Is It Safe To Gnaw Through The Straps Now? (ericcoleman) wrote,
Is It Safe To Gnaw Through The Straps Now?
ericcoleman

An interesting list

From the Guardian



1. Nick Drake – Bryter Later - 1970
2. Tom Waits – Rain Dogs - 1985
3. The Band – The Band - 1969
4. Gene Clarke – No Other – 1974
5. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left – 1969
6. The Beatles – A Hard Days Night – 1964
7. Curtis Mayfield – Curtis – 1970
8. Todd Rundgren – A Wizard And A Star – 1973
9. George Harrison – All Things Must Pass – 1970
10. Todd Rundgren – Something/Anything – 1972
11. Pink Floyd – Piper At The Gates Of Dawn – 1967
12. Bid Star – Radio City – 1974
13. The Flying Burrito Brothers – The Guilded Palace Of Sin – 1969
14. Earth Wind & Fire – I Am – 1979
15. Jeff Buckley – Grace - 1994
16. My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything – 1988
17. Scott Walker – Scott 4 – 1969
18. Buffalo Springfield – Again – 1967
19. Laura Nyro – New York Tendaberry – 1969
20. Sly And The Family Stone – Fresh – 1973
21. The Beach Boys – Holland
22. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Searching For The Young Soul Rebels – 1980
23. Joni Mitchell – Court And Spark – 1974
24. The Boo Radleys – Giant Steps – 1993
25. Steely Dan – Countdown To Ecstasy – 1973
26. Dusty Springfield – Dusty In Memphis – 1969
27. John Cale – Music For A New Society – 1982
28. Roxy Music – For Your Pleasure – 1973
29. Funkadelic – Maggot Brain - 1971
30. Blue Nile – Hats – 1989
31. Public Enemy – Fear Of A Black Planet – 1990
32. Leonard Cohen – I’m Your Man - 1988
33. Talking Heads – Fear Of Music – 1979
34. Chic – Risqué – 1979
35. Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells A Story – 1971
36. Joni Mitchell – The Hissing Of Summer Lawns – 1975
37. John Coltrane – A Love Supreme – 1965
38. Iggy & The Stooges – Raw Power – 1973
39. Lou Reed – Berlin – 1973
40. Tim Hardin – Tim Hardin 2 – 1967
41. The Stooges – Fun House – 1970
42. Suicide – Suicide – 1980
43. David Bowie – Young Americans – 1975
44. Neil Young – Tonight’s The Night – 1975
45. Run Dmc – Raising Hell – 1986
46. Aretha Franklin – Young Gifted And Black – 1972
47. Robert Wyatt – Rock Bottom – 1974
48. Captain Beefheart – Clear Spot – 1972
49. The Band – Music From Big Pink – 1968
50. Tom Waits – The Heart Of Saturday Night – 1974
51. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Don’t Stand Me Down – 1985
52. The Jayhawks – Hollywood Town Hall – 1992
53. Public Image Ltd – Metal Box – 1979
54. Husker Du – Warehouse: Songs & Stories – 1987
55. Grateful Dead – Live Dead – 1970
56. Moby Grape – Moby Grape – 1967
57. Pavement – Slanted And Enchanted – 1992
58. Miles Davis – Sketches Of Spain – 1960
59. The Beach Boys – Today – 1965
60. Laura Nyro – Eli And The Thirteenth Confession – 1968
61. The Slits – Cut – 1979
62. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Too-Rye-Aye – 1982
63. Al Green – The Belle Album – 1977
64. Roxy Music – Stranded – 1973
65. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground – 1969
66. Little Feat – Dixie Chicken – 1973
67. Pere Ubu – The Modern Dance – 1977
68. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85- 92 – 1992
69. Kraftwerk – Radioactivity – 1975
70. The Velvet Underground – Loaded – 1970
71. Neil Young – On The Beach – 1974
72. The Everly Brothers – Roots – 1968
73. Blondie – Eat To The Beat - 1979
74. PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love –1995
75. Todd Rundgren – Todd – 1974
75. Jane Siberry – When I Was A Boy – 1993
76. Big Star – Sister Lovers – 1979
77. The Zombies – Odessey (Sic) And The Oracle – 1968
78. Ar Kane – Sixty Nine – 1988
79. Isaac Hayes – Hot Buttered Soul – 1969
80. Nick Drake – Pink Moon – 1972
81. The Mothers Of Invention – We’re Only In It For The Money – 1968
82. The Beach Boys – Sunflower – 1970
83. Neil Young – Arc/Weld – 1991
84. Husker Du – Zen Arcade – 1984
85. The Rolling Stones – Get Yer Ya Ya’s Out – 1970
86. Crowded House – Temple Of Love – 1988
87. Tim Buckley – Starsailor – 1970
88. The Doors – Strange Days – 1967
89. Van Morrison – Tupelo Honey – 1971
89. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew – 1969
90. The Lilac Time – Paradise Circus – 1989
91. Al Green – Al Green Is Love – 1975
92. REM – Lifes Rich Pageant – 1986
93. Beach Boys – Summer Days (And Summer Nights) – 1965
94. Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain – 1994
95. The Millennium – Begin – 1968
96. Prefab Sprout – Steve McQeen – 1985
97. TLC – Crazy Sexy Cool – 1995
98. Tribe Called Quest – Midnight Marauders – 1993
99. Iggy Pop – The Idiot – 1977
100. Dr John – Gris Gris – 1968

And for a comparison, the best of list
1. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
2. The Beatles - Revolver
3. The Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks
4. Nirvana - Nevermind
5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
6. The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
7. David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust
8. The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
9. The Beatles - The White Album
10. Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
11. Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
12. Massive Attack - Blue Lines
13. David Bowie - Hunky Dory
14. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
15. Radiohead - The Bends
16. Primal Scream - Screamadelica
17. The Clash - London Calling
18. Oasis (What's the Story) - Morning Glory
19. The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
20. Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
21. Oasis - Definitely Maybe
22. The Beatles - Abbey Road
23. Lou Reed - Transformer
24. Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde
25. The Rolling - Stones Exile On Main Street
26. REM - Automatic For The People
27. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed
28. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
29. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
30. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced?
31. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Natty Dread
32. Patti Smith - Horses
33. Television - Marquee Moon
34. The Clash - The Clash
35. Joni Mitchell - Blue
36. Portishead - Dummy
37. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon
38. Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key of Life
39. Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks
40. The Verve - A Northern Soul
41. John Lennon - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
42. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
43. Talking Heads - Remain In Light
44. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
45. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
46. Aretha Franklin - Queen of Soul
47. Neil Young - After the Gold Rush
48. Alanis Morisette - Jagged little pill
49. Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica
50. Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet
51. The Jam - All Mod Cons
52. The Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack
53. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
54. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Legend
55. Garbage - Garbage
56. Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
57. U2 - The Joshua Tree
58. The Who - Who's Next?
59. The Beastie Boys - Licence To III
60. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
61. Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen
62. David Bowie - Low
63. Tricky - Maxinquaye
64. Ian Dury and the Blockheads - New Boots And Panties
65. The Ramones - The Ramones
66. The Beach Boys - Sunflower.
67. The Happy Mondays - Pills 'n' Thrills And Bellyaches
68. Underworld - Second Toughest In The Infants
69. Paul Simon - Graceland
70. The Byrds - Younger Than Yesterday
71. U2 - Achtung Baby
72. Burning Spear - Marcus Garvey
73. The Smiths - The Smiths
74. James Brown - Live At The Apollo
75. Pulp - Different Class
76. The Doors - The Doors
77. David Bowie - Heroes
78. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
79. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Live!
80. Bob Marley and the Wailers - Exodus
81. The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet
82. Goldie - Timeless
83. The Pixies - Doolittle
84. The Beatles - 1962-66
85. The Cocteau - Twins Treasure
86. Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
87. The Specials - The Specials
88. ABC - Lexicon Of Love
89. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
90. Iggy and the Stooges - Raw Power
91. The Velvet Underground - Loaded
92. Adam and the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier
93. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Searching For.The Young Soul Rebels
94. Frank Sinatra - Songs For Swinging Lovers
95. Joy Division - Closer
96. The Pretenders - The Pretenders
97. REM - Out Of Time
98. Stereo MC's - Connected
99. John Lennon - Imagine
100. Augustus Pablo

Albums in my collection
Albums that I want in my collection
Albums I would never want in my collection


Edit I need to go through and see which albums made both lists.
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