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Friday, January 14, 2005

More proof it was all better on the year i was born!

i thought i'd post a list of the most critically acclaimed rock albums from 1971.. i'm listening to one right now.. "master of reality"...this list comes from the wonderful site amazing how much great music was coming out... 1971 looks like a really strong year (if this list doesn't make you cry about what passes for rock music nowadays nothing will)...i have yet to hear three of this albums though they have been on my list for a while: Tago Mago, Teenage Head and Maggot Brain.. I can live without hearing that Beach Boys:

1. Marvin Gaye "What's Going On"
2. Led Zeppelin "IV"
3. Joni Mitchell "Blue"
4. The Who "Who's Next"
5. The Rolling Stones "Sticky Fingers"
6. Sly and the Family Stone "There's A Riot Goin' On"
7. David Bowie "Hunky Dory"
8. Carole King "Tapestry"
9. John Lennon "Imagine"
10. Allman Brothers Band "Live at Fillmore East"
11. Rod Stewart "Every Picture Tells A Story"
12. T Rex "Electric Warrior"
13. The Doors "LA Woman"
14. Janis Joplin "Pearl"
15. Can "Tago Mago"
16. Leonard Cohen "Songs of Love and Hate"
17. Beach Boys "Surf's Up"
18. Funkadelic "Maggot Brain"
19. Jethro Tull "Aqua Lung"
20. John Prine "John Prine"
21. Yes "Fragile"
22. Serge Gainsbourg "Histoire de Melody Nelson"
23. Neu! "Neu!"
24. Bob Marley and the Wailers "Soul Revolution/African Herbsman"
27. Flamin' Groovies "Teenage Head"
28. Black Sabbath "Master of Reality"
29. Van Morrison "Tupelo Honey"
32. Faces "A Nod is as good as a wink"
34. Kinks "Muswell Hillbillies"
36. Pink Floyd "Meddle"
44. BB King "Live in Cook County Jail"
46. Curtis Mayfield "Curtis Live"
47. Al Green "Al Green Gets Next to You"
50. Isaac Hayes "Shaft"

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