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    The New Radicals - Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too
    Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Get Happy!
    Dr Feelgood - Stupidity
    The Clash - The Clash
    The Beach Boys - Surf's Up
    Dexys Midnight Runners - Searching For The Young Soul Rebels
    Original Sound Track - The Harder They Come
    Johnny Cash - Live at Folsom Prison
    Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks
    Van Morrison - It's Too Late To Stop Now
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    Steely Dan: Can't Buy A Thrill
    Steely Dan: Aja
    Led Zeppelin I
    Led Zeppelin II
    Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti
    The Fatima Mansions: Viva Dead Ponies
    AC/DC: High Voltage
    Neil Young: Tonight's The Night
    Jethro Tull; Songs From The Wood
    Isaac Hayes: Hot Buttered Soul

    Hmm...ten's not many is it? Can you have ten 'Best Of' Albums? I'll do that then.
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    Yeah.... I could have thrown in another 30 easily I forgot about Steely dan , Prince , Queen , Peter Gabriel ,Funkadelic etc the list is exhaustive
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    Had to ponder over the Issac Hayes or 'You've Got The Funk'. The first five are non-negotiable though. Now I realise I missed out 'Are You Experienced?' Bollocks.
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    Sinatra/Basie "Live at the Sands"
    Prefab Sprout "Swoon"
    Prefab Sprout "Jordan: The comeback"
    Van Morrison "Astral Weeks"
    Van Morrison "Moondance"
    Elvis Costello "Get Happy"
    Deacon Blue "Raintown"
    The Beatles "Sergeant Peppers.."
    Billy Bragg "Brewing up with"
    David Bowie "Ziggy Stardust"

    In no particular order

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    This is a tricky one to answer and my choices might be different tomorrow.


    1) 'Deja Vu' Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (iconic and glorious album)

    2) 'Ten New Songs' Leonard Cohen (I don't understand a word he says, but it's wonderful)

    3) 'Alladin Sane' David Bowie (Can't go without 'Drive in Saturday')

    4) 'Walls and Bridges' John Lennon (A real favourite)

    5) 'Good News From The Next World' Simple Minds (Great rock, not a bad track on it)

    6) 'Aerial' Kate Bush (Beautiful content)

    7) 'Overnite Sensation' Frank Zappa (The master at work)

    8) 'One Size Fits All' Frank Zappa (The master at work again)

    9) 'Are You Shpongled?' Shpongle (Nothing else is quite like it)

    10) 'Gung Ho' Patti Smith (The greatest female rocker, you can't expect me to go without 'Lo and Beholden' or 'Persuasion', try this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHFUAmZ51_Q and turn the wick up)




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    In no particular order
    Trees. Garden of Jane Delaney
    Paul Simon Songbook
    Joni Court and Spark
    Joni Blue
    Buffalo Springfield Again
    Ella Fitzgerald Any albums the ladies just a legend.
    Nick Drake Five leaves
    Carol of Harvest. Carol of Harvest
    Capercaillie Secret People
    Mid lake The trials of van occupanther
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    Great minds must think alike About 60% of the albums that nearly made it on my list..... and well could do if I was asked again tomorrow, feature amongst other peoples lists! Or maybe we all have a "boring and predictable" similar taste and are in the same age bracket in the main!?

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    Alison Krauss & Union Stn Live.
    Eva Cassidy - Nightbird.
    The Cadillac Three - Bury me in my Boots.
    Carly Simon - No Secrets.
    Frank Sinatra - Sinatra's Swingin' Session.
    Genesis - The way we walk. the shorts.
    John Prine - In spite of ourselves.
    Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue.
    Paul Higgs - Pavane.
    Paul Simon - The Essential Paul Simon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkless Electronics View Post
    Great minds must think alike About 60% of the albums that nearly made it on my list..... and well could do if I was asked again tomorrow, feature amongst other peoples lists! Or maybe we all have a "boring and predictable" similar taste and are in the same age bracket in the main!?
    Or the really good stuff transcends what is otherwise involuntary and pedestrian musical taste?

    Been pretty diverse so far. Surprised that Geoff is so into Zappa.
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