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10 all time favourite albums

Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2002 11:24 pm
by shyone
besides l.c. what would you all put down as your 10 favourite albums of all time?
in no particular order here are mine

kate bush - hounds of love
marillion -script for a jester's tear
pink floyd -dark side of the moon
supertramp-crime of the century
bad company-bad company
frank zappa-sheik yerbouti
uriah heep-magicians birthday
johnny winter -still alive and well
genesis-foxtrot
peter gabriel -so
and honourable mention to this band that i loved but didn't know much about 'pavlov's dog' i only knew of two of their albums but i can't remember the names of them,but they were just fantastic.

these were the 1st ten that popped into my head today ,,this could all change tomorrow.


christine

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 1:12 am
by Paula
Mytical Kings and Iguanas - Dory Previn
Blonde on Blonde - Robert Allen Zimmerman
Catch the Wind - Donovan
Harvest - Crosby Stills Nash and Young
Legend - Bob Marley
Bridge over troubled waters - Simon and Garfunkal
White ladder - David Gray
Abba Gold
Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
Mud Slide Slim - James Tayor

First and foremost any LC album

I know I will change my mind tomorrow

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 3:23 am
by Kush
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Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 12:51 pm
by glyn
:D Nashville Skyline Dylan
Songs for Drella Lou Reed and John Cale
Wish You Were Here Pink floyd
Pet Sounds the Beach Boys
Revolver The Beatles
International Superhits Greenday
Blues For Night People Charlie Byrd
Here and Now Ike Turner
June 8th 1963 Carnegie Hall Concert Pete Seeger
Bookends Simon and Garfunkel

Take the point probably best to miss off Mr. cohen

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 3:16 pm
by smile
good one Glyn I think Revolver was the Beatles best album ever....

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 3:27 pm
by smile
Songs of Leonard Cohen
Bridge over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
The Best of Aphrodites Child -Demis Roussos
The Best Of Leonard Cohen
Revolver -The Beatles
Rubber Soul - The Beatles
Songs From A Room - Leonard Cohen
Sugar Tax Tour - OMD
Universal _ OMD
10 New Songs - Leonard Cohen

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 4:13 pm
by Pointless Repetetive Crap
I thought it was quite clear that this was not supposed to include LC albums. A very simple instruction, but one that appears to be too difficult for people here.

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 4:18 pm
by Kush
Ha...have never been able to follow instructions in my life. And I never will !!

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 4:27 pm
by smile
to pointles repetative wotsit I`ve suddenly become dixielectict so me not understand as far as I`m concerned LC features in my top 10 and I don`t want any others anyway its nice to see other peoples taste in music!

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 5:33 pm
by Linda
Listing ten albums without LC! :?: It is a fact that there is no entire album that I have liked all the songs on until LC. Maybe two or three songs on any given album.

However seeing as how I can't list the eight of his I have. It would be only two others :(

Andrea Bocelli's "Sogno" and Andrea's "Romanza" all the rest are compilations. Townes Van Zandt has a lot of songs I like. George Jones afew :lol: (I know) Jacques Brel afew songs.

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 6:52 pm
by Kush
In fact, I hope people will include LC albums in a accurate reflection of top 10 (or top 12 if you can't follow instructions :D ). It is clear to me that folks on this board have various degrees of appreciation for LC w.r.t other music, and I'd like to see that. My top 10+2 is a pretty accurate one at this time, of artistes that I have listened to extensively over the past few years.
Linda, Bocelli's Romanza is another I'd have in there if I can make it top 13.

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 7:15 pm
by linmag
With no mention of LC so as not to fall foul of PRC, and in no particular order:

Pentangle, Basket of Light
Simon & Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Joni Mitchell, Blue
Bert Jansch, It Don't Bother Me
Dire Straits, On Every Street
Janis Iain, Between the Lines
Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon
Sting, Mercury Falling
James Taylor, Sweet Baby James
Jean Ferrat, Ferrat Chante Aragon
Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks

OK, so I can't count either.

10 Favorite Albums

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 10:17 pm
by neveranygood
As mentioned by Linda, an album usually has only 2 or 3 good songs on it. Until I discovered LC, the only other artist that could, more times than not, fill an entire album with good music, was the late Waylon Jennings. So if I was choosing 10 favorites other than Cohen, probably 8 would be Waylon Jennings and I'd probably find a couple by someone else eventually. Bob

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 10:29 pm
by Linda
I have Waylon Jennings "Super Hits" and yes there are more good songs than bad on that one. I can add him to my list.

10 Favorite Albums

Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2002 6:22 am
by neveranygood
Hi Linda,
Glad you like Waylon also. I too like some of George Jones'. Although I doubt many Cohen fans would be too familiar with his music, there are a couple that come to mind that I think most Cohen fans would like.

"He Stopped Loving Her Today" and "I'm Not Ready Yet". Also, "The Cold Hard Truth" might pass muster with some.

What do you think? Bob