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Vote for the CD you believe is the Best of All Time. The ten CDs with the most votes will advance to the single elimination phase of voting. If there are any ties, a separate vote will be taken between the tied albumss to determine which advance.

 

Feel free to post your vote in this thread, that's why responses are allowed. I'm going to list some notable songs from each CD, so you guys can get a glimpse of what each CD has. Of course, the only way to fully rate a CD is to listen to the entire thing, but I guess this is the best I can do. No links this time though, sorry, but feel free to IM me and I can provide the MP3 of the song if I have it.

 

Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys:

- "God Only Knows"

- "Wouldn't it be Nice"

- "Sloop John B."

 

Abbey Road, The Beatles

- "Come Together" (Old cellphone company used this)

- "I Want You (So Heavy)"

- "Something"

 

Revolver, The Beatles

- "Eleanor Rigby"

- "Yellow Submarine"

- "Taxman"

 

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles

- "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds"

- "When I'm Sixty-Four" (Used in a commercial)

- "Day in the Life"

 

Boston, Boston

- "More Than A Feeling"

- "Rock & Roll Band"

- "Peace of Mind"

 

London Calling, The Clash

- "London Calling" (Used in Die Another Day)

- "Spanish Bombs"

- "Train in Vain (Stand by Me)"

 

Chronic, Dr. Dre

- "Nuthin But A G Thang"

- "Bitches Ain't s***"

- "Let Me Ride"

 

No Fences, Garth Brooks

- "Friends in Low Places"

- "Thunder Rolls"

- "Unanswered Prayers"

 

Appetite for Destruction, Guns and Roses

- "Welcome to the Jungle" (Eric Gagne's entrance song)

- "Paradise City"

- "Sweet Child O' Mine"

 

Use Your Illusion I, Guns N' Roses

- "November Rain"

- "Live and Let Die" (cover of the James Bond theme)

- "Perfect Crime"

 

Cracked Rear View, Hootie and the Blowfish

- "Let Her Cry"

- "Hold My Hand"

- "Running From an Angel"

 

The Glorious Burden, Iced Earth

- "Gettysburg"

- "When The Eagle Cries"

- "Declaration Day"

 

Hard Knock Life, Volume II, Jay Z

- "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)"

- "n***a What, n***a Who"

- "Coming of Age (Da Sequel)"

 

Grace, Jeff Buckley

- "Hallelujah" (often used, most recently on The OC)

- "So Real"

- "Mojo Pin"

 

Are You Experienced?, The Jimi Hendrix Experience

- "Purple Haze"

- "Hey Joe"

- "Foxey Lady"

 

Songs You Know By Heart, Jimmy Buffet

- "Margaritaville"

- "Cheeseburgers in Paradise"

- "Why Don't We Get Drunk"

 

BBC Sessions, Led Zeppelin

- "Dazed and Confused"

- "Communication Breakdown"

- "Stairway to Heaven"

 

Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin

- "Stairway to Heaven"

- "Rock and Roll" (Cadillac commercial)

- "Battle of Evermore"

 

Master of Puppets, Metallica

- "Master of Puppets" (The MASTER! song)

- "Battery"

- "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"

 

Ride the Lightning, Metallica

- "Fade to Black" (the suicide song)

- "For Whom The Bell Tolls"

- "The Call of Ktulu"

 

Bad, Michael Jackson

- "Bad"

- "Smooth Criminal" (covered by Alien Ant Farm)

- "Liberian Girl"

 

Thriller, Michael Jackson

- "Thriller" (the song with the really long video)

- "Beat It"

- "Billy Jean"

 

In Utero, Nirvana

- "Rape Me"

- "Dumb"

- "Heart-Shaped Box"

 

ATliens, Outkast

- "ATliens"

- "Wheelz of Steel"

- "Elevators (Me and You)

 

The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd (The CD that goes with 'The Wizard of Oz')

- "Speak to Me/Breathe"

- "Time"

- "Money" (In The Italian Job)

 

The Wall, Pink Floyd (The CD that goes with the movie with the marching hammers)

- "Another Brick in the Wall, Part I; Happiest Days of Our Lives; Another Brick in the Wall Part II" (they all go together - the "We Don't Need No Education" song)

- "Hey You"

- "Comfortably Numb"

 

Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd

- "Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)"

- "Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)"

- "Welcome to the Machine"

 

Synchronicity, The Police

- "Every Breath You Take" (the song Puff Daddy, um, sampled for B.I.G.'s death)

- "King of Pain"

- "Synchronicity I"

 

OK Computer, Radiohead

- "Karma Police"

- "Paranoid Android"

- "No Surprises"

 

Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Red Hot Chilli Peppers

- "Suck My Kiss"

- "Give It Away"

- "Under the Bridge"

 

Quality, Talib Kweli

- "Get By"

- "Joy"

- "The Proud"

 

All Eyes on Me, Tupac

- "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted"

- "California Love (remix)"

- "Life Goes On"

 

The Joshua Tree, U2

- "Where the Streets Have No Name" (Used in a Marlins video last season)

- "With or Without You"

- "One Tree Hill"

 

Confessions, Usher

- "Yeah!"

- "Confessions Part 2"

- "Burn"

 

Who's Next, The Who

- "Behind Blue Eyes" (Limp Bizkit covered this)

- "Won't Get Fooled Again" (CSI: Miami theme)

- "Baba O'Riley"

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I'd probably replace 'Caroline No' with 'Wouldn't it be Nice' for the Beach Boys... fwiw. But how great of songs were 'Sloop John B.' and 'God Only Knows'? Anyway, I didn't vote for the Beach Boys but I did noimate them.. I know they're oldies but they were almost on the same level as the Beatles in their heyday.. and if iirc, this CD was ranked as the 2nd or 3rd best of all-time by Rolling Stones? anyway..

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My favorite:

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Blood Sugar Sex Magik

'Under the Bridge'

'Sir Psycho Sexy'

'Suck my Kiss'

'I Could have Lied'

'Give it away'

'Apache Rose Peacock'

'Mellowship Slinky in B Major'

'Funky Monks'

'Breaking the Girl'

'Blood Sugar Sex Magik'

'If You have to ask'

 

 

all great songs

 

 

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While we're campaigning for CDs:

 

Dark Side of the Moon

Speak to Me/Breathe

On The Run

Time

The Great Gig in the Sky

Money

Us and Them

Any Colour You Like

Brain Damage

Eclipse

 

Not a bad song in the bunch.

 

But if you can't bring yourself to vote for them, give Synchronicity some love :mischief

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Since Juanky campaigns for his choice:

 

Is there a more famous cover than Abbey Road?

 

 

Come Together

Something

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Oh! Darling

Octopus's Garden

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Here Comes the Sun

Because

You Never Give Me Your Money

Sun King

Mean Mr. Mustard

Polythene Pam

She Came in Through the Bathroom Window

Golden Slumbers

Carry That Weight

The End

Her Majesty

 

Something and Come Together were both #1's, while everyone knows Octopus's Garden (unless they are a commie) and Here Comes the Sun is another big hit. Overall, its the best selling album of the best band ever.

 

Not putting Dark Side though. :thumbup

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