NOSTALGIA: 26 Vinyl Classics I now also own on CD [abc]

A Listmania! list by SteveStrummerUK "The Metal Gob" (UK)
 
Heaven and Hell
1.  Heaven and Hell by Black Sabbath
The list author says:
  "Ronnie James in his pre-'Dio' incarnation; Probably not for 'real' Sabbath fans I would think, but superb none the less. Standout tracks = 'Heaven & Hell', 'Neon Knights' & 'Children of the Sea'"
£4.99   Used & New from: £2.97
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

The Clash [UK Version]
2.  The Clash [UK Version] by The Clash
The list author says:
  "Seminal 'angry' punk rock - the vinyl's faded & worn but the songs still have that certain edge today [get this in preference to the reissued US import] Best='Deny', 'Whats my name' & 'White Riot'"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.63
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

London Calling
3.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "A post-punk classic - The Clash definetly at their most 'musical'; Best='Guns of Brixton', 'Hateful', 'Wrong 'em Boyo', 'Jimmy Jazz' & the title track"
£5.60   Used & New from: £0.33
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

On Through The Night
4.  On Through The Night by Def Leppard
The list author says:
  "First Leppard LP - 'polished' I agree, but so much better than the US style commercial 'stadium' dross [that's made 'em very rich!] Best='Rocks off' & 'Overture'"
£7.17   Used & New from: £2.49
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

New Boots and Panties
5.  New Boots and Panties by Ian Dury & The Blockheads
The list author says:
  "The first, and by a long way, the best Dury Album; get if for 'Billericay Dickey' & 'Sweet Gene Vincent'"
£6.55   Used & New from: £3.61
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Rumours
6.  Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
The list author says:
  "I don't know why this is here as a recommendation because you've all already got it! Top notch stuff includes 'Dreams' & 'You make Loving Fun' [was Stevie Nicks' voice ever better than on Rumours?]"
£13.76   Used & New from: £1.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (447 customer reviews)

Iron Maiden
7.  Iron Maiden by Iron Maiden
The list author says:
  "Classic early Di'Anno Maiden - the sound and the style were 3/4 metal, 1/4 punk, and the songs still sound fresh today; Best-'Prowler' 'Phantom...' & the title track"
£6.24   Used & New from: £2.97
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Sad Wings of Destiny
8.  Sad Wings of Destiny by Judas Priest
The list author says:
  "Priest don't like you buying this CD as there is a dispute still ongoing between them and their old label;  Sorry chaps, I've worn out my LP!  Why not re-record it song for song -now theres an idea!"
£8.99   Used & New from: £5.06
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Unleashed In The East
9.  Unleashed In The East by Judas Priest
The list author says:
  "Despite all the jokes, this is still a true classic. I recommend the reissue for the bonus tracks which would have made the original a double LP; Best='Genocide' & 'Tyrant'"
£6.53   Used & New from: £2.46
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Painkiller
10.  Painkiller by Judas Priest
The list author says:
  "Breathtaking stuff from the Metal Gods - not a duff track to be found - if you like your metal, you've already got this!"
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.07
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Still Got The Blues
11.  Still Got The Blues by Gary Moore
The list author says:
  "Gary Moore can play it all - rock, ballads and blues - and this LP is full of some of the best modern blues guitar you've ever heard! Best: 'Walking by myself' & 'Still Got the Blues'"
£6.95   Used & New from: £2.36
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith
12.  No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith by Motörhead
The list author says:
  "Motorhead's early line up certainly delivered the goods; the remastering here is excellent. Best-'Overkill', 'We are the Road Crew' & 'Motorhead'...Just in case!"
Used & New from: £15.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Double Live Gonzo
13.  Double Live Gonzo by Ted Nugent
The list author says:
  "Ted at his best [the reissue has been brilliantly remastered] Top stuff='Hibernation, 'Great White Buffalo' & 'Wang Dang Sweet Poontang' [A love song for all that 'Nashville Pussy' Ah right so Ted]"
£13.73   Used & New from: £9.19
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Wish You Were Here
14.  Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "For my money, the best Pink Floyd album, just above 'Dark Side...' & 'Division Bell' [but can't use that as I've only got it on CD]"
£17.00   Used & New from: £3.74
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (324 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Ghosts of Princes..
15.  Ghosts of Princes.. by The Rich Kids
The list author says:
  "Glen Matlock and Midge Ure came up with some brilliant 'pop-punk'; standouts are the tiltle track and 'Rich Kids'"
£10.99   Used & New from: £5.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Wheels Of Steel/Strong Arm Of The Law
16.  Wheels Of Steel/Strong Arm Of The Law by Saxon
The list author says:
  "Wow, NWOBHM stalwarts Saxon's 2 classic early cuts in one box! Best: 'Suzie Hold On' & 'Dallas 1pm' [great value for 2CDs] better of the two for me is 'Wheels']"
£11.78   Used & New from: £2.69
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols
17.  Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols by Sex Pistols
The list author says:
  "Not a lot to be added to what's already been said about this true classic! Get it for the early singles and the wonderful 'Bodies'"
£8.65   Used & New from: £1.23
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

Scared to Dance
18.  Scared to Dance by Skids
The list author says:
  "Skids were support to Stranglers in '78 and they were brilliant; all the early stuff [Of one skin/Charles] is here & the reissue has the superb 'Sweet Suburbia'"
£12.36   Used & New from: £6.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Live
19.  Live by Status Quo
The list author says:
  "OK OK, stop the mickey taking! This is Quo at their zenith for me with all the early classics ripped out by the tightest boogiers ever! Best: 'Backwater', 'Dont Waste my Time'[our favourite!] & 'Rain'"
£11.33   Used & New from: £7.28
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Inflammable Material
20.  Inflammable Material by Stiff Little Fingers
The list author says:
  "Brilliant stuff, Jake at his angry best; classic tracks include the brilliantly observing 'White Noise' and the amazing cover of 'Johnny Was'"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.71
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Rattus Norvegicus
21.  Rattus Norvegicus by Stranglers
The list author says:
  "I saw the Stranglers in '78 at Malvern; were they 'punk'?  I dont know.  In any case, the tunes are superb on this classic - 'Princess of the Street', 'Peaches' & 'Down in the Sewer' to name but three"
£8.86   Used & New from: £5.63
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

No More Heroes
22.  No More Heroes by Stranglers
The list author says:
  "Brilliant follow up to Rattus; best of: 'Dead Ringer', 'Dagenham Dave' & 'Burning up Time'"
£4.99   Used & New from: £2.47
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Live And Dangerous
23.  Live And Dangerous by Thin Lizzy
The list author says:
  "Phil & the boys at their very best; worth it for the rockers 'Emerald' & 'Dont believe a word' & the slower 'Southbound' & 'Still in love with you'"
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.55
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Van Halen
24.  Van Halen by Van Halen
The list author says:
  "It blew everything away when it was released and still sounds fresh now; Best='Atomic Punk', 'Aint talkin 'bout love' & the all time classic 'Eruption'"
£5.92   Used & New from: £1.78
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

Live In The Heart Of The City
25.  Live In The Heart Of The City by Whitesnake
The list author says:
  "The classic line-up at the top of their live game. Best of='Lovehunter','Fool for your loving' & the brilliant 'Aint No love in the heart of the city'. Here's a CD for ya!"
£27.95   Used & New from: £4.11
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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