Saturday, February 21, 2009

My favorite 40 albums of all-time

Think of 10 to 40 albums that had such a profound effect on you that they changed your life or the way you looked at it. They sucked you in and took you over for days, weeks, months, years. These are the albums that you can use to identify time, places, people, emotions. These are the albums that no matter what they were thought of musically shaped your world. Mine are below.

Rumours -- Fleetwood Mac
IV -- Led Zeppelin
Dark Side of the Moon -- Pink Floyd
The Wall -- Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here -- Pink Floyd
Boston -- Boston
Greatest Hits 1 -- Elton John
The Long Run -- The Eagles
Get Close -- The Pretenders
The 9th Symphony -- Ludwig von Beethoven
Best of Bee Gees -- Bee Gees
Greatest -- Bee Gees
Now In a Minute -- Donna Lewis
Imagine -- Eva Cassidy
Greatest Hits -- Frank Sinatra
Super Hits -- George Jones
These Dreams -- Heart
Greatest Hits -- Journey
The Best of -- KC & The Sunshine Band
Soundtrack -- Last of the Mohicans
Back in Black -- AC/DC
Greatest Hits -- Olivia Newton-John
Best of -- Van Morrison
Tracy Chapman -- Tracy Chapman
Van Halen -- Van Halen
Our Time in Eden -- 10,000 Maniacs
I Don't Want What I haven't Got -- Sinead O'Connor
Best of -- Simon & Garfunkel
1962-66 -- Beatles
Greatest Hits 1 -- Billy Joel
Kick -- INXS
The Immaculate Collection -- Madonna
The Best of -- Michael Jackson
Greatest Hits -- Neil Diamond
Greatest Hits -- Rod Stewart
Double Vision -- Foreigner
Come Away With Me -- Nora Jones
Soundtrack -- Matrix
All-Time Greatest -- Roy Orbison
Best of -- Three Dog Night

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