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"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."
(probably Martin Mull, but likely based on earlier, similar aphorisms)


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

AC/DC - Back In Black (1980)
Adam And The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier (1980)
Mose Allison - Back Country Suite (1957)
Alter Bridge - One Day Remains (2004)
Alter Bridge - Blackbird (2007)
Antony & The Johnsons - "Hope There's Someone" (2005)
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (2010)
Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading (1976)
Richard Ashcroft - Alone With Everybody (2000)

B

Joan Baez - Joan Baez (1960)
Joan Baez & Others - Folksingers 'Round Harvard Square (1959)
Count Basie Orchestra - The Atomic Mr. Basie (1957)
The Beatles - Abbey Road (1969)
Beautiful People - If 60's Were 90's (1994)
Bent - The Everlasting Blink (2003)
Björk - Biophilia (2011)
Booker T & The M.G.s - McLemore Avenue (1970)
Archie Bronson Outfit - Live at the Night & Day Cafe, Manchester (2008)
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out (1959)
Tim Buckley - Happy Sad (1969)
Tim Buckley - Greetings From L.A. (1972)
Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio - Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio (1956)

C

Calexico - "Red Blooms" (2008)
Mariah Carey - "All I Want For Christmas Is You" (1994)
Cerrone - Supernature (1977)
Ray Charles = The Genius Of Ray Charles (1959)
Chic - C'est Chic (1978)
Chic - Risqué (1979)
Nat King Cole - Love Is The Thing (1957)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Armed Forces (1979)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Almost Blue (1981)
Cream - Wheels Of Fire (1968)
The Crickets - The "Chirping" Crickets (1957)

D

Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool (1957)
Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables (1980)
Dexys Midnight Runners - Searching For The Young Soul Rebels (1980)
Fats Domino - This Is Fats (1956)
Doves - Kingdom Of Rust (2009)
Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963)

E

Duke Ellington - Ellington At Newport (1956)
Ramblin' Jack Elliott - Jack Takes The Floor (1958)
Brian Eno - Here Come The Warm Jets (1974)
Brian Eno - Before And After Science (1977)

F

Fairport Convention - "Who Knows Where The Time Goes?" (1969)
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook (1956)
Föllakzoid - II (2013)
The Four Freshmen - Four Freshmen And Five Trombones (1956)

G

Rory Gallagher - Irish Tour (1974)
Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Out Of Season (2002)
Goldfrapp - "A&E" (2008)
Grateful Dead - American Beauty (1970)

H

Donny Hathaway - A Donny Hathaway Collection (1990)
Richard Hawley - Standing At The Sky's Edge (2012)
Hercules And Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair (2008)
Vanessa Hudgens & Zac Efron - "Breaking Free" (2006)

I

The Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter (1968)

J

Mahalia Jackson - Newport 1958 (1958)
Elton John - Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975)
Robert Johnson - The Complete Collection (1937 / 2008)
Judas Priest - British Steel (1980)
Junior Boys - "In The Morning" (2006)

K

Carole King - Tapestry (1971)
Kings Of Leon - "Sex On Fire" (2008)
Kinickie - "In Your Car" (1996)
The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (1968)

L

La Roux - La Roux (2009)
Seth Lakeman - Live At The Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh (2008)
k.d. lang - Hymns Of The 49th Parallel (2004)
Peggy Lee - Black Coffee (1953)
Linkin Park - "In The End" (2000)
Little Boots - Hands (2009)
Little Richard - Here's Little Richard (1957)
Julie London - Julie Is Her Name (1955)
The Louvin Brothers - Tragic Songs Of Life (1956)
Low - "Monkey" (2005)

M

M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming (2011)
Kirsty MacColl - "They Don't Know" (1979)
The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs (1999)
Machito - Kenya (1957)
John Martyn - One World (1977)
Curtis Mayfield - Roots (1971)
Mercury Rev - Deserter's Songs (1998)
Mint Royale - "Don't Falter" (2000)
Monaco - "What Do You Want From Me?" (1997)
Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners (1957
Morgan - Organized (2000)
Muse - "Map Of The Problematique" (2006)
My Bloody Valentine - "Sometimes" (1991)

N

Randy Newman - Sail Away (1972)

O

Mark Owen - The Art Of Doing Nothing (2013)

P

Pet Shop Boys - Yes (2009)
The Police - Outlandos d'Amour (1978)
The Police - Regatta de Blanc (1979)
The Police - Zenyatta Mondatta (1980)
Portishead - "Roads" (1994)
Portishead - Third (2008)
Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956)
The Alan Price Set - "I Put A Spell On You" (1966)
Louis Prima - The Wildest! (1956)
Primal Scream - "Shoot Speed / Kill Light" (2000)
The Prodigy - Invaders Must Die (2009)

Q

Queens Of The Stone Age - "Go With The Flow" (2002)
Queens Of The Stone Age - "In The Fade" (2000)

R

Radiohead - "Everything In Its Right Place" (2000)
Radiohead - "Videotape" (2007)
Marty Robbins - Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs (1959)
Mark Ronson - "Stop Me" (2007)
Roxy Music - Flesh + Blood (1980)
Kate Rusby - "No Names" (2005)
Tom Rush - The Circle Game (1968)

S

Sabu - Palo Congo (1957)
Sigur Rós - Með Suð Í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust (2008)
Frank Sinatra - The Voice Of Frank Sinatra (1946)
Frank Sinatra - In The Wee Small Hours (1955)
Frank Sinatra - Songs For Swingin' Lovers (1956)
Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me (1958)
Skyway 7 - Passersby (2004)
Smashing Pumpkins - "Stand Inside Your Love" (2000)
Jimmy Smith - Back At The Chicken Shack (1960)
Snow Patrol - "Set The Fire To The Third Bar" (2006)
Stardust - "Music Sounds Better With You" (1998)
Sugababes - "Stronger" (2002)
Sweet Jesus - "Phonefreak Honey" (1992)

T


U

U2 - No Line On The Horizon (2009)
UB40 - Signing Off (1980)
Tracey Ullman - "They Don't Know" (1983)
UNKLE - Introducing ... (Selected Works) (2006)

V

VAST - Visual Audio Sensory Theater (1998)

W

The White Stripes - White Blood Cells (2001)
Stevie Wonder - Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants (1979)
Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)

X


Y

Yazoo - You And Me Both (1983)
Will Young - Echoes (2011)

Z

ZZ Top - Eliminator (1983)

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