pretty Things - Parachute
    Billy Nicholls - Would You Believe
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  10. Dominic jefferson

    Dominic jefferson Well-Known Member

    Bury St Edmunds
    Wow, almost impossible after the first few but here goes today's list:

    Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - The First Born is Dead
    Anouar Brahem - The Astonishing Eyes of Rita
    The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang
    Jason Isbell - Southeastern
    Portishead - Dummy
    Ezio - live at Shepherds Bush Empire
    Sweet Billy Pilgrim - Motorcade Amnesiacs
    Egbert Derix - Paintings in Minor Lila
    Curse of Lono - Severed
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  11. Sear

    Sear Forum Resident

    Tarragona (Spain)
    This evening:

    Love Forever changes
    David Bowie Station to station
    Bruce Springsteen Born to run
    Liz Phair Exile in Guyville
    Patti Smith Horses
    Nick Drake Five leaves left
    Tom Petty Damn the torpedoes
    Talk Talk Spirit of Eden
    Tim Buckley Starsailor
    Po! Ducks and drakes
  12. Two Sheds

    Two Sheds Tea-sipping bad boy!

    The Zombies - Odessey and Oracle
    The Beatles - Revolver
    The Who - Quadrophenia
    The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
    The Crickets (w/Buddy Holly) - The "Chirping" Crickets
    The Kinks - Something Else by the Kinks
    The Rolling Stones - Aftermath
    The Band - Music from Big Pink
    Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
    The Monkees - Headquarters
  13. Monosterio

    Monosterio Forum Resident

    South Florida
    This differs a bit from other such lists I’ve made:

    The Band
    The Velvet Underground
    (3rd album)
    Derek and the Dominos—Layla
    Neil Young—After the Gold Rush
    Steely Dan—Pretzel Logic
    The Clash—London Calling
    Bruce Springsteen—Born in the U.S.A.
    Public Enemy—It Takes a Nation of Millions...
    Pavement—Slanted and Enchanted
    PJ Harvey—Stories from the City...
  14. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    I could post another ten now and still be happy with them lol
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  15. Record Rotator

    Record Rotator Forum Resident

    "Priest=Aura" - The Church
    "The Innocent Age" - Dan Fogelberg
    "Sinatra & Strings" - Frank Sinatra
    "Late For The Sky" - Jackson Browne
    "On The Beach" - Neil Young
    "Cold Roses" - Ryan Adams & The Cardinals
    "Strangers Almanac" - Whiskeytown
    "Can't Buy A Thrill" - Steely Dan
    "From Elvis in Memphis" - Elvis Presley
    "Ro Sham Bo" - The Grays
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  16. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    Priest = Aura is a great album!
    I normally pick From Elvis In Memphis, if Elvis is going through my mind when I do one of these, but I like Elvis Is Back just as much, so I changed out lol
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  17. Sear

    Sear Forum Resident

    Tarragona (Spain)
    I see a lotta love for Steely Dan in this forum. It's a band I never paid much attention to. I listened Countdown to Extinction but I wasn't impressed
  18. Record Rotator

    Record Rotator Forum Resident

    Yeah, I know, I was actually surprised to see that you hadn't picked From Elvis In Memphis :). But I agree, Elvis Is Back is great, too. I love Elvis. I'm one of those fans, who tend to feel that you can't really have too much Elvis in your collection.
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  19. Sear

    Sear Forum Resident

    Tarragona (Spain)
    Sun Sessions Collection would be my go-to.
    Although I like 70s schmaltzy songs such as My Boy and Mama liked the roses
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  20. Robsonschoice

    Robsonschoice Well-Known Member

    Ipswich UK
    Van Morrison - Beautiful Vision
    Rod Stewart - Every Picture tells a story.
    Oscar Peterson - Night Train
    Elton John - Honkey Chateau
    Phil Collins - But Seriously
    John Miles - Stranger in the City
    Eric Clapton - 461 Ocean Boulevard
    Frank Sinatra/Count Basie _ An Historic Music First
    Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
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  21. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    The Sun Sessions are great. I have been enjoying the Boy From Tupelo set a lot.
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  22. Jerquee

    Jerquee Take this, brother, may it serve you well.

    New York
    The White Album - The Beatles
    Plastic Ono Band - John Lennon
    Back In Black - AC/DC
    Fair Warning - Van Halen
    Boxer - The National
    Siamese Dream - Smashing Pumpkins
    A Handful of Beauty - Shakti
    Discipline - King Crimson
    By Numbers - The Who
    Yessongs - Yes
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  23. angelo73

    angelo73 ⬚⿻⬚⿻⬚

    Michigan, USA
    Ten picks only leaves much to be cherished on par with, so this might be list number one out of 100 or something ..
    all others of which might follow the same format as here ;
    5-Jazz, 2-Soul, 2-Country,

    Billie Holiday , Lady Sings the Blues (1956)
    Billie Holiday , Lady in Satin (1958)
    Modern Jazz Quartet , Patterns (1959)
    Bill Evans , Portrait in Jazz (1960)
    Otis Redding ,Otis Blue/.. Sings Soul (1965)
    Waylon Jennings , Leavin' Town (1966)
    Bobbie Gentry , Ode to Billie Joe (1967)
    Ike & Tina Turner , Come Together (1970)
    Emerson, Lake & Palmer , s/t* (1970)
    Count Basie , Afrique (1971)

    *I chose ELP today since it is an outlier in my collection (the only ELP album I care for enough to own); I just listened to it again the other day; and, it is an early example of the classically-influenced, fledgling progressive-rock genre and stands to this day a largely-unmatched example.
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  24. bherbert

    bherbert Forum Resident

    South Africa
    The Chameleons - Script Of The Bridge
    The Chameleons - What Does Anything Mean? Basically
    The Chameleons - Strange Times
    Duran Duran - Rio
    The Cure - Disintegration
    The Chills - Submarine Bells
    Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love
    The Stooges - Raw Power
    The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators
    The Zombies - Odyssey & Oracle
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  25. malcolm reynolds

    malcolm reynolds Handsome, Humble, Genius

    My list never changes and I doubt it ever will.

    Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde
    Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisted
    Bob Dylan - Bringing It All Back Home
    Bob Dylan - John Wesley Harding
    Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks
    The Velvet Underground And Nico
    The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat
    The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
    The Beatles - The Beatles
    Neil Young - On The Beach

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