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Listen To The Observer’s 50 Albums That Changed Music
 
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Note added by Sally Winther. 6 months ago
https://rateyourmusic.com/list/fedderedder/the_observers_50_albums_that_changed_music/

Plan is to listen in release order.
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Note added by Aden Lynch. 1 years ago
I have listened to half the playlist. Some of it sucks, most of it is good so far.
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CURRENT STATUS - 28/50

1. The Velvet Underground and Nico - The Velvet Underground and Nico
2. Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
3.
4. Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A.
5.
6. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
7.
8.
9.
10. Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
11.
12. Kind of Blue - Miles Davis
13.
14. Blue - Joni Mitchell
15. Discreet Music - Brian Eno
16. I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You - Aretha Franklin
17. Raw Power - The Stooges
18. London Calling - The Clash
19. What's the 411? - Mary J Blige
20. Sweetheart of the Rodeo - The Byrds
21. Spice - Spice Girls
22.
23. King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown - Augustus Pablo, King Tubby
24. Immigres - Youssou N'Dour
25.
26.
27. Are You Experienced - Jimi Hendrix
28. Purple Rain - Prince and the Revolution
29.
30. Catch a Fire - The Wailers
31. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
32. Otis Blue - Otis Redding
33.
34.
35.
36.
37. Blue Lines - Massive Attack
38. The Bends - Radiohead
39. Thriller - Michael Jackson
40.
41.
42. The Smiths - The Smiths
43. Screamadelica - Primal Scream
44.
45.
46.
47.
48.
49. 3 Feet High and Rising - De La Soul
50. Frequencies - LFO
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Note added by Spanky. 2 years ago
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2006/jul/16/popandrock.shopping
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Note added by Laura Loof. 2 years ago
http://rateyourmusic.com/list/fedderedder/the_observers_50_albums_that_changed_music/1/
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Note added by Tamara Bowman . 3 years ago
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2006/jul/16/popandrock.shopping
http://rateyourmusic.com/list/fedderedder/the_observers_50_albums_that_changed_music/1/
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Note added by Jane Doe. 3 years ago
4(50) NWA Straight Outta Compton (1989)
3(50) Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express (1977)
2(50) Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
1(50) the velvet underground and nico (1967)
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Note added by Michael Weiss. 5 years ago
1. (12/27/14) The Velvet Underground and Nico - The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967)
2. (1/1/14) The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
3. Kraftwerk - Trans-Europe Express (1977)
4. NWA - Straight Outta Compton (1989)
5. Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers (1961)
6. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (1971)
7. Patti Smith - Horses (1975)
8. Bob Dylan - Bringing it All Back Home (1965)
9. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956)
10. The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (1966)
11. David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1972)
12. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue (1959)
13. Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swingin' Lovers (1956)
14. Joni Mitchell - Blue (1971)
15. Brian Eno - Discreet Music (1975)
16. Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I love You (1967)
17. The Stooges - Raw Power (1973)
18. The Clash - London Calling (1979)
19. Mary J Blige - What's the 411? (1992)
20. The Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968)
21. The Spice Girls - Spice (1996)
22. Kate Bush - The Hounds of Love (1985)
23. Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown (1976)
24. Youssou N'Dour - Immigres (1984)
25. James Brown - Live at the Apollo (1963)
26. Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
27. Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced (1967)
28. Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain (1984)
29. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
30. The Wailers - Catch a Fire (1973)
31. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses (1989)
32. Otis Redding - Otis Blue (1965)
33. Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters (1973)
34. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath (1970)
35. The Ramones - The Ramones (1976)
36. The Who - My Generation (1965)
37. Massive Attack - Blue Lines (1991)
38. Radiohead - The Bends (1995)
39. Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982)
40. Run DMC - Run DMC (1984)
41. Chic - Chic (1977)
42. The Smiths - The Smiths (1984)
43. Primal Scream - Screamadelica (1991)
44. Talking Heads - Fear of Music (1979)
45. Fairport Convention - Liege and Lief (1969)
46. The Human League - Dare (1981)
47. Nirvana - Nevermind (1991)
48. The Strokes - Is This It? (2001)
49. De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising (1989)
50. LFO - Frequencies (1991)
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Note added by Tegan K. 5 years ago
9/20/14 Listened to Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles
Listed to Trans Europa Express by Kraftwerk
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Note added by Tegan K. 5 years ago
8/28/14 listened to Velvet Underground and Nico
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Note added by Ashleigh Barry. 6 years ago
The Velvet Underground and Nico - The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967)
The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) ✔
Kraftwerk - Trans-Europe Express (1977)
NWA - Straight Outta Compton (1989)
Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers (1961)
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (1971) ✔
Patti Smith - Horses (1975) ✔
Bob Dylan - Bringing it All Back Home (1965)
Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956) ✔
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (1966)✔
David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1972) ✔
Miles Davis - Kind of Blue (1959)✔
Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swingin' Lovers (1956)
Joni Mitchell - Blue (1971) ✔
Brian Eno - Discreet Music (1975)
Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I love You (1967) ✔
The Stooges - Raw Power (1973) ✔
The Clash - London Calling (1979)
Mary J Blige - What's the 411? (1992) ✔
The Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968) ✔
The Spice Girls - Spice (1996) ✔
Kate Bush - The Hounds of Love (1985)
Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown (1976)
Youssou N'Dour - Immigres (1984)
James Brown - Live at the Apollo (1963)
Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced (1967)
Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain (1984)
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
The Wailers - Catch a Fire (1973)
The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses (1989)
Otis Redding - Otis Blue (1965) ✔
Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters (1973)
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath (1970)
The Ramones - The Ramones (1976)
The Who - My Generation (1965) ✔
Massive Attack - Blue Lines (1991) ✔
Radiohead - The Bends (1995)✔
Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982) ✔
Run DMC - Run DMC (1984)
Chic - Chic (1977)
The Smiths - The Smiths (1984)
Primal Scream - Screamadelica (1991)
Talking Heads - Fear of Music (1979)
Fairport Convention - Liege and Lief (1969)
The Human League - Dare (1981)
Nirvana - Nevermind (1991) ✔
The Strokes - Is This It? (2001)
De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising (1989)
LFO - Frequencies (1991)
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Note added by Nadja. 7 years ago
1. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956) ✓
2. Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swingin' Lovers (1956)
3. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue (1959)
4. Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers (1961)
5. James Brown - Live at the Apollo (1963)
6. Bob Dylan - Bringing it All Back Home (1965)
7. Otis Redding - Otis Blue (1965)
8. The Who - My Generation (1965)
9. The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds (1966)
10. Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I love You (1967)
11. Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced (1967)
12. The Velvet Underground and Nico - The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967)
13. The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
14. The Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968)
15. Fairport Convention - Liege and Lief (1969)
16. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath (1970)
17. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (1971)
18. Joni Mitchell - Blue (1971)
19. David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1972)
20. The Stooges - Raw Power (1973)
21. Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters (1973)
22. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
23. The Wailers - Catch a Fire (1973)
24. Patti Smith - Horses (1975)
25. Brian Eno - Discreet Music (1975)
26. Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown (1976)
27. The Ramones - The Ramones (1976)
28. Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
29. Kraftwerk - Trans-Europe Express (1977)
30. Chic - Chic (1977)
31. The Clash - London Calling (1979)
32. Talking Heads - Fear of Music (1979)
33. The Human League - Dare (1981)
34. Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982)
35. Youssou N'Dour - Immigres (1984)
36. Run DMC - Run DMC (1984)
37. Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain (1984)
38. The Smiths - The Smiths (1984)
39. Kate Bush - The Hounds of Love (1985)
40. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses (1989)
41. NWA - Straight Outta Compton (1989)
42. De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising (1989)
43. Massive Attack - Blue Lines (1991)
44. Primal Scream - Screamadelica (1991)
45. LFO - Frequencies (1991)
46. Nirvana - Nevermind (1991)
47. Mary J Blige - What's the 411? (1992)
48. Radiohead - The Bends (1995)
49. The Spice Girls - Spice (1996)
50. The Strokes - Is This It? (2001)
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Note added by Patch. 7 years ago
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2006/jul/16/popandrock.shopping
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Finished 4/17/12. Actually a well rounded list of music compared to others who specialize in just one genre. Definitely listened to some good music and definitely listened to A LOT of bad music. Just my opinion.
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Note added by Hania . 8 years ago
1. The Velvet Underground & Nico 2. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles 3. Trans-Europe Express by Kraftwerk 4. Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A. 5. King of the Delta Blues Singers by Robert Johnson 6. What's Going On? by Marvin Gaye 7. Horses by Patti Smith 8. Bringing It All Back Home by Bob Dylan 9. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley 10. Pet Sounds by the Beach Boys 11. The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars 12. Kind of Blue by Miles Davis 13. Songs for Swingin Lovers by Frank Sinatra 14. Blue by Joni Mitchell 15. Discreet Music by Brian Eno 16. I Never Loved a Man The Way I Loved You by Aretha Franklin 17. Raw Power by the Stooges 18. London Calling by The Clash 19. What's the 411? by Mary J Blige 20. Sweetheart of the Rodeo by the Byrds 21. Spice by the Spice Girls 22. Hounds of Love by Kate Bush 23. King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown by Augustus Pablo 24. Immigres by Youssou N'Dour 25. Live at the Apollo by James Brown 26. Songs in the Key of My Life by Stevie Wonder 27. Are You Experienced? by Jimi Hendrix 28. Purple Rain by Prince and the Revolution 29. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd 30. Catch a Fire by The Wailers 31. The Stone Roses by the Stone Roses 32. Otis Blue by Otis Redding 33. Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock 34. Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath 35. The Ramones by the Ramones 36. My Generation by The Who 37. Blue Lines by Massive Attack 38. The Bends by Radiohead 39. Thriller by Michael Jackson 40. Run DMC by Run DMC 41. Chic by Chic 42. The Smiths by The Smiths 43. Screamadelica by Primal Scream 44. Fear of Music by Talking Heads 45. Liege & Lief by Fairport Convention 46. Dare by the Human League 47. Nevermind by Nirvana 48. Is This It? by the Strokes 49. 3 Feet High and Rising by De La Soul 50. Frequencies by LFO
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Note added by Hania . 8 years ago
1. The Velvet Underground & Nico 2. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Horses by Patti Smith 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Blue by Joni Mitchell 15. 16. 17. 18. London Calling by The Clash 19. 20. 21. 22. Hounds of Love by Kate Bush 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. Catch a Fire by The Wailers 31. 32. 33. 34. Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. The Smiths by The Smiths 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 3 Feet High and Rising by De La Soul 50. Frequencies by LFO
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Note added by Alexandra George. 8 years ago
2. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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Note added by Alexandra George. 8 years ago
27. Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced?
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Note added by Alexandra George. 8 years ago
12. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
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Note added by Alexandra George. 8 years ago
26. Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
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Note added by Bernice Stump. 8 years ago
0/50
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Listened to Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club 8/8/11
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2006/jul/16/popandrock.shopping Listened to The Velvet Underground and Nico 8/8/11
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Note added by Vanessa. 8 years ago
Currently listening to The Velvet Underground.
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Note added by Meredith Storey. 9 years ago
http://www.listsofbests.com/list/10275-50-albums-that-changed-music
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Note added by Victoria. 9 years ago
1. 27.11.2010 Listened to 'The Smiths' by The Smiths 2. 28.11.2010 Listened to 'Spice' by the Spice Girls 3. 30.11.2010 Listened to 'Pet Sounds' by the Beach Boys 4. 5.12.2010 Listened to 'What's the 411?' by Mary J. Blige 5. 10.12.2010 Listened to 'The Velvet Underground and Nico' 6. 10.12.2010 Listened to 'Chic' by Chic 7. 10.12.2010 Listened to 'Purple Rain' by Prince and the Revolution 8. 10.12.2010 Listened to 'Dare' by The Human League 9. 20.12.2010 Listened to 'The Bends' by Radiohead 10. 20.12.2010 Listened to 'Run-DMC by Run DMC 11. Listened to 'Blue' by Joni Mitchell 12. Listened to 'Discreet Music' by Brian Eno 13. Listened to 'Is This It?' by The Strokes 14. Listened to 'The Stone Roses' by The Stone Roses 15. Listened to 'Nevermind' by Nirvana 16. Listened to 'I Never Loved a Man the Way I loved You' by Aretha Franklin 17. Listened to 'Thriller' by Michael Jackson 18. Listened to 'Trans-Europe Express' by Kraftwerk 19. Listened to 'Horses' by Patti Smith 20. Listened to 'Elvis Presley' by Elvis 21. Listened to 'Screamadelica' by Primal Scream 22. Listened to 'King of the Delta Blues' by Robert Johnson 23. Listened to 'Fear of Music' by Talking Heads 24. Listened to 'What's Going On?' by Marvin Gaye 25. Listened to 'London Calling' by The Clash 26. Listened to 'The Hounds of Love' by Kate Bush 27. Listened to 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo' by The Byrds 28. Listened to 'Kind of Blue' by Miles Davis 29. Listened to Augustus Pablo 'King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown' 30. Listened to Herbie Hancock 'Head Hunters' 31. Listened to NWA 'Straight Outta Compton' 32. Listened to 'Songs for Swingin' Lovers!' by Frank Sinatra 33. Listened to 'Catch a Fire' by The Wailers 34. Listened to 'Black Sabbath' by Black Sabbath 35. Listened to 'Live at the Apollo' by James Brown 36. Listened to 'Raw Power' by The Stooges 37. Listened to 'The Ramones' by The Ramones 38. Listened to 'Liege and Lief' by Fairport Convention 39. Listened to 'Are you Experienced' by Jimi Hendrix 40. Listened to 'Frequencies' by LFO 41. Listened to 'Songs in the Key of Life' by Stevi Wonder 42. Listened to 'My Generation' The Who