Great Albums every home should own

A Listmania! list by Lenny Banter
 
Dark Side of the Moon
1.  Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "One of the few 1970's concept albums that sounds as good today as it did then"
Used & New from: 1.33
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (541 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Forever Changes
2.  Forever Changes by Love
The list author says:
  "The dark side of the summer of love. All killer and no filler"
5.85   Used & New from: 0.92
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Pet Sounds [2000 Re-issue]
3.  Pet Sounds [2000 Re-issue] by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "The only truely great Beach Boys album before the fall of Brian Wilson."
8.39   Used & New from: 1.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Abbey Road
4.  Abbey Road by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "The Beatles sign off in style. Shame they wrekced it in the 1990's with the Anthology series"
16.23   Used & New from: 3.39
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (239 customer reviews)

Astral Weeks
5.  Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
The list author says:
  "Van Morrison shows that he can sustain great music over an entire album"
7.99   Used & New from: 1.42
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Moon Safari
6.  Moon Safari by Air
The list author says:
  "This proves the French can make great music, occaisionally"
4.37   Used & New from: 0.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs
7.  Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek & The Dominos
The list author says:
  "Great playing, great songs. Eric Clapton produces the one great album of his career"
12.88   Used & New from: 1.79
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

Seventeen Seconds
8.  Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
The list author says:
  "The album The Cure stopped being plastci punks and went and did something interesting"
Used & New from: 2.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Highway To Hell
9.  Highway To Hell by AC/DC
The list author says:
  "Nine great songs, one terrible (Love Hungry Man). Bon Scott RIP"
6.51   Used & New from: 2.75
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

The Village Green Preservation Society: Remastered
10.  The Village Green Preservation Society: Remastered by The Kinks
The list author says:
  "The Kinks made so many great records, but this was the best of the lot"
19.98   Used & New from: 3.36
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Ogden's Nut Gone Flake
11.  Ogden's Nut Gone Flake by The Small Faces
The list author says:
  "One of the few bands to release a great record as their last one"
12.99   Used & New from: 1.11
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Who Sell Out
12.  The Who Sell Out by The Who
The list author says:
  "Before the concepts became boring and complicated. A true masterpiece"
6.36   Used & New from: 2.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Exile On Main Street
13.  Exile On Main Street by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "The Rolling Stones last great record. They would never be this consistent again"
19.93   Used & New from: 1.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Nevermind
14.  Nevermind by Nirvana
The list author says:
  "They made great records but this was the best of the lot."
13.43   Used & New from: 0.96
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Siamese Dream
15.  Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
The list author says:
  "Like The Who, this was the last record they made before they became overblown"
14.99   Used & New from: 1.16
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's the Sex Pistols
16.  Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's the Sex Pistols by Sex Pistols
The list author says:
  "The fire that burns brightest, dims the quickest. Shame they made a comeback"
9.88   Used & New from: 0.35
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

London Calling
17.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "This album is so great that even the front cover deserves a mention. Punks ultimate statement"
5.56   Used & New from: 0.96
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

Led Zeppelin IV
18.  Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Every song a classic. They don't make them like this anymore"
9.71   Used & New from: 1.06
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Elv1s: 30 #1 Hits
19.  Elv1s: 30 #1 Hits by Elvis Presley
The list author says:
  "Everyone needs a bit of Elvis"
5.30   Used & New from: 1.82
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

Elvis: 2nd To None
20.  Elvis: 2nd To None by Elvis Presley
The list author says:
  "The best bits never to get to number one. Shame on the record buying public"
7.41   Used & New from: 0.48
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

The Definitive Monkees
21.  The Definitive Monkees by Monkees
The list author says:
  "The band may have been manufactured, but the songs were still great"
5.25   Used & New from: 1.31
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Innervisions
22.  Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
The list author says:
  "Genius, from beginning to end"
4.99   Used & New from: 1.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
23.  O Brother, Where Art Thou? by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Great soundtracks are few and far between. The birthplace of modern music is right here"
7.99   Used & New from: 0.66
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968
24.  Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 by Nuggets (Series)
The list author says:
  "The other side of the 60's. Buy this and enter another world. The best box set ever"
Used & New from: 49.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Transformed Man
25.  Transformed Man by William Shatner
The list author says:
  "A piece of comic genius by a man who is neither a comic nor a genius"
8.94   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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