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Best Albums for the Begining Music Collector

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For those who would like to begin a music collection but who are unsure what genre or style they are partial to, the following albums are rated not in order of current popularity, but in endurance and appreciation.

Rated 3 points - posted 11 years ago by thewordwarrior in category Music.
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Led Zeppelin 4 Report Abuse
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Lynyrd Skynyrd pronounced Report Abuse
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Lynyrd Skynyrd 'second helping" Report Abuse
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Led Zeppelin "physical graffit"i Report Abuse
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Elvis; Artist of the Century Report Abuse
An excellent cross section of The King's greatest works.
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The Doors "morrison hotel" Report Abuse
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The Who "who's next" Report Abuse
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Jimi Hendrix ,are you experienced? Report Abuse
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Chicago Greatest hits vol 1 Report Abuse
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Rush "moving pictures' Report Abuse
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The Doors"the doors' Report Abuse
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Rolling stones "let it bleed" Report Abuse
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Jimi Hendrix "are you experienced" Report Abuse
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Rolling Stones Sticky fingers Report Abuse
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Beach Boys- Pet Sounds Report Abuse
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The Beatles; A Hard Day's Night Report Abuse
Rock and Roll at its original best.
49 points - added 11 years ago by thewordwarrior -

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The Beach Boys; The Best of the Beach Boys Report Abuse
A great all-occasion upbeat album, highly adaptable and instantly recognizable.
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Vivaldi; The Four Seasons Report Abuse
A Timeless Classic appropriate for nearly any occasion and an example of great Classical Music.
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Louis Armstrong; Louis Armstron All Time Greatest Hits Report Abuse
Louis Armstrong's easily identifiable sound is timeless and appropriate for almost any occasion. A fine example of early jazz music.
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Benny Goodman: Benny Goodman the Ultimate Collection Report Abuse
A must--have album, awesome for parties and any upbeat occasion.
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Fank Sinatra; All the Way Report Abuse
An excellent all-around album for all occasions.
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Hank Williams; The Best of Hank Williams Report Abuse
Country Music at it's original best.
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Billy Joel: Billy Joel Greatest Hits Vol. I Report Abuse
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Simon and Garfunkel; Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme Report Abuse
A classic representation of the politically oriented music of the 1960's.
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Aretha Franklin; Aretha Report Abuse
The beginings of R&B at its best!
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John Coltrane; Basic Miles Report Abuse
An album showcasing the father of Jazz's best work.
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Michael Jackson; Thriller Report Abuse
An example of the pure power of 1980's dance music.
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Barry White; Barry White's Greatest Hits Report Abuse
R&B at its smoothest and sexiest.
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U2; The Joshua Tree Report Abuse
One of the most enduring sounds to come out of the 1990's music scene, U2 is still going strong.
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Neil Diamond; Live in America Report Abuse
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Hootie and The Blowfish; Hootie and the Blowfish Report Abuse
A highly adaptable sound for any occasion, Hootie and the Blowfish is an example of the un-pop sound of the 1990's.
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Madonna; Madonna Immaculate Collection Report Abuse
Madonna's original sound was one of the defining characteristics of the 1980's and can be adapted to most any occasion.
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West Side Story Film Soundtrack Report Abuse
A hit both on broadway and on the big screen, West Side Story is an excellent example of Broadway Musicals and it's music can be played at multiple occasions.
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The Sugarhill Gang; The Best of Sugarhill Gang Report Abuse
The father's of modern rap - Sugarhill Gang's music is fun and can be adapted to almost any occasion.
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