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What are your 3 favorite albums of all time?

Asked by life_after_2012 (1205points) January 23rd, 2010

i ask because my ipod was stolen from my car a couple months ago and i just bought a new one and im about to spend alot of doe ( money ) filling this new ipod with music, but i want more variety in my ipod, before all i had was alot of hip hop, and studio rock ( if you know what i mean ). i figure the collective are filled with very interesting, positive, and cool people so im sure ill get some very good suggestions,

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RareDenver's avatar

The Stone Roses first LP

Raw Melody Men by New Model Army

As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2 by 2manyDJs

shame I’m only allowed three as I think at least three albums could take that third spot!

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

The Dark Side of the Moon-Pink Floyd.Stevie Ray Vaughan-In the Beginning and the third is Norah Jones-Come Away With Me

stranger_in_a_strange_land's avatar

Wilhelm Furtwangler/ Berlin Beethoven Symphony Cycle from 1938, Barbirolli’s 1958 Vaughn Williams Symphony Cycle. Moody Blues “Every Good Boy Deserves Favor”.

ucme's avatar

The Beatles:Revolver
U2: The Joshua tree
Led Zeppelin:Led Zep IV

Austinlad's avatar

1. “Songs for Only the Lonely” (Sinatra)
2. Dark Side of the Moon” (Pink Floyd)
3. Anything by Nat King Cole, Mel Torme, Ella Fitzgerald, Sinatra (pre-‘75), early Elvis, Moody Blues, Brahms, Ralph Vaughn Williams, Aaron Copeland, and so many others.

Bagardbilla's avatar

Pink Floyd, wish you were here.
Dire Srtaits, Self-Titled.
Bob Marley, To Catch a Fire.
and you can subsitute any of the above with Thievery Corporation’s, ‘The Mirror Conspiracy’.

Michael_Huntington's avatar

Fresh fruit for rotting vegetables-Dead Kennedys
Seventh son of a seventh son-Maiden
Ziggy Stardust-David Bowie

daemonelson's avatar

Queen’s Platinum Selection – Queen (duh)
Ta-Dah – Scissor Sisters
The Black Parade – My Chemical Romance

For some reason this has remained unchanged for a few years now. Which is odd for me.

john65pennington's avatar

Michael Jackson

Thriller album X 3.

jeffgoldblumsprivatefacilities's avatar

Bob DylanBlonde on Blonde
The Rolling StonesLet It Bleed
The DoorsThe Doors

That was really hard.

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

Contra – Vampire Weekend
X&Y – Coldplay
I’ll get back to you with a third one…

El_Cadejo's avatar

its dough, not doe….

sweetteaindahouse's avatar

The Beatles-The White Album
Green Day-American Idiot
The Raconteurs-Consolers of the Lonely

filmfann's avatar

The Beatles White Album
Pink Floyd Dark Side Of the Moon
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Bob Dylan Blood On The Tracks
Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
Queen A Night At The Opera

I am skitz, so I get 6 choices instead of 3

Jude's avatar

Of all time, Kanye?

Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
Radiohead – In Rainbows
Beatles – Abbey Road

tinyfaery's avatar

Radiohead The Bends
Dave Matthews Band Under The Table and Dreaming
The Smiths The Queen is Dead

marinelife's avatar

Queen A Night at the Opera (jinx @filmfann)
Pachelbel’s Canon Greatest Hits of the Baroque
Vivaldi L’Estro Armonico (The Academy of Ancient Music Christopher Hogwood)

Trillian's avatar

Physical Graffitti Led Zeppelin
Stationtostation David Bowie
The RisE and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars David Bowie

iLove's avatar

1. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, Wish You Were Here
2. Depeche Mode – Violator
3. The Police – Synchronicity

Trillian's avatar

@iLove I saw Depeche Mode Violator tour at the EUR stadium in Rome in 1990. Awesome!

Cruiser's avatar

Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
Frank Zappa – Joes Garage side I, II, and III
Little Feet – Waiting for Columbus

Jude's avatar

I got to see Depeche Mode this past summer. They put on a great show.

Trillian's avatar

Yeah, I say Songs of Faith and Devotion too. David Gahan is a little strange but they do put on a hell of a show. Love all those minors!

wenn's avatar

Pink Floyd – Echoes
The Beatles – White Album
The Doors – self titled debut album

Jude's avatar

Muse’s new album isn’t too shabby either. They would be in there at number 4.

life_after_2012's avatar

@uberbatman – i could find “its dough, not doe” in google or yahoo, i geuss they pretty much suck! ain’t don’t make any doe!! G.F.Y

sjmc1989's avatar

The Beatles The White Album
Pearl Jam Live on Two Legs
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies

tinyfaery's avatar

I saw Depeche Mode last year at the Hollywood Bowl. Awesome. I was at the Rose Bowl show in 1988.

Jude's avatar

@tinyfaery we didn’t get to see them play all that long. It was at Lollapalooza (so, we heard maybe, 5 songs). I would definitely be down for seeing them as main act.

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

Ah, my third!
Resistance – Muse

Thanks @jmah!

TehRoflMobile's avatar

I like most of the albums mentioned above, but here is some newer stuff.

-Oracular Spectacular by MGMT (some good stuff to kick back to, but it is an acquired taste.)

-Takk by Sigur Ros

-Good News For People Who Like Bad News by Modest Mouse

Jude's avatar

(Still one of my favorite songs).

essieness's avatar

Abbey Road by The Beatles
Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
Sea Change by Beck

DeanV's avatar

This is going to be tough.

1) Who’s NextThe Who
2) Comfort EagleCake (Ditto @Sarcasm)
3) Ga Ga Ga Ga GaSpoon

Runners up:
Modern GuiltBeck
Vampire WeekendVampire Weekend
CommuniqueDire Straits

boffin's avatar

Close to the Edge ~ Yes
Bridge Across Forever ~ Transatlantic
The Garden ~ Unitopia

Optional

Deadwing ~ Porcupine Tree
Wake Pig ~ 3
The Wait of Glory ~ Proto-Kaw

cbloom8's avatar

Pretty Hate Machine – Nine Inch Nails
Ride The Lightening – Metallica
Nevermind – Nirvana

downtide's avatar

Counting Crows – August & Everything After
U2 – Joshua Tree
Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms

Aethelwine's avatar

Jane’s Addiction- Jane’s Addiction
Neil Young- Harvest
The Raconteurs- Broken Boy Soldiers

@cbloom8 great list!

filmfann's avatar

Because these haven’t been mentioned yet

Dire Straits: Makin’ Movies
The Squirrel Nut Zippers: HOT!
Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Peter Gabriel: So
Paul Simon: Graceland
John Lennon: Imagine

Ruallreb8ters's avatar

Gorillaz: Demon Dayz
Tool: Aenema
Dream Theater: Systematic Chaos

Sarcasm's avatar

@Ruallreb8ters Lurve for Dream Theater!

El_Cadejo's avatar

@life_after_2012 are you fucking serious…..

dalepetrie's avatar

For me, the top 50 would be hard to narrow down, and put a gun to my head I can probably come up with the top ten, but the top 3…that’s like asking a guy with a lot of kids to pick which 3 he wants to live. I can’t do it…I want to do it, but I can’t.

Harold's avatar

Toto- Toto IV
Alterbridge- One Day Remains
Tait- Empty

iLove's avatar

@jmah , @Trillian

I saw them too. THEY ROCKED SO HARD. I couldn’t believe how amazing the sound was, perfect, like sitting in front of the greatest sound system in the world listening to their CDs.

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

Rocking the Suburbs – Ben Folds

I liked that one.

nkmurray's avatar

Ocean Colour Scene : Moseley Shoals
U2 : Achtung Baby
Elbow : Seldom Seen Kid

(The Doors : Morrison Hotel and David Bowie : Ziggy stardust as runners up)

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