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Sunday, 23 January 2011

Record Collector 1

Spirit of Prog: 20 Must-have Masterworks
Record Collector (May 2004)

Doesn’t seem to give an order for these.

o Moody Blues – In Search of the Lost Chord
o Soft Machine – Soft Machine (1st album)
o Jethro Tull – Aqualung
o King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
o Nice – Nice (1969)
o Caravan – If I Could Do It All Over Again, I’d Do It All Over You
o Procol Harum – Shine On Brightly
o Gentle Giant – Octopus
o Barclay James Harvest – Once Again
o Van der Graaf Generator – Pawn Hearts
o ELP – Pictures at an Exhibition
o Yes – Close to the Edge
o Camel – Moonmadness
o Rush – 2112
o Oldfield, Mike – Tubular Bells
o Genesis – Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
o Tangerine Dream – Phaedra
o Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Solar Fire
o Eloy – Inside
o Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon

Classic Albums from 21 Genres for the 21st Century.
Record Collector (Issue 245 January 2000)

What 20th century music is going to survive in the 21st century? How will future generations remember the rock, pop, jazz, blues, folk and country music which has entertained us since the invention of the gramophone record one hundred years ago? To mark the dawn of the new millennium, Record Collector has selected the 20th century’s essential music – 21 genres for the 21st century, each represented by ten classic albums.

Writers: James Blandford; Laurence Cane-Honeysett, Johnny Chandler; Andy Davis; Lewis Dene; Peter Doggett; Laurence Hallam; Mark Hoskin; Tim Jones; Jake Kennedy; Trevor King; Dave Lewis; Joel McIver; Andy Neill; Martin O’Gorman; Steve Patford; Mark Paytress; Dominic Pedler; Bob Solly; Kieron Tyler; Simon Ward; David Wells.

20th Century Essentials

Prog: Concept Albums, Crimson Kings & Rock Operas

· Moody Blues – In Search of the Lost Chord
· King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
· Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Pictures at an Exhibition
· Jethro Tull – Aqualung
· Van der Graaf Generator – Pawn Hearts
· Yes – Close to the Edge
· Genesis – Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
· Tangerine Dream – Phaedra
· Gong – Angel’s Egg
· Marillion – Misplaced Childhood

Psychedelia: the True Spirit of ’67, from English Whimsy to San Franciscan Acid-Rock

· Beatles – Revolver
· Traffic – Mr Fantasy
· Country Joe & the Fish – Electric Music for the Mind & Body
· Cream – Disraeli Gears
· Jefferson Airplane – After Bathing at Baxter’s
· Pink Floyd – Piper at the Gates of Dawn
· Pretty Things – SF Sorrow
· Soft Machine – Soft Machine
· Big Brother & the Holding Company – Cheap Thrills
· Grateful Dead – Live Dead


Originally posted on Sunday, 23 January 2011

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