1001 Albums

By Tim

Here is the 1001 albums you must hear before you die from 1001beforeyoudie.com

I’ve heard 48 of them (marked with ***). Got a bit of listening to do.

  1. Frank Sinatra – In The Wee Small Hours
  2. Duke Ellington – Ellington At Newport ’56
  3. Elvis Presley – Elvis Presley
  4. Frank Sinatra – Songs For Swingin’ Lovers
  5. Miles Davis – Birth Of The Cool
  6. The Louvin Brothers – Tragic Songs Of Life
  7. Count Basie – The Atomic Mr Basie
  8. Fats Domino – This Is Fats Domino
  9. Little Richard – Here’s Little Richard
  10. Louis Prima – The Wildest
  11. Machito – Kenya
  12. Sabu – Palo Congo
  13. The Crickets – The Chirping Crickets
  14. Thelonious Monk – Brilliant Corners
  15. Billie Holiday – Lady In Satin
  16. Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – Jack Takes The Floor
  17. Sarah Vaughan – Live At Mister Kelly’s
  18. Tito Puente – Dance Mania
  19. Dave Brubeck Quartet – Time Out
  20. Ella Fitzgerald – George Gershwin Songbook
  21. Marty Robbins – Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs
  22. Miles Davis – Kind Of Blue
  23. Ray Charles – The Genius Of Ray Charles
  24. The Everly Brothers – A Date With The Everly Brothers
  25. Elvis Presley – Elvis Is Back!
  26. Joan Baez – Joan Baez
  27. Miriam Makeba – Miriam Makeba
  28. Muddy Waters – Muddy Waters At Newport
  29. Bill Evans – Sunday At The Village Vanguard
  30. Jimmy Smith – Back At The Chicken Shack
  31. Booker T & The MGs – Green Onions
  32. Ray Charles – Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music
  33. Stan Getz / Charlie Byrd – Jazz Samba
  34. Charles Mingus – The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady
  35. James Brown – Live At The Apollo
  36. Phil Spector – A Christmas Gift To You
  37. Ray Price – Night Life
  38. Sam Cooke – Live At The Harlem Square Club
  39. The Beatles – With The Beatles
  40. Bert Jansch – Bert Jansch
  41. Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan
  42. Dusty Springfield – A Girl Called Dusty
  43. Jacques Brel – Olympia ’64
  44. John Coltrane – A Love Supreme
  45. Solomon Burke – Rock & Soul
  46. Stan Getz / Joao Gilberto – Getz / Gilberto
  47. The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night
  48. The Rolling Stones – The Rolling Stones
  49. BB King – Live At The Regal
  50. Bob Dylan – Bringing It All Back Home
  51. Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited
  52. Buck Owens – I’ve Got A Tiger By The Tail
  53. Jerry Lee Lewis – Live At The Star Club, Hamburg
  54. Otis Redding – Otis Blue
  55. The Beach Boys – Today!
  56. The Beatles – Rubber Soul
  57. The Byrds – Mr Tambourine Man
  58. The Sonics – Here Are The Sonics
  59. The Who – My Generation
  60. Bob Dylan – Blonde On Blonde
  61. Donovan – Sunshine Superman
  62. Frank Zappa And The Mothers Of Invention
  63. Fred Neil – Fred Neil
  64. John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton
  65. Mamas And The Papas – Mamas And The Papas
  66. Nina Simone – Wild Is The Wind
  67. Paul Revere And The Raiders – Midnight Ride
  68. Simon & Garfunkel – Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme
  69. The 13th Floor Elevators – The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators
  70. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
  71. The Beatles – Revolver
  72. The Byrds – Fifth Dimension
  73. The Kinks – Face To Face
  74. The Monks – Black Monk Time
  75. The Rolling Stones – Aftermath
  76. The Yardbirds – Yardbirds
  77. Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved A Man The Way That I Loved You
  78. Buffalo Springfield – Buffalo Springfield Again
  79. Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – Safe As Milk
  80. Country Joe And The Fish – Electric Music For The Mind And Body
  81. Cream – Disraeli Gears
  82. Francis Albert Sinatra And Antonio Carlos Jobim – Francis Albert Sinatra And Antonio Carlos Jobim
  83. Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow
  84. Loretta Lynn – Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’
  85. Love – Da Capo
  86. Love – Forever Changes
  87. Merle Haggard – I’m A Lonesome Fugitive
  88. Moby Grape – Moby Grape
  89. Nico – Chelsea Girl
  90. Pink Floyd – The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
  91. The Beatles – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  92. The Beau Brummels – Triangle
  93. The Byrds – Younger Than Yesterday
  94. The Doors – The Doors
  95. The Electric Prunes – I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night
  96. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced?
  97. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Axis: Bold As Love
  98. The Kinks – Something Else By The Kinks
  99. The Monkees – Headquarters
  100. The Mothers Of Invention – We’re Only In It For The Money
  101. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground & Nico
  102. The Velvet Underground – White Light / White Heat
  103. The Who – The Who Sell Out
  104. The Young Rascals – Groovin’
  105. Tim Buckley – Goodbye And Hello
  106. Alexander ‘Skip’ Spence – Oar
  107. Aretha Franklin – Aretha: Lady Soul
  108. Astrud Gilberto – Beach Samba
  109. Big Brother And The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills
  110. Blue Cheer – Vincebus Eruptum
  111. Caetano Veloso – Caetano Veloso
  112. Iron Butterfly – In-a-gadda-da-vida
  113. Jeff Beck Group – Truth
  114. Johnny Cash – Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison
  115. Laura Nyro – Eli And The Thirteenth Confession
  116. Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Leonard Cohen
  117. Os Mutantes – Os Mutantes
  118. Ravi Shankar – The Sounds Of India
  119. Scott Walker – Scott 2
  120. Shivkumar Sharma / Brijbushan Kabra / Hariprasad – The Call Of The Valley
  121. Simon & Garfunkel – Bookends
  122. The Band – Music From Big Pink
  123. *** The Beatles – The Beatles (White Album)
  124. The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers
  125. The Byrds – Sweetheart Of The Rodeo
  126. The Incredible String Band – The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter
  127. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Electric Ladyland
  128. The Kinks – Village Green Preservation Society
  129. The Pretty Things – SF Sorrow
  130. The Rolling Stones – Beggar’s Banquet
  131. The Small Faces – Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake
  132. The United States Of America – The United States Of America
  133. The Who – Tommy
  134. The Zombies – Odessey And Oracle
  135. Tim Buckley – Happy Sad
  136. Traffic – Traffic
  137. Blood, Sweat And Tears – Blood, Sweat And Tears
  138. Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – Trout Mask Replica
  139. Chicago – Chicago Transit Authority
  140. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bayou Country
  141. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River
  142. Crosby, Stills And Nash – Crosby, Stills And Nash
  143. Dr John – Gris Gris
  144. Dusty Springfield – Dusty In Memphis
  145. Elvis Presley – From Elvis In Memphis
  146. Fairport Convention – Liege And Lief
  147. Fairport Convention – Unhalfbricking
  148. Frank Zappa – Hot Rats
  149. Isaac Hayes – Hot Buttered Soul
  150. Johnny Cash – Johnny Cash At San Quentin
  151. King Crimson – In The Court Of The Crimson King
  152. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin I
  153. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II
  154. Leonard Cohen – Songs From A Room
  155. Miles Davis – In A Silent Way
  156. Neil Young – Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
  157. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left
  158. Pentangle – Basket Of Light
  159. Quicksilver Messenger Service – Happy Trails
  160. Scott Walker – Scott 4
  161. Sly & The Family Stone – Stand!
  162. The Band – The Band
  163. *** The Beatles – Abbey Road
  164. The Bee Gees – Odessa
  165. The Flying Burrito Brothers – The Gilded Palace Of Sin
  166. The Kinks – Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire)
  167. The MC5 – Kick Out The Jams
  168. *** The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed
  169. The Stooges – The Stooges
  170. The Temptations – Cloud Nine
  171. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground
  172. The Youngbloods – Elephant Mountain
  173. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks
  174. Ananda Shankar – Ananda Shankar
  175. Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath
  176. Black Sabbath – Paranoid
  177. Cat Stephens – Tea For The Tillerman
  178. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Deja Vu
  179. Deep Purple – Deep Purple In Rock
  180. Derek And The Dominos – Layla And Other Assorted Lovesongs
  181. George Harrison – All Things Must Pass
  182. Iggy Pop & The Stooges – Fun House
  183. James Taylor – Sweet Baby James
  184. John Lennon – John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band
  185. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III
  186. McCartney – McCartney
  187. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
  188. Neil Young – After The Goldrush
  189. Nick Drake – Bryter Later
  190. Rod Stewart – Gasoline Alley
  191. Santana – Abraxas
  192. Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
  193. Soft Machine – Third
  194. Spirit – Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus
  195. Stephen Stills – Stephen Stills
  196. Syd Barrett – The Madcap Laughs
  197. The Carpenters – Close To You
  198. The Doors – Morrison Hotel
  199. The Grateful Dead – American Beauty
  200. The Grateful Dead – Live / Dead
  201. The Who – Live At Leeds
  202. Traffic – John Barleycorn Must Die
  203. Van Morrison – Moondance
  204. Can – Tago Mago
  205. Carole King – Tapestry
  206. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory
  207. David Crosby – If Only I Could Remember My Name
  208. Dolly Parton – Coat Of Many Colors
  209. Don McLean – American Pie
  210. *** Elton John – Madman Across The Water
  211. Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Tarkus
  212. Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Pictures At An Exhibition
  213. Fela Kuti – Live With Ginger Baker
  214. Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
  215. Harry Nilsson – Nilsson Schmilsson
  216. Isaac Hayes – Shaft
  217. Janis Joplin – Pearl
  218. Jethro Tull – Aqualung
  219. John Lennon – Imagine
  220. Joni Mitchell – Blue
  221. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
  222. Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Love And Hate
  223. Marvin Gaye – What’s Goin’ On
  224. Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells A Story
  225. Serge Gainsbourg – Historie de Melody Nelson
  226. Sly And The Family Stone – There’s A Riot Goin’ On
  227. T Rex – Electric Warrior
  228. The Allman Brothers – The Allman Brothers At Fillmore East
  229. The Beach Boys – Surf’s Up
  230. The Bee Gees – Trafalgar
  231. The Doors – LA Woman
  232. The Faces – A Nod’s As Good As A Wink
  233. The Flamin’ Groovies – Teenage Head
  234. The Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers
  235. The Who – Who’s Next
  236. Yes – The Yes Album
  237. Yes – Fragile
  238. Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
  239. Alice Cooper – School’s Out
  240. Big Star – No.1 Record
  241. *** Black Sabbath – Volume 4
  242. Burning Spear – Marcus Garvey
  243. Curtis Mayfield – Superfly
  244. David Ackles – American Gothic
  245. David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
  246. David Bowie – Hunky Dory
  247. Deep Purple – Machine Head
  248. Gene Clark – White Light
  249. Hugh Masekela – Home Is Where The Music Is
  250. John Prine – John Prine
  251. Lou Reed – Transformer
  252. Milton Nascimento – Clube Da Esquina
  253. Neil Young – Harvest
  254. Nick Drake – Pink Moon
  255. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Will The Circle Be Unbroken
  256. Paul Simon – Paul Simon
  257. Randy Newman – Sail Away
  258. Roxy Music – Roxy Music
  259. Slade – Slayed?
  260. Steely Dan – Can’t Buy A Thrill
  261. Stevie Wonder – Talking Book
  262. T Rex – The Slider
  263. The Eagles – The Eagles
  264. The Rolling Stones – Exile On Main Street
  265. The Temptations – All Directions
  266. Todd Rundgren – Something / Anything?
  267. War – The World Is A Ghetto
  268. Yes – Close To The Edge
  269. Alice Cooper – Billion Dollar Babies
  270. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Catch A Fire
  271. Can – Future Days
  272. David Bowie – Aladdin Sane
  273. Deep Purple – Made In Japan
  274. *** Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  275. Faust – Faust IV
  276. Genesis – Selling England By The Pound
  277. Gram Parsons – Grevious Angel
  278. Hawkwind – Space Ritual
  279. Iggy Pop & The Stooges – Raw Power
  280. John Cale – Paris 1919
  281. John Martyn – Solid Air
  282. King Crimson – Larks Tongues In Aspic
  283. Lou Reed – Berlin
  284. *** Lynyrd Skynyrd – Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd
  285. Manassas – Stephen Stills
  286. Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On
  287. Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band – Bongo Rock
  288. *** Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells
  289. Mott The Hoople – Mott
  290. Paul McCartney & Wings – Band On The Run
  291. *** Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon
  292. Roxy Music – For Your Pleasure
  293. Steely Dan – Countdown To Ecstasy
  294. Stevie Wonder – Innervisions
  295. The Isley Bros – 3 + 3
  296. The New York Dolls – The New York Dolls
  297. The Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Next
  298. Todd Rundgren – A Wizard, A True Star
  299. Waylon Jennings – Honky Tonk Heroes
  300. ZZ Top – Tres Hombres
  301. 10cc – Sheet Music
  302. Bad Company – Bad Company
  303. Bob Dylan – Blood On The Tracks
  304. Brian Eno – Here Come The Warm Jets
  305. Dennis Wilson – Pacific Ocean Blue
  306. Eric Clapton – 461 Ocean Boulevard
  307. Gene Clark – No Other
  308. Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
  309. George Jones – The Grand Tour
  310. Gill Scott-Heron – Winter In America
  311. Herbie Hancock – Headhunters
  312. Joni Mitchell – Court And Spark
  313. Kraftwerk – Autobahn
  314. Neil Young – On The Beach
  315. Queen – Sheer Heart Attack
  316. Queen – Queen II
  317. Randy Newman – Good Old Boys
  318. Richard & Linda Thompson – I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
  319. Robert Wyatt – Rock Bottom
  320. Roxy Music – Country Life
  321. Sparks – Kimono My House
  322. Steely Dan – Pretzel Logic
  323. Stevie Wonder – Fulfillingness’ First Finale
  324. Supertramp – Crime Of The Century
  325. Tangerine Dream – Phaedra
  326. Van Morrison – It’s Too Late To Stop Now
  327. Aerosmith – Toys In The Attic
  328. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Natty Dread
  329. Brian Eno – Another Green World
  330. Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run
  331. Curtis Mayfield – There’s No Place Like America Today
  332. David Bowie – Young Americans
  333. Dion – Born To Be With You
  334. Earth, Wind & Fire – That’s The Way Of The World
  335. Emmylou Harris – Pieces Of The Sky
  336. Joni Mitchell – The Hissing Of Summer Lawns
  337. Keith Jarrett – The Kiln Concert
  338. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti
  339. Neil Young – Tonight’s The Night
  340. Neu! – Neu! 75
  341. Patti Smith – Horses
  342. Peter Frampton – Frampton Comes Alive
  343. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
  344. Queen – A Night At The Opera
  345. R. D. Burman / Bappi Lahiri – Shalimar / College Girl
  346. Shuggie Otis – Inspiration Information
  347. The Dictators – Go Girl Crazy
  348. Tim Buckley – Greetings From LA
  349. Tom Waits – Nighthawks At The Diner
  350. Willie Nelson – Redheaded Stranger
  351. Abba – Arrival
  352. Aerosmith – Rocks
  353. Boston – Boston
  354. David Bowie – Station To Station
  355. Joan Armatrading – Joan Armatrading
  356. Joni Mitchell – Hejeira
  357. Jorge Ben – Africa / Brasil
  358. Kiss – Destroyer
  359. Parliament – Mothership Connection
  360. Peter Tosh – Legalize It
  361. Rush – 2112
  362. Stevie Wonder – Songs In The Key Of Life
  363. The Eagles – Hotel California
  364. The Ramones – The Ramones
  365. Billy Joel – The Stranger
  366. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Exodus
  367. Brian Eno – Before & After Science
  368. Chic Manish – C’est Chic
  369. David Bowie – Low
  370. David Bowie – Heroes
  371. *** Electric Light Orchestra – Out Of The Blue
  372. Elvis Costello – My Aim Is True
  373. Fela Kuti – Zombie
  374. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
  375. Ian Dury & The Blockheads – New Boots & Panties
  376. Iggy Pop – Lust For Life
  377. Iggy Pop – The Idiot
  378. Jean Michel-Jarre – Oxygene
  379. John Martyn – One World
  380. Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers
  381. Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express
  382. Pere Ubu – The Modern Dance
  383. Peter Gabriel – I
  384. Steely Dan – Aja
  385. Suicide – Suicide
  386. Talking Heads – Talking Heads ’77
  387. The Clash – The Clash
  388. The Penguin Cafe Orchestra – Music From The Penguin Cafe Orchestra
  389. The Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks
  390. The Stranglers – Rattus Norvegicus
  391. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  392. Weather Report – Heavy Weather
  393. Wire – Pink Flag
  394. Big Star – Third / Sister Lovers
  395. Blondie – Parallel Lines
  396. Brian Eno – Ambient No. 1: Music For Airports
  397. Bruce Springsteen – Darkness On The Edge Of Town
  398. Buzzcocks – Another Music In A Different Kitchen
  399. Cheap Tricks – At Budokan
  400. Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!
  401. Dire Straits – Dire Straits
  402. Elis Regina – Vento De Maio
  403. Elvis Costello – This Year’s Model
  404. Funkadelic – One Nation Under A Groove
  405. Joe Ely – Honky Tonk Masquarade
  406. Kraftwerk – The Man Machine
  407. Magazine – Real Life
  408. Marvin Gaye – Here, My Dear
  409. *** Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell
  410. Muddy Waters – Hard Again
  411. Pere Ubu – Dub Housing
  412. Public Image – Public Image
  413. Ruben Blades & Willie Colon-Pedro – Siembra
  414. Siouxsie And The Banshees – The Scream
  415. Talking Heads – More Songs About Buildings And Food
  416. Television – Marquee Moon
  417. The Adverts – Tori Amos
  418. The Cars – The Cars
  419. The Jam – All Mod Cons
  420. The Only Ones – The Only Ones
  421. The Residents – Duck Stab / Buster & Glen
  422. The Saints – Eternally Yours
  423. Thin Lizzy – Live And Dangerous
  424. Throbbing Gristle – DOA
  425. Van Halen – Van Halen 1
  426. Willie Nelson – Stardust
  427. X-Ray Spex – Germ-Free Adolescents
  428. AC / DC – Highway To Hell
  429. Chic – Risque
  430. Elvis Costello – Armed Forces
  431. Fleetwood Mac – Tusk
  432. Gang Of Four – Entertainment!
  433. Gary Numan – The Pleasure Principle
  434. Germs – GI
  435. Holger Czukay – Movies
  436. Japan – Quiet Life
  437. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
  438. Marianne Faithfull – Broken English
  439. Michael Jackson – Off The Wall
  440. Neil Young – Rust Never Sleeps
  441. *** Pink Floyd – The Wall
  442. Pretenders – Pretenders
  443. Public Image – Metal Box / Second Edition
  444. Sister Sledge – We Are Family
  445. Talking Heads – Fear Of Music
  446. The B-52’s – The B-52’s
  447. The Clash – London Calling
  448. The Crusaders – Street Life
  449. The Damned – Machine Gun Etiquette
  450. The Fall – Live At The Witch Trials
  451. The Police – Regatta De Blanc
  452. The Slits – Cut
  453. The Specials – Specials
  454. The Undertones – The Undertones
  455. AC / DC – Back In Black
  456. Adam & The Ants – Kings Of The Wild Frontier
  457. Circle Jerks – Group Sex
  458. Dead Kennedys – Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
  459. Dexys Midnight Runners – Searching For The Young Soul Rebels
  460. Echo & The Bunnymen – Crocodiles
  461. Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden
  462. Joy Division – Closer
  463. Judas Priest – British Steel
  464. Killing Joke – Killing Joke
  465. Motorhead – Ace Of Spades
  466. Peter Gabriel – III
  467. Steve Winwood – Arc Of A Diver
  468. Talking Heads – Remain In Light
  469. Teardrop Explodes – Kilimanjaro
  470. The Cramps – Songs The Lord Taught Us
  471. The Cure – Seventeen Seconds
  472. The Jam – Sound Affects
  473. The Soft Boys – Underwater Moonlight
  474. The Specials – More Specials
  475. The Undertones – Hypnotised
  476. Tom Waits – Heartattack And Vine
  477. UB40 – Signing Off
  478. Abba – The Visitors
  479. Bauhaus – Mask
  480. Black Flag – Damaged
  481. Bobbie Womack – The Poet
  482. Brian Eno – My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts
  483. Einsturzende – Kollaps
  484. Go-Go’s – Beauty And The Beat
  485. Heaven 17 – Penthouse And Pavement
  486. Human League – Dare
  487. Motorhead – No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith
  488. Psychedelic Furs – Talk Talk Talk
  489. Rush – Moving Pictures
  490. Siouxsie And The Banshees – Juju
  491. Soft Cell – Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret
  492. The Gun Club – Fire Of Love
  493. The Tom Tom Club – The Tom Tom Club
  494. X – Wild Gift
  495. ABC – The Lexicon Of Love
  496. Bruce Springsteen – Nebraska
  497. Dexy’s Midnight Lovers – Too Rye-Ay
  498. Donald Fagen – The Nightfly
  499. Elvis Costello – Imperial Bedroom
  500. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – The Message
  501. Haircut 100 – Pelican West
  502. Iron Maiden – Number Of The Beast
  503. Kate Bush – The Dreaming
  504. Madness – Rise & Fall
  505. Michael Jackson – Thriller
  506. Orange Juice – Rip It Up
  507. Prince – 1999
  508. Simple Minds – New Gold Dream
  509. The Associates – Sulk
  510. The Birthday Party – Junkyard
  511. The Cure – Pornography
  512. Venom – Black Metal
  513. Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes
  514. Culture Club – Colour By Numbers
  515. Def Leppard – Pyromania
  516. Duran Duran – Rio
  517. Echo & The Bunnymen – Porcupine
  518. Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams
  519. Hanoi Rocks – Back To Mystery City
  520. Malcolm McLaren – Duck Rock
  521. Meat Puppets – Meat Puppets II
  522. Minor Threat – Out Of Step
  523. OMD – Architecture & Morality
  524. Paul Simon – Hearts And Bones
  525. REM – Murmur
  526. The Police – Synchronicity
  527. The The – Soul Mining
  528. Tom Waits – Swordfishtrombones
  529. U2 – War
  530. *** ZZ Top – Eliminator
  531. Bruce Springsteen – Born In The USA
  532. Cindy Lauper – She’s So Unusual
  533. Cocteau Twins – Treasure
  534. Echo & The Bunnymen – Ocean Rain
  535. Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Welcome To The Pleasuredome
  536. Lloyd Cole And The Commotions – Rattlesnakes
  537. Minutemen – Double Nickels On The Dime
  538. Prince And The Revolution – Purple Rain
  539. Run-DMC – Run-DMC
  540. Sade – Diamond Life
  541. Style Council – Cafe Bleu
  542. The Blue Nile – A Walk Across The Rooftops
  543. The Replacements – Let It Be
  544. Tina Turner – Private Dancer
  545. Van Halen – 1984
  546. Youssou N’Dour – Immigres
  547. Abdullah Ibrahim – Water From An Ancient Well
  548. A-Ha – Hunting High And Low
  549. Dexys Midnight Runners – Don’t Stand Me Down
  550. Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
  551. Kate Bush – Hounds Of Love
  552. New Order – Low Life
  553. Prefab Sprout – Steve McQueen
  554. Scritti Politti – Cupid And Psyche
  555. Simply Red – Picture Book
  556. Suzanne Vega – Suzanne Vega
  557. Tears For Fear – Songs From The Big Chair
  558. The Fall – This Nation’s Saving Grace
  559. The Jesus & Mary Chain – Psychocandy
  560. The Mekons – Fear And Whiskey
  561. The Pogues – Rum, Sodomy And The Lash
  562. The Smiths – Meat Is Murder
  563. Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
  564. Afrika Bambaataa – Planet Rock: The Album
  565. Anita Baker – Rapture
  566. Bad Brains – I Against I
  567. *** Beastie Boys – Licensed To Ill
  568. Big Black – Atomizer
  569. Billy Bragg – Talking With The Taxman About Poetry
  570. Bon Jovi – Slippery When Wet
  571. Elvis Costello – Blood And Chocolate
  572. Megadeth – Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying
  573. *** Metallica – Master Of Puppets
  574. Nanci Griffith – Last For The True Believers
  575. *** Paul Simon – Graceland
  576. Peter Gabriel – So
  577. Run-DMC – Raising Hell
  578. Slayer – Reign In Blood
  579. Sonic Youth – EVOL
  580. Steve Earle – Guitar Town
  581. The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead
  582. The The – Infected
  583. Throwing Muses – Throwing Muses
  584. XTC – Skylarking
  585. Anthrax – Among The Living
  586. Butthole Surfers – Locust Abortion Technician
  587. Def Leppard – Hysteria
  588. Depeche Mode – Music For The Masses
  589. Dinosaur Jr – You’re Living All Over Me
  590. Emmylou Harris, Linda Rondstat & Dolly Parton – Trio
  591. George Michael – Faith
  592. Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction
  593. Husker Du – Warehouse: Songs And Stories
  594. John Zorn – Spy Vs Spy
  595. Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Shaka Zulu
  596. Laibach – Opus Dei
  597. Michael Jackson – Bad
  598. Napalm Death – Scrum
  599. Pet Shop Boys – Actually
  600. Prince – Sign O’ The Times
  601. REM – Document
  602. Sisters Of Mercy – Floodland
  603. Sonic Youth – Sister
  604. Talk Talk – Colour Of Spring
  605. Terence Trent D’Arby – Introducing The Hardline
  606. The Cult – Electric
  607. The Jesus & Mary Chain – Darklands
  608. The New Tango (With Gary Burton) – Astor Piazzolla
  609. The Smiths – Strangeways Here We Come
  610. The Triffids – Calenture
  611. U2 – The Joshua Tree
  612. American Music Club – California
  613. Cowboy Junkies – The Trinity Sessions
  614. Dagmar Krause – Tank Battles
  615. Dinosaur Jr – Bug
  616. Dwight Yoakam – Buenos Noches From A Lonely Room
  617. Everything But The Girl – Idlewild
  618. Fishbone – Truth And Soul
  619. Go-Betweens – 16 Lover’s Lane
  620. Happy Mondays – Bummed
  621. Jane’s Addiction – Nothing’s Shocking
  622. K.D. Lang – Shadowland
  623. Leonard Cohen – I’m Your Man
  624. Living Colour – Vivid
  625. *** Metallica – …And Justice For All
  626. Morrissey – Viva Hate
  627. Mudhoney – Superfuzz Bigmuff
  628. My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything
  629. NWA – Straight Outta Compton
  630. Public Enemy – It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
  631. Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation
  632. The Pixies – Surfer Rosa
  633. The Pogues – If I Should Fall From Grace With God
  634. The Sugarcubes – Life’s Too Good
  635. The Waterboys – Fisherman’s Blues
  636. *** Tracy Chapman – Tracy Chapman
  637. 808 State – 808:90
  638. Aerosmith – Pump
  639. Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck – Djam Leeli
  640. Barry Adamson – Moss Side Story
  641. Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique
  642. Bonnie Raitt – Nick Of Time
  643. Coldcut – What’s The Noise?
  644. De La Soul – Three Feet High And Rising
  645. Faith No More – The Real Thing
  646. Firehose – Fromohio
  647. Janet Jackson – Rhythm Nation 1814
  648. John Lee Hooker – The Healer
  649. Jungle Brothers – Done By The Forces Of Nature
  650. Kate Bush – The Sensual World
  651. Lenny Kravitz – Let Love Rule
  652. Madonna – Like A Prayer
  653. Neneh Cherry – Raw Like Sushi
  654. New Order – Technique
  655. Queen Latifah – All Hail The Queen
  656. REM – Green
  657. Soul II Soul – Club Classics Vol. One
  658. Spacemen 3 – Playing With Fire
  659. The Pixies – Doolittle
  660. The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
  661. The Young Gods – L’eau Rouge
  662. A Tribe Called Quest – People’s Instinctive Paths
  663. Cocteau Twins – Heaven Or Las Vegas
  664. Deee-Lite – World Clique
  665. Depeche Mode – Violator
  666. Digital Underground – Sex Packets
  667. Fugazi – Repeater
  668. George Michael – Listen Without Prejudice
  669. Happy Mondays – Pills ‘n’ Thrills ‘n’ Bellyaches
  670. Jane’s Addiction – Ritual De Lo Habitual
  671. KLF – The White Room
  672. LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You Out
  673. Megadeth – Rust In Peace
  674. Neil Young – Ragged Glory
  675. Pet Shop Boys – Behaviour
  676. Public Enemy – Fear Of A Black Planet
  677. Ride – Nowhere
  678. Sinead O’Connor – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
  679. Sonic Youth – Goo
  680. The Black Crowes – Shake Your Money Maker
  681. *** The Cure – Disintegration
  682. The La’s – The La’s
  683. The Pixies – Bossanova
  684. The Shamen – En-Tact
  685. Ice Cube – AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted
  686. A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory
  687. Crowded House – Woodface
  688. Cypress Hill – Cypress Hill
  689. Gang Starr – Step In The Arena
  690. Ice-T – O. G. Original Gangster
  691. Jah Wobbie And The Invaders – Rising Above Bedlam
  692. Julian Cope – Peggy Suicide
  693. Koffi Olomide – Haut De Gammme Koweit Rive Gauche
  694. *** Massive Attack – Blue Lines
  695. *** Metallica – Metallica
  696. Mudhoney – Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge
  697. My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
  698. *** Nirvana – Nevermind
  699. Primal Scream – Screamadelica
  700. Public Enemy – Apocalypse 91 The Enemy Strikes Back
  701. *** Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magik
  702. Saint Etienne – Foxbase Alpha
  703. Sepultura – Arise
  704. Slint – Spiderband
  705. Teenage Fanclub – Bandwagonesque
  706. U2 – Achtung Baby
  707. Alice In Chains – Dirt
  708. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85-92
  709. Arrested Development – Three Years, Five Months, And Two Days
  710. Baaba Maal – Lam Toro
  711. Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy – Hiphoprisy Is The Greatest Luxury
  712. K. D. Lang – Ingenue
  713. Ministry – Psalm 69
  714. Morrissey – Your Arsenal
  715. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Henry’s Dream
  716. Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn & Party – Devotional Songs
  717. P. J. Harvey – Dry
  718. Pantera – A Vulgar Display Of Power
  719. Pearl Jam – Ten
  720. REM – Automatic For The People
  721. Sonic Youth – Dirty
  722. Spiritualized – Lazer Guided Melodies
  723. Stereo MC’s – Connected
  724. Sugar – Copper Blue
  725. The Lemonheads – It’s A Shame About Ray
  726. The Pharcyde – Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde
  727. Tom Waits – Bone Machine
  728. Tori Amos – Little Earthquakes
  729. Auteurs – New Wave
  730. *** Bjork – Debut
  731. Blur – Modern Life Is Rubbish
  732. Dr Dre – The Chronic
  733. Girls Against Boys – Venus Luxure No1 Baby
  734. Grant Lee Buffalo – Fuzzy
  735. Ice Cube – The Predator
  736. Jamiroquai – Emergency On Planet Earth
  737. MC Solar – Qui Seme Le Vent Recolte Le Tempo
  738. Nirvana – In Utero
  739. Orbital – Orbital II
  740. P. J. Harvey – Rid Of Me
  741. Paul Weller – Wild Wood
  742. Pavement – Slanted And Enchanted
  743. Pet Shop Boys – Very
  744. *** Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine
  745. Sebadoh – Bobble And Squeak
  746. Sheryl Crow – Tuesday Night Music Club
  747. *** Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
  748. Snoop Doggy Dogg – Doggy Style
  749. Suede – Suede
  750. The Afgham Whigs – Gentleman
  751. The Boo Radleys – Giant Steps
  752. The Fall – The Infotainment Scan
  753. Whatever – Aimee Mann
  754. William Orbit – Strange Cargo III
  755. Wu-Tang Clan – Enter The Wu-Tang
  756. Ali Farka Toure With Ry Cooder – Talking Timbuktu
  757. Beastie Boys – Ill Communication
  758. Blur – Parklife
  759. Drive Like Jehu – Yank Crime
  760. Elvis Costello – Brutal Youth
  761. Frank Black – Teenager Of The Year
  762. G Love & Special Sauce – G Love & Special Sauce
  763. Green Day – Dookie
  764. Hole – Live Through This
  765. Jeru The Damaja – The Sun Rises In The East
  766. Liz Phair – Exile In Guyville
  767. Massive Attack – Protection
  768. Method Man – Tical
  769. Morrissey – Vauxhall And I
  770. Nas – Illmatic
  771. *** Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral
  772. Nirvana – Unplugged
  773. Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die
  774. Oasis – Definitely Maybe
  775. Offspring – Smash
  776. Orbital – Snivilisation
  777. Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
  778. Portishead – Dummy
  779. *** Prodigy – Music For The Jilted Generation
  780. Sabres Of Paradise – Haunted Dancehall
  781. Soundgarden – Superunknown
  782. Suede – Dog Man Star
  783. The Manic Street Preachers – The Holy Bible
  784. Tupac Shakur – Me Against The World
  785. Alanis Morissette – Jagged Little Pill
  786. D’Angelo – Brown Sugar
  787. Elastica – Elastica
  788. Femi Kuti – Femi Kuti
  789. Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters
  790. Garbage – Garbage
  791. Genius / GZA – Liquid Swords
  792. Goldie – Timeless
  793. Guided By Voices – Alien Lanes
  794. Jeff Buckley – Grace
  795. Leftfield – Leftism
  796. Nightmares On Wax – Smoker’s Delight
  797. Oasis – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?
  798. Pulp – Different Class
  799. Radiohead – The Bends
  800. Raekwon – Only Built For Cuban Linx
  801. Rocket From The Crypt – Scream, Dracula, Scream!
  802. *** Smashing Pumpkins – Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness
  803. Supergrass – I Should Coco
  804. The Chemical Brothers – Exit Planet Dust
  805. The Verve – A Northern Soul
  806. TLC – CrazySexyCool
  807. Tricky – Mixinquaye
  808. Ash – 1977
  809. Barry Adamson – Oedipus Schmoedipus
  810. *** Beck – Odelay
  811. Belle & Sebastian – If You’re Feeling Sinister
  812. Belle & Sebastian – Tigermilk
  813. DJ Shadow – Endtroducing
  814. *** Dr Octagon – Dr Octagonecologyst
  815. Everything But The Girl – Walking Wounded
  816. Fatboy Slim – Better Living Through Chemistry
  817. Fiona Apple – Tidal
  818. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Now I Got Worry
  819. LTJ Bukem – Logical Progression
  820. Marilyn Manson – Antichrist Superstar
  821. Maxwell – Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite
  822. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Murder Ballads
  823. Screaming Trees – Dust
  824. Sepultura – Roots
  825. Stereolab – Emperor Tomato Ketchup
  826. Super Furry Animals – Fuzzy Logic
  827. The Cardigans – First Band On The Moon
  828. The Charlatans – Tellin’ Stories
  829. The Divine Comedy – Casanova
  830. The Eels – Beautiful Freak
  831. The Fugees – The Score
  832. The Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Come Find Yourself
  833. The Manic Street Preachers – Everything Must Go
  834. Tortoise – Millions Now Living Will Never Die
  835. Underworld – Second Toughest In The Infants
  836. Wilco – Being There
  837. *** Blur – Blur
  838. Bob Dylan – Time Out Of Mind
  839. Buena Vista Social Club – Buena Vista Social Club
  840. Cornershop – When I Was Born For The 7th Time
  841. Daft Punk – Homework
  842. David Holmes – Let’s Get Killed
  843. Elliott Smith – Either / Or
  844. Finlay Quaye – Maverick A Strike
  845. Mariah Carey – Butterfly
  846. Missy Elliott – Supa Dupa Fly
  847. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call
  848. Primal Scream – Vanishing Point
  849. *** Prodigy – The Fat Of The Land
  850. *** Radiohead – OK Computer
  851. Robbie Williams – Life Thru A Lens
  852. Robert Wyatt – Schleep
  853. Roni Size / Reprazent – New Forms
  854. Sleater-Kinney – Dig Me Out
  855. Spiritualized – Ladies And Gentlemen, We Are Floating In Space
  856. Supergrass – In It For The Money
  857. The Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
  858. The Dandy Warhols – The Dandy Warhols Come Down
  859. The Divine Comedy – A Short Album About Love
  860. The Verve – Urban Hymns
  861. Air – Moon Safari
  862. Billy Bragg / Wilco – Mermaid Avenue
  863. Boards Of Canada – Music Has The Right To Children
  864. Bob Dylan – Bob Dylan Live 1966 (Royal Albert Hall)
  865. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – I See A Darkness
  866. Britney Spears – Baby One More Time
  867. David Gray – White Ladder
  868. *** Fatboy Slim – You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby
  869. Hole – Celebrity Skin
  870. Khaled – Kenza
  871. Kid Rock – Devil Without A Cause
  872. Korn – Follow The Leader
  873. Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
  874. Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
  875. Madonna – Ray Of Light
  876. Manu Chao – Clandestino
  877. Mercury Rev – Deserter’s Song
  878. Pulp – This Is Hardcore
  879. *** Queens Of The Stone Age – Queens Of The Stone Age
  880. *** System Of A Down – System Of A Down
  881. Talvin Singh – OK
  882. Turbonegro – Apocalypse Dudes
  883. Basement Jaxx – Remedy
  884. Beth Orton – Central Reservation
  885. Death In Vegas – The Contino Sessions
  886. Eminem – The Slim Shady LP
  887. Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin
  888. Incubus – Make Yourself
  889. Le Tigre – Le Tigre
  890. Les Rhythmes Digitales – Darkdancer
  891. Metallica – S&M
  892. *** Moby – Play
  893. Nitin Sawhney – Beyond Skin
  894. *** Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
  895. Sao Paulo Tales – Suba
  896. Shack – HMS Fable
  897. Sigur Ros – Agaetis Byrjun
  898. Skunk Anansie – Post Orgasmic Chill
  899. Slipknot – Slipknot
  900. The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs
  901. Travis – The Man Who
  902. XTC – Apple Venus Vol. 1
  903. Air – The Virgin Suicides
  904. Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour Of Bewilderbeast
  905. Bebel Gilberto – Tanto Tempo
  906. *** Coldplay – Parachutes
  907. Common – Like Water For Chocolate
  908. Elliott Smith – Figure 8
  909. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
  910. Emmylou Harris – Red Dirt Girl
  911. Erykah Badu – Mama’s Gun
  912. Giant Sand – Chore Of Enchantment
  913. Goldfrapp – Felt Mountain
  914. Lambchop – Nixon
  915. Limp Bizkit – Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water
  916. *** Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory
  917. Madonna – Music
  918. Mike Ladd – Welcome To The Afterfuture
  919. MJ Cole – Sincere
  920. Outkast – Stankonia
  921. PJ Harvey – Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
  922. Radiohead – Kid A
  923. Red Snapper – Our Aim Is To Satisfy
  924. Ryan Adams – Heartbreaker
  925. The Avalanches – Since I Left You
  926. The Doves – Lost Souls
  927. U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind
  928. Ute Lemper – Punishing Kiss
  929. Bjork – Vespertine
  930. Destiny’s Child – Survivor
  931. Drive By Truckers – Southern Rock Opera
  932. Gillian Welch – Time (The Revelator)
  933. Gorrilaz – Gorrilaz
  934. Gotan Project – La Revancha Del Tango
  935. Jay-Z – The Blueprint
  936. Radiohead – Amnesiac
  937. Royksopp – Melody A.M.
  938. Ryan Adams – Gold
  939. Silver Jews – Bright Flight
  940. Super Furry Animals – Rings Around The World
  941. The Beta Band – Hot Shots II
  942. The Strokes – This Is It
  943. The White Stripes – White Blood Cells
  944. Beck – Sea Change
  945. Bruce Springsteen – The Rising
  946. *** Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
  947. Johnny Cash – American IV: The Man Come Around
  948. Jurassic 5 – Power In Numbers
  949. Missy Elliott – Under Construction
  950. Ms Dynamite – A Little Deeper
  951. Norah Jones – Come Away With Me
  952. The Bees – Sunshine Hit Me
  953. The Coral – The Coral
  954. The Doves – The Last Broadcast
  955. The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
  956. The Roots – Phrenology
  957. Wilco – Hotel Yankee Foxtrot
  958. Dizzee Rascals – Boy In Da Corner
  959. Lightning Bolt – Wonderful Rainbow
  960. Outkast – Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
  961. Rufus Wainwright – Want One
  962. The Mars Volta – Le-loused At The Crematorium
  963. *** The White Stripes – Elephant
  964. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell
  965. Arcade Fire – Funeral
  966. Bjork – Medulla
  967. Cee-Lo – Cee-Lo Green Is The Soul Machine
  968. Devendra Banhart – Rejoicing In The Heads
  969. *** Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
  970. Green Day – American Idiot
  971. Kanye West – The College Dropout
  972. Liars – They Were Wrong So We Drowned
  973. Morrissey – You Are The Quarry
  974. Mylo – Destroy Rock & Roll
  975. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus
  976. Ozomatli – Street Signs
  977. Rufus Wainwright – Want Two
  978. *** Scissor Sisters – Scissor Sisters
  979. The Icarus Line – Penance Soiree
  980. *** The Killers – Hot Fuss
  981. *** The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free
  982. TV On The Radio – Desperate Youth, Bloodthirsty Babies
  983. Antony & The Johnsons – I Am A Bird Now
  984. Common – Be
  985. Richard Hawley – Cole’s Cornes
  986. Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
  987. Ali Farka Toure – Savane
  988. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
  989. Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am
  990. Christina Aguilera – Back To Basics
  991. Ghostface Killah – Fishscale
  992. Joanna Newsom – Ys
  993. Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liqour
  994. *** Muse – Black Holes & Revelations
  995. Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
  996. Justice – Cross
  997. LCD Soundsystem – The Sound Of Silver
  998. MIA – Kala
  999. Radiohead – In Rainbows
  1000. The Good, The Bad & The Queen – The Good, The Bad & The Queen
  1001. The Klaxons – Myths Of The Near Future
  1. Balu says:

    Lovely list.. why no albums listed from TOOL ??

  2. KinGover says:

    I really recommend The Open Door by Evanescence

  3. santosh ponnala says:

    You got to spend some time listening to Led Zeppelin, it will change you for the good.