The Best Albums Ever Released

A Listmania! list by Mr. S. Edwards "stuart_edwards"
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Home & Away
1.  Home & Away by Christine Collister
The list author says:
  "Unbelievably difficult cd to get hold of, but well worth the effort and substantial price tag.   A great mix of original tracks and cover versions.  Neither artist has sounded better before or since."
Used & New from: £14.93
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Short Sharp Shocked
2.  Short Sharp Shocked by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "Michell Shocked's best album to date.  It's one of the only albums I bought as a student in the 1980's that still sounds fresh today.  Brilliant!"
Used & New from: £13.23
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Made In Japan
3.  Made In Japan by Deep Purple
The list author says:
  "This album was my introduction to Deep Purple.  It's absolutely awesome.  The best live album ever."
£20.35   Used & New from: £1.83
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews)

Ladies Of The Canyon
4.  Ladies Of The Canyon by Joni Mitchell
The list author says:
  "I'd like to think the 1960's really were this beautiful.  Every Joni Mitchell album is a classic, but for me, this is her best."
£6.41   Used & New from: £1.21
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Pop Gun
5.  Pop Gun by The Sweeney
The list author says:
  "One of the best bands never to have made it big.  Great tunes and clever word play,  This album should have been huge.  Great live act, too!"
£1.73   Used & New from: £1.21

Deep And Meaningless
6.  Deep And Meaningless by John Otway
The list author says:
  "In the days before he became a novelty punk act,John Otway rocked.  Want proof?  Buy this.  One of the most underrated albums ever"
£14.99   Used & New from: £5.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
7.  Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow by Rainbow
The list author says:
  "Ok, so it may sound dated but put on your flares, pour your self a glass of 'Cresta' and travel back to the 1970's and re-live rainbow at their best."
£7.99   Used & New from: £2.27
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Strange Sounds From the Baseme
8.  Strange Sounds From the Baseme by Colorblind James Experience
The list author says:
  "Sadly, Colorblind James died a few years ago, however this whimsical album sums up his style perhaps more than any other.  Worth the cost for 'Acorn Girl' alone"
£29.50   Used & New from: £12.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

For The Stars
9.  For The Stars by Elvis Costello
The list author says:
  "This album is a thing of beauty.  Gorgeous songs sung by the sexiest voice on the planet, and mixed by Elvis.  Sublime"
£10.32   Used & New from: £0.75
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Cheap Thrills
10.  Cheap Thrills by Janis Joplin
The list author says:
  "It's hard to pick a favourite Janis album, but I think this would have to be it.  Fantastic music and probably the best album cover of all time."
£12.19   Used & New from: £4.15
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch
11.  Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch by Frank Zappa
The list author says:
  "From operatic to rock in one song.  Don't be put off, it's not rubbish like Bohemian Rhapsody, this is good.  A great fusion of styles, and themes.  Highly recommended"
£8.39   Used & New from: £3.59
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The First Of A Million Kisses
12.  The First Of A Million Kisses by Fairground Attraction
The list author says:
  "One of the best voices of the past few years is at its best on this album.  Every song a classic"
£5.05   Used & New from: £0.25
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Madcap Laughs
13.  The Madcap Laughs by Syd Barrett
The list author says:
  "This album is the sound of a man on the edge.  Beautiful, but disturbing at the same time"
Used & New from: £2.36
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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The Kick Inside
14.  The Kick Inside by Kate Bush
The list author says:
  "Kate Bush's best album.  We wait such a long time between releases.  The wait has always been worth it."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.86
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (130 customer reviews)

Cosmic Sounds
15.  Cosmic Sounds by Zodiac
The list author says:
  "There's no point listening to this sober, you just won't get it.  Have a couple of pints, sit back and enjoy.  'Must be played in the dark'!"
£12.37   Used & New from: £12.29
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

At San Quentin [The Complete 1969 Concert]
16.  At San Quentin [The Complete 1969 Concert] by Johnny Cash
The list author says:
  "You can feel the pent up anger of the audience on this album.  It was a good job that the music was so damn good!  The crowd are so volotile you can sense a riot brewing"
£4.34   Used & New from: £0.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Deuce
17.  Deuce by Rory Gallagher
The list author says:
  "Rory gallagher's finest album.  Forget the new double compilation.  For the new fan, this is all you need.  Rory at his best"
Used & New from: £1.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Live!
18.  Live! by Bob Marley
The list author says:
  "This is the only Bob marley album you will ever need.  What a night..  Sounds one hell of a gig"
£5.34   Used & New from: £1.55
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Greatest Hits
19.  Greatest Hits by Leonard Cohen
The list author says:
  "There is no better intoduction to this genius than this album.  A stunning set of songs.  Much covered, never bettered"
£4.94   Used & New from: £0.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Norma Waterson
20.  Norma Waterson by Norma Waterson
The list author says:
  "Norma's voice is full of character and warmth.  The song choices are interesting and varied.  Norma Waterson truely has the best female voice in folk music"
£15.95   Used & New from: £3.44
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Victim of Geography
21.  Victim of Geography by Billy Bragg
The list author says:
  "One of Britain's greatest songwriters.  A man of great dignity and compassion.  Each album is a lesson for us all in understanding.  For new converts, this album is a great starting point"
£30.43   Used & New from: £2.29
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Ghost of Cain
22.  Ghost of Cain by New Model Army
The list author says:
  "A brilliant album which is as relevant now as it was when it was written.  Excellent"
£21.95   Used & New from: £4.80
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Stand Up
23.  Stand Up by Jethro Tull
The list author says:
  "This is my favourite Jethro Tull album.  Ian Anderson's voice is in fine fettle.  This was the album that got me playing the flute"
£5.26   Used & New from: £2.96
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Phantasmagoria
24.  Phantasmagoria by Damned
The list author says:
  "Quite different to their earlier stuff.  Not the best starting point, that would be Machine Gun Etiquette, but this is totally different and is a great album none the less"
Used & New from: £5.70
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Ron Sexsmith
25.  Ron Sexsmith by Ron Sexsmith
The list author says:
  "The best album of the 1990's and probably the most up to date in my list.  Superb songwriter and a great live act.  He hasn't yet bettered this brilliant collection of songs"
£10.54   Used & New from: £2.86
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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