THE GREATEST OF THE GREATS ! (just great music)

A Listmania! list by Eoin Byrne "eoinbyrne" (IE)
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Who's Next (Deluxe Edition)
1.  Who's Next (Deluxe Edition) by The Who
The list author says:
  "This is basically the best Who album of all, and one that is never far away from my CD player.  This deluxe version comes with a bonus live disc. Nice !"
£21.34   Used & New from: £12.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

Harder They Come
2.  Harder They Come by Jimmy Cliff
The list author says:
  "This soundtrack to the cult movie is packed with what we now consider reggae greats. Worth the price for Desmond Dekkers version of Shanty Town alone !"
£14.99   Used & New from: £1.36
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

London Calling
3.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "This classic album saw the band jump from the sinking ship that was punk rock to make a record that embraced reggae, rock n roll & dancehall !  Words cannot do this record justice !  Buy it !"
£4.55   Used & New from: £1.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

Solid Air
4.  Solid Air by John Martyn
The list author says:
  "All I can say is that Damien Rice would KILL ! to make a record like this.  'May You Never' is one of the greatest songs ever written !"
£7.49   Used & New from: £2.69
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rock Art and the X-Ray Style
5.  Rock Art and the X-Ray Style by Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
The list author says:
  "The comeback album !  and we wernt left dissapointed.  from his trademark punk rock to African Beats and even a little electronica thrown in.  This must be the greatest comback record of them all !"
£7.99   Used & New from: £2.76
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Global A Go Go
6.  Global A Go Go by Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
The list author says:
  "Must be the most diverse Strummer record.  Somehow Joe and the boys managed to throw all their musical influences into the melting pot and came up with a real gem !  It shouldnt work but it does !"
£10.00   Used & New from: £6.29
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Streetcore
7.  Streetcore by Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
The list author says:
  "The final album ! As we all know Joe died halfway through the making of it. but his left us with arguably his best work.  Try listening to 'Silver & Gold' without having a lump in your throat."
£8.45   Used & New from: £3.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Late Night Final
8.  Late Night Final by Richard Hawley
The list author says:
  "Ex Pulp & Lonpigs guitarists first LP is one of great beauty.  This record would soothe any hangover & melt the heart of the devil himself"
£8.50   Used & New from: £4.73
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Lowedges
9.  Lowedges by Richard Hawley
The list author says:
  "generally more upbeat than Late Night Final, Still there are the trademark melodies & of course Richards amazing voice.  I dont think this guys knows how to make a less than brilliant record."
£8.50   Used & New from: £5.65
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Uncle Tupelo 89/93: An Anthology
10.  Uncle Tupelo 89/93: An Anthology by Uncle Tupelo
The list author says:
  "This 'best of' from the pioneers of Alt. Country, has everything you might expect from a band that managed to define a whole musical genre.  As songwriters Tweedy & Farrar are up there with the best !"
£6.61   Used & New from: £2.72
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Louder Than Bombs
11.  Louder Than Bombs by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "The best Smiths compilation out there, 24 tracks, great value.  Highlights include..Rubber Ring, Ask, Stretch Out & Wait & Half A Person"
£9.75   Used & New from: £1.12
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

The Queen Is Dead
12.  The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
The list author says:
  "Probably the best Smiths album.  Worth the cash alone for 'There is a Light That Never Goes Out'.  A real must have record !"
£11.33   Used & New from: £0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Countdown, 1992-1983
13.  Countdown, 1992-1983 by Pulp
The list author says:
  "This 2CD compilation charts the bands earlier career when they will still an unknown cult band. This record manages to be beautifuly weird & menacing at the same time !"
£5.81   Used & New from: £0.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Exile On Main Street
14.  Exile On Main Street by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "The best Rock n Roll record ever made !  This is a double album and not a duff track in sight. Awesome ! is the only word !"
£9.52   Used & New from: £1.54
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Electric Ladyland
15.  Electric Ladyland by Jimi Hendrix Experience
The list author says:
  "The best album by the musician that helped define the 60's.  just listen to Voodoo Chile !!!"
Used & New from: £1.52
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Definitely Maybe
16.  Definitely Maybe by Oasis
The list author says:
  "Best album of the 90's. Great tunes, performed with a swagger that belied their youth.. and then they threw it all away ..."
£6.06   Used & New from: £0.54
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (236 customer reviews)

Sacred Hearts and Fallen Angels - The Gram Parsons Anthology
17.  Sacred Hearts and Fallen Angels - The Gram Parsons Anthology by Gram Parsons
The list author says:
  "The inspiration for the alt. country movement, the inventor of 'Cosmic American Music'.  This is a 10/10, stone cold brilliant 2CD compilation. !  if it aint here, its not worth listening to !"
£51.80   Used & New from: £12.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Stanley Road
18.  Stanley Road by Paul Weller
The list author says:
  "Weller really found his stride on this his 3rd solo release, tuneful, soulfull and brilliantly played throughout"
£4.90   Used & New from: £0.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Kick Out The Jams
19.  Kick Out The Jams by MC5
The list author says:
  "One of the most powerful albums ever made, certainly the best live album I have ever come accross.  The hairs on your neck just stand on end when they launch into the into to Ramblin Rose."
£5.99   Used & New from: £1.61
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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