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Your favourite 5 rock albums?

FarmerTan

George Bailey Fanboy
Number one is definitely Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band - Live Bullet

I'll have to get back with you on the rest... WAY too many choices!

Many EXCELLENT choices already made gentlemen.
 
• Blue Oyster Cult - On Your Feet or On Your Knees
• Neil Young - Live Rust
• Wishbone Ash - Live Dates 2
• Blind Faith - album of the same name
• Quicksilver Messenger Service - Happy Trails
 

FarmerTan

George Bailey Fanboy
Absolute gem.

Although i think the greatest song ever might be the other one by them.

No, not that one..

I’m talking about the one where where Bonzo shattered the levee into a million pieces.


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Is it just me, or did anyone else just get kicked in the face by the fact that Led Zeppelin could possibly have been around for FIFTY YEARS?!? No friggin' way am I that old...
 
in no particular order:

Who's Next - The Who 1971
Physical Graffiti - Led Zeppelin 1975
Countdown to Ecstasy - Steely Dan 1973
Thick as a Brick - Jethro Tull 1972
Closer to Home - Grand Funk Railroad 1970
 
1. AC/DC, Back in Black
2. Guns n Rose's, Appetite for Destruction
3. Motorhead, Ace of Spades
4. Ted Nugent, Cat Scratch Fever
5. Saxon, Wheels of Steel
 
In no order:

1 Metallica Master of Puppets
2 Metallica Ride The Lightning
3 Down NOLA
4 YOB Our Raw Heart
5 Crowbar Sonic Excess In Its Purest Form
 
Queen - Queen 1
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
AC/DC - Back In Black
Iron Maiden - Piece of Mind (just edges out NOTB and Powerslave)
The Sisters Of Mercy - First and Last and Always

Live
Queen Live Killers
AC/DC - If You Want Blood
Iron Maiden - Live after Death
Deep Purple - Made in Japan
Motörhead- No Sleep Til Hammersmith
 
Walk Don't Run - The Ventures
A Hard Days Night - The Beatles
Highway 61 - Bob Dylan
Rum, Sodomy & the Lash - The Pogues
The Singles - The Clash (1991 release)
 
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The Knize

Moderator Emeritus
I was thinking about a distinction that I find I cannot quite articulate. The ones listened previously are all big, important albums, that I loved and listened to over and over. They are not necessarily albums I would want to sit down and listen to right now. And while they feel specific to specific times in my life, they were also important to the entire culture at the time, IMO. They do not feel that personal to me. I mean, who does not know and even like Who's Next?

There are other albums that I have played over and over, that feel specific to certain times of my life but that I have also gone back to many times, and that I could still sit down and listen to right now. They are lesser known and of less cultural significance. They seem more like "my" favorite albums rather than a hybrid list of what I think are best the albums every recorded and the albums I personally like the most. (I am also not going to try to tease out what is "rock." And I am not saying every cut on each of these albums is great) :)

1. Little George Sueref and the Blues Stars (eponymous)
2. Time (The Revelator)--Gillian Welch
3. For the Roses--Joni M
4. Quicksilver (as I recall eponymous at that particular time, otherwise by QSM, Quicksilver Messenger Service)
5. Jesse Winchester (eponymous)

Those are them and I am sticking with them. But, Honorable Mention: Parallel Lines--Blondie; Let's Get It On--Marvin Gaye; Night Moves--Bob Seeger; After Bathing at Baxters--Airplane; Workingman's Dead or American Beauty--the Dead

I do not know why Aja or even Gaucho are not on both my top five lists, especially the previous one as they were both big, important albums, IMO.

I kind of want to put Cheap Thrills by Big Brother on here somewhere, but I cannot quite do it, even as honorable mention.
 
Not the best of all, because there are so many and I can't choose just 5.
This are "just" 5 different from the ones mentioned in the posts before.

Marillion - Misplaced Childhood
Jim Morrison - An American Prayer
U2 - Ratlle and Hum
Dire Straits - Alchemy live
Nightwish - End of an Era
 
The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the round table - Rick Wakeman.
Please Please Me - The Beatles.
The Original Telstar - The Tornados.
Louder Than Bombs - The Smiths.
Parallel Lines - Blondie.
 
I love Rock of all ages, but I particularly love the 90s.

STP - Purple
Pearl Jam - Vs
Soundgarden - Superunknown
Live - Throwing Copper
Weezer - blue album
 

FarmerTan

George Bailey Fanboy
Ok, that's in my top 5 now too. Live Bullet still tops though, I'm a Michigan boy ya know.

Just thought of another, no idea of the name of the album though. George Thorougood (spelling?) and the Delaware Destroyers.

I'm partial to live albums. How about Cheap Trick at Butakon (spelling?) with Bun E. Carlos? And the live album that has "Roll With the Changes" on it? Can't remember the group's name at the moment. Brain bleeds suck, lol!
 

FarmerTan

George Bailey Fanboy
I love Rock of all ages, but I particularly love the 90s.

STP - Purple
Pearl Jam - Vs
Soundgarden - Superunknown
Live - Throwing Copper
Weezer - blue album
90's? Go to your room!

I am truly ashamed to admit this, but I do not believe I have heard any music from the groups you listed.

Hughie Lewis and the News was probably the last group I bought an album of.

Nope, U2 was, the one that had "I still haven't found what I'm looking for" on it. That was the last music I paid for, I'm nearly certain.
 
Live albums:

Kiss Alive
Frampton Comes Alive
Led Zeppelin - How The West Was Won
Rush - Exit...Stage Left
Iron Maiden - Live After Death

Honorable Mention: Cheap Trick - Live at Budokan
 
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