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Re: Your personal top [number] albums in your life
« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2017, 12:17:29 AM »
Not currently but it's on the cards again. Yes I have recordings, expect a PM shortly!  ;)

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« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2017, 01:27:26 AM »
These albums have (in one way or another) had a big impact on my life. In some ways they were important and meaningful in a way that really only happens when you're a teenager, while in others they were barely noticed unless you seek them out. They're not all my favourites and there are some I'd be happy to never hear ever again. And if its not what the thread is about, too bad. So, in no particular order -


The Doobie Brothers: Minute by Minute.



One of my friends used to play piano in bars and clubs. This is a recording that he would have playing through his little PA before his set and during the intervals. Whenever I hear a track from it now it does the old time travel transportation thing.


Frank Zappa: Joe's Garage Act 1.



Years ago I got stopped in the street by a guy my own age and asked about the camera I had over my shoulder. The teenage asker eventually introduced me to Zappa by playing this. Until then I had no idea who or what Zappa was.


Chris Rea: Shamrock diaries.



I bought this out of a shop called John Menzies as part of a 18th birthday gift for a girlfriend. It was one of those albums we would put on late at night and when we woke in the morning it was still playing. She was beautiful and she was indeed a Stainsby Girl.


Boston: Boston.



My friend Johnny used to have this on repeat in his car. You could hear him approaching a mile away. ;D


The Smiths: The Queen Is Dead.



The student union at a local university regularly had a disco on a Saturday night and I'd get someone to sign me in. Whenever anything by The Smiths was played the dancefloor would suddenly fill with those serious, serious, serious little student chicks. One of them that I picked up was huge fan of the band and queued to buy this on release and then played it over and over for weeks until I couldn't take it anymore and bolted.


Dave Brubeck: Time In.



My time in my little living space in the studio. Simple pleasures and all that.


R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant



Another girl and another fanatic about another band. She was an actress, had red hair, and after that I can remember more about this album than I can about her.


Stephen Sondheim: Company.



Reminds me of one of my friends, a male model. He and his (much older) partner used to invite my girlfriend and I to their place for dinner. I'd never seen anywhere like it before - just an ordinary door in a building that opened into an apartment that included a room bare of everything apart from a baby grand piano in one corner (next to an alcove containing a turntable and amp etc) and opposite along two walls in an 'L' shape a raised platform sofa/bed/huge pillows sort of deal. We used to lounge there after the meal and I got introduced to the work of Stephen Sondheim.


Anita Baker: Rapture.



I had to Google the title just now. Another girlfriend, this one with a rich father who didn't approve of me which meant I couldn't pick her up and so she would take a bus to the bus station and I'd meet her there. A short walk to my place in the studio, then she would pop this in the cassette deck (Hitachi!) for the evening. 'Sweet love' - indeed.  :laugh:

Van Halen: 1984.



Big guitars and being amused by the big mouth of DLR.


Roxy Music: Flesh + Blood



At work we would sometimes have music playing and so I got to hear this almost on a daily basis.


John Martyn: Glorious Fool.



The girl with Louise Brooks hair.


Luke the Drifter (Hank Williams) : Beyond the Sunset.



Between the ages of 15 and 16 for almost one year I was homeless. But thanks to a couple of friends who had good, kind, warm parents, I had somewhere to sleep when it was cold, somewhere to get washed (including my clothes) and all the basics. Their father was such a nice guy - quiet, kind of reserved - and he listened to this recording a lot. On a Sunday morning I'd often sit with him (in total silence ;D) when he did so.


Joe Pass: Virtuoso.



I want to play guitar.


Ahmad Jamal: Complete Live at the Pershing Lounge.



Toots McGams coming home one night after having a few drinks with friends and silently (and seriously) dancing to 'Poinciana' in front of me while I sat in my chair. 8) 


The Beach Boys: Love You.



"Well she's a roller skating child
With a ribbon in her hair,
She gets my heart to beating
When I see her there.
You know my heart starts smiling when she sings,
She's such an angel I bet she's got wings"

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« Reply #22 on: June 04, 2017, 02:04:37 AM »
Some of my favourite albums (I tried to stick to 1 album/artist for the moment):



Possibly PF's boldest and most personal (for Roger Waters anyway..).



PG's darkest album maybe and the one that best demonstrates his social conscience.



Not often would I pick a groups first effort as their best - I think this one has a special magic..



The soundtrack to many a Hipster's youth Im sure.. ;D



So bold and imaginative - I think this one must have really shocked Beatles fans when it was released, yet it's still so accessible and catchy (which i think is no mean feat)..



Their most commercial and successful album...



Another example were the group's (in this case Mercury Rev) first album is the one I enjoy the most.



My Bloody Valentine were at the forefront of the short-lived (but since revived) "shoegazer" movment of the 1990's - their album Loveless is the unparalleled masterpiece of this genre.



Australian art-rockers The Church could possibly be my favourite non-classical artist(s) - I love this album for its blend of psychadelic soundscapes, Jangle pop and clever lyrics.



Quite a nostalgic album I guess with the retro-documentary samples (remember watching stuff like this in school when I was young) and the frequntly ancient synth sounds.
Perhaps it's not intentional but I also find this an incredibly creepy album (it's a good one to listen to with the lights out)..



The hipster JMJ fans favourite album (could easily be substituted for Equinoxe).

I could probably go on for a bit (maybe I will add a Part 2 later) but this will do for now.. :).
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« Reply #23 on: June 04, 2017, 02:09:26 AM »
I've been slaving over this list, it's very long but every single album here has had either a big impact on me at some point, been highly crucial to me personally at some point or it one of my all time favorites.

In no explicit order:

Voivod – War And Pain
Voivod – Killing Technology
Voivod – Dimension Hatross
Voivod – Nothingface
Voivod – The Outer Limits
The Residents – Meet the Residents
The Residents – Not Available
The Residents – Commercial Album
The Residents – Eskimo
The Residents – God In Three Persons
John Zorn – The Classic Guide To Strategy
John Zorn – Godard
John Zorn - Spillane
John Zorn – Hermetic Organ Series
John Zorn – Dream Machines
John Zorn – IAO
John Zorn – Nosferatu
John Zorn – In Search Of The Miraculous
John Zorn – At the Mountains Of Madness
John Zorn – Mount Analogue
John Zorn – Gnostic Preludes
John Zorn – The Gift
Frank Zappa – Absolutely Free
Frank Zappa – We’re Only In It For The Money
Frank Zappa – 200 Motels
Frank Zappa – Fillmore East
Frank Zappa – Civilisation Phase Three
Slayer – Reign In Blood
Slayer – Seasons In The Abyss
Brainiac – Bonsai Superstar
Pink Floyd – Atom Heart Mother
Pink Floyd - Meddle
Pink Floyd - Animals
Mars Volta – Frances The Mute
Slowdive – Souvaki 
Dream Theater – Images And Words
Dream Theater – Awake
Dream Theater – Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory
Yes – The Yes Album
Yes – Close To The Edge
Yes – Tales From Topographic Oceans
Enya - Watermark
Henry Cow – Unrest
Portishead – Dummy
Neil Young – Harvest
Neil Young – Harvest Moon
Sandy Denny- The North star Grassman And The Ravens
Sandy Denny – Sandy
Sandy Denny & The Strawbs – All Our Own Work
Mr Bungle – Mr Bungle
Iced Earth – Iced Earth
Iced Earth – Burnt Offerings
Emperor – Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk
Strapping Young Lad – Alien
Devin Townsend – Ziltoid: The Omniscient
Devin Townsend – Ocean Machine
Devin Townsend – Deconstruction
Devin Townsend – Casualties Of Cool
Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen
Overkill – The Years Of Decay
Fates Warning – Perfect Symmetry
Fates Warning – A Pleasant Shade Of Grey
Loreena McKennitt – An Ancient Muse
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Type O Negative – Bloody Kisses
Type O Negative – October Rust
Naked City – Naked City (Zorn)
Naked City – Radio (Zorn)
Moonchild – Astronome (Zorn)
Moonchild – Six Litanies For Heliogabalus
Gwar – Scumdogs Of The Universe
XTC - Skylarking
XTC – English Settlement
Meshuggah – Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah – Catch 33
Meshuggah – Violent Sleep Of Reason
Kitaro – Silk Road soundtracks
Laurie Anderson – Mister Heartbreak
Between The Buried And Me – Colors
Between The Buried And Me – The Great Misdirect
Between The Buried And ME – Parallax: Future Sequence
Angelo Badalamenti – Twin Peaks Soundtracks
Paradise Lost – lost Paradise
Paradise Lost – Icon
Julee Cruise – Floating Into The Night
Flaming Lips – 7 Skies H3 (the full 24 hour version!)
Flaming Lips – Embryonic
Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (particularly for the title track and “Behind The Wall Of Sleep”)
Black Sabbath – Master Of Reality
Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden – Somewhere In Time
Cynic – Traced In Air
War – Why Cant We Be Friends?
David Bowie – Station to Station
Roger Waters – Amused To Death
Daniel Johnston – 1990
Pharaohe Monch – Internal Affairs
2Pac – All Eyes On Me
2Pac – Me Against The World
The Doors – The Doors
Slipknot – Mate Feed Kill Repeat
Slipknot – Slipknot
Slipknot - Iowa
Gong – Flying Teapot
Gong - Angels Egg
Gong – You
Eric Dolphy – Out To Lunch
Eric Dolphy – Iron Man
Celtic Frost – To Mega Therion
Celtic Frost – Monothiest
The Venture – The Ventures in Space
John Coltrane – Giant Steps
This Heat – This Heat
This Heat – Deceit
Cardiacs – A Little Man And A House And The Whole World Window
Cardiacs – Sing To God
Godflesh – Streetcleaner
King Crimson – Lizard
King Crimson – Larks Tongue In Aspic
Magma – Udu Wudu
Dr Zoltan – How To Sell The Whole Fucking Universe To everybody
The Man Called Tea – Sketchpad No. 1
Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures 
Paladin – Charge!
Toad – Toad
Diamanda Galas – Litanies Of Satan
Coven – Witchcraft Destroys Minds And Reaps Souls
The Flower Kings – Flower Power
The Flower Kings – Stardust We Are
Lionel Richie – Can’t Slow Down
Nick Cave – Henry’s Dream
Nick Cave – No More Shall We Part
Nick Drake – Pink Moon
Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left
Manic Street Preachers – The Holy Bible 
The Flying Luchenbachers – Revenge
Kent Knee – Say So
Ben Levin – Freak Machine
Ben Levin – Life And Back
Swans – The Seer
Ornette Coleman – The Shape Of Jazz To Come
Ornette Coleman – Body Meta
Charles Mingus – Blues And Roots
Sun Ra – Cosmos
Sun Ra – Heliocentric Worlds
Sun Ra – Nothing Is
Charlie Parker – Nothing Is
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
Anthony Braxton – For Alto
Bjork – Debut
Bjork – Post
Darkthrone – A Blaze In The Northern Sky
Napalm Death – Scum
Alice In Chains – Dirt
Judas Priest – Sad Wings Of Destiny
Judas Priest – Painkiller
Buckethead – Welcome To Bucketheadland
Ravi Shankar – Chants Of India
Krishna Das – Breath Of The Heart
Krishna Das – Heart Full Of Soul
Malevolent Creation – The Ten Commandments
Cowboy Junkies – Trinity Session
Peter Paul and Mary – Album 1700
Peter Paul and Mary – (Various other albums)
Black Flag – Damaged
Melvins – Bullhead
Melvins – Houdini
Melvins – Stag
Oingo Boingo – Nothing To Fear
Robert Rich – Rainforest
Robert Rich - Geometry
Robert Rich – Electric Ladder
Robert Rich – Humidity
Robert Rich & Alio Die – Fissures
Tom Waits – Bone Machines
Tom Waits – Swordfishtrombones
Negativland – Negativland
Negativland – Escape From Noise
The Boredoms – Chocolate Synthesiser
The Boredoms – Super Ae
Van Der Graaf Generator – Pawn Hearts
Alan Parsons Project – I Robot
Jeff Wayne – War Of The Worlds
Bad Religion – How Could Hell Be Any Worse?
Captain Beefheart – Trout Mask Replica
Captain Beefheart – Lick My Decals Off Baby
Dillinger Escape Plan – Miss Machine
Dillinger Escape Plan – Option Paralysis
Kings X – Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
Ayreon – Enter The Electric Castle
Ayreon – The Universal Migrator parts 1 & 2
Stolen Babies – There Be Squabbles Ahead
Thinking Plague – In This Life





There is also plenty of others I'm sure  :D

Quite a few I'll be listing. But I shall be more Draconian in my choices!
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Re: Your personal top [number] albums in your life
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2017, 02:26:04 AM »
Quite a few I'll be listing. But I shall be more Draconian in my choices!

Oh yeah, I also forgot Draconian Times by Paradise Lost , which has some f**ing brilliant Gothic metal songs like "Hallowed Land", "Shadowkings", "Shades of God" and "Jaded". How could I forget that  :( Great album, if you're into that kind of metal  ;)


But fire away with your list man!  8)
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« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2017, 05:33:50 AM »
Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen
The Doors – The Doors
Cowboy Junkies – Trinity Session
Peter Paul and Mary – Album 1700
Peter Paul and Mary – (Various other albums)
Black Flag – Damaged

Out of your huge list, only these might make my list. I'm shocked, and pleased, to see both PP&M and Black Flag! I suspect not many people like both groups  ;D  I saw PP&M live at Ohio U in 1968 and Black Flag at the Lφwenbrδukeller in Munich in 1983.

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« Reply #26 on: June 04, 2017, 06:00:02 AM »

Roxy Music: Flesh + Blood



At work we would sometimes have music playing and so I got to hear this almost on a daily basis.


My favorite Roxy Music album.


Ahmad Jamal: Complete Live at the Pershing Lounge.



Toots McGams coming home one night after having a few drinks with friends and silently (and seriously) dancing to 'Poinciana' in front of me while I sat in my chair. 8) 


Of course that would have to be a top personal album. Just imagining that scene makes me want to include it on my list too  ;D

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« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2017, 06:28:34 AM »
Some of my favourite albums (I tried to stick to 1 album/artist for the moment):



Possibly PF's boldest and most personal (for Roger Waters anyway..).



PG's darkest album maybe and the one that best demonstrates his social conscience.



Not often would I pick a groups first effort as their best - I think this one has a special magic..

Some great choices, Conor. I particular like that Peter Gabriel album as well. Some refer to it as Melt since it’s given the generic title of Peter Gabriel 2. I need to revisit it actually as with many of his other albums. His first four albums are incredibly impressive.
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« Reply #28 on: June 04, 2017, 07:04:49 AM »
The Beach Boys: Love You.


"Well she's a roller skating child
With a ribbon in her hair,
She gets my heart to beating
When I see her there.
You know my heart starts smiling when she sings,
She's such an angel I bet she's got wings"

;D

Oh yes. Probably my favourite Beach Boys record and this song in particular gets me going whenever I feel down.

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« Reply #29 on: June 04, 2017, 07:06:43 AM »
Some great choices, Conor. I particular like that Peter Gabriel album as well. Some refer to it as Melt since it’s given the generic title of Peter Gabriel 2. I need to revisit it actually as with many of his other albums. His first four albums are incredibly impressive.

Melt is #3, #2 is Scratch.



I love both but PG 3 (i.e. Melt) is a bit higher in my list.
I agree with you, his first four albums are impressive indeed.




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« Reply #30 on: June 04, 2017, 07:09:53 AM »
Melt is #3, #2 is Scratch.



I love both but PG 3 (i.e. Melt) is a bit higher in my list.
I agree with you, his first four albums are impressive indeed.

Ah, thanks. I misremembered. Okay, so now I think I got the order correct: Car, Scratch, Melt, and Security. 8)
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« Reply #31 on: June 04, 2017, 09:43:40 AM »
For now, a personal baker's dozen

Van Morrison Bang Masters

Cast my memory back there, Lord,
Sometime I'm overcome thinking about
Making love in the green grass
Behind the stadium
With you, my brown-eyed girl

Oh, yeah...




Grateful Dead Two from the Vault

This comes close to duplicating the show I heard at Ohio U, Athens Ohio, Nov 23, 1968, including the deliberate power cut during Morning Dew. It's the night I got on the bus  8)




Emmylou Harris Pieces of the Sky

Alt Country goddess, assumed the mantle of Cosmic American Music after Gram Parsons' death




Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin Cheap Thrills

This album (along with the Doors Soft Parade) kept me company during those long solo 14 hour night shifts on the DMZ in Korea, 1970




The Doors The Soft Parade




Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man

First we take Manhattan...then we take Berlin




Iris DeMent Infamous Angel




MC5 Kick Out the Jams




Bob Dylan Nashville Skyline

Lay, lady, lay across my big brass bed




Nanci Griffith Other Voices, Other Rooms

Cover versions of great songs by songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Townes van Zandt, John Prine, etc




Cowboy Junkies The Trinity Session

I'm in love with Margo Timmins' voice...well, maybe in love with more than just her voice  8)




Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt Trio

A trio made in heaven




Grateful Dead American Beauty

The Dead's best studio album


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« Reply #32 on: June 04, 2017, 12:54:44 PM »
One album per artist, not in any particular order:


S'Express - Intercourse (1991)



The Beatmasters - Anywayawanna (1989)



The Prodigy - Music For The Jilted Generation (1994)



Jonny L - Sawtooth (1997)



Baby D - Deliverance (1996)



Breakbeat Era - Ultra-Obscene (1999)



C.J. Bolland - The 4th Sign (1992)



Dave Angel - Classics (1996)



B12 - Electro-Soma (1993)



LFO - Sheath (2003)



Autechre - Confield (2001)



Lemon Jelly - Lemonjelly.ky (2000)



Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure (1979)



Jean-Michel Jarre - Equinoxe (1978)



King Crimson - Lizard (1970)



Carly Simon - Another Passenger (1976)



Guster - Lost And Gone Forever (1999)



Kashmir - The Good Life (1999)



Lowgold - Just Backward Of Square (2000)



Rose Royce - Rainbow Connection (1979)



Herbie Hancock - Man-Child (1975)



Gato Barbieri - Bolivia (1973)



Pat Metheny - Offramp (1982)



Neil Cowley Trio - Radio Silence (2009)



Standfast - Standfast (2001)



Briskeby - Jeans For Onassis (2000)



Mull Historical Society (Colin McIntyre) - This Is Hope (2004)



Bel Canto - Shimmering, Warm & Bright (1992)



Raphael - Music to Disappear in II (1991)



Sheila Chandra - The Struggle (1985)



Robert Rich / Steve Roach - Strata (1990)



Sigur Rσs - Agaetis Byrjun (1999)



Ke$ha - Warrior (Deluxe Edition) (2012)
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« Reply #33 on: June 04, 2017, 01:24:22 PM »
OK, the top albums in my life are not necessarily the same as those that had the most impact (but some are). My top albums would be a very long list but those which had a big impact are far fewer. They are:

Van der Graaf Generator - The Least we can do is Wave to each other
King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
Yes - The Yes Album
Genesis - Foxtrot
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Tony Williams - Civilisation
This Heat - This Heat
Kifu Mitsuhashi - The Art of the Shakuhachi
The Monks of Sherab Ling Monastery - Sacred Tibetan Chant

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« Reply #34 on: June 04, 2017, 04:38:14 PM »

Possibly PF's boldest and most personal (for Roger Waters anyway..).



PG's darkest album maybe and the one that best demonstrates his social conscience.


As great as the third album is, for me his masterpiece remains Passion, which was kind of "my Sgt Pepper" when I was 18.



OT: reposting for now a list I made on an earlier thread devoted, I think, only to albums that fall under the wider pop/rock labels:



...can't choose just one (or four or five) of Dylan
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« Reply #35 on: June 04, 2017, 05:18:43 PM »
Out of your huge list, only these might make my list. I'm shocked, and pleased, to see both PP&M and Black Flag! I suspect not many people like both groups  ;D  I saw PP&M live at Ohio U in 1968 and Black Flag at the Lφwenbrδukeller in Munich in 1983.

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Yep both great groups! I like the Rollins Band too (or just Henry Rollins in general, he's a good entertainer too).

Cool you saw them both in their heyday!!  :o That would've been amazing, PP&M would have been quite funny (they we're quite a humorous bunch) and the 'Flag would've been quite an intense show!   8)
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« Reply #36 on: June 04, 2017, 05:52:26 PM »
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Yep both great groups! I like the Rollins Band too (or just Henry Rollins in general, he's a good entertainer too).

Cool you saw them both in their heyday!!  :o That would've been amazing, PP&M would have been quite funny (they we're quite a humorous bunch) and the 'Flag would've been quite an intense show!   8)

Yeah, the PP&M show had a lot of humor and Flag was intense. I wrote in my concert journal: Flag's music had incredible power and Dukowski's bass was like a thermonuclear blast as he agonized over it--a riveting sight and a perfect counterpoint to Henry's maniacal stalking of the stage.

I spent most of the show in the mosh pit, slam dancing (got bloodied) while my friend hugged the front of the stage. When the crowd pulled Rollins into the pit during Louie Louie, he danced with us. I slammed into him once myself. A few moments later I was surprised to hear someone singing the song again. I looked up at the stage and there was my friend at the microphone ;D  Dukowski had invited him up to cover for Henry  8) A most memorable concert.

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« Reply #37 on: June 04, 2017, 06:29:13 PM »

Of course that would have to be a top personal album. Just imagining that scene makes me want to include it on my list too  ;D

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Oh yes. Probably my favourite Beach Boys record and this song in particular gets me going whenever I feel down.

'They've got a record playing in the skating rink,
She comes skating past me and she gives me a wink.
I go and get my skates on and I catch up with her,
We do it holding hands, it's so cold I go "brrr"'


"brrr" -  ;D

Offline Hollywood

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Re: Your personal top [number] albums in your life
« Reply #38 on: June 04, 2017, 07:06:12 PM »












"There are far worse things awaiting man than death."

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Offline Conor71

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Re: Your personal top [number] albums in your life
« Reply #39 on: June 04, 2017, 07:24:33 PM »
Some great choices, Conor. I particular like that Peter Gabriel album as well. Some refer to it as Melt since it’s given the generic title of Peter Gabriel 2. I need to revisit it actually as with many of his other albums. His first four albums are incredibly impressive.

Thanks MI - I like your list too (we share  a few favourites there for sure) :).
I like old Music :)

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