Sunday, February 1, 2009

Top 50 Albums as of 2009

So, in lieu of being responsible and working, I've been thinking about my top 50 favorite albums. I think I have it narrowed down, so here they are. Although they are numbered, they're really not ranked, I just numbered them so I could remember. The top 10 are my top 10 favorites in no particular order, and the rest are the other 40.

1. Aenima- Tool
2. The Koln Concert- Keith Jarrett*
3. Pet Sounds- The Beach Boys
4. Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs- Derek and the Dominoes
5. Pink Moon- Nick Drake
6. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea- Neutral Milk Hotel
7. The Earth is Not A Cold Dead Place- Explosions in the Sky
8. Idle Moments- Grant Green
9. Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory- Dream Theater
10. Mingus Plays Piano- Charles Mingus
11. Days of the New II- Days of the New
12. 6 and 12 String Guitar- Leo Kottke
13. TP.3 Reloaded- R. Kelly
14. Pictures at an Exhibition- Modeste Mussorgsky
15. Easy Tiger- Ryan Adams
16. March 16-22 1992- Uncle Tupelo*
17. Make Yourself- Incubus
18. Jimi Blues- Jimi Hendrix*
19. Sittin’ Fat Down South- Lil Troy
20. IV- Led Zeppelin
21. Five O’Clock Bells- Lenny Breau
22. Original Broadway Soundtrack- Les Miserables
23. On Promenade- Doug Burr
24. Mezzanine- Massive Attack
25. Anthology 2- The Beatles*
26. 12 Songs- Neil Diamond
27. Duke Ellington- Money Jungle
28. 10,000 Days- Tool
29. Songlines- The Derek Trucks Band
30. Gold- Ryan Adams
31. The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady- Charles Mingus
32. Highway 61 Revisited- Bob Dylan
33. Everybody Digs Bill Evans- Bill Evans
34. Live at the Blue Note, Saturday June 4 1994- Keith Jarrett*
35. Suspended Animation- John Petrucci
36. For Django- Joe Pass
37. Decoration Day- The Drive-By Truckers
38. The Grey Album- Danger Mouse
39. On View at the Five Spot Café- Kenny Burrell Quintet*
40. Sisyphus- David Shattock and Phillip Shaw
41. Endtroducing…- DJ Shadow
42. Bubblegum- Mark Lanegan Band
43. The Planets- Holst
44. A Night at the Opera- Queen
45. Sehnsucht- Rammstein
46. At the Monterey International Pop Festival- Ravi Shankar*
47. Moanin’- Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
48. Hittin’ the Note- The Allman Bros. Band
49. Amos Lee- Amos Lee
50. Legend- Bob Marley & The Wailers*

*compilation and/or live album

1 comment:

Diana Davis said...

Nice picks! There were several in there that I hadn't heard of (and based on the ones I did recognize, you have excellent taste) so I will have to check them out!