My Favorite Music

Here are some of my favorite albums. At some point in the future, I will post reviews of them. 

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           Artist                     Album    Year     Country
!!!Thr!!!er2013United States
808 StateUtd. State 901990United Kingdom
King Sunny AdeJuju Music1982Nigeria
AirMoon Safari1998France
Aphex TwinSelected Ambient Works 85-921992United Kingdom
Aphex TwinSelected Ambient Works Volume II1994United Kingdom
Mulatu AstatkeEthio Jazz & Musique Instrumentale1998Ethiopia
Badly Drawn BoyThe Hour of Bewilderbeast2000United Kingdom
Beach HouseTeen Dream2010United States
The BeatlesRubber Soul1965United Kingdom
The BeatlesRevolver1966United Kingdom
The BeatlesSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1967United Kingdom
The BeatlesThe Beatles1968United Kingdom
The BeatlesAbbey Road1969United Kingdom
Jeff BeckTruth1968United Kingdom
Jorge BenAfrica Brasil1976Brazil
George BensonThe Shape of Things To Come1969United States
Big StarThird1985United States
Black MidiSchlagenheim2019United Kingdom
BlurParklife1994United Kingdom
Boards of CanadaGeogaddi2002Scotland
The BooksThought for Food2002United States
David BowieStation to Station1976United Kingdom
David BowieLow1977United Kingdom
David BowieBlackstar2016United Kingdom
Glenn BrancaThe Ascension1981United States
James BrownStar Time1991United States
The Paul Butterfield Blues BandEast-West1966United States
The ByrdsYounger Than Yesterday1967United States
CalexicoThe Black Light1998United States
Bill CallahanApocalypse2011United States
Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love1973United States
CanTago Mago1971Germany
Captain BeefheartSafe as Milk1967United States
Johnny CashAt San Quentin1969United States
Nick Cave & the Bad SeedsThe Boatman's Call1997Australia
Nick Cave & the Bad SeedsDig, Lazarus, Dig!!!2008Australia
Nick Cave & the Bad SeedsSkeleton Tree2016Australia
Michael ChapmanFully Qualified Survivor1970United Kingdom
Ray CharlesUltimate Hits Collection1999United States
ClinicInternal Wrangler2000United Kingdom
Leonard CohenSongs of Leonard Cohen1967Canada
Leonard CohenYou Want It Darker2016Canada
Alice ColtraneJourney in Satchidananda1971United States
Alice ColtraneThe Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda2017United States
Sam CookeNight Beat1963United States
Sam CookeOne Night Stand! At the Harlem Square Club1985United States
Elvis Costello & the AttractionsArmed Forces1979United Kingdom
Elvis Costello & the AttractionsTrust1981United Kingdom
Don Covay & the GoodtimersMercy!1965United States
CultureTwo Sevens Clash1978Jamaica
The CureStaring at the Sea: The Singles1986United Kingdom
D'AngeloVoodoo2000United States
Miles DavisIn a Silent Way1969United States
Miles DavisBitches Brew1970United States
Miles DavisA Tribute to Jack Johnson1971United States
Miles DavisOn the Corner1972United States
DJ ShadowEndtroducing…1996United States
DovesLost Souls2000United Kingdom
Nick DrakeFive Leaves Left1969United Kingdom
Nick DrakeBryter Layter1971United Kingdom
Champion Jack DupreeBlues from the Gutter1958United States
Bob DylanBringing It All Back Home1965United States
Bob DylanLove and Theft2001United States
Echo & the BunnymenHeaven Up Here1981United Kingdom
Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?2019United States
Brian EnoAnother Green World1975United Kingdom
Brian Eno & David ByrneMy Life in the Bush of Ghosts1981United Kingdom
Cesaria EvoraMiss Perfumado1992Cape Verde
FacesStay With Me: The Faces Anthology2012United Kingdom
Donald FagenThe Nightfly1982United States
Fairport ConventionLiege and Lief1969United Kingdom
The FallGrotesque1980United Kingdom
The FallHex Enduction Hour1982United Kingdom
The FallThis Nation's Saving Grace1985United Kingdom
The FallYour Future Our Clutter2010United Kingdom
FenneszEndless Summer2001Austria
FishmansLong Season1996Japan
Flamin' GrooviesThis Band is Red Hot2008United States
Floating PointsElaenia2015United Kingdom
Flying Burrito BrothersThe Gilded Palace of Sin1969United States
FrancoFrancophonic, Vol. 1 and 22009The Philippines
Franz FerdinandFranz Ferdinand2004Scotland
FugaziThe Argument2001United States
FunkadelicMaggot Brain1971United States
FunkadelicOne Nation Under a Groove1978United States
Serge GainsbourgComic Strip1997France
Gang of FourEntertainment!1979United Kingdom
Marvin GayeWhat's Going On1971United States
Marvin GayeHere, My Dear1978United States
Marvin GayeLive in Montreux 19802003United States
Gilberto Gil & Jorge BenGil E Jorge1975Brazil
The Go-Betweens16 Lovers Lane1988Australia
The Go-BetweensThe Friends of Rachel Worth2000Australia
GorillazDemon Days2005United Kingdom
Al GreenI'm Still in Love With You1972United States
Tsegue-Maryam GuebrouEmahoy1963Ethiopia
Happy MondaysPills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches1990United Kingdom
Roy HarperStormcock1971United Kingdom
Slim HarpoThe Excello Singles Anthology2003United States
PJ HarveyTo Bring You My Love1995United Kingdom
PJ HarveyIs This Desire?1998United Kingdom
PJ HarveyStories From the City, Stories From the Sea2000United Kingdom
Richard HawleyLate Night Final2002United Kingdom
Lee HazlewoodCowboy in Sweden1970United States
HeliumThe Magic City1997United States
The High LlamasGideon Gaye1994Ireland
James HoldenThe Inheritors2013United Kingdom
HoleLive Through This1994United States
Mark HollisMark Hollis1998United Kingdom
Jon HopkinsSingularity2018United Kingdom
Howlin' WolfMoanin' in the Moonlight1959United States
Howlin' WolfThe Rockin' Chair Album1962United States
Mississippi John HurtAvalon Blues1996United States
INXSWelcome to Wherever You Are1992Australia
The JamSound Affects1980United Kingdom
Skip JamesToday!1965United States
Bert JanschThe Dazzling Stranger2002United Kingdom
JapanTin Drum1981United Kingdom
Jan JelinekLoop-Finding-Jazz-Records2001Germany
Waylon JenningsHonky Tonk Heroes1973United States
Waylon JenningsDreaming My Dreams1975United States
Grace JonesNightclubbing1981United States
Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures1979United Kingdom
Joy DivisionCloser1980United Kingdom
The KillsMidnight Boom2008United States
Albert KingBorn Under a Bad Sign1967United States
Freddie KingHide Away1993United States
King CrimsonIn the Court of the Crimson King1969United Kingdom
The KinksThe Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society1968United Kingdom
Fela KutiExpensive Shit/He Miss Road1975Nigeria
Fela KutiConfusion/Gentleman2000Nigeria
Fela KutiShakara/London Scene2000Nigeria
Kendrick LamarGood Kid, M.A.A.D City2012United States
LambchopNixon2000United States
Mark LaneganBubblegum2004United States
Mark LaneganBlues Funeral2012United States
Yusef LateefEastern Sounds1961United States
Le TigreLe Tigre1999United States
Furry LewisShake 'Em On Down1972United States
Liquid LiquidSlip In and Out of Phenomenon2008United States
LFOFrequencies1991United Kingdom
Little FeatSailin' Shoes1972United States
The Lounge LizardsVoice of Chunk1988United States
Nick LoweLabour of Lust1978United Kingdom
Nick LoweThe Impossible Bird1994United Kingdom
Nick LoweThe Convincer2001United Kingdom
Lonnie MackThe Wham of That Memphis Man!1964United States
Tim MaiaThe Existential Soul of Tim Maia2012Brazil
Stephen MalkmusStephen Malkmus2001United States
Stephen MalkmusFace the Truth2005United States
Stephen MalkmusSparkle Hard2018United States
Harvey MandelBaby Batter1971United States
MarzWir Sind Hier2004Germany
Massive AttackBlue Lines1991United Kingdom
MatmosA Chance to Cut Is a Chance to Cure2001United States
Curtis MayfieldSuperfly1972United States
Paul McCartneyRam1971United Kingdom
Mercury RevDeserter's Songs1998United States
Metro AreaMetro Area2002United States
MinutemenDouble Nickels on the Dime1984United States
Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music, Volume One & Two1952United States
MoodymannSilentintroduction1997United States
Motor City Drum EnsembleDJ-Kicks2011Germany
Van MorrisonAstral Weeks1968United Kingdom
MorrisseyVauxhall & I1994United Kingdom
The Mothers of InventionFreak Out!1966United States
Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour2018United States
Charlie MusselwhiteStand Back!1967United States
Os MutantesOs Mutantes1968Brazil
My Bloody ValentineLoveless1991Ireland
Need New BodyUFO2003United States
William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor?2013Nigeria
OpethBlackwater Park2001Sweden
Jim O'RourkeInsignificance2001United States
Shuggie OtisInspiration Information1974United States
Pale SaintsThe Comforts of Madness1990United Kingdom
ParliamentMothership Connection1975United States
Parquet CourtsLight Up Gold2012United States
PavementSlanted and Enchanted1992United States
PavementWowee Zowee1995United States
Peaking Lights9362013United States
The People's TempleSons of Stone2011United States
The Perfect DisasterUp1989United Kingdom
Pere UbuDub Housing1978United States
Grant-Lee PhillipsMobilize2001United States
Wilson PickettThe Exciting Wilson Pickett1966United States
PixiesCome on Pilgrim1987United States
PixiesSurfer Rosa1988United States
PixiesDoolittle1989United States
Michel PolnareffPolnareff's1971France
The Pop GroupY1979United Kingdom
Baden PowellOs Afro-Sambas1996Brazil
Prefab SproutSteve McQueen1985United Kingdom
Elvis PresleyFrom Elvis in Memphis1969United States
Ray PriceNight Life1962United States
Primal ScreamScreamadelica1991Scotland
Public EnemyIt Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back1988United States
Public Image Ltd.Second Edition1979United Kingdom
PulpHis 'N' Hers1994United Kingdom
PulpDifferent Class1995United Kingdom
Queens of the Stone AgeRated R2000United States
Rachel'sMusic for Egon Schiele1996United States
RadioheadIn Rainbows2007United Kingdom
Otis ReddingOtis Blue1965United States
Jerry ReedThe Man with the Golden Thumb1982United States
Jimmy ReedSpeak the Lyrics to Me, Mama Reed1993United States
R.E.M.Chronic Town1982United States
R.E.M.Murmur1983United States
R.E.M.Lifes Rich Pageant1986United States
R.E.M.Automatic for the People1992United States
Emitt RhodesEmitt Rhodes1970United States
Mark RibotMarc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos1998United States
Terry Riley & Bang on a CanIn C2001United States
Marty RobbinsGunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs1959United States
Rocket from the TombsThe Day the Earth Met the Rocket from the Tombs2002United States
RockpileSeconds of Pleasure1980United Kingdom
Roxy MusicFor Your Pleasure1973United Kingdom
Arthur RussellThe World of Arthur Russell2004United States
Gil Scott-HeronWe're New Here2020United States
Bob SegerLive Bullet1976United States
The SeedsThe Seeds1966United States
Sonny SharrockAsk the Ages1991United States
Silver JewsAmerican Water1998United States
Paul SimonPaul Simon1972United States
Paul SimonGraceland1986United States
Paul SimonRhythm of the Saints1990United States
Paul SimonSo Beautiful or So What2011United States
Sir Douglas QuintetThe Return of Doug Saldana1971United States
Sleaford ModsDivide and Exit2014United Kingdom
Sly & the Family StoneStand!1969United States
Sly & the Family StoneThere's a Riot Goin' On1971United States
Lonnie Liston SmithExpansions1974United States
The SmithsHatful of Hollow1984United Kingdom
The SmithsThe Queen is Dead1986United Kingdom
Son HouseFather of the Delta Blues: The Complete 1965 Sessions1992United States
Sonic YouthSister1987United States
Sonic YouthDaydream Nation1988United States
Sonic YouthWashing Machine1995United States
The Soul StirrersShine on Me1992United States
The SoundFrom the Lion's Mouth1972United Kingdom
Spacemen 3The Perfect Prescription1987United Kingdom
Otis SpannWalking the Blues1972United States
SpiritualizedLaser Guided Melodies1992United Kingdom
SpiritualizedLadies and Gentlemen… We Are Floating in Space1997United Kingdom
SpoonGa Ga Ga Ga Ga2007United States
Dusty SpringfieldDusty in Memphis1969United Kingdom
Steely DanCountdown to Ecstasy1973United States
Steely DanPretzel Logic1974United States
Steely DanAja1977United States
StereolabEmperor Tomato Ketchup1996United Kingdom
The StreetsOriginal Pirate Material2002United Kingdom
SuicideSuicide1977United States
SuicideAlan Vega/Martin Rev1980United States
Yma SumacMambo!1954Peru
SupergrassLife on Other Planets2002United Kingdom
SupergrassRoad to Rouen2005United Kingdom
Esbjorn Svensson TrioLive in Hamburg2007Sweden
The Swan SilvertonesPray for Me/Let's Go to Church Together2000United States
SwansTo Be Kind2014United States
The Swell MapsJane from Occupied Europe1980United Kingdom
David SylvianSecrets of the Beehive1987United Kingdom
T. RexElectric Warrior1971United Kingdom
Talk TalkSpirit of Eden1988United Kingdom
Talk TalkLaughing Stock1991United Kingdom
Talking HeadsTalking Heads: 771977United States
Talking HeadsMore Songs About Buildings and Food1978United States
Talking HeadsRemain in Light1980United States
Talking HeadsThe Name of This Band is Talking Heads1982United States
Ebo TaylorLife Stories2011Ghana
The TemptationsAnthology1973United States
Jake ThackrayLah-Di-Dah1991United Kingdom
The TheDusk1993United Kingdom
This HeatDeceit1981United Kingdom
TindersticksTindersticks II1995United Kingdom
TindersticksCurtains1997United Kingdom
TindersticksLive at the Botanique, May 20012001United Kingdom
Amon TobinSupermodified2000Brazil
TreesSleep Convention1982United States
A Tribe Called QuestWe got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service2015United States
TrickyMaxinquaye1995United Kingdom
James Blood UlmerOdyssey1983United States
The UpsettersSuper Ape1978Jamaica
Victor UwaifoGuitar Boy Superstar, 1970-19762008Nigeria
Alan VegaCubist Blues1996United States
The Velvet UndergroundThe Velvet Underground1969United States
Caetano VelosoOmaggio a Federico e Giulietta2000Brazil
Scott WalkerBoy Child: 67-702000United Kingdom
Leon WareMusical Massage1976United States
Kamasi WashingtonThe Epic2015United States
WeenPure Guava1992United States
Barry WhiteAll-Time Greatest Hits1995United States
Bukka WhiteThe Complete Sessions 1930-19401976United States
Wild BeastsTwo Dancers2009United Kingdom
Lucinda WilliamsCar Wheels on a Gravel Road1998United States
Brian WilsonSmile2004United States
Jenny WilsonExorcism2018Sweden
WirePink Flag1977United Kingdom
Wire1541979United Kingdom
XTCFossil Fuel1996United Kingdom
The xxThe xx2009United Kingdom
Yellow Magic OrchestraSolid State Survivor1979Japan
Yo La TengoPainful1993United States
Yo La TengoI Can Hear the Heart Beating as One1997United States
Susumu YokotaSymbol2005Japan
Larry YoungLawrence of Newark1973United States
Neil YoungZuma1975Canada
Young GodsL'eau rouge1989Switzerland
Tom ZeEstudando O Samba1990Brazil
The ZombiesOdessey and Oracle1968United Kingdom