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What are some must have albums in your collection?

Asked by audiomind5 (30points) March 4th, 2008

What should you own in your cd collection as one who is in search for the greatest albums every produced?

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paulc's avatar

Jimi Hendrix – Band of Gypsies
Kraftwerk – Tour de France
Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children
Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene
S.N.F.U. – The Last of the Big Time Suspenders
Parliament – Up for the Down Stroke

Man I could go on…

Les's avatar

The Beatles-well, any really. But especially: Sgt Pepper’s, The White Album and Revolver
Pink Floyd – Dark Side and the Wall for the classics and Piper at the Gates of Dawn for those strange (but awesome) ones.
Chicago – CTA
Carole King -Tapestry
etc. etc. Like PaulC said, I could go on and on.

cwilbur's avatar

Skimming through the “Top Rated” playlist on my iPod and trying to remember what albums they come from:

Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer, Seven is the Number
Bush, Sixteen Stone
Geinoh Yamashirogumi, Akira
Low, Things We Lost in the Fire
Richard Shindell, Somewhere Near Paterson
Depeche Mode, Music for the Masses
Talking Heads, Sand in the Vaseline
Jeffrey Foucault, Ghost Repeater (and Stripping Cane)
Franz Schubert, composer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone, and Gerald Moore, piano, Die Schoene Muellerin and Winterreise
Dmitri Shostakovich, Jazz Suite 2
The Pogues, If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Dropkick Murphys, Do or Die (or The Meanest of Times)

Yes, I listen to that on shuffle.

paulc's avatar

@cwilbur, oh man how could I have forgot Sand in the Vaseline or anything with David Byrne for that matter…

Sneakerfreak503's avatar

u shoulda said what kind of music your into. As 4 me I love hip hop and these r my top 10 albums in no particular order.
2001-Dr. Dre
The Chronic-Dr.Dre
Doggystyle-Snoop Dogg
All Eyez On Me-2 Pac
Ready 2 Die-Biggie
Get Rich Or Die Tryin-50 Cent
The Documentry-The Game
The Blueprint-Jay-Z
Straight Outta Compton-N.W.A
Graduation-Kanye West

rawpixels's avatar

The Beatles – White Album
Pearl Jam – Yield
Pearl Jam – Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam – Vitalogy
Radiohead – Ok Computer
Radiohead – Hail To The Thief
Radiohead – The Bends
—-So many more

ishotthesheriff's avatar

Jose Gonzalez – In Our Nature
Belle & Sebastian – The Life Pursuit & Tiger Milk
Chris Garneau – Music For Tourists
Laura Veirs – Saltbreakers
The Album Leaf – In a Safe Place & Into the Blue Again
Colour Revolt – Colour Revolt EP
Chris Thile – (too many albums)
Beirut – Gulag Orkestar
Cherem – We Are the Revolution
M.I.A. – Kala & Arular
Crime In Stereo – Is Dead
Cursive – (many albums)
Radiohead – (many albums)
Death Before Dishonor – Friends. Family. Forever.
God Is An Astronaut – Far From Refuge
Gather – Beyond the Ruins
Impending Doom – Nailed. Dead. Risen
Interpol – (many albums)
Islands – Return To The Sea
Joanna Newsom – (got em all * wink*)
Manchester Orchestra – Like a Virgin Losing a Child
Nada Surf – Lucky & many many others
Seasick – Awakenings
Sigur Ros – Agaetis Byrun, Takk, (untitled album)
Sufjan Stevens – (got them all too : D )
Van Morrison – psh, everything
Wolf Parade – Apologies To The Queen Mary
and countless more
(sorry the list is so long!)

ezraglenn's avatar

Sufjan Stevens – Illinoise
MIA – Kala
MIA – Arular
Radiohead – In Rainbows
The Shins – Wincing the Night Away
I will add more later. This is what I came up with based on other people’s answers and my 25 most played playlist.

iSteve's avatar

Pink Floyd-Dark Side of the Moon

xcourtneyxcupcakesx's avatar

“Dog Problems” -The Format

lozza's avatar

Air – Moon Safari

REM – Out of Time

Two of my favourites!

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tupara's avatar

‘Entertainment’ by Gang of Four.

AstroChuck's avatar

Beatles- Abbey Road

Electric Light Orchestra- A New World Record

Boz Scaggs- Silk Degrees

Smash Mouth- Astrolounge

Carole King- Tapestry

Alabama 3 (Known as A3 in the US)-
Exile On Coldharbour Lane

Pink Floyd- The Wall

Jimmy Cliff (mostly)-The Harder They Come (soundtrack)

Wall Of Voodoo- Call Of The West

Alan Parsons Project- Turn Of A Friendly Card

Queen- The Game

Talking Heads- True Stories

George Harrison- All Things Must Pass

AstroChuck's avatar

forgot one-
Israel Kamawiwo’ole- Facing Future

birdland33's avatar

in no particular order:

From the Cradle~Eric Clapton
The Yes Album~Yes
Led Zeppelin III~Led Zeppelin
Amused to Death~Roger Waters
The Chess Box~Willie Dixon
Love, God, Murder~Johnny Cash
Abbey Road~The Beatles
Moving Pictures~Rush
Time Out of Mind~Bob Dylan
August and Everything After~Counting Crows
Throwing Copper~Live
Siamese Dreams~Smashing Pumpkins

There are just so damn many…

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