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Radical 67-2017

Because.... you know, this is a thing that we're doing right now and I think it's a pretty cool concept, shoutout to butcherboy. 3 Honorable Mentions per year unless it's impossible to narrow it down to 3 (in no particular order), really made me apperciate that I have pretty shallow knowledge of the music scene in the 60s/70s and early 80s.
1Love
Forever Changes


1967

Jimmy Hendrix - Are you Experienced?
Cpt. Beefheart - Safe as Milk
Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sing
2Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal


1968

The Zombies - Odyesse and Oracle
The Doors - Waiting for the Sun
Thelonious Monk - Underground
3The Beatles
Abbey Road


Cpt. Obvious - The Obvious Number 1 of 1969

1969

Frank Zappa - Hot Rats
Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul
Morgen - Morgen
4Buddy Miles
Them Changes


1970

Neil Young - After the Gold Rush
Nucleus - Elastic Rock
5Jethro Tull
Aqualung


1971

David Bowie - Hunky Dory
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
Bobby Womack - Communication
Rory Gallagher - Rory Gallagher
6David Bowie
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars


1972

Nick Drake - Pink Moon
Popol Vuh - Hosianna Mantra
Neu! - Neu!
7Pink Floyd
The Dark Side of the Moon


1973

Faust - Faust IV
John Martyn - Solid Air
Camel - Camel
8Lucio Battisti
Anima latina


Kraftwerk - Autobahn
Betty Davis - They Say I'm Different
Steely Dan - Pretzel Logic
9Patti Smith
Horses


1975

Pink Floyd - Wish you Were Here
Harmonium - Les cinq Saisons
Donald Byrd - Places and Spaces
10David Bowie
Station to Station


1976:

Ryo Fukui - Scenery
Rory Gallagher - Calling Card
Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
11Pink Floyd
Animals


1977 (was so good it's not even funny):

Fela Kuti - Zombie
Al Di Meola - Elegant Gypsy
Shakti - Natural Elements
Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express
Iggy Pop - The Idiot
Elvis Costello - My Aim is True
David Bowie - Heroes
David Bowie - Low
12Kraftwerk
The Man-Machine


1978

Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians
Bruce Springsteen - Darkness at The Edge of Town
Jethro Tull - Heavy Horses
Dire Straits - Dire Straits
13The Clash
London Calling


1979 (kind of an awkward year)

Joy Division - Unknown pleasures
Supertramp - Breakfast in America
Talking Heads - Fear of Music
14Talking Heads
Remain in Light


1980

The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms
The Sound - Jeopardy
Young Marble Giants - Collosal Youth
15Fela Kuti
Coffin for Head of State


1981 (another kind of weak year)

Echo and The Bunnymen - Heaven up Here
The Cure - Faith
16Dire Straits
Love Over Gold


1982

The Cure - Pornography
Kate Bush - The Dreaming
Roxy Music - Avalon
17Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes


1983

U2 - War
REM - Murmur
Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual (yeah yeah, cue the hate)
18Steve Roach
Structures from Silence


1984

Echo and the Bunnymen - Ocean Rain
Prince - Purple Rain
Cocteau Twins - Treasure
19Kate Bush
Hounds of Love


1985

Marillion - Misplaced Childhood
Tears for Fears - Songs from the Big Chair
Strawberry Switchblade - Strawberry Switchblade
20Paul Simon
Graceland


1986

XTC - Skylarking
Arthur Russel - World of Echo
David Sylvian - Gone to Earth
21U2
The Joshua Tree


1987

Candlemass - Nightfall
David Sylvian - Secrets of the Beehive
Michael Jackson - Bad
22Talk Talk
Spirit of Eden


1988

Steve Roach - Dreamtime Return
Loop - Fade Out
Public Enemies - It takes a Nation of Millions to Hold us back
23The Cure
Disintegration


1989

Julee Cruise - Floating into the Night
Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever
Galaxie 500 - On Fire
24Cocteau Twins
Heaven or Las Vegas


1990

Brand Nubian - One for All
Ride - Nowhere
Depeche Mode - Violator
25Talk Talk
Laughing Stock


1991 (another amazing year)

My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory
U2 - Achtung Baby
The Wedding Present - Seamonsters
Pearl Jam - Ten
Massive Attack - Blue Lines
26Death in June
But, What Ends When the Symbols Shatter?


1992 (my birthyear didn't have much music that I like)

Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes
27Morphine
Cure for Pain


1993

Slowdive - Souvlaki
KRS-One - Return of the Boom Bap
Tindersticks - Tindersticks
28 Tetsu Inoue
Ambient Otaku


1994

Nas - Illmatic
Portishead - Dummy
Johnny Cash - Americana Recordings
Oasis - Definitely Maybe
29Pulp
Different Class


1995

Oasis - What's the Story (Morning Glory)
The Roots - Do you want More?
Leftfield - Leftism
30DJ Shadow
Endtroducing...


1996

Porter Ricks - Biokinetics
Fugees - The Score
Zakk Wylde - Book of Shadows
31Mogwai
Young Team


1997

Stereolab - Dots and Loops
Biosphere - Substrata
Godspeed you! Black Emperor - F#A# infinity
32Massive Attack
Mezzanine


1998

Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane over the Sea
The Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop
Air - Moon Safari
Mark Hollis - Mark Hollis
33Built To Spill
Keep It Like a Secret


1999

Mos Def - Black on Both Sides
The Roots - Things Fall Apart
Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
34Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven


2000

The Avalanches - Since I Left You
Modest Mouse - The Moon and Antarctica
Outkast - Stankonia
35Stars of the Lid
The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid


2001

The Strokes - Is this It
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - B.R.M.C.
Jan Jelinek - Loop-finding-jazz-records
36The Notwist
Neon Golden


2002

Spoon - Kill the Moonlight
Beck - Sea Change
Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights
37Nujabes
Metaphorical Music


2003

Magnolia Electric Co - The Magnolia Electric Co
Mogwai - Happy Songs For Happy People
Carbon Based Lifeforms - World of Sleppers
38Arcade Fire
Funeral


2004

Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
Clutch - Blast Tyrant
Max Richter - The Blue Notebooks
39Boards of Canada
The Campfire Headphase


2005

Richard Hawley - Coles Corner
Sleater Kinney - The Woods
The National - Alligator
Kanye West - Late Registration
40Aidan Baker
The Sea Swells A Bit...


2006

Jakob - Solace (tied with Aidan Baker)
Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
J Dilla - Donuts
41The National
Boxer


2007 (monstrous year)

Radiohead - In Rainbows
LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever ago
Stars of The Lid - And their Refniment of the Decline
El-P - I'll sleep when your dead
Justice - Cross
Matthew Good - Hopsital Music
42The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound


2008

Uyama Hiroto - Son of the Sun
Fennesz - Black Sea
TV on the Radio - Dear Science
43Stendeck
Sonnambula


2009

Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Fever Ray - Fever Ray
John Frusciante - The Empyrean
44Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy


2010

Frigthened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks
The National - High Violet
The Tallest Man on Earth - The Wild Hunt
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
Foals - Total Life Forever
The Roots - How I Got Over
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - The Social Network OST
45The Roots
undun


2011

Destroyer - Kaputt
Swarms - Old Raves End
Blue Sky Black Death - Noir
The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient
46Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d city


2012

John Talabot - fin
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Don't bend Ascend
Goat - World Music
47There Will Be Fireworks
The Dark, Dark Bright


2013

Queens of the Stoneage - Like Clockwork
Bonobo - The North Borders
The National - Trouble Will Find Me
Blue Sky Black Death - Glaciers
48Jakob
Sines


2014

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
Run The Jewels - RTJ2
Odesza - In Return
Janelle Monae - The Electric Lady
49Lianne La Havas
Blood


2015

Big Blood - Double Days Pt.2
Jagga Jazzist - Starfire
George Clanton - 100% Electronica
50Uyama Hiroto
Freeform Jazz


Okkervil River - Away
Ulver - ATGCLVLSSCAP
Niechec - Niechec
51Kendrick Lamar
DAMN.


Sinjin Hawke - First Opus
Broken Social Scene - Hug of Thunder
Fleet Foxes - Crack Up

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