Best double album ever?

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Post by GooberNumber9 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:26 am

Les Miserables - Original London Cast Recording.

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Post by Brian Dorn » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:31 pm

I'm going with Guns N' Roses' Use Your Illusion I & II. I realize they were released as two albums, but my understanding is that they were originally recorded to be a double album.
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Post by eeglug » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:36 pm

Just to be perverse, I'll throw in Trout Mask Replica and Peter Hammill's The Margin.
But of course I love obvious choices like the White Album, Exile, London Calling and The Lamb.

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Post by Babaluma » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:26 am

Quadrophenia, for me.

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Post by Jarvis » Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:12 pm

Big plus two on Trout Mask Replica and Lamb Lies Down. My life was not the same after those.
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Post by drumsound » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:57 pm

The first 3 Chicago records from the late 60s and early 70s. Many, many years before they jumped the shark in the 80s.

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Post by Rufer » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:22 am

Being There.

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Post by ott0bot » Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:31 am

drumsound wrote:The first 3 Chicago records from the late 60s and early 70s. Many, many years before they jumped the shark in the 80s.
What??!!! You don't like those syrupy sweet Peter Cetera ballads. I'm shocked. :)

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Post by douglass » Wed May 08, 2013 9:10 am

kayagum wrote:In addition, I like the SST classics Double Nickels on the Dime (Minutemen) and Zen Arcade (Husker Du).

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Post by Sean Sullivan » Thu May 09, 2013 10:25 am

London Calling for me, without question
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Post by studilaroche » Sat May 11, 2013 8:02 pm

Rufer wrote:Being There.

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Post by ubertar » Sun May 12, 2013 9:06 am

studilaroche wrote:
Rufer wrote:Being There.
The Peter Sellers movie? That's a classic. Wait, what were we talking about?
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Post by ott0bot » Sun May 12, 2013 5:10 pm

ubertar wrote:
studilaroche wrote:
Rufer wrote:Being There.
The Peter Sellers movie? That's a classic. Wait, what were we talking about?
The is one of thee best book to film translations ever. It probably helps that Jerzy Kosinski wrote the book and think did the adaptation as well. The Wilco album in 10/90ths inferior.

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Post by ubertar » Mon May 13, 2013 5:18 am

I didn't even know about the Wilco album. Someone gave me a couple of their cds a while back-- well, "loaned" them to me, and wouldn't take them back when I tried to return them. Well-crafted, folky stuff with some electronic noises and such layered on top but not really integral to the music. I liked it but not enough to choose to put it on over something else.
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