10 Desert Island Albums

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The list author says: "These albums are best when you are in isolation. Neat sounds that enter your body and make you feel more self-realized and smarter for the experience. They are also my choice for a desert island."
The Name of This Band is Talking Heads
1.  The Name of This Band is Talking Heads by Talking Heads
The list author says:
  "Art pop music from a band that should have been way bigger than they were.  The first disc is way more deep and intimate.  One of the only live albums I recomend."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

Forever Changes
2.  Forever Changes by Love
The list author says:
  "Arthur Lee's voice is so soft and inexplainable.  I wish the band had more albums like this one."
Used & New from: $3.85
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (329 customer reviews)

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Blonde on Blonde
3.  Blonde on Blonde by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "The best Bob Dylan album, and that's saying something."
$9.99   Used & New from: $2.08
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (390 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Apostrophe
4.  Apostrophe by Frank Zappa
The list author says:
  "The story of poor Nanook will help you feel cool on the hot desert island days.  Some of the best guitar work ever."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews)

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Abbey Road (Remastered)
5.  Abbey Road (Remastered) by The Beatles
The list author says:
  "Who doesn't love this album?  The best The Beatles ever had to offer."
$12.99   Used & New from: $5.09
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,667 customer reviews) | 24 customer discussions

London Calling
6.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "Great mix of punk and rasta way ahead of the competition."
$7.29   Used & New from: $1.67
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (574 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Love Is the Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965-1970
7.  Love Is the Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965-1970 by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "The best music of the 60's came from the Bay area.  Neat underground bands mixed with well known superstars."
$50.63   Used & New from: $29.40
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Ziggy Stardust
8.  Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "Best concept album ever, yes I said concept album.  Deal with it crazy Bowie fans.  Bowie and the Spiders at their best."
$11.99   Used & New from: $3.35
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (432 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Exile on Main Street
9.  Exile on Main Street by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "One of the best rock and roll albums PERIOD."
$17.00   Used & New from: $1.97
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (830 customer reviews) | 31 customer discussions

Daydream Nation
10.  Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
The list author says:
  "One of the best lo-fi albums of its generation.  Perfect songwriting."
$29.99   Used & New from: $0.33
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews)

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Is the sound better on this than the original? 0 12 days ago
Top Ten cuts from Exile are...? 3 May 25, 2014
Your least favorite Beatles Song 54 May 8, 2014
Is this a 180 gram vinyl? 1 Mar 24, 2014
The Stones Since 81'... 35 Mar 23, 2014
Bob Dylan 5 Mar 16, 2014
Are the Remastered Beatles worth it 25 Feb 24, 2014
favorite song on ziggy stardust 15 Aug 14, 2013
Abbey Road Vinyl 29 Jul 26, 2013
"Just Like A Woman" not listed 2 Feb 2, 2013
The Stones in mono 58 Jun 25, 2012
Blonde on Blonde "Sad Eyed Lady..." SACD/Hybrid version length? 0 Jun 12, 2012
 
   

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