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40 years, 40 albums poll 1969


Which of the following is your favourite album?

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Chosen from 27 albums

Beatles - Abbey Road Blind Faith - s/t Burton, Gary - Throb Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica Cohen, Leonhard - Songs from a Room Davis, Miles - In a Silent Way Deep Purple - Live at Royal Albert Hall Doors - The Soft Parade Drake, Nick - Five Leaves Left Evans, Bill - Autumn Leaves Genesis - From Genesis to Revelation Grateful Dead - Live & Dead Jarrett, Keith - Somewhere Before King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King King, B. B. - King of the Blues 1966-69 Led Zeppelin - #1 Mc Dowell, Fred - Live in London '69 Mitchell, Joni - Clouds Procol Harum - Shine on Brightly Velvet Underground - Bootleg Series 1: The Quine Tapes Velvet Underground - Live with Lou Reed Velvet Underground - s/t Velvet Underground - s/t (cabinet mix) Waters, Muddy a. o. - Fathers and Sons Who - Tommy Young, Neil - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Young, Neil - s/t

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i'm assuming the vu live is the double lp?? if so then that's my choice but it's a hard one again. here's some others i liked from that year :

The Band - s/t : their only great album Amon Duul II - Phallus Dei : psych rock at it's best Kevin Ayers - Joy Of A Toy : psych pop at it's best Dick Hyman - Moog Electric Eclectics of Dick Hyman : stupid but tasty Nico - Marble Index : all harmonium fest Linda Perhacs - Parallelograms : not as great as it's supposed to be Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed : they invented rock Soft Machine - Volume 2 : badly recorded but easily their best material 5th Dimension - Age of Aquarius : my lounge love shinging through Tim Buckley - Blue Afternoon : sad and contemplative Holger Czukay - Canaxis : a wonderfull experiment Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking : offbeat but enticing Judy Henske and Jerry Yester - Farewell Aldebran : sigh... more great folk Sergio Mendes and Brazil '66 - Ye Me Le : an undiscovered classic Pentangle - Basket Of Light : hey, more folk Sly and the Family Stone - Stand! : the only one of theirs i really like Stooges - Stooges : some great tracks but not as perfect as they later became Syd Barrett - Madcap Laughs : hard to listen to completely but full of strangeness David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name : even more folk but with a loosness that can only come with drugs Donovan - Barabajagal : cripe - more folk pop It's A Beautiful Day - It's A Beautiful Day : the best of the west coast psychedelic bands

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you are right about the vu, phil. it is the double lp/cd with the bum of a girl on the cover. on my issue it says "live with lou reed". there may be other names though.

i am having a hard time in choosing. i thought that one album was my pick but now there is another one almost as good or even better. i guess i will try a track-by-track match.

thanks for the recommendations. marble index and the madcap laughs are indeed both very hard to listen to from start to end. i am astonished that you didn't mention trout mask replica. i left it out of the poll as i never got it.

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really love that VU album no matter that white light/white heat os probably more iconic (and has john cale).

trout mask - i had that as 1970 but 69 is right. still and all, it's one of those that I admire but not really love.

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