A Bunch of Really
Good Pop Albums
Badfinger - Straight Up
Voice of the Beehive - Let it Bee
Bangles - All Over the Place
Bourgeois Tagg - Yoyo
Who - Who's Next
Elton John - Honky Chateau
              Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
              Captain Fantastic...
              ...and lots of others
Beatles - Revolver
         Rubber Soul
         Abbey Road
         ...and lots of others
Lene Lovich - Stateless
Billy Joel - The Nylon Curtain
            Glass Houses
db's - Repercussion
X - More Fun in the Real World
Steely Dan - The Royal Scam
Scruffy the Cat - Tiny Days
                      Moons of Jupiter
Al Stewart - Time Passages
Ringo Starr - Ringo
U2 - Achtung Baby
Squeeze - East Side Story
Big Star - Radio City
Pretenders - Pretenders
              Learning to Crawl
Linda Ronstadt - Mad Love
Gerry Rafferty - City to City
Joe Jackson - Look Sharp!
                Big World
kd lang - Absolute Torch and Twang
Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
Paul McCartney & Wings - Band on the Run
XTC - Skylarking
      NonSuch
      Black Sea
      Oranges and Lemons
      Apple Venus, Volume 1
Suzanne Vega - Nine Objects of Desire
The Smithereens - 11
Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac
Elvis Costello - My Aim is True
                   Imperial Bedroom
                   Punch the Clock
Til Tuesday - Everything's Different Now
Aimee Mann - I'm With Stupid
Paul Simon - Graceland
Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend
Little River Band - Sleepercatcher
Supertramp - Breakfast in America
Southern Culture on the Skids - Dirt Track Date
Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Damn the Torpedoes
All of these are absolutely Grade A excellent throughout; no songs that bore me or
make me press fast-forward.  I wouldn't steer you wrong!  This is not a
ranking...also, I am by no means implying that other albums by these artists are not
worthy of consideration or that unmentioned artists are bad...just if you pick one of
these up at
CDNow or someplace you won't be disappointed.
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