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Did I overlook Black Sabbath?

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Shhhhh~Ten Years After
Thick as a Brick~Jethro Tull
Beggars Banquet~ The Stones
Salisbury~ Uriah Heep
The Man Who Saved The World~ David Bowie
Who Do You Love~Juicy Lucy(the original band with Glenn Ross Campbell)
Welcome To The Club~Ian Hunter
Basher~Nick Lowe
Desire of the Rhino King~Adrian Belew


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Top 20 British albums of all time:

Biffy Clyro - The Vertigo Of Bliss
People In Planes - As Far As The Eye Can See
Cardiacs - Sing To God
Radiohead - Kid A
Cardiacs - Heaven Born And Ever Bright
Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup
Radiohead - Amnesiac
Cardiacs - The Garage Concerts
Jarcrew - Breakdance Euphoria Kids
Oceansize - Everyone Into Position
Tetra Splendour - Splendid Animation
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Snakes! Snakes! - For Now Is The Time That We Should Run Screaming From Our Sheds To Attack Those With Slightly Better Sheds (and the tragedy is, I'm one of six people in the world to own a copy of this seven-track masterpiece)
Jethro Tull - A Passion Play
Mogwai - Happy Songs For Happy People
Manic Street Preachers - Holy Bible
Radiohead - OK Computer
The Beatles - Revolver
Dizzee Rascal - Boy In Da Corner
Yourcodenameis:milo - Ignoto

This list is final and definite. Those wondering about the omissions of Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden et al should definitely investigate the top 5 albums on the list (or preferably all 20, especially the Snakes! Snakes! tape if you can wrestle a copy from my cold dead hands) for their own sakes.

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Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd - The Wall
Jeff Beck - Wired
Badfinger - Bad Company

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Hello all. 'Becksbolero' made mention of some very good bands! Tulls 'Thick as a Brick' struck a chord with me tho. Anyone steer me to where I can get tabs for that song...? Anybody ? Personally, I think Pink Floyds 'Darkside of the Moon' is the finest album to ever come across the pond. IMHO Thanx.

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lol Pink Floyd, my favorite is actually their first one back when they had Syd Barret, Piper at The Gates of Dawn ? or something of the sort, but this was in 1968 (? more or less )

And yeah the other 2.

The Wall

And the one before that one was Dark Side of the moon not Wish you were here ( that song was in that one though, I think)

I'm 14, I just stumbled into the floyd because some dude taught me one of their songs, and I fell in love ( with the music of course :D )

I wanna be that guy that you wish you were ! ( i wish I were that guy)

You gotta set your sights high to get high!

Everyone is a teacher when you are looking to learn.

( wise stuff man! )

Its Kirby....

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well my personnal favourite is D:Ream volume one - with "Things can only get better" on it :lol: (actually it was the first albumn i bought :roll: )

seriously, although it may not be considered a great albumn but my vote goes to "outlandous D'amour" by the police - i love the way it begins with "Next to you" - what a great song for driving to - shame i only have a nissan micra :oops:

i bought it when i was 19, so, nearly 8 years before i picked up the guitar, but i loved the songs - now i listen to it with a different take -i cant stop listening to andy summers work, especially on "So lonely".

what a great sound for a three piece band.
i know it wont win many other votes here - but it sure gets mine :D

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Noel Gallagher (who took the words right out of my mouth)

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I've always had a soft spot for:

The Blues Band - The Unofficial Blues Band Bootleg Album
Nine Below Zero - Live at The Marquee

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My top 5, I'm 56.

London Calling- Clash
Disraeli Gears- Cream
Stand up- Jethro Tull
Sweets From A Stranger- Squeeze
Wheels of Fire- Cream

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