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Rough Mix
1.  Rough Mix by Pete Townshend
The list author says:
  "I have always considered this to be Pete Townsend's best side project.  A collection of excellent folk rock and rock songs written and performed by Townsend and Lane.  This does not sound even remotely like the who."
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Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt
2.  Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "This is a great into to his songs.  Artists include Guy Clark, John Prine, Steve Earl and many other folk and country artists."
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Henry the Human Fly
3.  Henry the Human Fly by Richard Thompson
The list author says:
  "This is Richard Thompson at his most traditional.  The whole album has a wonderful old English folk sound to it.  It is also the worst selling album in Warner Bros. history."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Autumn Stone
4.  Autumn Stone by The Small Faces
The list author says:
  "If you like your psychechelic garage rock loud and heavy on the bass, check this out. A greatest hits collection with some live recordings."
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Ogdens Nutgone Flake
5.  Ogdens Nutgone Flake by The Small Faces
The list author says:
  "One side of the album is psychedelic garage rock and the other is a trippy narrated song cycle.  A wonderful and original record  with steve marriot's incredible vocals."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Volunteers
6.  Volunteers by Jefferson Airplane
$11.78   Used & New from: $2.85
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Soldier Of The Cross
7.  Soldier Of The Cross by Ricky Skaggs
The list author says:
  "An oustanding album of bluegrass and traditional country songs.  No nashville studio polish on this one."
$10.99   Used & New from: $0.61
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Complete Esp-Disk Recordings
8.  Complete Esp-Disk Recordings by Pearls Before Swine
The list author says:
  "This is one of my favorite bands, but I am not sure how to describe this record.  Many beautiful folk rock songs.  Some very strange and wonderful rockers.  Add a bit of harpischord and other classical intrumentation. Listen to "Morning song" in samples."
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Will The Circle Be Unbroken 2
9.  Will The Circle Be Unbroken 2 by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
The list author says:
  "I like this collection even better that the original vol. one. This one brings in more current country traditionalists like Emmylou Harris to play with the band.  She makes the comment tha music is best when it has the feel of people playing and singing in their living room for the pure joy of it.  A lot of this record has that feel."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

GP / Grievous Angel
10.  GP / Grievous Angel by Gram Parsons
The list author says:
  "Gram and Emmylou produce some of the most heartbreaking country harmonies you will ever hear.  Check out the song "Return of the grievous angel".  Cosmic american music at it's best."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

Sailor
11.  Sailor by Steve Miller Band
The list author says:
  "This has always been my favorite Steve Miller album, when he still had boz scaggs to share singing and songwriting duties.  Not one dud on this one.  A more bluesy sound than his later hits."
$8.19   Used & New from: $0.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Led Zeppelin 1
12.  Led Zeppelin 1 by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "I remember reading that this album was recorded in seven days.  Heavy metal meets the blues.  Great heavy blues jams.  Also check the two disc set of live british radio sessions of early Zeppelin.  It has incredible versions of most of these songs."
$13.86   Used & New from: $0.44
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (888 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Crown of Creation
13.  Crown of Creation by Jefferson Airplane
The list author says:
  "The Airplane at their heavy psychedelic best.  Jack Casady has to be the best bass player in rock and roll."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Closing Time
14.  Closing Time by Tom Waits
The list author says:
  "A set of emotional ballads.  Very different and probably more accessable than some of his later records.  These are pretty songs and his voice is a lot less raspy than it later became."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews)

In the Court of the Crimson King
15.  In the Court of the Crimson King by King Crimson
The list author says:
  "Fripp and Eno at their most intense and trippiest.  Check out the tightly written and orchestrated rock jam on the title cut."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (511 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Pink Moon [Remastered]
16.  Pink Moon [Remastered] by Nick Drake
The list author says:
  "Nick Drake recorded this one at home and dropped it off on producer Joe Boyd's steps.  No extra drums or elaborate studio production.  Just incredible vocals and guitar playing.  He would soon be dead at age 24."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (350 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
17.  The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "This was Dylan in his traditional folk period. Just Bob, his guitar and harmonica.  Who could ask for more."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (215 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Bob Dylan
18.  Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Dylan's first album from 1961.  Check out his version of "Baby let me follow you down" ."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Desire
19.  Desire by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Dylan brings in Scarlett Rivera to play violin and Emmy Lou Harris to  sing harmonies for a unique country sound.  This is a different style for Dylan."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Sweetnighter
20.  Sweetnighter by Weather Report
The list author says:
  "Mostly mellow jazz and fustion.  I guess you might call several of the cuts even pretty."
$28.95   Used & New from: $0.71
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

My Aim Is True
21.  My Aim Is True by Elvis Costello
The list author says:
  "A very solid early album from the singer.  Check out "Watchin the detectives"."
$7.39   Used & New from: $3.72
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Man Who Sold the World
22.  Man Who Sold the World by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "Bowie at his heaviest.  Produced by and featuring Toni Visconti on Bass.  I believe the bass is turned up to 11 on most cuts.  Just the  way I like it."
$11.02   Used & New from: $3.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (128 customer reviews)

Hark the Village Wait
23.  Hark the Village Wait by Steeleye Span
The list author says:
  "English folk rock from the early seventies.  For me this has more of a traditional feel than some of their later albums."
$14.99   Used & New from: $6.92
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Please to See the King
24.  Please to See the King by Steeleye Span
The list author says:
  "A companion piece to Hark The Village Wait.  Has more of a tradional than rock feel than some of their later albums."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Nashville Sessions
25.  Nashville Sessions by Townes Van Zandt
The list author says:
  "Townes sounds especially good with a full country folk sound to back him up."
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The Band
26.  The Band by The Band
$10.44   Used & New from: $1.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Music From Big Pink
27.  Music From Big Pink by The Band
The list author says:
  "This album was a real shock to some when it came out in the late sixties early seventies.  A raw and emotional record with intense country style harmonies."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Bleecker Street: Greenwich Village In The 60's
28.  Bleecker Street: Greenwich Village In The 60's by Jonatha Brooke
The list author says:
  "A collection of folk songs sung by modern artists such as Crissie Hynde and John Cale.  There are some real gems on this one.  I especially like John Cale doing "So long Marianne by Leonard Cohen"
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New Folk Routes
29.  New Folk Routes by various
The list author says:
  "A great collection of English folk from the sixtie.s and seventies. Fairport Convention, Steeleye span, Nick Drake and many others."
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Ummagumma
30.  Ummagumma by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "ONe record ofbizarre studio experimentations and a record of very early live perfomances"
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Woman's Gotta Have It
31.  Woman's Gotta Have It by Cornershop
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Broken Moon
32.  Broken Moon by Lowen & Navarro
$3.50   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Boz Scaggs
33.  Boz Scaggs by Boz Scaggs
$12.70   Used & New from: $6.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

f#a# (infinity symbol)
34.  f#a# (infinity symbol) by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
$13.99   Used & New from: $5.39
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

High Winds, White Sky (Deluxe Edition)
35.  High Winds, White Sky (Deluxe Edition) by Bruce Cockburn
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Endtroducing
36.  Endtroducing by DJ Shadow
$11.22   Used & New from: $1.66
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (239 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven
37.  Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
$16.99   Used & New from: $8.29
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (202 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Walking on a Wire: Richard Thompson (1968-2009)
38.  Walking on a Wire: Richard Thompson (1968-2009) by Richard Thompson
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Standards
39.  Standards by Tortoise
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

TNT
40.  TNT by Tortoise
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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