My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1989

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1969

Postby robertff » 08 Jan 2020, 16:53

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1969

Postby robertff » 08 Jan 2020, 16:54

Matt Wilson wrote:
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1970

Post apocalypse must haves.


Neil Young - Goldrush
CSN&Y - Deja Vu
Doors - Morrison Hotel
Beatles - Let It Be (Naked) bit cheeky I guess but I prefer the Naked version.
Free - Fire and Water
Jethro Tull - Benefit
Byrds - Untitiled
Groundhogs - Thank Christ
Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley
Led Zep - III


Nearlies - Sabbath, Purple, George, Derek,Traffic, Spirit, VU, Beach Boys, CCR, Van, Kinks


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You only listed nine.



Corrected, thank you.

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1969

Postby Matt Wilson » 08 Jan 2020, 18:35

OK, I haven't done one of these since page 4, so...

1985
Tim - Replacements
Fables of the Reconstruction - REM
Meat is Murder - Smiths
VU - Velvet Underground
Little Creatures - Talking Heads
New Day Rising - Husker Du
Rain Dogs - Tom Waits
Flip Your Wig - Husker Du
Up on the Sun - Meat Puppets
Bad Moon Rising - Sonic Youth

1986
The Queen is Dead - Smiths
Life's Rich Pageant - REM
Graceland - Paul Simon
Skylarking - XTC
Master of Puppets - Metallica
King of America - Costello
Candy Apple Grey - Husker Du
Big World - Joe Jackson
Raising Hell - Run DMC
licensed to Ill - Beastie Boys

1987
Appetite for Destruction - Guns 'n' Roses
Sign of the Times - Prince
Pleased to Meet Me - Replacements
The Joshua Tree - U2
Tunnel of Love - Springsteen
Louder Than Bombs - Smiths
Warehouse: Songs & Stories - Husker Du
Paid in Full - Eric B & Rakim
Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me - Cure
Document - REM

1988
Surfer Rosa - Pixies
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back - Public Enemy
Straight Outta Compton - NWA
Daydream Nation - Sonic Youth
...And Justice for All - Metallica
Naked - Talking Heads
Follow the Leader - Erik B & Rakim
Nothing's Shocking - Jane's Addiction
Suffer - Bad Religion
Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1

1989
New York - Lou Reed
Freedom - Neil Young
Doolittle - Pixies
Oh Mercy - Dylan
Full Moon Fever - Tom Petty
Stone Roses
Flowers in the Dirt - McCartney
Paul's Boutique - Beastie Boys
Oranges & Lemons - XTC
Pretty Hate Machine - Nine Inch Nails

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1989

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1971

First must haves

Led Zep - IV
The Who - Who's Next
Stones - Sticky Fingers
Doors - L.A. Woman
Bowie - Hunky Dory
Jethro Tull - Aqualung
Yes - Yes Album
Rod Stewart - Every Picture
Faces - Nod's As Good As A Wink
Macca - Ram

Very, very close must haves

Floyd - Meddle
Beach Boys - Surf's Up
Traffic - Low Spark
Badfinger - Straight Up
Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners
John Lennon - Imagine
Yes - Fragile
Wings - Wildlife

What a great year - near misses: Carole King, David Crosby, CSN&Y, Kinks, Flamin' Groovies+

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1969

Postby C » 08 Jan 2020, 19:39

Matt Wilson wrote:
1985
Flip Your Wig - Husker Du

1986
Life's Rich Pageant - REM
Candy Apple Grey - Husker Du

1987
Warehouse: Songs & Stories - Husker Du
Document - REM

1988
Surfer Rosa - Pixies

1989
Freedom - Neil Young
Doolittle - Pixies
Oh Mercy - Dylan


When I get that far I'll consider these - the only definites would be the two Pixies albums







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Postby C » 08 Jan 2020, 19:41

robertff wrote:1971

First must haves

Led Zep - IV
The Who - Who's Next
Stones - Sticky Fingers
Doors - L.A. Woman
Bowie - Hunky Dory
Jethro Tull - Aqualung
Yes - Yes Album
Rod Stewart - Every Picture
Faces - Nod's As Good As A Wink
Macca - Ram

Very, very close must haves

Floyd - Meddle
Beach Boys - Surf's Up
Traffic - Low Spark
Badfinger - Straight Up
Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners
John Lennon - Imagine
Yes - Fragile

What a great year - near misses: Carole King, David Crosby, CSN&Y, Kinks, Flamin' Groovies+

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I can't remember my 1971 list but I certainly didn't ditch Low Spark.....!

['71 was indeed a splendid year]






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C wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:
1985
Flip Your Wig - Husker Du

1986
Life's Rich Pageant - REM
Candy Apple Grey - Husker Du

1987
Warehouse: Songs & Stories - Husker Du
Document - REM

1988
Surfer Rosa - Pixies

1989
Freedom - Neil Young
Doolittle - Pixies
Oh Mercy - Dylan


When I get that far I'll consider these - the only definites would be the two Pixies albums


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Freedom and the REMs are all very good C. Freedom is one of my favourite NY albums.

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1989

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C wrote:
robertff wrote:1971

First must haves

Led Zep - IV
The Who - Who's Next
Stones - Sticky Fingers
Doors - L.A. Woman
Bowie - Hunky Dory
Jethro Tull - Aqualung
Yes - Yes Album
Rod Stewart - Every Picture
Faces - Nod's As Good As A Wink
Macca - Ram

Very, very close must haves

Floyd - Meddle
Beach Boys - Surf's Up
Traffic - Low Spark
Badfinger - Straight Up
Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners
John Lennon - Imagine
Yes - Fragile

What a great year - near misses: Carole King, David Crosby, CSN&Y, Kinks, Flamin' Groovies+

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I can't remember my 1971 list but I certainly didn't ditch Low Spark.....!

['71 was indeed a splendid year]


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Didn't ditch it C. - it's in there but I can only state 10 - it would always be in there.


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Postby C » 08 Jan 2020, 19:59

1980

Back in Black - AC/DC
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
Heaven and Hell - Black Sabbath
Tangram - Tangerine Dream
Drama - Yes
A - Jethro Tull
Kilamanjaro - The Teardrop Explodes
Making Movies - Dire Straits
Levitation - Hawkwind
Grace and Danger - John Martyn


Malcom's band's finest with the new bloke
OMD 's debut blew my mind
Ronnie's incredible vocals with Sabbath - a great album
This period was still awesome for TD.
Yes back to form
Enough classic Tull to keep it sweet (and robust)
The Teardrops - wow! refreshing
DD's second finest - I love it!
The last great Hawks album
Martyn's best album - full of sadness and angst [some say the bastard deserved it...]






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Postby C » 08 Jan 2020, 20:01

robertff wrote:Didn't ditch it C. - it's in there but I can only state 10 - it would always be in there.

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Fair point Rob but 'ditched' in regard of not making the all important top 10




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1972 - much easier year.


Must haves

Stones - Exile
Bowie - Ziggy
NY - Harvest
Yes - Close To The Edge
Lou Reed - Transformer
Roxy Music - Roxy Music
Rod Stewart - Never A Dull Moment
Wishbone Ash - Argus
Family - Bandstand
Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill


Close: Beefheart, Sabs, Purple x2, Eagles, ELP, Jethro.


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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1989

Postby toomanyhatz » 08 Jan 2020, 21:03

1966

1. Revolver
2. Pet Sounds
(very distant) 3. Blonde on Blonde
4. Aftermath (UK version, preferably)
5. 5D
6. A Quick One While He's Away
7. Da Capo
8. Hums of the Lovin' Spoonful
9. Face to Face
10. Martin Carthy's 2nd Album
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toomanyhatz wrote:7. Da Capo


Spoilt by the side long Revelation.....?

[whatever were they thinking?]







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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1965 - 1989

Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Jan 2020, 21:16

1969:

abbey road - beatles
let it bleed - rolling stones
the stooges - stooges
hot buttered soul - isaac hayes
the band - band
dusty in memphis - dusty springfield
santana - santana
the gilded palace of sin - flying burrito bros
from elvis in memphis - elvis presley
i'm a loser - doris duke
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C wrote:
toomanyhatz wrote:7. Da Capo


Spoilt by the side long Revelation.....?

[whatever were they thinking?]







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Side one's great, though - as good as FC to my (cloth) ears.

5D has filler too - but what's good is great.
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Postby GoogaMooga » 08 Jan 2020, 22:00

1964:

a hard day's night - beatles
getz/gilberto - stan getz & joão gilberto featuring antônio carlos jobim
the sidewinder - lee morgan
presenting the fabulous ronettes featuring veronica - ronettes
ain't that good news - sam cooke
where did our love go - supremes
walk, don't run vol. 2 - ventures
all summer long - beach boys
under the boardwalk - drifters
it's the searchers - searchers
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Postby Mike Boom » 09 Jan 2020, 00:16

1979

Tusk - Fleetwood Mac
Armed Forces - Elvis Costello
Damn The Torpedoes - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Squeezing Out Sparks - Graham Parker
Eat to the Beat - Blondie
Cool for Cats - Squeeze
Rust Never Sleeps - Neil Young
London Calling - The Clash
Fear of Music - Talking Heads
Into the Music - Van Morrison

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Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Jan 2020, 03:05

1963 (the year i was born):

black saint and the sinner lady - charles mingus
the freewheelin' bob dylan - bob dylan
a christmas gift for you from philles records
night train - oscar peterson trio
in dreams - roy orbison
the composer of desafinado, plays - antônio carlos jobim
with the beatles - beatles
heat wave - martha and the vandellas
little town flirt - del shannon
that stubborn kinda' fellow - marvin gaye
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Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Jan 2020, 03:29

1962:

tijuana moods - charlie mingus
modern sounds in country & western music - ray charles
crying - roy orbison
you better move on - arthur alexander
green onions - booker t & the m.g.'s
here's the man!!! - bobby bland
don't play that song! - ben e. king
a swingin' safari - bert kaempfert
sherry & 11 others - four seasons
twist uptown - crystals
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Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Jan 2020, 04:05

1961:

my favorite things - john coltrane
a night in tunisia - art blakey & the jazz messengers
runaround sue - dion
dance 'til quarter to three - u.s. bonds
jerry lee's greatest! - jerry lee lewis
please mr. postman - marvelettes
runaway with del shannon - del shannon
new juke box hits - chuck berry
take good care of my baby - bobby vee
apache - jørgen ingmann
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