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Essential listening?

lists, lists, lovely lovely lists. temeres points at some list I haven't noticed yet, in the Guardian, of '89 albums you should own' or something.


Studio albums
bold = I've got or I think I've got somewhere, if I can only put my hand on it. Some of the others I had on vinyl but...

Revolver, Sgt Pepper, Abbey Road
David Bowie - Hunky Dory, Low (no, I've got Ziggy or whatever it's called)
Johnny Cash - American IV
The Clash - London Calling
Leonard Cohen - I'm Your Man
Elvis Costello - Armed Forces
Bob Dylan - Highway 61, Blonde on Blonde
Bryan Ferry - These Foolish Things
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Fugees - The Score
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On?
Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man - Out of Season (never heard of this)
Gorillaz - Demon Days
George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
Carole King - Tapestry
Annie Lennox - Diva
Nick Lowe - Jesus of Cool
The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs
Mary Margaret O'Hara - Miss America
Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
Prince - Sign O' the Times
Radiohead - OK Computer
Lou Reed - Transformer

Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure, Avalon
Scissor Sisters
Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks

Bruce Springsteen - The River, Born in the USA
Talking Heads - Fear of Music
U2 - The Joshua Tree
The Velvet Underground and Nico
Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones
White Stripes - Elephant
Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life ( I think H might have this)

Compilations of individual artists

Bold = I've got something by this artist

Abba
Blondie
Blur
James Brown
Kate Bush
Ray Charles
Patsy Cline
Sam Cooke
Crowded House
The Eagles
Eminem
Aretha Franklin
Peter Gabriel
Al Green
Emmylou Harris
Jimi Hendrix
Michael Jackson
The Kinks
Kraftwerk
Led Zeppelin
John Lennon
Kirst MacColl
Madonna
Bob Marley
George Michael
Van Morrison
New Order
Randy Newman
Roy Orbison
Pet Shop Boys
Elvis Presley
Otis Redding
Rolling Stones
Diana Ross
Simon and Garfunkel
Paul Simon (solo)
The Smiths
Dusty Springfield

T Rex
The Who
Hank Williams

Mixed compilations

Shake, Rattle and Roll: 50 Classic Rock'n'Roll Hits
The Songs of Phil Spector and the Brill Building
Flashback! Classic Disco Hits

Soundtracks

The Sound of Music
Satuday Night Fever
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