1. Welcome to TalkBass 2014! If you're new here, we just went through a major site upgrade. Please post all concerns and bugs to the Forum Usage Issues forum. We will be monitoring that forum. Thank you for all of your feedback.

    The TalkBass iphone/android app is NOT WORKING currently. We're working on it. Tapatalk IS working, so if you need to use an app, use Tapatalk. Try using your browser though - TalkBass is now 100% responsive to your phone/tablet screen size ;)

    Please read the TalkBass 2014 FAQ for lots of great info on the new software.

Greatest Albums of All Time

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by nutso42, Jan 23, 2013.

?

Which of these albums are the best?

  1. Highway To Hell - AC/DC

    8 vote(s)
    9.1%
  2. Abbey Road - The Beatles

    30 vote(s)
    34.1%
  3. Revolver - The Beatles

    24 vote(s)
    27.3%
  4. Paranoid - Black Sabbath

    10 vote(s)
    11.4%
  5. London Calling - The Clash

    14 vote(s)
    15.9%
  6. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac

    10 vote(s)
    11.4%
  7. Aqualung - Jethro Tull

    11 vote(s)
    12.5%
  8. Thick as a Brick - Jethro Tull

    4 vote(s)
    4.5%
  9. Are You Experienced - Jimi Hendrix

    23 vote(s)
    26.1%
  10. Band of Gypsies - Jimi Hendrix

    5 vote(s)
    5.7%
  11. Led Zeppelin I - Led Zeppelin

    14 vote(s)
    15.9%
  12. Led Zeppelin IV - Led Zeppelin

    11 vote(s)
    12.5%
  13. Master of Puppets - Metallica

    10 vote(s)
    11.4%
  14. Kind of Blue - Miles Davis

    25 vote(s)
    28.4%
  15. Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd

    21 vote(s)
    23.9%
  16. Moving Pictures - Rush

    11 vote(s)
    12.5%
  17. Never Mind the Bollocks - Sex Pistols

    5 vote(s)
    5.7%
  18. Aja - Steely Dan

    12 vote(s)
    13.6%
  19. Van Halen I - Van Halen

    7 vote(s)
    8.0%
  20. Heavy Weather - Weather Report

    13 vote(s)
    14.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. nutso42

    nutso42

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    After a shockingly quick survey to find TB's favorite albums, we've arrived at 20 top contenders! The polls are open, and you may select MULTIPLE answers.

    Have at it!
  2. Liv3rman

    Liv3rman

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2012
    Likes Received:
    0
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath is THE greatest. End of discussion. :)
  3. nutso42

    nutso42

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    Any particular album? Paranoid would my personal fave, but it's your call.
  4. Liv3rman

    Liv3rman

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2012
    Likes Received:
    0
    I meant Black Sabbath, the self titled debut.
  5. Liv3rman

    Liv3rman

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2012
    Likes Received:
    0
    Followed by Led Zeppelin II, Master of Puppets, Appetite For Destruction, and The Number of the Beast.
  6. nutso42

    nutso42

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    So then you would post....

    Arcade Fire - The Suburbs +1
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath +1
    Guns 'n' Roses - Appetite For Destruction +1
    Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast +1
    Johnny Cash - At San Quentin +1
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin +1
    Metallica - Master of Puppets +1
    Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon +1
    The Beatles - Revolver +1
    The Clash - London Calling +1
  7. nutso42

    nutso42

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    And I would post....

    Arcade Fire - The Suburbs +1
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath +2
    Guns 'n' Roses - Appetite For Destruction +2

    Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast +1
    Johnny Cash - At San Quentin +1
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin +2
    Metallica - Master of Puppets +1
    Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon +1
    The Beatles - Revolver +1
    The Clash - London Calling +1

    as a means of voting those towards the Best Ever list.
  8. Solarmist

    Solarmist Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2007
    Likes Received:
    0
    In no particular order:
    Led Zepplin II & IV
    Rumors
    Goodbye Yellowbrick Road
    Paranoid
    Van Halen 1
    2112
    Street Survivors

    Honorable mention:
    Peace Sells
    Master of Puppets
    Anema
    Lovedrive
    Vulgar Display of Power
  9. Biggbass

    Biggbass

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Beatles-Abbey Road
    Steely Dan-Aja
    Joni Mitchell - Hejira
    Led Zep - LZ 2
    Brubeck-Time Out
  10. lijazz

    lijazz

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Likes Received:
    0
    RUSH - Moving Pictures
    RUSH - Permanent Waves
    RUSH - Hemispheres
    RUSH - Clockwork Angels
    Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime
    Zeppelin - Zeppelin IV
    AC/DC - Highway To Hell
    TOOL -Lateralus
    Steely Dan -The Royal Scam
  11. pantherairsoft

    pantherairsoft

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe, GigRig, COG Effects
    I'm just going to add a couple to the bottom as theres already too many posts for me to compile!

    Soundgarden - SuperUnknown
    Faith No More - King For A Day, Fool For A Life Time
    NIN - The Fragile
    Tool - Aenima
    Rico - Sanctuary Medicines (I bet no one knows this one - but check it out!!!!!)
  12. nutso42

    nutso42

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    So then...

    AC/DC - Highway To Hell +1
    Arcade Fire - The Suburbs +1
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath +2
    Black Sabbath - Paranoid +1
    Brubeck - Time Out +1
    Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road +1
    Faith No More - King For A Day, Fool For A Life Time +1
    Fleetwood Mac - Rumours +1
    Guns 'n' Roses - Appetite For Destruction +2
    Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast +1
    Johnny Cash - At San Quentin +1
    Joni Mitchell - Hejira +1
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin +2
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II +2
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV +2
    Metallica - Master of Puppets +1
    NIN - The Fragile +1
    Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon +1
    Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime +1
    Rico - Sanctuary Medicines +1
    Rush - 2112 +1
    Rush - Clockwork Angels +1
    Rush - Hemispheres +1
    Rush - Moving Pictures +1
    Rush - Permanent Waves +1
    Soundgarden - SuperUnknown +1
    Steely Dan - Aja +1
    Steely Dan -The Royal Scam +1
    The Beatles - Abbey Road +1
    The Beatles - Revolver +1
    The Clash - London Calling +1
    Tool - Aenima +1
    Tool - Lateralus +1
    Van Halen - Van Halen I +1
  13. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2011
    Likes Received:
    7
    Van Morrison Moondance
    Jimi Hendrix Electricladyland
    Misty Edwards Relentless
    Todd Agnew Reflections of Something
    Larry Norman Upon this Rock
  14. JoeWPgh

    JoeWPgh

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2012
    Likes Received:
    1
    Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
    Beatles - Abbey Road
    Stevie Wonder - Anything from '72 - '76
    Steely Dan - Aja
    Little Feat - Waiting for Columbus
    Talkin Heads - Speaking in Tongues
    Paul Simon - Graceland
  15. gjbassist

    gjbassist Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2005
    Likes Received:
    0
    Rush-Moving Pictures
    SRV & Double Trouble-In Step
    Led Zeppelin-IV
    Michael Jackson-Thriller
    Bruce Springsteen-Born in the USA
  16. SolarMan

    SolarMan Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2011
    Likes Received:
    0
    nutso42,

    This is going to become your full time job!

    Steve Miller Band - Greatest Hits
    Van Halen - Debut Album
    Jimi Hendrix - are you experienced
    Sex Pistols - Never mind the bollocks
    The Who - Tommy
  17. Evil Undead

    Evil Undead

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    My favourite of all time are

    Arrival - Abba
    Ride The Lightning - Metallica
    Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
    Toxicity - System Of A Down
    Hounds Of Love - Kate Bush
    Wide Open Spaces - Dixie Chicks
    Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine

    There are so many more but those are the top favourites.
  18. nutso42

    nutso42

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    AC/DC - Highway To Hell +1
    Arcade Fire - The Suburbs +1
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath +2
    Black Sabbath - Paranoid +1
    Brubeck - Time Out +1
    Bruce Springsteen - Born in the USA +1
    Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road +1
    Faith No More - King For A Day, Fool For A Life Time +1
    Fleetwood Mac - Rumours +1
    Guns 'n' Roses - Appetite For Destruction +2
    Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast +1
    Jimi Hendrix - Electricladyland +1
    Johnny Cash - At San Quentin +1
    Joni Mitchell - Hejira +1
    Larry Norman - Upon this Rock +1
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin +2
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II +2
    Little Feat - Waiting for Columbus +1
    Metallica - Master of Puppets +1
    Michael Jackson - Thriller +1
    Miles Davis - Kind of Blue +1
    Misty Edwards - Relentless +1
    NIN - The Fragile +1
    Paul Simon - Graceland +1
    Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon +1
    Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime +1
    Rico - Sanctuary Medicines +1
    Rush - 2112 +1
    Rush - Clockwork Angels +1
    Rush - Hemispheres +1
    Rush - Permanent Waves +1
    Soundgarden - SuperUnknown +1
    SRV & Double - Trouble-In Step +1
    Steely Dan - Aja +2
    Steely Dan -The Royal Scam +1
    Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues +2
    The Beatles - Abbey Road +2
    The Beatles - Revolver +2
    The Clash - London Calling +2
    Todd Agnew - Reflections of Something +1
    Tool - Aenima +1
    Tool - Lateralus +1
    Van Halen - Van Halen I +1
    Van Morrison - Moondance +1

    Best Ever (with three votes each)
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
    Rush - Moving Pictures
  19. bassfran

    bassfran

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2012
    Likes Received:
    0
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing artist: Lakland basses
    Brian Eno- "Another Green World"
    King Crimson- "Red"
    (duplicate) oops
    Chris Whitley- "Dirt Floor"
    TP & The H.B.'s- "Wildflowers"
    The Jesus Lizard- "Head"
  20. nutso42

    nutso42

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2009
    Likes Received:
    0
    Y'all can just control-C this list and put your own choices in, if you like. Anyhoo...

    Abba - Arrival +1
    AC/DC - Back In Black +1
    AC/DC - Highway To Hell +1
    Arcade Fire - The Suburbs +1
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath +2
    Black Sabbath - Paranoid +1
    Brian Eno - Another Green World +1
    Brubeck - Time Out +1
    Bruce Springsteen - Born in the USA +1
    Chris Whitley - Dirt Floor +1
    Dixie Chicks - Wide Open Spaces +1
    Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road +1
    Faith No More - King For A Day, Fool For A Life Time +1
    Fleetwood Mac - Rumours +2
    Guns 'n' Roses - Appetite For Destruction +2
    Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast +1
    Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced +1
    Jimi Hendrix - Electricladyland +2
    Johnny Cash - At San Quentin +1
    Joni Mitchell - Hejira +1
    Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love +1
    King Crimson - Red +1
    Larry Norman - Upon this Rock +1
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin +2
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II +2
    Little Feat - Waiting for Columbus +1
    Metallica - Master of Puppets +1
    Metallica - Ride The Lightning +1
    Michael Jackson - Thriller +1
    Miles Davis - Kind of Blue +1
    Misty Edwards - Relentless +1
    NIN - The Fragile +1
    Paul Simon - Graceland +1
    Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon +1
    Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime +1
    Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine +1
    Rico - Sanctuary Medicines +1
    Rush - 2112 +2
    Rush - Clockwork Angels +1
    Rush - Hemispheres +1
    Rush - Permanent Waves +1
    Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks +1
    Soundgarden - SuperUnknown +1
    SRV & Double - Trouble-In Step +1
    Steely Dan - Aja +2
    Steely Dan -The Royal Scam +1
    Steve Miller Band - Greatest Hits +1
    System Of A Down - Toxicity +1
    Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues +2
    The Beatles - Revolver +2
    The Clash - London Calling +2
    The Jesus Lizard - Head +1
    The Who - Tommy +2
    Todd Agnew - Reflections of Something +1
    Tool - Aenima +1
    Tool - Lateralus +1
    TP & The H.B.'s - Wildflowers +1
    Van Morrison - Moondance +1


    Best Ever (with three votes each)
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
    Rush - Moving Pictures
    Van Halen - Van Halen I
    The Beatles - Abbey Road

Share This Page