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Hallgeir’s favourite artists and their best albums

Why so serious? Well, this is a serious matter…

These are my chosen records, the list is dynamic. That means that it changes from day to day. The top 10 is fairly constant, but they switch places. My lists are always snapshots of my mind on a particular moment.

I am working on a list for concert albums, the list below would have been a bit different if we hadd allowed live albums to be included.

The list would also have looked a bit different if we had allowed more than one album by the artists.

1. The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main st.
2. Bruce Springsteen – Darkness on the edge of town
3. Bob Dylan – Blood on the tracks
4. The Beatles – Abbey Road
5. Wilco – Summerteeth
6. The Clash – London Calling
7. David Bowie – Hunky Dory
8. Van Morrison – Moondance
9. Neil Young – After the Goldrush
10. Steve Earle – El Corazon
11. Hank Williams – 40 Greatest Hits
12. Elvis Presley – From Elvis in Memphis
13. Townes Van Zandt – Townes Van Zandt
14. Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison
15. Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
16. Drive-by Truckers – Southern Rock Opera
17. Aretha Franklin – Spirit in the dark
18. Ryan Adams – Gold
19. Patti Smith – Easter
20. Miles Davis – Kind of blue
21. Emmylou Harris – Wrecking Ball
22. Nick Cave – The Boatman’s Call
23. George Jones – I am what I am
24. My Morning Jacket – Circuital
25. Paul Weller – Stanley Road

- Hallgeir

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3 Comments

  1. Agree about a lot in your list. Some alternatives, but a lot in common as well.

  2. Defintely a list to look into I could have changed som artist – and even ,ore albums – but who cares – it is great music anyway. Portraits I, II and III by Emmylou – beats just about anything, and would definetly be on my need to have if deserted on a deserted island with only 10 CDs. Else – I like very much Moody Blues, by Elvis – but others I need to check out a bit…

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