Unknown Pleasures: Great Lost Albums Rediscovered

A Listmania! list by Jason Parkes "We're all Frankies'" (Worcester, UK)
(No. 1 Hall OF FAME REVIEWER)   
 
The Spotlight Kid/Clear Spot
1.  The Spotlight Kid/Clear Spot by Captain Beefheart
The list author says:
  "Clear Spot picked by David Stubbs; this reissue comes with Spotlight Kid. Faves: Clear Spot, Low Yo Yo Stuff, Sun Zoom Spark, My Head is My Only House Unless it Rains..."
7.13   Used & New from: 3.84
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Time Fades Away
2.  Time Fades Away by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Allan Jones.  Why is this deleted? (I'm OK, I have a vinyl copy I feel guilty playing): Yonder Stands the Sinner, The Bridge, Last Dance, Don't Be Denied..."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Risque
3.  Risque by Chic
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Paul Lester. The Chic-back-catalogue is in desperate need of reissue/remaster. This one includes classics like Good Times & My Forbidden Lover..."
Used & New from: 8.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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More Specials
4.  More Specials by The Specials
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Simon Price. There is a budget-double-disc version of this & the debut which is pleasant value: Man at C&A, Stereotype 1&2, Pearl's Cafe, International Jet Set..."
9.99   Used & New from: 0.73
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

No Other
5.  No Other by Gene Clark
The list author says:
  "Picked by David Bennun. Great reissue of cult classic from ex-Byrds member: Lady of the North, From a Silver Phial, The True One, Some Misunderstanding.."
6.90   Used & New from: 3.85
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

A Wizard, a True Star
6.  A Wizard, a True Star by Todd Rundgren
The list author says:
  "Paul Lester again. He does the sleevenotes on this lovely reissue also. An LP that every home should have: International Feel, You Need Yr Head, Sometimes I Don't Know...etc"
11.72   Used & New from: 3.58
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Lexicon Of Love
7.  The Lexicon Of Love by ABC
The list author says:
  "David Stubbs again. I think Beautystab might have been a more adventerous selection. Still: Valentine's Day, Show Me, All of My Heart, Poison Arrow.."
6.06   Used & New from: 2.29
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

The Visitors
8.  The Visitors by ABBA
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Taylor Parkes. This version has some lovely bonus stuff & is certainly bleak stuff: The Visitors, Head Over Heels, Like an Angel Passing Through My Room, The Day Before You Came, One of Us.."
5.65   Used & New from: 2.84
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)

Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express
9.  Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express by The Go-Betweens
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Andrew Mueller. I first heard Spring Rain in the film Something Wild. Spring Hill Fair is almost as great: Twin Layers of Lightning, Apology Accepted, The Wrong Road, Bow Down..."
Used & New from: 6.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Real Life/Secondhand Daylight
10.  Real Life/Secondhand Daylight by Magazine
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Dave Simpson. This version comes with debut Real Life. John McGeoch RIP: Permafrost, Rhythm of Cruelty, Back to Nature, Thin Air, Feed the Enemy..."
39.95   Used & New from: 9.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Eskimo
11.  Eskimo by Residents
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Everett True, who wrote the rather splendid Live Through This. Nice cover...Andy Gill reportedly a fan also....& I bet Julian Cope likes it!"
7.36
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

See Jungle See Jungle
12.  See Jungle See Jungle by Bow Wow Wow
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Sharon O'Connell. Great title & a definite one ripe for reassessment, despite the presence of Malcolm McClaren. Go Wild in the Country is the one everyone knows, apart from I Want Candy..."
23.95   Used & New from: 16.99

Raincoats
13.  Raincoats by The Raincoats
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Dave Jennings. This fave of Kurt & Courtney is deleted (again): Off Duty Trip, No Looking, Life on the Line, The Void"
Used & New from: 11.75
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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You Cant Hide Your
14.  You Cant Hide Your by Orange Juice
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Paul Mathur. Another classic deleted! In these times of Franz Ferdinand 'tis not right!: Falling & Laughing, L.O.V.E. Love, Consolation Prize etc. See also Ostrich Churchyard & Heather/Fire."
12.79
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Tusk
15.  Tusk by Fleetwood Mac
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Simon Reynolds. Definitive reissue on Rhino with outtakes galore & complete version of Sara: That's All for Everyone, Brown Eyes, Angel, Over & Over, Tusk, The Ledge, Storms...."
6.48   Used & New from: 4.90
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Underwater Moonlight...And How It Got There
16.  Underwater Moonlight...And How It Got There by The Soft Boys
The list author says:
  "Chosen by David Bennun. Double-disc reissue galore. One of the great LP covers and the bruising joy of I Wanna Destroy You. Big influence on REM..."
23.95   Used & New from: 16.94
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Big Sleeping House
17.  Big Sleeping House by Microdisney
The list author says:
  "39 Minutes (deleted) chosen by Andrew Mueller. This compilation contains a few tracks from it: Send Herman Home, Gale Force Wind, Singer's Hampstead Home (yes!)..."
8.49   Used & New from: 0.72
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Lost in the Former West
18.  Lost in the Former West by Fatima Mansions
The list author says:
  "Andrew Mueller again. Another Cathal joy that is deleted: Belong Nowhere, A Walk in the Woods, Popemobile to Paraguay, Brain Blister, The Loyaliser etc...."
Used & New from: 4.55
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Don't Stand Me Down (The Director's Cut)
19.  Don't Stand Me Down (The Director's Cut) by Dexy's Midnight Runners
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Chris Roberts. The definitive issue of the Pet Sounds of the 1980s: This is What She's Like, The Waltz, My National Pride, Listen to This etc...."
18.63   Used & New from: 16.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Presence
20.  Presence by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Chosen by Mat Smith. Overlooked in the Zep-canon. Achilles Last Stand, Nobody's Fault But Mine, Tea for One, Hots On for Nowhere....& my fave Candy Store Rock...."
5.48   Used & New from: 1.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Theres No Place Like America/G
21.  Theres No Place Like America/G by Curtis Mayfield
The list author says:
  "America Today chosen by David Bennun. This double-reissue is deleted as is the other reissue: Blue Monday People, Billy Jack, Love to the People..."
28.75   Used & New from: 6.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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(No. 1 Hall OF FAME REVIEWER)   
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Last updated: 05/10/2007
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