My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1994

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1989

Postby robertff » 10 Jan 2020, 20:26

1975

These are the ones I listen to most regularly so I guess I like them the most from that year.

Zep - Physical Graffiti
Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Fleetwood Mac - Same
Eagles - One of These Nights
Who - Who By Numbers
Roxy Music - Siren
ELO - Face The Music
Rod Stewart - Atlantic Crossing
Bad Company - Straight Shooter
Wings - Venus and Mars

Also rans: Robin Trower, Bowie, Jethro, Lennon, AC/DC, Neil and a few others.

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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1989

Postby Flower » 11 Jan 2020, 00:27

1962

Bob Dylan ~ Bob Dylan
Save the Last Dance for Me ~ The Drifters
Coast Along with the Coasters ~ The Coasters
Surfin' Safari ~ The Beach Boys
Howlin' Wolf ~ Howlin' Wolf
Horn A-Plenty ~ Al Hirt
Chuck Berry Twist ~ Chuck Berry
The Best of Sam Cooke ~ Sam Cooke
Just Domino ~ Fats Domino
Coltrane ~ John Coltrane
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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1989

Postby Mike Boom » 11 Jan 2020, 00:44

1980

Remain in Light - Talking Heads
Closer - Joy Division
Pretenders - The Pretenders
The River - Bruce Springsteen
Get Happy - Elvis Costello
Sound Affects - The Jam
Gaucho - Steely Dan
I Just Cant Stop It - The Beat
Never For Ever - Kate Bush
Black Sea -XTC

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Postby Flower » 11 Jan 2020, 13:30

1963

Free Wheelin' Bob Dylan ~ Dylan
With The Beatles ~ The Beatles
Little Deuce Coupe ~ The Beach Boys
Surfer Girl ~ The Beach Boys
Big Girls Don't Cry ~ The Four Seasons
I'll Cry if I Want To ~ Lesley Gore
Night Beat ~ Sam Cooke
In the Wind ~ Peter, Paul & Mary
Ella & Basie ~ Ella Fitzgerald
Heat Wave ~ Martha & the Vandellas
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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1989

Postby C » 11 Jan 2020, 16:40

1963 is the furthest I can go back (I was 10)

All purchased at the time

Please Please Me - The Beatles
Surfin' U.S.A. - The Beach Boys
Surfer Girl - The Beach Boys
Little Deuce Coupe - The Beach Boys
With the Beatles - The Beatles


1964

The Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones
Stay with The Hollies - The Hollies
Shut Down Volume 2- The Beach Boys
Glad All Over - The Dave Clark Five
A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
The Five Faces of Manfred Mann - Manfred Mann
The Animals - The Animals
Beach Boys Concert - The Beach Boys
Beatles for Sale - The Beatles


1965

The Beach Boys Today! - The Beach Boys
Bert Jansch - Bert Jansch (later purchase)
Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds
The Magnificent Moodies - The Moody Blues
Help! - The Beatles
The Paul Simon Songbook - Paul Simon (later purchase)
Hollies - The Hollies
Mann Made - Manfred Mann
Rubber Soul - The Beatles
It Don't Bother Me - Bert Jansch (later purchase)


1966

Sounds of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
Them Again - Them
Love - Love (later purchase)
Aftermath - The Rolling Stones
Small Faces - Small Faces
Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
Blonde on Blonde - Bob Dylan

Freak Out! The Mothers of Invention (later purchase)
Animalisms - The Animals
The Incredible String Band - The Incredible String Band (later purchase)
Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton John Mayall (later purchase)
From Nowhere- The Troggs
Revolver - The Beatles
Sunshine Superman - Donovan
Jack Orion - Bert Jansch (later purchase)
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme - Simon & Garfunkel
Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield (later purchase)
Fresh Cream - Cream






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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1989

Postby Mike Boom » 11 Jan 2020, 17:12

1981

Faith - The Cure
Heaven Up Here - Echo and the Bunnymen
Architecture & Morality - OMD
Nightclubbing - Grace Jones
Pirates - Rickie Lee Jones
Pretenders II - The Pretenders
Trust - Elvis Costello
East Side Story - Squeeze
Law and Order - Lindsey Buckingham
Bella Donna - Stevie Nicks

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Postby C » 11 Jan 2020, 18:13

Mike Boom wrote:1981

Faith - The Cure
Heaven Up Here - Echo and the Bunnymen
Architecture & Morality - OMD
Nightclubbing - Grace Jones
Pirates - Rickie Lee Jones
Pretenders II - The Pretenders
Trust - Elvis Costello
East Side Story - Squeeze
Law and Order - Lindsey Buckingham
Bella Donna - Stevie Nicks


As the years go by we're still hanging on to that one album in common...!






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Postby Mike Boom » 11 Jan 2020, 21:09

C wrote:Mike Boom wrote:
1981

Faith - The Cure
Heaven Up Here - Echo and the Bunnymen
Architecture & Morality - OMD
Nightclubbing - Grace Jones
Pirates - Rickie Lee Jones
Pretenders II - The Pretenders
Trust - Elvis Costello
East Side Story - Squeeze
Law and Order - Lindsey Buckingham
Bella Donna - Stevie Nicks


As the years go by we're still hanging on to that one album in common...!

I think Dazzle Ships was even better, great band.





1982

The Nightfly - Donald Fagan
Imperial Bedroom - Elvis Costello
Combat Rock - The Clash
Avalon - Roxy Music
Mirage - Fleetwood Mac
Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen
English Settlement - XTC
The Dreaming - Kate Bush
Special Beat Service - The Beat
Garlands - Cocteau Twins

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Postby C » 11 Jan 2020, 21:49

Mike Boom wrote: I think Dazzle Ships was even better, great band.




Indeed - my favourite.

Sadly, downhill from there though






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Postby C » 11 Jan 2020, 21:58

1985 - these are the only [current] albums I bought in '85 and thereafter from said year!

[that can't be right.....]

Centerfield - John Fogerty
New Day Rising - Hüsker Dü
Across a Crowded Room - Richard Thompson
Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits
Old Land – Cluster & Brian Eno






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Postby C » 11 Jan 2020, 22:01

C wrote:1984

Another poor year for me - I only found 12 'new' albums that I bought that year (that were listed on wiki]

This was the year I bought my first CD player so I was 'replacing' vinyl by the ton/tonne as it slowly became available

Lament - Ultravox
Reckoning - R.E.M.
The Last in Line - Dio
Brilliant Trees - David Sylvian
Under Wraps - Jethro Tull [not as poor as so many think!]
Them or Us - Frank Zappa
Steeltown - Big Country
Brewing Up with Billy Bragg - Billy Bragg
Fried – Julian Cope
World Shut Your Mouth – Julian Cope



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Wiki could be a bit lacking...

Add: Poland - Tangerine Dream





1984

Lament - Ultravox
Reckoning - R.E.M.
The Last in Line - Dio
Brilliant Trees - David Sylvian
Under Wraps - Jethro Tull [not as poor as so many think!]
Them or Us - Frank Zappa
Steeltown - Big Country
Poland - Tangerine Dream
Brewing Up with Billy Bragg - Billy Bragg
Fried – Julian Cope
World Shut Your Mouth – Julian Cope







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Postby Mike Boom » 12 Jan 2020, 00:34

1983

Murmur - REM
Power Corruption and Lies
Porcupine - Echo and the Bunnymen
The Hurting - Tears for Fears
Dazzle Ships - OMD
Hand of Kindness - Richard Thompson
Mummer - XTC
War - U2
Head Over Heels - Cocteau Twins
Seance - The Church

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Postby Mike Boom » 12 Jan 2020, 07:16

1984

Reckoning - REM
Ocean Rain - Echo and the Bunnymen
The Unforgettable Fire - U2
The Smiths
Treasure - Cocteau Twins
Hatful of Hollow - The Smiths
Rattlesnakes - Lloyd Cole and the Commotions
Pagan Place - The Waterboys
The Big Express - XTC
Eden - Everything But The Girl
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Postby Mike Boom » 12 Jan 2020, 07:33

1985

Hounds of Love - Kate Bush
Meat is Murder - The Smiths
The Head on the Door - The Cure
Songs from the Big Chair - Tears for Fears
Low Life - New Order
This is the Sea - The Waterboys
Fables of the Reconstruction - REM
Around the World in a Day - Prince
Love Not Money - Everything But The Girl
Dont Stand Me Down - Dexys Midnight Runners

1986

The Queen is Dead - The Smiths
Life’s Rich Pagent - REM
Graceland - Paul Simon
King of America - Elvis Costello
Skylarking - XTC
Blood and Chocolate - Elvis Costello
Parade - Prince
The Colour of Spring - Talk Talk
Victorialand - Cocteau Twins
No Guru No Method No Teacher - Van Morrison

1987

Strangeways, Here We Come- The Smiths
Sign of the Times - Prince
Document - REM
George Best - The Wedding Present
Psonice Sunspot - The Dukes of Stratosphear
Joshua Tree - U2
Tallulah - The Go Betweens
Poetic Champions Compose - Van Morrison
Tunnel of Love - Bruce Springsteen
VU - Velvet Underground

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Postby robertff » 12 Jan 2020, 08:05

1976
Definites

Eagles - Hotel California
Steve Miller - Fly Like An Eagle
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Same
Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy
Rolling Stones - Black and Blue
Wings - At The Speed of Sound
ELO - New World Record
Wings - Wings Over America
Bowie - Station To Station
Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action

Nearlies

Eddie And The Hotrods - Teenage Depression
Rod Stewart - Night On The Town
Lou Reed - Coney Island
Bad Company - Run With The Pack
Elton John - Blue Moves
Bryan Ferry - Let's stick Together
Robin Trower - Long Misty Days


Mentions to: Wishbone Ash, AC/DC, Zep, Jethro, Manfred Manns' Earthband and a few others


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Postby Mike Boom » 12 Jan 2020, 08:16

1988

Spirit of Eden - Talk Talk
Isn’t Anything - My Bloody Valentine
Green - REM
If I Should Fall From Grace With God - The Pogues
Fishermans Blues - The Waterboys
The Trinity Sessions - Cowboy Junkies
Blue Bell Knoll - Cocteau Twins
Love sexy - Prince
Bummed - Happy Mondays
The House of Love

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1977

Definites

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Bowie - Low
Ian Dury - New Boots
Talking Heads - '77
Floyd - Animals
Steve Miller - Book of Dreams
Bowie - Heroes
EC - Slowhand
ELO - Out Of The Blue
Wishbone Ash - Front Page News

Nearlies

Jethro - Songs From The Wood
Crosby Stills & Nash - CSN
Television - Marquee Moon
Blondie - Plastic Letters
Pete Townshend/Ronnie Lane - Rough Mix
Thin Lizzy - Bad Reputation

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Postby Flower » 12 Jan 2020, 13:39

1964

Wish Someone Would Care ~ Irma Thomas
Rock 'n Soul ~ Solomon Burke
Chapel of Love ~ The Dixie Cups
Stay with the Hollies ~ The Hollies
Yesterday's Gone ~ Chad & Jeremy
Two Great Guitars - Bo Diddley / Chuck Berry
The Rolling Stones ~ The Rolling Stones
A Hard Day's Night ~ The Beatles
Another Side of Bob Dylan ~ Bob Dylan
Five live Yardbirds ~ The Yardbirds
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Postby C » 12 Jan 2020, 18:40

1986

Does Humor Belong in Music? - Frank Zappa
Daring Adventures - Richard Thompson
Lifes Rich Pageant - R.E.M.
Sound of Confusion - Spacemen 3
Graceland - Paul Simon
Gone to Earth - David Sylvian
Brotherhood - New Order
Talking with the Taxman About Poetry - Billy Bragg
Jazz from Hell - Frank Zappa
Throwing Muses – Throwing Muses


1987

Warehouse: Songs and Stories - Hüsker Dü
Saint Julian - Julian Cope
Dream Evil - Dio
Document - R.E.M.
Crest of a Knave - Jethro Tull
The Perfect Prescription - Spacemen 3
Poetic Champions Compose - Van Morrison
George Best - The Wedding Present
Secrets of the Beehive - David Sylvian
You're Living All Over Me - Dinosaur Jr.





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Re: My top ten LPs for the years 1960 - 1989

Postby Hightea » 12 Jan 2020, 20:18

I'll start with my birth year (extra rule for me - different band for all 10) - not really an order

1963


Bob Dylan-The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
The Beatles-Please Please Me
Beach Boys-Surfin USA
John Coltrane-Impressions
Joan Baez-In Concert
Judy Collins-3
Oscar Peterson-Night Train
Jimmy Smith-Back at the Chicken Shack
Thelonious Monk-Monk's Dream
The Ventures -(The) Ventures in Space

1964

The Beatles - A Hard Days Night
Bob Dylan-The Times They Are A-Changin'
Muddy Waters - Folk Singer
Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer
The Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones
Miles Davis/ Thelonious Monk -Miles & Monk at Newport
Simon & Garfunkel - Monday Morning 3am
Dave Van Ronk - Inside Dave Van Ronk
Joe Pass - For Django
The Animals - The Animals

1965

The Beatles-Rubber Soul
Bob-Dylan-Highway 61 Revisted
The Byrds-Mr Tamborine Man
Fred Neil-Bleeker & McDougal
Rolling Stones-Out of our Heads
The Who-My Generation
John Coltrane-A Love Surpreme
Them - the Angy Young Them
The Pretty Things-Get the Picture?
The Sonics - Here Come the Sonics

1966


Bob Dylan-Blonde on Blonde
The Beatles - Revolver
Beach Boys-Pet Sounds
The Byrds-Fifth Dimension
Mothers of Invension-Freak Out
13th Floor Elevators -The Psychedelic Sounds of The 13th Floor Elevators
Simon & Garfunkel-Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme
Donovan-Sunshine Superman
Buffalo Springfield-Buffalo Springfield
Rolling Stones-Aftermath


1967

Love-Forever Changes
13th Floor Elevator-Easter Everywhere
Velvet Underground-Velvet Underground & Nico
Pink Floyd-Pipers at the Gates of Dawn
Jefferson Airplane-After Bathing at Baxter's
The Beatles-Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Moody Blues-Days of Future Passed
Jimi Hendrix-Are You Experienced?
The Byrds-Younger Than Yesterday
Procol Haurm - Procol Harum


1968

The Beatles-The White Album
Simon & Garfunkel-Bookends
Grateful Dead-Anthem of the Sun
Pink Floyd-A Saucerful of Secrets
Spirit-Spirit
The Rolling Stones-Beggars Banquet
Soft Machine-The Soft Machine
The Zombies-Odessey & Oracle
The Mothers of Invention-We Are only in it for the Money
Arzachel-Arzachel

1969

King Crimson-Court of the Crimson King
The Beatles-Abbey Road
Neil young-Everybody Knows this is Nowhere
Grateful Dead-Live/Dead
Frank Zappa-Hot Rats
CSN-CSN
Rolling Stones-Let It Bleed
Jethro Tull-Stand Up
Santana-Santana
The Who -Tommy