50 great albums - an eclectic choice - part 2

A Listmania! list by rjw "belgianbeer"
 
Leftism
1.  Leftism by Leftfield
The list author says:
  "path-breaking electro dance album"
4.67   Used & New from: 0.03
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

Soul of Cape Verde
2.  Soul of Cape Verde by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "beautiful strings and vocals"
14.99   Used & New from: 12.73

Astral Weeks
3.  Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
The list author says:
  "classic"
5.88   Used & New from: 1.61
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Balkanology
4.  Balkanology by Ivo Papasov
The list author says:
  "blistering performance from the bulgarian clarinettist playing jazz/folk"
29.42   Used & New from: 14.84

Wanita
5.  Wanita by Rokia Traore
The list author says:
  "wonderful record.... beautiful voice, great songs.....it is  'world music',  but everyone will like it; check out khadja nin's 'sambolero' too"
19.99   Used & New from: 6.96
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

A Salty Dog...Plus: Remastered
6.  A Salty Dog...Plus: Remastered by Procol Harum
The list author says:
  "this whole album works brilliantly... a little played sixties gem"
19.99   Used & New from: 19.91
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Superfly
7.  Superfly by Curtis Mayfield
The list author says:
  "like someone distilled 70s essence into vinyl"
8.65   Used & New from: 5.26
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Kwaito: South African Hip Hop
8.  Kwaito: South African Hip Hop by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "pumping south african hip hop.... funky, bouncing, political"
8.30   Used & New from: 6.86

Let's Get Lost: The Best Of Chet Baker Sings
9.  Let's Get Lost: The Best Of Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
The list author says:
  "perfect late night music.. great romantic voice, wonderful songs"
5.94   Used & New from: 1.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Venus In Tweeds
10.  Venus In Tweeds by Shooglenifty
The list author says:
  "celtic acid folk? whatever it is, it sounds great"
11.70   Used & New from: 5.26
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas - Music From The Motion Picture
11.  Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas - Music From The Motion Picture by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "storming soundtrack.. with jefferson airplane's 'white rabbit', neil young's 'learning to fly' and tom jones in macho overkill with 'she's a lady' ; highly recommended"
7.47   Used & New from: 0.84
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

As Heard on Radio Soulwax Vol.2
12.  As Heard on Radio Soulwax Vol.2 by 2 Many DJ's
The list author says:
  "utterly brilliant... a mix of great cuts... 'dreadlock holiday' and destiny's child seguing into dolly parton? unique; make sure you don't lend it to anybody"
4.70   Used & New from: 0.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Nevermind
13.  Nevermind by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "the grunge album everyone should have listened to; this squeezed out led zeppelin's ' Led zeppelin IV' (also essential)"
7.42   Used & New from: 0.50
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (304 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ethiopiques Vol 6 Almaz
14.  Ethiopiques Vol 6 Almaz by Ethiopiques (Buda Series)
The list author says:
  "fantastic recording from the 1970s ethiopian singer; another african classic"
13.99   Used & New from: 9.77

qareeb
15.  qareeb by Najma
The list author says:
  "beautiful indian music; perfect for late night atmospherics"
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Harder They Come
16.  Harder They Come by Jimmy Cliff
The list author says:
  "a reggae giant"
16.12   Used & New from: 2.18
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Siren
17.  Siren by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "roxy music's magnum opus; only 'love is the drug' is well known, but the whole album is like an emotional express train; though not as easy to listen as their later pop stuff"
7.43   Used & New from: 2.86
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Who's Next (Deluxe Edition)
18.  Who's Next (Deluxe Edition) by The Who
The list author says:
  "great rock band; great record"
33.10   Used & New from: 9.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

Saint-Germain des Pres Cafe: the Finest Electro-Jazz Compilation/Paris
19.  Saint-Germain des Pres Cafe: the Finest Electro-Jazz Compilation/Paris by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "great collection of electro jazz.... comparable to st germain's 'tourist' which is also superb"
Used & New from: 2.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Forever Changes
20.  Forever Changes by Love
The list author says:
  "hippy classic... beautiful chords and odd lyrics.. listen and wonder"
5.00   Used & New from: 1.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Tango Zero Hour
21.  Tango Zero Hour by Astor Piazzolla
The list author says:
  "his best recording - a tango classic"
Used & New from: 13.75
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Keep It Unreal
22.  Keep It Unreal by Mr. Scruff
The list author says:
  "the wild card - included because of the sense of fun, and because 'get a move on' is just great"
4.03   Used & New from: 0.16
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Mezzanine
23.  Mezzanine by Massive Attack
The list author says:
  "quality hip/trip hop  also check out tricky's maxinquaye, midfield general's 'generalisation' , and faithless's 'sunday 8pm' and 'reverence'"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Spirit Of The Forest
24.  Spirit Of The Forest by Baka Beyond
The list author says:
  "rhythmic mix of studio electronic sounds and pygmy music; sounds odd but it works"
Used & New from: 1.68
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Let's Stay Together
25.  Let's Stay Together by Al Green
The list author says:
  "just sneaks in ahead of marvin gaye's 'what's going on'"
24.46   Used & New from: 2.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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