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Initial post: Aug 1, 2012 9:28:09 AM PDT
Favorite last albums.

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 9:48:54 AM PDT
Gena Chereck says:
Kirsty MacColl, 'Tropical Brainstorm'
George Harrison, 'Brainwashed'
Warren Zevon, 'The Wind'
Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros, 'Streetcore'
Joy Division, 'Closer'

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 9:54:17 AM PDT
S. Rice says:
Roxy Music - Avalon
Japan - Tin Drum
Nick Drake - Pink Moon
Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
Pixies - Trompe le monde
The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come
Slint - Spiderland
Hüsker Dü - Warehouse: Songs and Stories
Slowdive - Pygmalion
Galaxie 500 - This Is Our Music
Coil - The Ape Of Naples

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 10:36:05 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 1, 2012 10:36:21 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
Doors-LA Woman
Grateful Dead-Built to Last

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 10:37:14 AM PDT
7 & 7 IS says:
Gram Parsons-Grievous Angel
Love-Forever Changes

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 10:40:25 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 1, 2012 10:42:43 AM PDT
Let It Be
Dig Out Your Soul

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 10:53:05 AM PDT
crater face says:
Buzzcocks - Different kind of tension
I know they reformed with other drummers, but I consider this the last LP from the most musically successful line up

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 10:54:09 AM PDT
zlh67 says:
Concrete Blonde - Mojave (am hoping they RE-reunite and do another, but if they don't, they certainly left on a high note)
Led Zeppelin - In Through The Out Door (or CODA, if you count that as an album; both of these get slammed regularly but I enjoy them)
Queen - Innuendo (not their best, but a fitting finale)
Beatles - I will second "Let It Be"
John Lennon - Double Fantasy (would've been better as Single Fantasy, ie, no Yoko, but still a solid listen)
Pink Floyd - The Final Cut
Roger Waters - Amused to Death

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 11:32:50 AM PDT
Charlie Rich - Pictures and Paintings (a five-star classic)
Glen Campbell - Ghost on the Canvas (he says it's his last)
Porter Wagoner - Wagonmaster
Solomon Burke - Hold on Tight
Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Streetcore

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 11:44:21 AM PDT
The Firesign Theatre - Bride of Firesign
Frank Zappa - Civilization Phaze III
Paul McCartney and Wings - Back to the Egg
The Police - Synchronicity
Saccharine Trust - We Became Snakes
Sun City Girls - Funeral Mariachi
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 - Bob Dinners and Larry Noodles Present Tubby Turdner's Celebrity Avalanche

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 12:09:55 PM PDT
vivazappa says:
I'll second The Beatles Let It Be and The Final Cut (last Floyd w/Rog)

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 1, 2012 2:15:43 PM PDT
Rare Goat:
I am not trying to argue with you here, but rather to pose a question.
Since Civilization Phase III was only the first of many, many posthumously released Zappa albums, how can we know which is the "last"?

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 2:37:22 PM PDT
Jimi Jac says:
Zombies - "Odessey & Oracle"
Nick Drake - "Pink Moon"
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac - "Then Play on"
Sid Barrett - "Barrett"
Twisted Sister - "Love is for Suckers"
George Harrison - "Brain Washed"

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 7:50:20 PM PDT
Grandpa Tom says:
If you mean final albums, I nominate:

#1-Bridge Over Troubled Water-Simon & Garfunkel

Others tied for #2:

Time Well Wasted-Freddy Jones Band
Ghost on A Canvas-Glen Campbell
Far From Home-Traffic
Double Fantasy-John Lennon
In Step-SRV and Double Trouble (Final release while still alive)

I'm certain I'm overlooking some.

All the best to everyone tonight,


Posted on Aug 1, 2012 9:02:12 PM PDT
Nate s. says:
ELO - Balance of power

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 1:57:46 AM PDT
N. Ying says:
The Jam - The Gift
Japan - Tin Drum
Police - Synchronicity

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 12:04:53 PM PDT
Fischman says:
Kansas -- Somewhere to Elsewhere
Grand Funk Railroad -- Good Singin', Good Playin'
Stevie Ray Vaughan -- In Step
Doors -- LA Woman
Blackfoot -- After the Reign

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 12:30:29 PM PDT
TC says:
George Harrison - Brainwashed

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 3:04:30 PM PDT
The Beatles - Abbey Road (this is really their last album, not Let It Be though that one is pretty good too, at least the Naked version is)
Outside of that I can really find no one whose last album was truly exceptional though some had really great albums before a major member departed, such as:
Badfinger - Wish You Were Here (last released album w/Pete Ham; last album w/Ham and Joey Molland)
Raspberries - Side 3 (last album w/Dave Smalley and Jim Bonfanti)
The Who - Who Are You (last album w/Keith Moon)
Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers (last album w/Marty Balin and Spencer Dryden)
The Allman Brothers Band - Live at Fillmore East (last complete album w/Duane Allman; Eat a Peach which has him on most of the tracks is also excellent)
Pretenders II (last album w/James Honeyman-Scott)
and every album by King Crimson in the 60s and 70s because the lineup changed every time.

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 9:05:36 PM PDT
Man, I was going to add some stuff, but I think you guys got them all covered! Perhaps My Bloody Valentine's "Loveless," incase the new one never ends up coming out ;)

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 8:20:02 AM PDT
J. Carrasco says:
Hmmm. Let's see.

Goodbye - Cream
Master Of The Moon - Ronnie James Dio
In Step - Stevie Ray Vaughn
Band Of Gypsys - Jimi Hendrix (Last official release while living)
Heartbreaker - Free (An UNDERATED rock classic)

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 3, 2012 9:17:59 AM PDT
The Devil You Know-Heaven And Hell(Also the debut)

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 1:52:56 PM PDT
7 & 7 IS says:
Amy Winehouse-Back to Black

Posted on Nov 3, 2012 12:30:37 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Nov 3, 2012 1:52:28 PM PDT
A. Strong says:
Famous Last Words by Supertramp was the last record that Roger Hodgson played on and as the band went on and made records after Roger left Supertramp became another band. Famous Last Words is a wonderful record and my favorite from the band.

Posted on Nov 3, 2012 2:07:19 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Nov 3, 2012 4:21:24 PM PDT
Johnny Bee says:
Spilt Milk - Jellyfish
No Deeper Blue - Townes Van Zandt
Pink Moon - Nick Drake
The Wind - Warren Zevon
Heaven & Earth - John Martyn
Mott The Hoople - The Hoople
Pearl - Janis Joplin
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