25 not so obvious selections of quality

A Listmania! list by Mr. SJ Clarke "clunkyclarke" (Isle of Wight, UK)
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Crime of the Century
1.  Crime of the Century by Supertramp
The list author says:
  "Outstanding musicianship and production"
£22.90   Used & New from: £2.92
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Caribou
2.  Caribou by Elton John
The list author says:
  "The underated follow up to 'Goodbye yellow brick road'"
£9.29   Used & New from: £2.84
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Pipedream
3.  Pipedream by Alan Hull
The list author says:
  "An excellent, if slightly eccentric, singer-songwriter at his best."
£19.95   Used & New from: £3.64
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Day For Night
4.  Day For Night by Spock's Beard
The list author says:
  "Progressive rock in the mould of Marillion and Genesis -  but better !"
£15.10   Used & New from: £5.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From a Memory
5.  Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From a Memory by Dream Theater
The list author says:
  "Stunning rock, just stunning"
£5.35   Used & New from: £1.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

King's X
6.  King's X by King's X
The list author says:
  "Kings X are what I saw the Beatles becoming - a supposed quote from McCartney."
Used & New from: £4.16
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Rocks Pebbles & Sand
7.  Rocks Pebbles & Sand by Stanley Clarke
The list author says:
  "Jazz, funk, pop, rock all in one !"
Used & New from: £10.40
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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New Skin For The Old Ceremony
8.  New Skin For The Old Ceremony by Leonard Cohen
The list author says:
  "Poetry, remorse and articulate song structure make for an outstanding listen"
£5.61   Used & New from: £1.95
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

War Dance
9.  War Dance by Colloseum 2
The list author says:
  "Early Gary Moore at his non-blues, progressive best"
Used & New from: £22.54
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Unorthodox Behaviour
10.  Unorthodox Behaviour by Brand X
The list author says:
  "Theres more to Phil Collins than Genesis - Jazz rock par excellence"
£4.99   Used & New from: £3.57
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Moving Waves
11.  Moving Waves by Focus
The list author says:
  "Early 70's rock from Holland - 6 and half minutes of Hocus Pocus are essential"
£10.31   Used & New from: £6.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Brain Salad Surgery
12.  Brain Salad Surgery by Emerson, Lake & Palmer
The list author says:
  "The pomp progressive quintessential, etc, etc, etc"
Used & New from: £3.12
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

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Merseybeast
13.  Merseybeast by Ian McNabb
The list author says:
  "The ex Icicle Works frontman at his singer-songwriter best"
Used & New from: £7.21
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Montrose
14.  Montrose by Montrose
The list author says:
  "Where Sammy Hagar started, and, for my money, never bettered"
£13.65   Used & New from: £2.04
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

The Royal Scam
15.  The Royal Scam by Steely Dan
The list author says:
  "Messers Fagen and Becker at their fastidious best"
£7.81   Used & New from: £0.88
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Ringo
16.  Ringo by Ringo Starr
The list author says:
  "Dismiss this at your fun loving peril. All 4 Beatles collaborate -  the only post Beatles album to do so"
£9.42   Used & New from: £4.69
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Core
17.  Core by Stone Temple Pilots
The list author says:
  "Deliciously heavy debut album"
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.19
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Flying In A Blue Dream
18.  Flying In A Blue Dream by Joe Satriani
The list author says:
  "Ahhhh -  the most crafted, explosive, subtle and raucus guitarist in the world"
£7.73   Used & New from: £0.19
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Songs In The Key Of Life
19.  Songs In The Key Of Life by Stevie Wonder
The list author says:
  "Class. Nothing more to say"
£9.00   Used & New from: £4.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (137 customer reviews)

The Yes Album
20.  The Yes Album by Yes
The list author says:
  "Perhaps not the obvious choice as a fave Yes album"
£7.54   Used & New from: £0.97
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

Transmission
21.  Transmission by Tea Party
The list author says:
  "A Canadian trio hardly known in the UK -  guitar based power rock"
£12.68   Used & New from: £1.15
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Attack Of The Grey Lantern
22.  Attack Of The Grey Lantern by Mansun
The list author says:
  "90's pomp, clever lyrics and stunning musical statements"
£8.45   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Dead Winter Dead
23.  Dead Winter Dead by Savatage
The list author says:
  "Guitars at the fore - powerful yet subtle, well produced and excellent vocal gymnastics"
£19.95   Used & New from: £2.96

Zuma
24.  Zuma by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "An underated classic"
£6.31   Used & New from: £2.12
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Magic Christian Music
25.  Magic Christian Music by Badfinger
The list author says:
  "Started life as a protege of McCartney - almost bettered him with the classic Without you later covered by Nilsson and Mariah Carey"
£9.03   Used & New from: £5.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 07/12/2002
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