Album you have recommended most to people

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Diorama, Nov 17, 2022.

  1. Diorama

    Diorama Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    Ireland
    Toss up between Talk Talk-Spirit of Eden and The Beach Boys-Pet Sounds
     
  2. versionsound

    versionsound The six strings that drew blood

    I’d say that the album I push most is Butterfly Child’s Honeymoon Suite. It’s pretty accessible (musically), so I think it would have fairly broad appeal (unlike some of the other records I love). The problem is that it’s not available streaming as far as I can tell, and only maybe a song or two is available on YouTube. So, people would have to track down an actual CD (and have a CD player) to listen to it. I should probably start recommending something more readily available…
     
  3. 9 Volt

    9 Volt That cat's something I can't explain

    Location:
    L.A.
    The Last Shadow Puppets- Age Of The Understatement. Love this album so much.
     
  4. unfunkterrible

    unfunkterrible Forum Resident

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    A Coruña , Spain
    Two albums for hard-bop fans who think there's no life beyond the Blue Note sound: Blue Mitchell's Blue Soul and Harold Land's The Fox.
     
  5. ghoulsurgery

    ghoulsurgery House Ghost

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Harvey Danger - King James Version
     
  6. The Lone Cadaver

    The Lone Cadaver Bass & Keys Cadaver

    Location:
    Bronx
  7. Chemguy

    Chemguy Forum Resident

    Blood on the Tracks
    The Humbler
     
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  8. FunkJazz

    FunkJazz Wake up... and smell the Sunflower

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    The Netherlands
    Milt Jackson - Sunflower
    Alice In Chains - MTV Unplugged
     
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  9. pig bodine

    pig bodine God’s Consolation Prize

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    Syracuse, NY USA
    I had a window of about 5 years where I would recommend albums to people, but with only a few exceptions, they fell on deaf ears, so I quit around 40 years ago. The one that more than one person liked was Marquee Moon.
     
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  10. Chemguy

    Chemguy Forum Resident

    TV Show…The Prisoner!

    By the widest margin.
     
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  11. George P

    George P Notable Member

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  12. Jeff Kent

    Jeff Kent Forum Resident

    Location:
    Mt. Kisco, NY
    Bheki Mseleku - Timelessness
     
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  13. toasty

    toasty Forum Resident

    Location:
    Tiverton, RI USA
    John McLaughlin - Devotion
    Fairport Convention - What We Did On Our Holidays
    Steve Hillage - Fish Rising

    These off the top of my head.
    Great lesser known records.
     
  14. mr. steak

    mr. steak Forum Resident

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    tempe az
    Dead Dog's Eyeball by Kathy McCarty. Recommended it once again this past weekend and doing it right now.
     
  15. Sgt. Abbey Road

    Sgt. Abbey Road Forum Resident

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    Graz, Austria
    • The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
    • Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
    • The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
    • Steely Dan -Aja
    • Bruce Springsteen - Darkness On The Edge Of Town
    • Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On
    • Joe Jackson - Night And Day
    • Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
    • Billy Joel - The Stranger
    • The Style Council - Our Favourite Shop
     
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  16. thematinggame

    thematinggame Forum Resident

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    Germany
    I would help if you mentioned the artists
    I know Blood on the tracks but have never heard of The humbler ?
    (Or do you mean John Martyn's The tumbler)

    I tend to do this more with songs than with albums
    - this is one I remember telling people about

     
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  17. Chemically altered

    Chemically altered Forum Resident

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    Ukraine in Spirit
    I recall pitching On Your Feet Or On Your Knees by BOC when it was released. But that's it.
     
  18. thematinggame

    thematinggame Forum Resident

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    and just stumbled across this one ....this band never fails to surprise


    their two country rock albums The tussler and International Tussler Society are highly recommended
     
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  19. hoytis

    hoytis PDX Cratedigger

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    Oregon
    I remember when Gomez released their debut Bring It On and I was amazed. No one in the US really knew anything about them, though I think they won the Mercury award for that album. It was so unique sounding at the time. I tried to turn a lot of people on to that album. Not enough I guess, as they're gone now.
     
  20. Shoehorn with Teeth

    Shoehorn with Teeth Romans 6:23

    Location:
    Missouri
    Metal Machine Music

    If you can handle that then you can listen to anything.
     
  21. Moshe

    Moshe "Silent in four languages."

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    U.S.
    A lot of albums.
    Bruce Springsteen - Asbury Park
    Top of my head.

    Probably Kate Bush, Talk Talk and Roxy Music albums
     
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  22. gedgers

    gedgers Forum Resident

    Location:
    Boston
    Waylon Jennings Honky Tonk Heroes
    Rahsaan Roland Kirk The Inflated Tear
     
  23. dheath

    dheath Forum Resident

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    Atlanta, GA
    Kate Bush - The Dreaming
     
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  24. LilacTeardrop

    LilacTeardrop "Roll It Over, My Soul...and Leave Me Here"

    Location:
    U.S.
    Probably one which stands out the most:

    The Church - Priest = Aura
    A psychedelic-prog. masterpiece :love: :righton:

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    Aura live performance on Moscham

    I may talk up another here, but I'm still awaiting receipt of my physical format (CD) order; probably will post it next week. I know it's one that I'll feel great enthusiasm for & will want to give it additional well-deserving attention! :winkgrin:
     
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  25. Eric_Generic

    Eric_Generic Enigma

    Location:
    Berkshire
    Very easy, this one...

    Hats by The Blue Nile :)

    EG.
     

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