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Year 1/10 – 119 down…

November 30, 2012

A clip show/awards presentation with as limited filler as possible!

The 1001 albums progress:

Decade # of albums Completed so far Completed %
1950s 23 8 34.8%
1960s 151 13 8.6%
1970s 279 27 9.7%
1980s 210 26 12.4%
1990s 239 26 10.9%
2000s 99 19 19.2%
Total 1001 119 11.9%

And the best/most enjoyable recordings of the decades so far (list could change hourly):

1950s:
Album – Duke Ellington, Live At Newport (1956)
Song – Elvis Presley, One Sided Love Affair (1956)

1960s (excluding Sgt. Pepper) :
Album – Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd, Jazz Samba (1962)
Song – The Kinks, She’s Got A Hat Like Princess Marina (1969)

1970s:
Album – David Bowie, Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
(1972)
Song – Meatloaf, Paradise By The Dashboard Light (1977)

1980s:
Album – Peter Gabriel, Peter Gabriel III (1980)
Song – Tracy Chapman, Fast Car (1988)

1990s:
Album – Billy Bragg & Wilco, Mermaid Avenue (1998)
Song – Jeff Buckley, Grace (1994)

2000s:
Album – The Darkness, Permission To Land (2003)
Song – Franz Ferdinand, Take Me Out (2004)

A mixed bag of artists to kick off year 2 are up next, including Nick Drake, Finley Quaye, and Kate Bush – enjoy!

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