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Another (yes another) top 10 list
28 April 2014
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I usually hum and ha when trying to contribute to lists here, but I woke up this morning feeling all decisive so I thought I would get this down quick.  As noted in other threads I like all sorts of music; including having almost all of the works of Beethoven (and I have a complete Mozart set), so it's not just pop/rock etc.  However, I do have pretty much the complete works of my top 10 artists on CD now so here are my current favourites:

1    The Beatles            Revolver
2    Neil Young             Greendale
3    Bruce Springsteen    Born To Run
4    Mike Oldfield           Amarok
5    Bob Dylan              Highway 61 Revisited
6    ELO                      El Dorado
7    U2                       The Joshua Tree
8    Pink Floyd              Wish You Were Here
9    Pearl Jam              Backspacer
10  Madonna               Like A Prayer

I still have a number of albums to listen to, and no doubt my tastes will change by lunch time, but this is not bad for now.

 

[EDIT] My favourite 10 artists and my favourite album from each :)

28 April 2014
11.46pm
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My apologies, but I don't quite follow the concept of this thread.

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28 April 2014
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Necko said
My apologies, but I don't quite follow the concept of this thread.

I think it is top 10 albums

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28 April 2014
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Necko said
My apologies, but I don't quite follow the concept of this thread.

Ha ha – my favourite 10 artists and my favourite album from each.

28 April 2014
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Alright. I assumed there was some specific rule given that you didn't repeat any artists. 

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29 April 2014
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Well I'll Start it off:

The Beatles: The White Album

Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced?

Pink Floyd: The Wall

Elvis Costello: The Best of Elvis Costello: The First Ten Years

Todd Rundgren: A Wizard, A True Star

The Black Keys: El Camino

John Lennon: John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

Arctic Monkeys: AM

Temples: Sun Structures

The Yardbirds: The First Ten Years

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29 April 2014
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OK. I'll give it a go. (artists in order)

  1. The Beatles-Abbey Road (changes all the time though)
  2. Radiohead-Kid A (ditto)
  3. Green Day-American Idiot (would change a lot if this wasn't a masterpiece)
  4. Nirvana-Nevermind (duh)
  5. Wilco-Sky Blue Sky
  6. Led Zeppelin-Led Zeppelin IV
  7. Rush-2112
  8. Boston-Boston
  9. The Clash-London Calling
  10. Paul McCartney-Chaos And Creation In The Backyard

 

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29 April 2014
1.41am
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Must resist… screw it, I can't…

1.) Beatles, Revolver
2.) Johnny Cash, American Recordings
3.) Beck, Sea Change
4.) They Might Be Giants, Then: The Earlier Years (changed from desert island discs, when I had Apollo 18)
5.) Nickel Creek, This Side
6.) Prince, Purple Rain
7.) John Mayer, Room for Squares (how did this get left off desert island discs?)
8.) Aerosmith, Get Your Wings
9.) Beastie Boys, Ill Communication (ditto as #7)
10.) George Harrison, Thirty Three and 1/3

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29 April 2014
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Havent we got this elsewhere or is this different from the others in some way?

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29 April 2014
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meanmistermustard said
Havent we got this elsewhere or is this different from the others in some way?

Oh – possibly – but my search skills are rubbish.  Apologies in advance for when AG points out how obvious it was :)

29 April 2014
2.13am
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My top tens

1. Beatles for sale – Beatles

2. Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits – Simon and Garfunke

3. Poets of the Fall, Twilight Theater

4. Bob Seger, Greatest Hits

5. Billy Joel, Stranger

6. Harry Chapin, Greatest Stories Live

7. Cat Stevens, Greatest Hits

8. John Lennon, Some time in new york city

9.                    ,                      

10                     ,                         

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29 April 2014
2.37am
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^ Thanks – some interesting selections there.  I quite like some of those albums though I suspect they are not on most people's lists for those artists.  Beatles for Sale and Sometime In New York City have had some interesting threads here.

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29 April 2014
2.55am
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Beatles – currently Revolver
Japan – Tin Drum
Duran Duran – Big Thing
Tears for Fears – Raoul and the Kings of Spain
Oingo Boingo – Boingo
Stevie Wonder – Songs in the Key of Life
Paul Young – Other Voices
The Carpenters – The Singles: 1969–1973
Lou Rawls – When You Hear Lou, You've Heard It All
India Arie – Acoustic Soul

Really hard list to put together, as my Top 20 would be easier to list (Alice in Chains, Sting, The Bird and the Bee and a singer-songwriter named Tony Lucca would be on there). Plus I had to leave out the solo outputs.

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29 April 2014
3.39am
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^ Yes, I left out the solo years as well – but figured Beatles were there already.  Good to see another mention for Revolver :)

I have so many artists I like sitting on a tier just below these ten; including people like The Cars, Roxy Music, Yes, Genesis, The Stones, The Who, Led Zep, Simon & Garfunkel, Cat Stevens, The Kinks; on it goes.

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29 April 2014
11.27am
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I am just now reading this thread. Call me a bad mod. I admit I often skip threads about rankings, over- and under-rated, best/worst, etc. Now, no one take that as a license to go crazy in one of those types of threads. :lol:  @Joe or @Zig  may be watching a-hard-days-night-john-3.

So, if someone has a good idea of where these posts should be moved, send me a link and I will do my duty.

Also, in future, if there is a thread you see pop up that perhaps already has a nice, established thread, @ me or send me a PM. If you can find the link, that would be helpful, but if you just have a general idea, I'll do some searching.

29 April 2014
12.38pm
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I think this has a unique premise.

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29 April 2014
1.13pm
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Ahhh Girl said

I am just now reading this thread. Call me a bad mod. I admit I often skip threads about rankings, over- and under-rated, best/worst, etc. Now, no one take that as a license to go crazy in one of those types of threads. :lol:  @Joe or @Zig  may be watching a-hard-days-night-john-3.

So, if someone has a good idea of where these posts should be moved, send me a link and I will do my duty.

Also, in future, if there is a thread you see pop up that perhaps already has a nice, established thread, @ me or send me a PM. If you can find the link, that would be helpful, but if you just have a general idea, I'll do some searching.

Maybe we should create a thread titled "Your Top 10 Top 10 Lists". Lord knows we have enough of 'em.blue-meanie

People seem to like these things, so I have no objection. One of the ideas befhind this Forum is to have fun. Maybe if we created a category called Top 10 Lists. Then we could toss all of the related threads into it. I don't have the motivation to do this, but perhaps our resident techie, AG could do it. Hmm? Perhaps?

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29 April 2014
1.15pm
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Zig said

Ahhh Girl said

I am just now reading this thread. Call me a bad mod. I admit I often skip threads about rankings, over- and under-rated, best/worst, etc. Now, no one take that as a license to go crazy in one of those types of threads. :lol:  @Joe or @Zig  may be watching a-hard-days-night-john-3.

So, if someone has a good idea of where these posts should be moved, send me a link and I will do my duty.

Also, in future, if there is a thread you see pop up that perhaps already has a nice, established thread, @ me or send me a PM. If you can find the link, that would be helpful, but if you just have a general idea, I'll do some searching.

Maybe we should create a thread titled "Your Top 10 Top 10 Lists". Lord knows we have enough of 'em.blue-meanie

People seem to like these things, so I have no objection. One of the ideas befhind this Forum is to have fun. Maybe if we created a category called Top 10 Lists. Then we could toss all of the related threads into it. I don't have the motivation to do this, but perhaps our resident techie, AG could do it. Hmm? Perhaps?

That thread would be a chaotic mess of people submitting 545239794385894790362419238o70569584357094835729486.6543645 top ten responses and post will be as big as a blue whale

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29 April 2014
2.27pm
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So, I'm going to respond to this and let everyone else decide where the thread goes…my favorite artists and albums are always changing…these are in no order.

The Beatles, Revolver
Elvis Presley, Moody Blue (the edition that also includes the From Elvis Presley Blvd. album)
Genesis, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
The Cure, Pornography
Stereolab, Dots and Loops
Broadcast, Tender Buttons
The Jesus and Mary Chain, Psychocandy
Cocteau Twins, Victorialand
Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures
The Smiths, Strangeways Here We Come

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29 April 2014
3.40pm
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[Band from Liverpool], [Album with "For No One"]
Led Zeppelin, Physical Graffiti
Captain Beefheart, Trout Mask Replica
John Coltrane, Interstellar Space
Miles Davis, Miles In The Sky
Funkadelic, Standing On The Verge of Getting It On
Frank Zappa/Mothers of Invention, Burnt Weenie Sandwich
Jimi Hendrix Experience, Axis: Bold as Love
The Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat
Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited

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