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If you were stranded on a desert island and could have 2 CD's that you could hear endlessly? What would they be? No box sets. Just to let you know you would be found 4 years later!


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Initial post: Apr 10, 2009 8:37:57 AM PDT
Let The Church Rise - Bethany
Because I would need a christian album to keep my sanity with hopes of being found

Animals - Pink Floyd
So I could get in touch with the island.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009 5:46:15 PM PDT
E. Dill says:
Off the top of my head, I'd say

The Beatles White Album - variety of styles
Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica

then again, I'd do just as well with
Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
Neil Young - After the Gold Rush

I'm not sure why on either grouping. I'd want something with lasting power but whenever I try to think practically (like what are they being played on....an i pod with unlimited batteries?) I go crazy. Do I want something that is hopeful? Ironic? Humorous? Blusey? Reflective? Dirge-like?

Maybe I need incentive to find a way out of there. In that case, Meatloaf and Tiny Tim.

ed.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009 5:57:27 PM PDT
lostone49 says:
The Smiths - The Smiths
Dramarama - Cinema Verite

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 10, 2009 6:03:33 PM PDT
Cream - Wheels of Fire
Jefferson Airplane - Bless Its Pointed Little Head

Posted on Apr 10, 2009 6:28:43 PM PDT
Spooky Tooth - The Mirror
Captain Beyond - self titled

My 2 favorite recordings of all time.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 10, 2009 7:38:29 PM PDT
Hilarious as always Dill. Thanks for the laugh. I'll make sure the batteries stay recharged. I'm in charge of this "Lost" island.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009 7:18:32 PM PDT
Your Mother says:
Simple.
The Cure- 'Disintegration'. For all the times I would feel lonely and depressed. And ironically, for all the times I would want to feel like "home".
Daft Punk- 'Discovery'. For when I want to get in touch with my inner child or I want something to dance to.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009 7:23:51 PM PDT
Lionel Bourg says:
"Astral Weeks"---Van Morrison
"Blonde On Blonde"---Bob Dylan

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 14, 2009 8:20:53 PM PDT
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Posted on Apr 15, 2009 1:54:20 PM PDT
Tough one. I would probably go with:

Greatest Hits - Queen.

Unleashed In The East - Judas Priest.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009 6:51:59 PM PDT
lotta good suggestions here. but a desert island? by myself?
well, I'd sure hate to have nothing but Jimmy Buffet CD's.
that would inspire me to consume mass quantities of salt
water. but for mellowing out to a certain degree and not
wanting to get too charged up about anything..( I mean I'm
STUCK here right?...rules out Quadraphenia and Led Zep 4)

standup and benefit by jethro tull. that's pretty mellow without
being anemic and pointless. I love Aqualung, but not for being
marooned forever without MaryAnn or Ginger, or anyone....

standup and benefit, I'll stick with my choice. thanks!

Posted on Apr 18, 2009 3:26:27 PM PDT
the white album the beatles
rocket to russia the ramones
dam i need 3 the kick inside kate bush

Posted on Apr 18, 2009 3:44:40 PM PDT
Super Session and Blood Sweat and Tears

Posted on Apr 18, 2009 4:04:03 PM PDT
prospero72 says:
Only 2 CD's? I guess for a desert island I would want something really quirky and unusual that you could really get into. I would have to have something classical: preferably a copy of Messiaen's epic "VINGT REGARD SUR L'EFANT JESUS" (a difficult, mysterious, and very beautiful work for solo piano). Then I would probably include something weird like Yoko Ono's "FLY" or possibly Miles Davis' bottomless treasure trove "BITCHES BREW".

Posted on Apr 18, 2009 4:34:43 PM PDT
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NEWATHIS 1 2 says:
THE BAND;"Greatest Hits", and THE SPECIALS; "The Specials" of all of my multiple personalities,two are dominant and are fighting for musical supremacy.................lucky for me "we" think they have good taste!

Posted on Apr 18, 2009 5:57:30 PM PDT
David Dickey says:
Pet Sounds-Beach Boys
April in Paris-Count Basie

Posted on Apr 18, 2009 6:36:12 PM PDT
L. Ricciuti says:
Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd (they say it's a concept album about absence. My whole life and all the people I love would be gone and I would be alone on that island. So it's very appropriate.)

After that I'm not sure. I guess it should be something happy to offset the sadness. Come to think of it, most of my music is fairly sad. Hm, what does that say about me? lol.

Um...maybe "Brainwashed" by George Harrison. That one's pretty cheerful in a poignant way. You know, because he was dying and all that. It's a feel-good album, though.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 18, 2009 8:03:30 PM PDT
A Ricciuti,
What a beautiful song and album. Good choice.
I lost my father many years ago, he was my best friend and songs like "When September Ends" & "Wish You Were Here" hit home to me as well. Good post

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 18, 2009 8:12:31 PM PDT
Mr. Mustard,
I'll give you 3 since you picked my favorite Beatles album "The White Album" of course it is 2 CD's you trying to cheat...lol

Posted on Apr 18, 2009 8:13:29 PM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Apr 18, 2009 8:40:51 PM PDT
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Posted on Jun 1, 2009 10:33:11 PM PDT
J Smith says:
Astral Weeks / Van Morrison
A-Sides / Soundgarden

Posted on Jun 2, 2009 1:12:06 PM PDT
Texas Tea says:
The Eagles - "Hotel California"
Jimmy Buffett - "Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes" (How can you be on an island without Buffett? It just doesn't compute!)

Posted on Jun 2, 2009 1:18:55 PM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Jun 2, 2009 1:47:49 PM PDT
pattic says:
Bach - The Brandenburg Concertos - Sir Neville Marriner and the Acadamy Of St. Martin In The Fields

Motorhead - No Sleep Till Hammersmith
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