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(Onion AV Club)   The best one-two punch album openings   (avclub.com) divider line 100
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2013-02-08 11:42:12 AM  
11 votes:
I could barely scroll down that page it was so heavy laden with pretentiousness
2013-02-08 12:18:36 PM  
7 votes:
Queen - News of the World

1. We Will Rock You
2. We Are The Champions
2013-02-08 12:07:12 PM  
6 votes:
Rush - Permanent Waves 1980

1. Spirit of Radio
2. Freewill

First 2 songs I heard on the first Rush Album I ever heard
2013-02-08 12:54:07 PM  
5 votes:
The Kinks - Muswell Hillbillies
1. 20th Century Man
2. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues

Nick Lowe - Jesus of Cool
1. Music For Money
2. I Love The Sound of Breaking Glass

Joe Jackson - Look Sharp
1. One More Time
2. Sunday Papers

I really could go on for days. But for pity's sake, I'll cease now.
2013-02-08 12:07:50 PM  
4 votes:
The correct answer is R.E.M. Lifes Rich Pageant.  Begin the Begin -> These Days.

IMHO, of course.
2013-02-08 11:53:28 AM  
4 votes:
Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run

1. Thunder Road
2. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out

Though that whole album is a masterpiece.
2013-02-08 11:52:04 AM  
4 votes:
how about Judas Priest with Painkiller (Painkiller- Hell Patrol) or even better Iron Maiden with Powerslave (Aces High - Two Minutes to Midnight)

/metal head
//get off my spiked lawn
2013-02-08 11:46:13 AM  
4 votes:
No Offspring? Nitro and Bad Habit from Smash will get shiat started.
2013-02-08 01:41:40 PM  
3 votes:
4.bp.blogspot.com
2013-02-08 01:29:06 PM  
3 votes:
Soundgarden-Badmotorfinger

1.Rusty Cage
2.Outshined
2013-02-08 01:08:13 PM  
3 votes:
1. Army Of Me
2. Hyperballad
2013-02-08 12:49:41 PM  
3 votes:
Pixies Surfer Rosa -- "Bone Machine", "Break My Body"
2013-02-08 12:27:10 PM  
3 votes:
U2's Joshua Tree:

1. Where The Streets Have No Name
2. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

1. Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
2. Candle In The Wind
2013-02-08 12:13:55 PM  
3 votes:
The Stooges - Raw Power

1. Search and Destroy
2. Gimme Danger
2013-02-08 12:00:34 PM  
3 votes:
Van Halen - 1984

1984 (Intro) into Jump  (followed by Panama for a 1...2...3 punch!)
2013-02-08 11:59:53 AM  
3 votes:
The Who - Who's Next

"Baba O'Riley" -> "Bargain"
2013-02-08 11:50:41 AM  
3 votes:
Oingo Boingo, Good For Your Soul

"Who Do You Want To Be" --> "Good For Your Soul"
2013-02-09 06:25:37 AM  
2 votes:
"The Musical Box" / "For Absent Friends" - Genesis, Nursery Cryme
"The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway" / "Fly on a Windshield" - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
"Behind the Lines" / "Duchess" - Duke
2013-02-08 09:06:53 PM  
2 votes:
Steely Dan, Katy Lied
Black Friday - Dr. Wu

Of course, there's Steely Dan's Aja, which may be a perfect album with a 1-2-3-4-5-6-7:

Black Cow - Aja -Deacon Blues - Peg - Home At Last - I Got The News - Josie
2013-02-08 05:50:28 PM  
2 votes:
Aqualung, Jethro Tull
Aqualung/Cross-Eyed Mary

Combat Rock, The Clash
Know Your Rights/Car Jamming

Exile On Mainstreet, Rolling Stones
Rocks Off/Rip This Joint

Highway to Hell, AC/DC
Highway to Hell/Girls Got Rhythm

IV, Led Zeppelin
Black Dog/Rock & Roll

Never Mind the Bollocks, Sex Pistols
Holidays in the Sun/Bodies,

Paranoid, Black Sabbath
War Pigs/Paranoid

 Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A.

Straight Outta Compton/Gangsta, Gangsta
2013-02-08 03:24:27 PM  
2 votes:
Squeeze - "ArgyBargy":

1. Pulling Mussels (From a Shell)
2. Another Nail in My Heart
2013-02-08 01:22:15 PM  
2 votes:
Radiohead, The Bends

Planet Telex > The Bends
2013-02-08 01:19:43 PM  
2 votes:
List fails without Everclear: So much for the Afterglow. 

So Much from the Afterglow/Everything to Everyone
2013-02-08 01:13:39 PM  
2 votes:
The Replacements' Let It Be: "I Will Dare" / "Favorite Thing"
XTC's Oranges & Lemons: "Garden of Earthly Delights" / "The Mayor of Simpleton"

There are many more out there.
2013-02-08 12:47:51 PM  
2 votes:
Side one
"Blister in the Sun" - 2:25"Kiss Off" - 2:56
2013-02-08 12:43:09 PM  
2 votes:
Abbey Road - Come Together and Something
2013-02-08 12:41:18 PM  
2 votes:
Herbie Hancock Head Hunters -- "Chameleon", "Watermelon Man"
2013-02-08 12:39:29 PM  
2 votes:
Anarchy X -> Revolution Calling,     it really works for me (ignoring the intro track which isn't musical)


I also like the previously mentioned News of the World and Led Zep IV openings.
2013-02-08 12:37:21 PM  
2 votes:
Van Morrison's Moondance:

And It Stoned Me
Moondance

(of course the whole side 1 is pure punch)
2013-02-08 12:34:10 PM  
2 votes:
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory -- "Excursions", "Buggin' Out"
2013-02-08 12:30:18 PM  
2 votes:
Pretenders, "Learning to Crawl":
"Middle of the Road" -> "Back On the Chain Gang"
Elvis Costello, "My Aim Is True":
"Welcome to the Working Week" -> "Miracle Man"

Boston, "Boston" (yeah, it's overplayed now, but imagine putting in on the record player for the first time in 1976...)
"More Than a Feeling" -> "Peace of Mind"
2013-02-08 12:22:51 PM  
2 votes:
Led Zeppelin - IV (ZOSO)

1. Black Dog
2. Rock and Roll
2013-02-08 12:18:50 PM  
2 votes:
Sublime's first album.  Waiting for my Ruca --> 40 Oz to Freedom.  Goddamned anthem.
2013-02-08 12:17:05 PM  
2 votes:
Warren Zevon - Eponymous1. Frank and Jesse James
2. Mama Couldn't Be Persuaded 
Warren Zevon - Life'll Kill Ya
1. I Was In The House When The House Burned Down
2. LIfe'll Kill Ya
2013-02-08 12:16:24 PM  
2 votes:
The Clash - London Calling

1. London Calling
2. Brand New Cadillac
2013-02-08 12:09:03 PM  
2 votes:
Black Sabbath - Parinoid

1. War Pigs
2. Parinoid

I'm sure I'll think of some more
2013-02-08 11:57:18 AM  
2 votes:
Metallica, Master of Puppets

"Battery" --> "Master of Puppets"
2013-02-08 11:55:05 AM  
2 votes:
I'm gonna submit ZZ Top's Tres Hombres. "Waitin' for the Bus" followed by "Jesus Just Left Chicago" is totally rad. "Beer Drinkers $ Hell Raisers" makes it a 1-2-3 babality.
2013-02-08 11:43:51 AM  
2 votes:
I've never heard of a single person on that list.
2013-02-09 11:05:03 AM  
1 votes:

Mr. Chainsaw: Sleater-Kinney- Dig Me Out/Turn It On

If I'm listening to this in the car, my foot just instinctively stomps on the gas pedal.


Wow, I'm embarrassed for myself: "One More Hour" is the second track. Still a great opening two songs, though.

Other good ones:
Against Me!: "T.S.R. (This Sh*t Rules)"/"Cliche Guevara"
Hot Water Music: "Remedy"/"Trusty Chords"
Bad Religion: "Change of Ideas"/"Big Bang"
2013-02-09 11:03:56 AM  
1 votes:
I was thinking, too, there's a better Beatles one-two punch than Sgt. Pepper's: the White Album, with "Back in the USSR" followed by "Dear Prudence."
2013-02-09 10:50:33 AM  
1 votes:
Didn't see anyone mention it, so I will throw this out.

Massive Attack - Protection

One of the best albums of all time has a very distinct, different, and awesome 1-2 punch.

1.  Protection (8 minutes of awesome with added Tracey Thorn goodness)
2.  Karmacoma (With Tricky, who ended up making an even better version for his album)

Heck, just add "Three" to that list too for a TKO via punches.

Each song so very different from the next, and each amazing in their own right.
2013-02-09 10:42:01 AM  
1 votes:
assets.network.roadrunnerrecords.com
2013-02-09 10:20:34 AM  
1 votes:

Gulper Eel: "The Musical Box" / "For Absent Friends" - Genesis, Nursery Cryme
"The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway" / "Fly on a Windshield" - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
"Behind the Lines" / "Duchess" - Duke


I love the Gabriel/Hackett era Genesis, too. Ok, they weren't on Duke (I do think Heathaze is beautiful though).

On a side note- Steve Hackett has just put out an amazing new album- Genesis Revisited 2, He reimagines many of their earlier songs using today's new musical technologies and the results are stunning. Steve has never sounded better and he has assembled an astounding group of musicians and it is just a treasure. Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt singing Lovers Leap from Suppers Ready is sublime, Simon Collins (Phil's son) does some amazing vocal work, and Steven Wilson from Porcupine Tree  puts a new spin on Can Utility and the Coastliners.

It's a fantastic album , and well over 2 hours of music. If you love the older music of Genesis (before they turned into the three man soul band pop nightmare) I can't recommend it enough.
2013-02-09 06:58:58 AM  
1 votes:
I see that this thread in bathed in the blood of WIN.

/carry on
2013-02-09 06:10:55 AM  
1 votes:

Teh-Yak: Eulogy/Stinkfist


Andrew Wiggin: Custard Pie/The Rover


Immediately searched the thread for these two - very happy to see both on.
2013-02-09 01:53:04 AM  
1 votes:
blitzkrieg bop
beat on the brat-ramones

search and destroy
gimme danger-iggy

personality crisis
looking for a kiss-dolls

non-alignment pact
the modern dance-pere ubu
2013-02-09 12:28:35 AM  
1 votes:
I don't know if this really counts but Paul Oakenfold two years resident live at Cream
the first two songs on both sides are awesome.

OTOH I have a special attachment to the album since I uncovered it accidentally searching for cream songs and it was my introduction to trance. So I'll always especially love it.

Anywho... carry on.
2013-02-08 11:09:15 PM  
1 votes:

rickythepenguin: [i3.photobucket.com image 478x639][i3.photobucket.com image 639x479]
rickythepenguin: check back later, i'll post a picture of the setlist and autographed insert.


I am SO jealous!!

Happy to find another Elbow fan!

/virtual hugs

My main musical passion, Steven Wilson, has a new album coming out in a couple of weeks. If you love Elbow, PLEASE check out his new song- The Raven That Refused to Sing. The video is just remarkably beautiful and touching and you obviously have the intelligence and attention span to withstand a 7 minute+ song ( A rare thing these days, sadly to say).
2013-02-08 11:04:05 PM  
1 votes:
Sepultura - Arise
Arise
Dead Embryonic Cells

Gojira - From Mars to Sirius
Ocean Planet
Backbone

Slayer - Divine Intervention
Killing Fields
Sex.Murder.Art
2013-02-08 11:02:40 PM  
1 votes:
upload.wikimedia.org
2013-02-08 09:13:56 PM  
1 votes:
Earth, Wind & Fire -

That's The Way of the World- "Shining Star" and "That's The Way of the World"
All 'n' All- "Serpentine Fire" and "Fantasy"

Phil Collins -

Face Value- "In the Air Tonight" and "This Must Be Love"

Peter Gabriel -

+1 for whoever already had "Red Rain"/"Sledgehammer"
"melt" album - "Intruder" and "No Self Control"
Security- "The Rhythm of the Heat" and "San Jacinto"

Al Green -

Al Green Explores Your Mind- "Sha La La (Make Me Happy)" and "Take Me To The River"

Lyle Lovett -

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band- "The Blues Walk" and "Here I Am"
Joshua Judges Ruth- "I've Been To Memphis" and "Church"
The Road to Ensenada- "Don't Touch My Hat" and "Her First Mistake"

Joe Jackson -

Look Sharp!- "One More Time" and "Sunday Papers"
Beat Crazy- "Beat Crazy" and "One To One"

Todd Rundgren -

Something/Anything?- "I Saw The Light" and "It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference"
2013-02-08 08:59:42 PM  
1 votes:
Fantastic choices in the thread, if not the original article.

Purple Haze/Manic Depression (Are You Experienced)
Summer's Cauldron/Grass (Skylarking)
Here it is Tomorrow/Where You Going Northern (The Big Shot Chronicles)

/Hey, I had to put one semi-obscure one in there.
2013-02-08 08:40:13 PM  
1 votes:
Wow, such diversity in this thread, I have so many more albums to collect!
My picks are in the 80's Pop/New Wave genre since I didn't see it really represented:

Fashion  Fabrique "Move On", "Love Shadow"
Ultravox  Vienna "Astradyne", "New Europeans"
Patrick Duffy  Because We Love You "Something Special", "A Lot of Ink"
Heaven 17  Penthouse and Pavement "(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang", "Penthouse and Pavement"

That barely even scratches the surface of this one genre.
/Yes, I like it a bit funky
2013-02-08 07:34:54 PM  
1 votes:
Another one: Television, Marquee Moon: "See No Evil", then "Venus".
2013-02-08 06:43:59 PM  
1 votes:

Slu: rcantley: The correct answer is R.E.M. Lifes Rich Pageant.  Begin the Begin -> These Days.

IMHO, of course.

Nice one.

And I didn't read TFA, but was Pearl Jam Vs. on there? Go to Animal is pretty sweet.


It was an "Honorable Mention" but that is a great choice.

Some of my favorites (just scanning through the collection):

Blue Traveler --> Four --> "Runaround" flows into "Stand"
Dire Straits --> Brothers In Arms --> "So Far Away" flows into "Money For Nothing"
Jethro Tull --> Aqualung --> "Aqualung" flows into "Cross-Eyed Mary"
Pearl Jam --> Ten --> "Once" flows into "Evenflow"
Peter Gabriel --> So --> "Red Rain" flows into "Sledgehammer"
Primus --> Frizzle Fry --> "To Defy the Laws of Tradition" flows into "Groundhog Day"
Prodigy --> The Fat of the Land --> "Smack My biatch Up" flows into "Breathe"
Queen --> News of the World --> "We Will Rock You" flows into "We Are the Champions"
Rage Against the Machine --> Evil Empire --> "People of the Sun" flows into "Bulls On Parade"
Soundgarden --> Badmotorfinger --> "Rusty Cage" flows into "Outshined"
Squirrel Nut Zippers --> Hot --> "Got My Own Thing Now" flows into "Put A Lid On It"
The Stone Roses --> The Stone Roses --> "I Wanna Be Adored" flows into "She Bangs the Drum"
Talking Heads --> Remain In Light --> "Born Under Punches" flows into "Crosseyed and Painless"
2013-02-08 06:31:03 PM  
1 votes:

Twonk: Husker Du: New Day Rising

1) New Day Rising
2) Girl Who Lives On Heaven Hill


Damn good album
2013-02-08 06:20:43 PM  
1 votes:

nathanjr: Cortez the Killer: Led Zeppelin - IV (ZOSO)

1. Black Dog
2. Rock and Roll

Agreed.  I'd also suggest Led Zeppelin II

1. Whole Lotta Love
2. What Is and What Should Never Be


I'm partial to Physical Graffiti

1. Custard Pie
2. The Rover

Throw in the 3rd song, In My Time of Dying, and you have a near perfect encapsulation of the band in 3 songs.
2013-02-08 06:07:02 PM  
1 votes:
Husker Du: New Day Rising

1) New Day Rising
2) Girl Who Lives On Heaven Hill

They Might Be Giants: They Might Be Giants

1) Everything Right Is Wrong Again
2) Put Your Hand Inside the Puppet Head

Zappa: You Are What You Is (if only for the genre change between):

1) Teenage Wind
2) Harder Than Your Husband
2013-02-08 03:59:55 PM  
1 votes:
Hanging on the Telephone and One Way or Another on Parallel Lines by Blondie
2013-02-08 03:43:43 PM  
1 votes:
Midnight Oil, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1:  "Outside World", "Only the Strong"; Head Injuries: "Cold Cold Change," "Section 5 (Bus to Bondi)"

Rush, Signals: "Subdivisions," "The Analog Kid"

Traffic, John Barleycorn Must Die: "Glad," "Freedom Rider"
2013-02-08 03:43:42 PM  
1 votes:
Buzzcocks from Singles Going Steady-

Orgasm Addict
What Do I Get?

/good clean fun for the whole family
2013-02-08 03:26:32 PM  
1 votes:
The Cars: S/T
1. Let The Good Times Roll
2. My Best Friend's Girlfriend

Ramones: Rocket To Russia
1. Cretin Hop
2. Rockaway Beach

Yes: The Yes Album
1. Yours Is No Disgrace
2. Clap

And although they're part of the same song, they're separate tracks on the CD, so...

Rush: 2112
1. Overture
2. Temples of Syrinx
2013-02-08 03:23:56 PM  
1 votes:
Billy Squier - Emotions in Motion
Everybody Wants You, Emotions in Motion (look this up if you haven't heard it; It's thump-funky and Freddy Mercury does backup vocals).
2013-02-08 03:13:26 PM  
1 votes:

Van Halen
Runnin' with the Devil
Eruption/You Really Got Me

Punch, they said
2013-02-08 03:03:34 PM  
1 votes:

Sinbox: Oh, well, maybe ONE more:

Graham Parker and the Rumour - Squeezing Out Sparks
1. Discovering Japan
2. Local Girls


And you can add 3. Nobody Hurts You, for a 1-2-3 punch.
2013-02-08 03:01:15 PM  
1 votes:
After seeing all the nominations, I have declared a winner.

12349876: Queen - News of the World

1. We Will Rock You
2. We Are The Champions


Yes, it is up to me to decide.
2013-02-08 02:55:22 PM  
1 votes:
another one:

1) Plainsong

2) Pictures Of You
2013-02-08 02:44:13 PM  
1 votes:
1) Up The Beach

2) Ocean Size

Fark you, haters.

/get off my lawn
2013-02-08 02:16:14 PM  
1 votes:
Perhaps not quite a punch, but a truly unforgettable opening duo.

upload.wikimedia.org
2013-02-08 02:13:33 PM  
1 votes:
Comments fail with:

OTHER shiat that wasn't in the article that's obsucre

Intro / whatever is after it

Song (part I) / Song (part 2)

Songs that are NEVER played by themselves (Queen, Boston, ZZ)

Things that aren't even the 1st/2nd on said album

Things that aren't even on THE SAME SIDE (see above PE reference)
2013-02-08 02:03:09 PM  
1 votes:
Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
1. Fight the Power
2. Welcome to the Terrordome
2013-02-08 01:56:53 PM  
1 votes:
mcreadyblue: More than a feeling is not the first song on the albulm. :-(

Foreplay -> Long Time
.

Um, how much HAVE you had to drink already today? Boston's first album starts with:

1) More Than A Feeling
2) Peace Of Mind
3) Foreplay/Long Time....

My lawn, get off it.
2013-02-08 01:32:28 PM  
1 votes:
Ween - The Pod - Strap on that Jammy Pac, Dr. Rock
Porcupine Tree - In Absentia - Blackest Eyes, Trains
The Sundays - Reading Writing and Arithmetic - Skin and Bones, Here's Where the Story Ends
2013-02-08 01:30:56 PM  
1 votes:

grouchy pants: Radiohead, The Bends

Planet Telex > The Bends


I still give the overall edge to OK Computer with "Airbag" followed by "Paranoid Android". I never thought the actual song "The Bends" was that great.
2013-02-08 01:30:28 PM  
1 votes:

grouchy pants: Radiohead, The Bends

Planet Telex > The Bends


I'd be more inclined to go Airbag -> Paranoid Android from OK Computer for Radiohead.

Love that someone in the article included that Bloc Party album.  First one I thought of, besides some of the obvious classics.
2013-02-08 01:16:34 PM  
1 votes:
Depeche Mode's "Violator":

"Enjoy the Silence"

to

"Policy of Truth"

(yes I know there's a weird interstitial, but it don't count)
2013-02-08 01:14:30 PM  
1 votes:
AC/DC's Back In Black:

1. Hell's Bells
2. Shoot to Thrill
2013-02-08 01:13:36 PM  
1 votes:

Uzzah: Pretenders, "Learning to Crawl":
"Middle of the Road" -> "Back On the Chain Gang"
Elvis Costello, "My Aim Is True":
"Welcome to the Working Week" -> "Miracle Man"

Boston, "Boston" (yeah, it's overplayed now, but imagine putting in on the record player for the first time in 1976...)
"More Than a Feeling" -> "Peace of Mind"


More than a feeling is not the first song on the albulm. :-(

Foreplay -> Long Time.
2013-02-08 01:12:42 PM  
1 votes:
The Doors 1st LP
Break On Through > Soul Kitchen

Jimi Hendrix "Are You Experienced"
Purple Haze > Manic Depression

Montrose 1st lp
Rock The Nation > Bad Motor Scooter
2013-02-08 01:08:24 PM  
1 votes:
A couple more:

Beck, "Odelay"
"Devil's Haircut" -> "Hotwax"

Marshall Crenshaw, "Marshall Crenshaw"
"There She Goes Again" -> "Someday, Someway"
2013-02-08 01:07:22 PM  
1 votes:
Oh, well, maybe ONE more:

Graham Parker and the Rumour - Squeezing Out Sparks
1. Discovering Japan
2. Local Girls
2013-02-08 01:06:27 PM  
1 votes:
Dark Star / St.Stephen
upload.wikimedia.org
/hotter than Phil's doobie
2013-02-08 12:57:58 PM  
1 votes:
Led Zeppelin IV - "Black Dog" and "Rock and Roll" seems like a pretty obvious one.

Tom Waits' Early Years Vol. 2 leads off with "Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You" and "Ol' 55." That's a pretty good start.

Beatles' Revolver - "Taxman" and "Eleanor Rigby"
2013-02-08 12:47:38 PM  
1 votes:
Stoner rock kills it on opening tracks.

Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf
1. You say I ain't worth a dollar but I feel like a millionaire.
2. No one knows.

Bongzilla - Stash
1. Gestation
2. Sacred Smoke

Sleep - Holy Mountain
1. Dragonaut
3. The Druid

And a classic metal album:

At the Gates - Slaughter of the Soul
1. Blinded by Fear
2. Slaughter of the Soul
2013-02-08 12:45:13 PM  
1 votes:
Porcupine Tree from Stupid Dream-

Even Less
Piano Lessons

King Crimson from Discipline-

Elephant Talk
Frame by Frame

This is a fun question
=]
2013-02-08 12:43:54 PM  
1 votes:

12349876: Queen - News of the World

1. We Will Rock You
2. We Are The Champions


You win the thread.
2013-02-08 12:41:43 PM  
1 votes:
First ones that came to mind for me-

Rusted Root- "When I Woke" (Drum Trip, Ecstasy, Send Me on My Way)
David Bowie- "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust" (Five Years, Soul Love, Moonage Daydream)
Frank Zappa- "Apostrophe" (Don't Eat the Yellow Snow, Nanook Rubs it, St. Alphonso's Pancake Breakfast)
Led Zeppelin- "I" (Good Times, Bad Times; Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You)
STP- "Core" - (Dead and Bloated, Sex Type Thing, Wicked Garden)

I'm sure there are 10 better, but those came to mind.
2013-02-08 12:38:08 PM  
1 votes:
Love Forever Changes -- "Alone Again Or", "A House Is Not a Motel"
2013-02-08 12:27:10 PM  
1 votes:
musictrajectory.com
1.    "Aces High"
2.    "2 Minutes to Midnight"
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2013-02-08 12:18:44 PM  
1 votes:
Judas Priest - British Steel

1. Breaking the Law
2. Rapid Fire
2013-02-08 12:13:12 PM  
1 votes:

The English Major: Though that whole album is a masterpiece.


Same with Joni Mitchell's Court And Spark.
2013-02-08 12:12:59 PM  
1 votes:
Sgt. Pepper.
2013-02-08 12:08:54 PM  
1 votes:
Sonic Youth - Murray Steet

1.  The Empty Page
2.  Disconnection Notice

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

1. Teenage RIot
2. Silver Rocket
2013-02-08 12:02:38 PM  
1 votes:
The Cars: Good Times Roll, My Best Friend's Girl, Just What I Needed

And all of side 2 by the way
2013-02-08 12:00:30 PM  
1 votes:
Rage Against the Machine- Evil Empire
2013-02-08 11:50:27 AM  
1 votes:
Like most music related things, Exile on Main St has gotta be up there with Rocks Off and Rip This Joint.
JRB
2013-02-08 11:49:13 AM  
1 votes:
Strange - I have exactly one that springs automatically to mind...Peter Gabriel's "So," with Red Rain preceding Sledgehammer. Beautiful Daniel Lanois/Brian Eno engineering on that album.
2013-02-08 11:48:47 AM  
1 votes:
1. "Career Opportunities"    Strummer 1:52
2. "Cheat"    Strummer 2:06
2013-02-08 11:47:14 AM  
1 votes:
"Think" and "I Say A Little Prayer" from Aretha Now.
"Dance on a Volcano" and "Entangled" from A Trick of the Tail.
"Shine On You Crazy Diamond" and "Have A Cigar" from Wish You Were Here.
 
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