Sunday, February 25, 2018

Favorite Albums from the 1980s and 1990s


1. Pirates--Rikkie Lee Jones
2. Dots and Loops—Stereolab
3. Tiny Dynamine/Echoes on A Shallow Bay—Cocteau Twins
4. Chakradancer—Brainscapes (Alain Eskinasi)
5. Love Deluxe––Sade
6. Brilliant Trees—David Sylvian
7. Disintegration—The Cure
8. Treasure—Cocteau Twins
9. Boy—U2
10. Reach The Beach—The Fixx
11. The Dream Academy—The Dream Academy
12. Strange Kind of Love––Love and Money
13. Idlewild––Everything But The Girl
14. Pelican West—Haircut One Hundred
15. Gone to Earth—David Sylvian
16. It's Better to Travel––Swing Out Sister
17. Indian Summer––Landberk
18. The Hurting—Tears for Fears
19. Everything But The Girl (debut album, U.S. release)—Everything But The Girl
20. Janet.––Janet Jackson
21. Mind Fruit—Opus III
22. Pastorales de Noël—Michel LeGrande, Jean-Pierre Rampal, LeGoya
23. Secret Story—Pat Metheny 
24. Porcelain––Julia Fordham
25. Walking Wounded—Everything But The Girl
26. Cosmic Messenger—Jean-Luc Ponty
27. The Dreaming—Kate Bush
28. Four-Calendar Café––Cocteau Twins
29. New Gold Dream—Simple Minds
30. Songs of Robert Burns—Andy Stewart
31. Swept—Julia Fordham
32. Discipline—King Crimson
33. Nouveau Flamenco--Ottmar Liebert
34. Remain in Light—Talking Heads
35. Playing The Piano––Ryuichi Sakamoto
36. As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls—Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays
37. Jam on Revenge—Newcleus
38. Orchestral adaptation of music composed by Vangelis for the motion picture Blade Runner--New American Orchestra
39. Passion (Music for The Last Temptation of Christ)--Peter Gabriel
40. High Land, Hard Rain—Aztec Camera
41. Entering the Circle--Olga Kharitidi & Jim Wilson
42. Still Life--Perry Blake
43. Shake It Up––Boney James & Rick Braun
44. Blue Bell Knoll––Cocteau Twins
45. The Rite of Strings—Jean-Luc Ponty, Al DiMeola, Stanley Clarke
46. Blade Runner original soundtrack music—Vangelis
47. A Gift of Love—Deepak Chopra & Friends
48. December—George Winston
49. Steve McQueen—Prefab Sprout
50. New Wave––Soul Family Sensation

51. Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia—Ryuichi Sakamoto
52. Moonshine—Collage
53. Autumn--George Winston
54. Ghost in the Machine—The Police
55. Change We Must—Jon Anderson
56. Stealing Fire—Bruce Cockburn
57. The Sensual World—Kate Bush
58. The Moon and The Melodies—Cocteau Twins and Harold Budd
59. A Distant Shore––Tracy Thorn
60. Café Bleu––The Style Council
61. Trance Tara––Jonathan Goldman
62. No Borders Here—Jane Siberry
63. Peaceful Evening––Steve & David Gordon
64. Hex––Bark Psychosis
65. Ur—Steve Tibbetts
66. October--U2
67. Mummer––XTC
68. One Man Tells Another––Landberk
69. Amplified Heart—Everything But The Girl
70. Kaleidoscope World––Swing Out Sister
71. Vapor Drawings--Mark Isham
72. Skylarking—XTC
73. Overground Music––After Crying
74. Big Circumstance—Bruce Cockburn
75. Extra Virgin—Olive
76. Tingri—Jonn Serrie
77. Get in Touch with Yourself--Swing Out Sister
78. We Live Here--Pat Metheny Group
79. Jurassic Shift--Ozric Tentacles
80. Tom Tom Club--Tom Tom Club
81. Temperamental—Everything But The Girl
82. Songs for The Inner Child—Shaina Noll
83. Seal II--Seal
84. Keep on Doing—The Roches
85. Songs from The Big Chair—Tears for Fears
86. Avalon—Roxy Music
87. Night and Day—Joe Jackson
88. Hats--Blue Nile
89. Welcome to The Pleasure Dome--Frankie Goes to Hollywood
90. Purple Rain—Prince
91. A Secret Wish--Propaganda
92. Falling Forward—Julia Fordham
93. Oneness--David & Steve Gordon
94. Ágætis Byrjun—Sigur Rós
95. 1984—Anthony Phillips
96. Power of Love—Luther Vandross
97. Jagged Little Pill--Alanis Morissette
98. Confessions of a Pop Star--Style Council 
99. Film Music--Mark Isham
100. Mystery Walk--M + M

101. Gala--Lush

102. Into The Labyrinth--Dead Can Dance
103. Formica Blues—Mono
104. Pills, Thrills and Bellyaches--Happy Mondays
105. Shukuru—Pharoah Sanders
106. The Hounds of Love—Kate Bush
107. Tango Hour—Astor Piazzolo
108. Megalálzottak és Megszomorítottak--After Crying
109. Fourth World Possible Musics, Vol. 2: Dream Theory in Malaya—Jon Hassell & Brian Eno
110. Il chiarore sorge due volte—Dunwich
111. The Trouble with Normal—Bruce Cockburn
112. No Frontiers--Mary Black
113. Thriller—Michael Jackson
114. Within the Realm of a Dying Sun--Dead Can Dance
115Of the Heart, of the Soul and of the Cross: The Utopian Experience--P.M. Dawn
116. I Cry, I Smile--Narada Michael Walden
117. Secrets from the Beehive—David Sylvian
118. Victorialand—Cocteau Twins
119. Whisper Me--Wim Mertens
120. Kveldssanger--Ulver
121. The Lone Rhino—Adrian Belew
122. Don’t Get Weird on Me, Babe—Lloyd Cole
123. Loveless--My Bloody Valentine
124. Faith--George Michael
125. New Moon Daughter--Cassandra Wilson
126. Belo Horizonte--John McLaughlin
127. Marsbéli Krónikák--Solaris
128. Bound by the Beauty--Jane Siberry
129. Private Parts & Pieces III: Antiques--Anthony Phillips
130. In No Sense? Nonsense!--Art of Noise
131. Sign o' the Times - Prince
132. Yr--Steve Tibbetts
133. Voices--Vangelis
134. Stronger than Pride--Sade
135. Imaginary Day--Pat Metheny
136. From Langley Park to Memphis—Prefab Sprout
137. Quidam—Quidam
138. Individual Choice—Jean-Luc Ponty
139. Hard--Gang of Four
140. Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me—The Cure
141. Les Modernes soundtrack--Mark Isham
142. Vertical's Currency--Kip Hanrahan
143. The Walking--Jane Siberry
144. Meet Danny Wilson--Meet Danny Wilson
145. Kid A--Radiohead
146. De Profundis--After Crying
147. Peter Gabriel (3)—Peter Gabriel
148. Haul Ar Yr Eira--Pererin
149. The Seeds of Love--Tears for Fears
150. Hysteria--Def Leppard

151. Gaucho--Steely Dan
152. Yellow Moon--The Neville Brothers
153. Painter in Sound--Juan Martín
154. Splendido Hotel—Al DiMeola
155. Never Forever--Kate Bush
156. Life's Hard and Then You Die--It’s Immaterial
157. Oranges & Lemons—XTC
158. Ten--Pearl Jam
159. Erpland--Ozric Tentacles
160. Extractions—Dif Juz
161. Skyskating--Annette Peacock
162. Core--Stone Temple Pilots
163. Legendes--Hécénia
164. Body and Soul--Joe Jackson
165. Pazzo Fanfano di Musica--Pazzo Fanfano di Musica
166. Sur les flots verticaux--Patrick Gauthier
167. Barren Dream--Mr. Sirius
168. The Book of Kells--Iona
169. The Serpent's Egg--Dead Can Dance
170. Zenyattà Mondatta--The Police
171. Dirge--Mr. Sirius
172. Beat—King Crimson
173. Scenario—Al DiMeola
174. “Security”—Peter Gabriel
175. Diamond Life—Sade
176. Zazu--Rosie Vela
177. How to Measure a Planet?--The Gathering
178. A New Flame--Simply Red
179. Emperor Tomato Ketchup--Stereolab
180. Everything Could Be So Perfect--Anne Pigalle
181. Aerial Boundaries--Michael Hedges
182. Pure--The Golden Palominos
183. Synchronicity—The Police
184. Couldn't Stand the Weather--Stevie Ray Vaughan
185. Internationalists—Style Council
186. Mister Heartbreak--Laurie Anderson
187. Three of a Perfect Pair—King Crimson
188. Cake—Trashcan Sinatra
189. This Fire--Paula Cole
190. The Uncertainty Principle--Volaré
191. Aion--Dead Can Dance
192. Dirt--Alice in Chans
193. Seal--Seal
194. Wish--The Cure
195. Genesis--Genesis
196. The Stone Roses--The Stone Roses
197. Slowdive--Slowdive
198. The Golden Palominos--The Golden Palominos
199. Julia Fordham--Julia Fordham
200. Past Light--William Ackerman

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Favorite Albums from the 1970s


1970s Favorites

1. The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway—Genesis
2. Mëkanïk Dëstruktïw Kömmandöh—Magma
3. Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter—Joni Mitchell
4. Pieces of a Man--Gil Scott-Heron
5. Jan Akkerman—Jan Akkerman
6. Novella—Renaissance
7. Adventures in Utopia—Todd Rundgren’s Utopia
8. Todd—Todd Rundgren
9. Eli—Jan Akkerman & Kaz Lux
10. Hergest Ridge—Mike Oldfield
11. A Charlie Brown Christmas—Vince Guaraldi Trio
12. Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror—Harold Budd & Brian Eno
13. America—America
14. Angelic Music--Iasos
15. Animals—Pink Floyd
16. Nina Hagen Band—Nina Hagen Band
17. What’s Goin’ On—Marvin Gaye
18. Natural Elements—Shakti
19. The Geese and The Ghost—Anthony Phillips
20. Renaissance of The Celtic Harp—Alan Stivell
21. A Trick of The Tail—Genesis
22. Selling England by The Pound—Genesis
23. UK—UK
24. The Mad Hatter––Chick Corea
25. Crime of The Century—Supertramp
26. Aja—Steely Dan
27. Picchio dal Pozzo––Picchio dal Pozzo
28. Dark Side of The Moon—Pink Floyd
29. Venusian Summer––Lenny White
30. A Tab in The Ocean—Nektar
31. Si on avait besoin d’une cinqième saison—Harmonium
32. Cosmic Messenger—Jean-Luc Ponty
33. Space Shanty—Khan
34. Caravanserai—Santana
35. Fragile—Yes
36. Hamburger Concerto—Focus
37. Ram—Paul & Linda McCartney
38. Scheherazade and Other Stories—Renaissance
39. Vimana—Nova
40. I Robot—Alan Parsons Project
41. The Year of The Cat—Al Stewart
42. Foxtrot—Genesis
43. The Love Connection—Freddie Hubbard
44. Relayer—Yes
45. Trespass—Genesis
46. The Court of The Crimson King—King Crimson
47. The Following Morning—Eberhard Weber
48. As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls—Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays
49. War Babies--Hall & Oates
50. Romantic Warrior—Return to Forever

51. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid soundtrack––Burt Bacharach
52. The Stranger—Billy Joel
53. Rikkie Lee Jones--Rikkie Lee Jones
54. Déjà Vu—Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
55. Nursery Cryme—Genesis
56. Music for 18 Musicians—Steve Reich
57. The Pavillion of Dreams--Harold Budd
58. Postaeolian Train Robbery––Cos
59. Arbeit Macht Frei—AREA
60. Chicago Transit Authority—Chicago
61. Innervisions—Stevie Wonder
62. Kawana--Zao
63. December—George Winston
64. Close to The Edge—Yes
65. Mais on ne peut pas rêver tout le temps––Laurent Thibault
66. Off The Wall—Michael Jackson
67. Initiation—Todd Rundgren
68. Crac!—AREA
69. Evening Star--Fripp/Eno
70. The Polite Force––Egg
71. Per un amico—PFM
72. Turn of the Cards—Renaissance
73. Moving Waves—Focus
74. Principe di un Giorno--Celeste
75. Tales of Mystery & Imagination—Alan Parsons Project
76. Even in The Quietest Moments—Supertramp
77. Demons and Wizards—Uriah Heep
78. Shekina--Zao
79. Mother Focus––Focus
80. Days of Future Passed––Moody Blues
81. III—Focus
82. Incantations––Mike Oldfield
83. Spectral Mornings—Steve Hackett
84. Pamiec--SBB
85. In The Land of Grey and Pink—Caravan
86. Viva Boma—Cos
87. Peter Gabriel (1)—Peter Gabriel
88. One World––John Martyn
89. Boston—Boston
90. Prologue--Renaissance
91. Houses of The Holy—Led Zeppelin
92. Emerson Lake & Palmer—Emerson Lake & Palmer
93.  Ashes Are Burning—Renaissance
94. Songs in The Key of Life—Stevie Wonder
95. Wind and Wuthering—Genesis
96. Moonmadness—Camel
97. BJ4—Bob James
98. Solar Music (Live)--Grobschnitt
99. Original Soundtrack—Godspell
100. Memento z banalnym triptykiem--SBB

101. Babylon—Babylon
102. Talking Book—Stevie Wonder
103. Something/Anything—Todd Rundgren
104. Spectres—Blue Öyster Cult
105. "Orange"—Jeff Beck Group
106. Pretzel Logic--Steely Dan
107. Prelude—Deodato
108. Third—The Soft Machine
109. Free Hand—Gentle Giant
110. Fish Out of Water--Chris Squire
111. Remember The Future—Nektar
112. Harlem River Drive--Harlem River Drive
113. Street Life--The Crusaders
114. Straight Ahead--Brian Auger's Oblivion Express
115. Secret Treaties—Blue Öyster Cult
116. Recycled—Nektar
117. Jesus Christ Superstar
118. Pollen--Pollen
119. Quadrophenia—The Who 
120. L’isola di niente—Premiata Forneria Marconi
121. Ragnarök--Ragnarök
122.
 Journey to The Centre of The Eye—Nektar
123. Celebrate Me Home--Kenny Loggins
124. Close to You--The Carpenters
125. 4 + 4--The Isley Brothers
126. Crisis? What Crisis?--Supertramp
127. To The Highest Bidder—Supersister
128. H to He, Who Am The Only One--Van Der Graaf Generator
129. Going for The One—Yes
130. The Age of Plastic--The Buggles
131. X-Dreams--Annette Peacock
132. Moonflower—Santana
133. Tapestry—Carole King
134Rust Never Sleeps—Neil Young
135. You Can't Tune a Fish, But You Can Tune a Piano--REO Speedwagon
136. One of These Nights—The Eagles
137. Thoughts--Zyma
138. Kings of Oblivion--Pink Fairies
139. The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys--Traffic
140. Ptarmigan--Ptarmigan
141. Down to Earth—Nektar
142. Ambrosia--Ambrosia
143. Octopus—Gentle Giant
144. What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits--Doobie Brothers
145. Stormcock--Roy Harper
146. Voyage of the Acolyte—Steve Hackett
147. Huascaran--Fermáta
148. Carpenters--The Carpenters
149. Seven Secrets—Fruupp
150. Can't Buy a Thrill--Steely Dan

151. Flame--Ronnie Laws
152. Silk Degrees--Boz Scaggs
153. Hoelderlin's Traum--Hoelderlin
154. Careless--Stephen Bishop
154. LegEnd--Henry Cow
155. Before and After Science--Brian Eno
156. Heavy Weather—Weather Report
157. Ahora Mazda--Ahora Mazda
158. Heads--Bob James
159. If I Could Do It All Over Again, I’d Do It All Over You--Caravan
160. A Wizard/A True Star--Todd Rundgren
161. Ghosts—Strawbs
162. Please Don't Touch!--Steve Hackett
163. Heart String--Earl Klugh
164. Hydra--Toto
165. 801 Live--801
166. For Girls Who Grow Plump in The Night--Caravan
167. Alphataurus--Alphataurus
168. Encore (Live 1977)—Tangerine Dream
169. Elegant Gypsy—Al DiMeola
170. Streetlife Serenade—Billy Joel
171. Escenes--Gotic
172. Olias of Sunhillow--Jon Anderson
173. Three--Bob James
174. Blow by Blow--Jeff Beck
175. IV--Led Zeppelin
176. One of a Kind—Bruford
177. Outlandos d'Amour--The Police
178. Force Majeure--Tangerine Dream
179. Les Porches--Maneige
180. St. Radigunds—Spirogyra
181. We’ll Talk About It later—Nucleus
182. Abraxas—Santana
183. Imaginary Voyage—Jean-Luc Ponty
184. Terje Rypdal—Terje Rypdal
185. Unorthodox Behaviour—Brand X
186. Realization—Eddie Henderson
187. Ramshackled--Alan White
188. Contre-Courant—Opus-5
189. Fairyport—Wigwam
190. Product—Brand X
191. Drama—Yes
192. Carmel--Joe Sample
193. Looking Thru--Passport
194. Dreams--Dreams
195. II--Chicago
196. The Yes Album—Yes
197. Mwandishi--Herbie Hancock
198. Ys--Il Balletto di Bronzo
199. Present from Nancy--Supersister 
200. Love and Learn--Tom Powers

201. Look at Yourself--Uriah Heep
202. Tommy--The Who
203. A Passion Play--Jethro Tull
204. Maxophone--Maxophone
205. Inside Out--Eddie Henderson
206. Polar A.C.--Freddie Hubbard
207. Black Market--Weather Report
208. Court & Spark--Joni Mitchell
209. The Wall--Pink Floyd
210. New Chatauqua--Pat Metheny
211. Musicmagic--Return to Forever
212. Rockpommel's World--Grobschnitt
213. Univers Zero (1313)--Univers Zero
214. Focus Con Proby--Focus
215. Hotel California--The Eagles
216. Acquiring The Taste--Gentle Giant
217. Cherry Five--Cherry Five
218. Elton John--Elton John
219. Future Legends--Fruupp
220. Celestial Ocean--Brainticket
221. We'll Talk About It Later--Nucleus
222. Mirage--Klaus Schulze
223. The Captain and Me--Doobie Brothers
224. Peter Gabriel (II)--Peter Gabriel
225. Crossings--Herbie Hancock
226. Red--King Crimson
227. Contaminazione--Il Rovescio della Medaglia
228. Enigmatic Ocean--Jean-Luc Ponty
229. Southern Comfort--The Crusaders
230. Garden of Eden--Passport
231. Ambient 1: Music for Airports--Brian Eno
232. Another Green World--Brian Eno
233. Pyramid--Alan Parsons Project
234. Discreet Music--Brian Eno
235. Toto--Toto
236. Piano Man--Billy Joel
237. Frampton Comes Alive!--Peter Frampton
238. In A Glass House--Gentle Giant
239. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road--Elton John
240. Ash Ra Tempel-Ash Ra Tempel
241. X--Klaus Schulze
242. Sweet Baby James--James Taylor
243. Faithful--Todd Rundgren
244. Aqualung--Jethro Tull
245. Sextant--Herbie Hancock
246. Battlement--Neuschwanstein
247. Of Queues and Cures--National Health
248. The Six Wives of Henry VIII--Rick Wakeman
249. The Rotters' Club--Hatfield and the North
250. Tarkus--ELP