20 great guitar albums

A Listmania! list by lexo1941 (Edinburgh, Scotland)
 
Are You Experienced
1.  Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
The list author says:
  "...With which the history of the instrument changed forever.  Noise that can make you cry."
£9.92   Used & New from: £1.14
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ballads
2.  Ballads by Derek Bailey
The list author says:
  "The place to start investigating Mr. Bailey's wonderful world of sound"
£16.12   Used & New from: £7.20
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Live!
3.  Live! by Jim Hall
The list author says:
  "A kick-ass Canadian rhythm section puts fire into the music"
£9.26   Used & New from: £3.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Guitar Solos
4.  Guitar Solos by Fred Frith
The list author says:
  "Homemade and English, a blend of noise improv and sublime chiming"
Used & New from: £19.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Song X
5.  Song X by Pat Metheny
The list author says:
  "Metheny was never wilder..."
£20.13   Used & New from: £3.87
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Zero Tolerance for Silence
6.  Zero Tolerance for Silence by Pat Metheny
The list author says:
  "...except here.  It's not all that great but I like the fact that he did it"
£38.04   Used & New from: £5.96
2.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Koln
7.  Koln by Last Exit
The list author says:
  "Sonny Sharrock on flying form with three other large bearded men"
£21.10   Used & New from: £21.09

Complete Recordings
8.  Complete Recordings by Robert Johnson
The list author says:
  "Stupid sequencing, idiotic liner notes, but the playing and singing are immortal"
Used & New from: £1.07
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

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Led Zeppelin 2
9.  Led Zeppelin 2 by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Probably the most guitar-y Zep album.  Uber-riffage"
£10.68   Used & New from: £2.66
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Segovia Collection 4
10.  Segovia Collection 4 by Andres Segovia
The list author says:
  "Proof that you can have stubby little fingers and still be a maestro"
Used & New from: £22.74

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Moonlight In Vermont
11.  Moonlight In Vermont by Stan Getz
The list author says:
  "Mmm...silky smooth chords and insanely fast runs by the master of the cool guitar"
£12.79   Used & New from: £6.61
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Marquee Moon
12.  Marquee Moon by Television
The list author says:
  "Still eerie after 30 years"
£8.01   Used & New from: £3.35
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Starless and Bible Black, 30th Anniversary Edition
13.  Starless and Bible Black, 30th Anniversary Edition by King Crimson
The list author says:
  "Robert Fripp's finest hour?  Maybe"
£7.96   Used & New from: £6.67
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

First Four Years / Singles
14.  First Four Years / Singles by Black Flag
The list author says:
  "A masterclass in being angry"
£10.26   Used & New from: £7.52
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

A Hard Day's Night
15.  A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "The apex of 60s UK beat music by the greatest band of its age"
£9.95   Used & New from: £1.24
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

The Complete Blind Willie Johnson
16.  The Complete Blind Willie Johnson by Blind Willie Johnson
The list author says:
  "A stunning player"
£15.13   Used & New from: £9.66
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Here Are the Sonics
17.  Here Are the Sonics by The Sonics
The list author says:
  "The apex of 60s US garage rock, by..."
£8.78   Used & New from: £6.14
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Complete Studio Recordings
18.  The Complete Studio Recordings by Charlie Christian
The list author says:
  "The man.  He did as much for the guitar as Hendrix, in that he changed forever how it would be played"
£72.95   Used & New from: £44.98

Shut Up 'N Play Yer Guitar
19.  Shut Up 'N Play Yer Guitar by Frank Zappa
The list author says:
  "Gnarly.  Proof that Zappa was the best in rock since, oh, 1970"
Used & New from: £10.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Guitar
20.  Guitar by Frank Zappa
The list author says:
  "Further proof.  Exhaustive proof, even"
£14.22   Used & New from: £6.26
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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