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Great Albums Only I've Rated

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1 William Bell
Soul of a Bell

A soul classic.
2Sam Cooke
Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963

The fact that ANY of his albums, let alone one this famous, only have 1 rating is pretty disgraceful.
3Jerry Lee Lewis
Live at the Star Club, Hamburg

Probably the best rock'n'roll record ever.
La mecanique du coeur

French art rock. Eric Cantona does guest vocals on one track.
5David Ackles
American Gothic

Way overlooked - an early influence on the likes of Tom Waits and Nick Cave.
6 D'Angelo
Brown Sugar

The first neo-soul album, and none of you know about it? Ugh.
7Bernard Herrmann

Shit film, brilliant score.
8Adam F
Kaos: The Anti-Acoustic Warfare

Features Pharoahe Monch, De La Soul, MOP, Redman, LL Cool J, GURU....
9Astor Piazzolla
Tango: Zero Hour

Avant-garde classical meets tango. Awesome.
10Everything But The Girl

One of the best acoustic rock records of the '80s.
Festive Christmas

Mental. Will officially ruin your Last.fm account.
12 Patti Smith & Kevin Shields
The Coral Sea

Spoken-word poetry meets noisy dreaminess.
1st Born Second

I've never met anybody else who knows about this record.
14The Detroit Cobras
Tied and True

The best covers band in the world.
15Michael Nyman
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Love

The best film score ever for me.
Travel On, Rider

This band just don't get enough credit full stop.
17Cecil Taylor
One Too Many Salty Swift And Not Goodbye

Pretty brilliant free jazz.
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