Bullet-proof albums

Albums (NOT 'greatest hits) that every song is good. Yes, it's obviously subjective, but....
Here are some to get the idea:

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(3 Dog Night 'Hard Labor')
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,545
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    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.
  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,952
    Good example of intensity crescendo.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,580
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    (just off the top of my head)
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,605
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  • Nightfall wrote: »
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    Tool is playing here in Columbus @ Rock On The Range.
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    Political memes posted as fact and accepted as fact, are sign language of the ignorant, for the ignorant

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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 2,914
    edited December 2017
    Who's Next, Sgt Peppers, Revolver, does it really get any better than this?
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    All TV's sound enhanced by Polk Magnfi Mini's.

    Other; SDA2BTL's, M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, RB-980BX, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage. All speakers have had crossover rebuilds, resulting in a small fortune invested in Sonicaps, and tweeter upgrades.

    Political memes posted as fact and accepted as fact, are sign language of the ignorant, for the ignorant

    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    Social media makes dumb people dumber and smart people dumb and dumber.
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,009
    Thorton wrote: »
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    just ordered this, my favorite JP LP
    I would add
    Gordon Lightfoots Sundown LP
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,545
    Tool is playing here in Columbus @ Rock On The Range.

    If you can go, go. They kill it live, absolutely incredible.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,580
    Nesmith98 wrote: »
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    I had that on eight-track :p
    I really ought to get it on some other medium, someday.

  • tonyp063tonyp063 Posts: 486
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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,605
    Tool is playing here in Columbus @ Rock On The Range.
    I saw Hole open up for Tool, I saw Bread open up for Meatloaf, and I saw The Doors open up for Bad Company.
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,947
    I saw Motley Crue open for Ozzy, I saw Metallica open up for Ozzy, Saxon open for Iron Maiden..

    Crue, and Metallica destroyed Ozzy, they were very hungry and ate everything in their path during the early years of their careers..
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,605
    I saw Metallica open for Ozzy in 1986. I went because of Metallica, even though I had already seen them about 25 times by that point.

    I went to see Iron Maiden in Montreal TWICE, but I didn't have tickets and they were sold-out both times. I really should have seen them back in the 80's because I had (and still have) about 30 pieces of their vinyl from between 1980 and 1984.

    And as far as the bands listed in my above post, I have not seen any of them. Those statements were all intended to be metaphorical. :p
  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 12,535
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    Tom
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

    The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction.
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,580
    Waiting for Columbus. Yeah.
  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,164
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,580
    obieone wrote: »
    Albums (NOT 'greatest hits) that every song is good. Yes, it's obviously subjective, but....
    Here are some to get the idea:

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    ...

    Just out of -- academic -- curiosity :)

    How often do you listen to Within You, Without You?

    Now, it's not a bad track, and it's at least a bit historically significant as a touchpoint in the introduction of Indian music (or at least the instruments and style of classical Indian music) to young Western ears... but it's a little out there relative to the rest of the album.


  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,348
    I will include these:
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    Probably have more, but give me some time.




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  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 4,669
    Am I the only one that thinks "Magical Misery Tour" was way better the the "Sarge"?
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    Mr. Sharpe wrote: »
    Meh these were extra $70 as an open box item so it didn’t much to me either way:)

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    Jesus H. C H R I S T - Afterburner - can you ever be courteous and stay on topic. If you want to blather on about "Family Affair" start your own dam thread! I get tired of your inane comments. You're not clever and you're not funny and most time you're posts are completely irrelevant to the topic.
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,605
    afterburnt wrote: »
    "Magical Misery Tour"

    National Lampoon's version, you mean? :p

  • chumliechumlie Posts: 8,398
    Bowie: Ziggy Stardust
    The Doors first 2 albums
    Roxy Music: Stranded
    Neil Young: Rust Never Sleeps, Harvest Moon & Sleeps With Angels
    Tom Waits: Small Change
    Stones: Let It Bleed & Beggars Banquet.
    May as well toss Abbey Road in the pile
    Roger Waters: Pros & Cons + Amused To Death.
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,564
    edited December 2017
    Gonna toss this one out there...
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    Well recorded and good music. Opened my ears to a lot of music I would have overlooked.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,580
    afterburnt wrote: »
    Am I the only one that thinks "Magical Misery Tour" was way better the the "Sarge"?

    To quote "Jennings" from Animal House:
    It's a distinct possibility.

  • dromundsdromunds Posts: 7,325
    Nobody's listed Dire Straits' first album?
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,564
    dromunds wrote: »
    Nobody's listed Dire Straits' first album?

    Never heard of them.
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