Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

50 Best Classic Rock Albums

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • 50 Best Classic Rock Albums

    From 1966 by year.

    How many reside in your music collection?
    A look at the best classic rock album from each year since 1966.
    Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
    Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
    ________________________________________

    -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
    -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
    -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
    -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
    -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
    -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
    -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
    -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
    -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
    -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

  • #2
    Only 2!

    Edit ... Checked again and shockingly enough I actually have six of them ...

    Neil Young - After the gold rush
    Pink Floyd - Dark side of the moon
    The Clash - London calling
    Paul Simon - Graceland
    Nirvana - Nevermind
    Tom Waits - Mule variations

    They are all decent albums except for London calling which is great and truly worthy of being called a classic.
    Maybe Dark side of the moon is worthy aswell but thats just because Im in a good mood today.
    Last edited by Per Sundell; 03-01-2017, 04:18 AM.

    Comment


    • MylesBAstor
      MylesBAstor commented
      Editing a comment
      I think I bought two version of Mule Variations and listened to each album twice. That was at least 14 years ago. What am I missing?

    • Per Sundell
      Per Sundell commented
      Editing a comment
      Mule Variations is not one of Tom Waits finest. Swordfish Trombones or Rain Dogs would have been my choice.

    • DetroitVinylRob
      DetroitVinylRob commented
      Editing a comment
      Sorry guys, but I’m certainly a Mule Variations fan. I believe it is a strong outing for Tom. Just not as easily obvious as a couple of the others mentioned. Love the dark murky textural layers.

  • #3
    20
    Dynavector DV20x2L MC cartridge - Genesis G7.1f speakers - Marantz Reference PM-KI-Pearl Int. Amp. - Oracle Audio Paris MkV turntable - Various Morrow & Valab/King cables

    Comment


    • #4
      23

      Must have been slim pickings some of those years!
      Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
      Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
      ________________________________________

      -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
      -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
      -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
      -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
      -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
      -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
      -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
      -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
      -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
      -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

      Comment


      • #5
        14

        Comment


        • #6
          33
          SOURCE: VINYL - EAT C-Sharp with, EAT LPS power supply, My Sonic Lab Signature Gold
          DIGITAL - Mola Mola Tambaqui DAC. Roon Nucleus w/EAT Lps power supply. Auralic Aires G1
          PHONOSTAGE: AudioNet PAM G2 with AudioNet EPX power supply.
          PREAMP: Audionet PRE G2.
          AMPLIFIER: Audionet MAX monoblocks.
          SPEAKERS: YG Acoustics Anat III Signatures (upgraded to Sonja 1.2) JL Audio F112 V2 (x2)
          CABLES: Kubala-Sosna, Kubala Sosna Xpander.....Audio Desk Systeme RCM, Adona Rack, GIK & Acoustimac room treatment, Isoacoustics

          Comment


          • #7
            I only have 15 of the albums but I have songs on iTunes from many more of them. And I would question some of the misses and choices on the list, especially whether they qualify as "classic rock", as an aficionado of the genre.
            Thiel 7.2s, Manley NeoClassic 250s, Wadia 850, MIT Oracle V3 speaker cables, MIT MI-350 Oracle interconnects, Black Diamond Racing Shelves and Cones in a dedicated room with ASC Tube Traps, Room Tunes and 3 X 20 amp dedicated circuits.

            Comment


            • #8
              Surprised that I have 7. Interestingly 5 of them I have as 15ips 2 track safety masters. Larry
              Analog- VPIClassic3-3DArm,SoundsmithZephyrII+MiyajimaZeroMono, 2xAmpex ATR-102,Doshi3.0,Merrill Trident Master Tape Pre,Herron VTPH-2A
              Dig Rip-Pyramix,IzotopeRX3Adv,Mykerinos,PacMicroModel2
              Dig Play-mchNADAC, LampiPac, Roon, HQP, Oppo105
              Electronics-Doshi Pre,CJ MET1mchPre, Cary2A3monoamps
              Speakers-AvantgardeDuosLR,3SolosC,LR,RR
              Other-2x512Engineer/Marutani Symmetrical Power, AudioDiskVinylCleaner,AirTightRecordFlat, Scott Rust Interconnects,
              Music-15KRecs(90%classical),1.3KR2Rtapes,50TBrips

              Comment


              • #9
                12 but I have all of the ones they missed

                Comment


              • #10
                16
                Oppo BDP-105D, PSA DS DAC
                c-j CA200
                MartinLogan EM-ESL
                WireWorld Starlight Cat 8, XLO Signature 1.1, 1.4 and 3.1 interconnects; PranaWire Photon USB; XLO S3-5.2 speaker cables; PSA Juice Bar and Power Wing II PLCs, PranaWire Vajra and Satori power cords

                Comment


                • #11
                  Shocked to have 29 titles.
                  [TURNTABLE] TW Acustic Raven One [TONEARM] Dynavector DV 507Mkii & Graham Phantom [PHONO] BAT VK-P10 & Dynavector PHA200; [CARTRIDGE] Dynavector XV1S, Lyra Kleos, Ortofon Cadenza Mono [TAPE] Otari MTR15 & Technics RS1500 with JRF Headblock [DIGITAL] Grace Design M920, Lynx Auroa 8 ADC/DAC, Mac Mini with roon labs [PRAMP] McIntosh C2300 [AMP] McIntosh C601s [SPEAKERS] Legacy Audio Whisper & Wavelet [ACC] Klaudio Ultrasonic RCM

                  Comment


                  • #12
                    Originally posted by mkuller View Post
                    I only have 15 of the albums but I have songs on iTunes from many more of them. And I would question some of the misses and choices on the list, especially whether they qualify as "classic rock", as an aficionado of the genre.
                    I would have never bought any of the heavy metal albums.
                    Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
                    Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
                    ________________________________________

                    -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
                    -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
                    -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
                    -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
                    -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
                    -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
                    -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
                    -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
                    -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
                    -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

                    Comment


                    • #13
                      Just nine; a lot of those bands I considered to be AM radio trash.

                      Comment


                      • #14
                        36

                        Comment


                        • #15
                          18 without looking
                          -Chuck

                          Transfiguration Phoenix cartridge, Wheaton Triplanar VI tonearm, VPI TNT IV turntable, VPI SDS speed controller, Spectral DMC 20 phono/preamp, Spectral DMA 180 amp, B&W Matrix 803's speakers, Spectral/MIT Reference cables.

                          Comment

                          Working...
                          X