The Essentials

50s

Blue Train, John Coltrane
Kind of Blue, Miles Davis
Mingus Ah Um, Charles Mingus
Time Out, The Dave Brubeck Quartet

60s

A Love Supreme, John Coltrane
Abbey Road, The Beatles
Are You Experienced, The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Astral Weeks, Van Morrison
Blonde On Blonde, Bob Dylan
Bringing It All Back Home, Bob Dylan
Electric Ladyland, The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Five Leaves Left, Nick Drake
Forever Changes, Love
Highway 61 Revisited, Bob Dylan
In a Silent Way, Miles Davis
In the Court of the Crimson King, King Crimson
Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin
Let It Bleed, The Rolling Stones
Magical Mystery Tour, The Beatles
Odessey and Oracle, The Zombies
Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys
Revolver, The Beatles
Rubber Soul, The Beatles
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles
Songs of Leonard Cohen, Leonard Cohen
The Beatles (The White Album), The Beatles
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady, Charles Mingus
The Doors, The Doors
The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground and Nico, The Velvet Underground and Nico

70s

After the Gold Rush, Neil Young
Animals, Pink Floyd
Blood on the Tracks, Bob Dylan
Close to the Edge, Yes
Exile on Main St., The Rolling Stones
Houses of the Holy, Led Zeppelin
Hunky Dory, David Bowie
Innervisions, Stevie Wonder
Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin
London Calling, The Clash
Low, David Bowie
Marquee Moon, Television
Paranoid, Black Sabbath
Pink Moon, Nick Drake
Red, King Crimson
Rumours, Fleetwood Mac
Station to Station, David Bowie
Sticky Fingers, The Rolling Stones
The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, David Bowie
The Wall, Pink Floyd
Unknown Pleasures, Joy Division
What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye
Who’s Next, The Who
Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd

80s

Closer, Joy Division
Disintegration, The Cure
Doolittle, Pixies
Hatful of Hollow, The Smiths
Rain Dogs, Tom Waits
Remain in Light, Talking Heads
Spirit of Eden, Talk Talk
Surfer Rosa, Pixies
The Queen Is Dead, The Smiths
The Stone Roses, The Stone Roses

90s

Ágætis Byrjun, Sigur Rós
Illmatic, Nas
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, Neutral Milk Hotel
Loveless, My Bloody Valentine
MTV Unplugged in New York, Nirvana
Nevermind, Nirvana
OK Computer, Radiohead
Siamese Dream, The Smashing Pumpkins
Souvlaki, Slowdive
The Bends, Radiohead

00s

Funeral, Arcade Fire
Illinois, Sufjan Stevens
In Rainbows, Radiohead
Is This It, The Strokes
Kid A, Radiohead
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven, Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Madvillainy, Madvillain
The Moon & Antarctica, Modest Mouse
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Wilco

10s

A Moon Shaped Pool, Radiohead
★ Blackstar, David Bowie
Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, Kendrick Lamar
Lonerism, Tame Impala
The Smile Sessions, The Beach Boys
The Suburbs, Arcade Fire
To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar