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Uncut – The 50 Greatest American Punk LP’s
Take 202 March 2014



1. The Dictators – Go Girl Crazy!
2. Patty Smith – Horses
3. Ramones – Ramones
4. The Runaways – The Runaways
5. The Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers
6. Television – Marquee Moon
7. Talking Heads – Talking Heads ‘77
8. Chrome – Alien Soundtracks
9. Richard Hell & The Voidoids – Blank Generation
10. Heartbreakers – LAMF
11. Iggy Pop & James Williamson – Kill City
12. Suicide – Suicide
13. Pere Ubu – The Modern Dance
14. Lou Reed – Street Hassle
15. Dead Boys – We Have Come For Your Children
16. Devo – Q:Are We Not Men? A:We Are Devo!
17. Blondie – Parallel Lines
18. Johnny Thunders – So Alone
19. Germs – (GI)
20. The Contortions – Buy
21. The Dickies – Dawn Of The Dickies
22. Black Randy And The Metro Sound – Pass The Dust, I Think I’m Bowie
23. The Jim Carroll Band, Catholic Boy
24. Wipers – Is This Real?
25. The Cramps – Songs The Lord Taught Us
26. The Feelies – Crazy Rhythms
27. X – Los Angeles
28. Half Japanese – Half Gentlemen/Not Beasts
29. Dead Kennedys – Fresh Fruit From Rotting Vegetables
30. Circle Jerks – Group Sex
31. The Db’s – Stands For Decibels
32. Big Boys – Where’s My Towel?/Industry Standard
33. Really Red – Teaching You Fear,
34. MDC – Millions Of Dead Cops
35. Husker Du – Land Speed Record
36. Descendents – Milo Goes To College
37. Bad Brains – Bad Brains
38. Misfits – Walk Among Us
39. Redd Kross – Born Innocent
40. Fear – The Record
41. Replacements – Stink
42. Angry Samoans – Back From Samoa
43. Flipper – Generic Flipper
44. Ss Control – The Kids Will Have Their Say
45. Mission Of Burma – VS
46. Minutemen – What Makes A Man Start Fires?
47. Black Flag – The First Four Years
48. Minor Threat – Out Of Step
49. Dicks – Kill From The Heart
50. Avengers – Avengers


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Uncut: 50 Greatest Singer/Songwriter Albums

From Take 199 – December 2013 edition


1. Tim Hardin – Tim Hardin 1 – 1996
2. Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Leonard Cohen – 1967
3. Laura Nyro – New York Tendberry – 1969
4. Al Stewart – Love Chronicles – 1969
5. Dory Previn – On My Way To Where – 1970
6. John Lennon – John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – 1970
7. James Taylor – Sweet Baby James – 1970
8. Loudon Wainwright III – Album 1 – 1970
9. Kris Kristofferson – Kris Kristofferson – 1970
10. Joni Mitchell – Blue – 1971
11. David Crosby – If Only I Could Remember My Name – 1971
12. Judee Sill – Judee Sill – 1971
13. Nick Drake – Pink Moon – 1972
14. Gene Clark – No Other – 1974
15. Jackson Browne – Late For The Sky – 1974
16. Neil Young – On The Beach – 1974
17. Bob Dylan – Blood On The Tracks – 1975
18. Joan Baez – Diamonds & Rust – 1975
19. Janis Ian – Between The Lines – 1975
20. Paul Simon – Still Crazy After All These Years – 1975
21. Al Green – The Belle Album – 1977
22. Marvin Gaye – Here, My Dear – 1978
23. Brian Ferry – The Bride Stripped Bare – 1978
24. John Martyn – Grace And Danger – 1980
25. Pete Townshend – Empty Glass – 1980
26. John Cale – Music For A New Society – 1982
27. Lou Reed – The Blue Mask – 1982
28. Richard & Linda Thompson – Shoot Out The Lights – 1982
29. Dexys Midnight Runners – Don’t Bring Me Down – 1985
30. Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Blood And Chocolate – 1986
31. Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love – 1987
32. Mark Eitzel – Songs Of Love – 1991
33. Nick Lowe – The Impossible Bird – 1994
34. Steve Earle – Feel Alright – 1996
35. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call – 1997
36. Elliott Smith – Either/Or – 1997
37. Paul Westerberg – Suicane Gratification – 1999
38. Ryan Adams – Heartbreaker – 2000
39. Rodney Crowell – The Houston Kid – 2001
40. Beck – Sea Change – 2002
41. Lucinda Williams – World Without Tears – 2003
42. Warren Zevon – The Wind – 2003
43. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black – 2006
44. Sun Kil Moon – April – 2008
45. John Grant – Queen Of Denmark – 2010
46. Josh T Pearson – Last Of The Country Gentlemen – 2011
47. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp – 2012
48. John Murry – The Graceless Age – 2013
49. Alela Diane – About Farewell – 2013
50. Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle – 2013

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Uncut - The 100 Greatest Singles Of The Post-Punk Era

i.e. post 1976
First published in Uncut Mag. Iss.45 February 2001. Compiled by the writers at Uncut Magazine.


1. Public Enemy – Rebel Without A Pause – 1987
2. Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Sprit – 1991
3. Joy Division – Atmosphere/She’s Lost Control – 1980
4. Primal Scream – Higher Than The Sun – 1991
5. Kraftwerk – Trans Europe Express – 1977
6. The Sex Pistols – God Save The Queen – 1977
7. Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy – 1991
8. My Bloody Valentine – You Mad Me Realise – 1988
9. The Stone Roses – Fool’s Gold – 1989
10. The Smiths – This Charming Man – 1983
11. Donna Summer – I Feel Love – 1977
12. The Clash – White Man (In Hammersmith Palais) – 1978
13. Dinosaur Jr. – Freak Scene – 1988
14. Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax – 1983
15. Chic – Good Times – 1979
16. David Bowie – Heroes – 1977
17. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Never Understand – 1985
18. Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five – The Adventures Of GF On The Wheels Of Steel - 1981
19. New Order – Blue Monday – 1983
20. Radiohead – Paranoid Android – 1997
21. Run DMC & Aerosmith – Walk This Way – 1986
22. Michael Jackson – Billie Jean – 1983
23. Underworld – Born Slippy – 1995 RE Iss. 1996
24. Magazine – Shot Both Sides – 1978
25. Elvis Costello – (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea - 1978
26. The Specials – Ghost Town – 1981
27. Orange Juice – Blue Boy – 1980
28. Eminem – The Way I Am – 2000
29. PIL – Death Disco – 1979
30. The Ramones – Blitzkrieg Pop – 1976
31. ABC – Poison Arrow – 1982
32. Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime
33. Happy Mondays – Wrote For Luck – 1989
34. Tricky – Aftermath – 1994
35. R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe
36. Human League – Love Action – 1981
37. De La Soul – Me, Myself And I – 1989
38. Oasis – Some Might Say – 1995
39. Richard Hell – Blank Generation – 1976
40. Wire – Map Ref. 41 Deg. N 93 Deg W – 1979
41. Heaven 17 – We Don’t Need This Fascist Groove Thing – 1981
42. Suicide – Dream Baby Dream – 1979
43. Mantronix – Bassline – 1986
44. Stardust – Music Sounds Better With You – 1998
45. Grace Jones – Pull Up To The Bumper – 1981
46. DAF – Der Mussolini – 1981
47. The Cocteau Twins – Sunburst And Snowblind EP – 1983
48. The Associates – Party Fears Two – 1982
49. Orbital – Chime – 1990
50. The Beastie Boys – (You’ve Gotta’) Fight For Your Right To Party - 1987
51. Gary Newman – Cars - 1979
52. A Guy Called Gerald – Voodoo Ray – 1989
53. Scritti Politi – The Sweetest Girl – 1981
54. Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill – 1985
55. Simple Minds – I Promised You A Miracle – 1982
56. Pulp – Common People – 1995
57. The Fall – Totally Wired – 1980
58. Bob Marley And The Wailers – Jamming – 1977
59. Cabaret Voltaire – Nag Nag Nag – 1979
60. Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t Have) - 1978
61. The Orb – Little Fluffy Clouds – 1993
62. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Geno – 1980
63. Aphex Twin – Didgeridoo – 1992
64. Prodigy – No Good (Start The Dance) – 1994
65. M|A|R|R|S – Pump Up The Volume – 1987
66. Nick Cave – The Mercy Seat – 1988
67. Suede – The Drowners – 1992
68. Blur – Girls And Boys – 1994
69. Eric B And Rakim – Follow The Leader – 1988
70. Nick Low – I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass – 1978
71. XTC – Making Plans For Nigel – 1979
72. Blondie – Heart Of Glass – 1979
73. Japan – Ghosts – 1982
74. Siouxie And The Banshees – Hong Kong Garden – 1978
75. A Certain Ratio – Shack Up – 1980
76. Devo – Jocko Homo – 1977
77. The Chemical Brothers – Block Rockin’ Beats – 1997
78. The Gang Of Four – Damaged Goods – 1978
79. Manic Street Sweapers – From Despair To Where – 1993
80. The Sugarcubes – Birthday – 1987
81. Madness – House Of Fun
82. Neil Young – Hey Hey My My (Into The Black/Blue) – 1979
83. Prince – If I Was Your Girlfriend – 1987
84. Fatboy Slim – The Rockafeller Skank – 1988
85. The Pixies – Gigantic – 1988
86. Beck – Loser – 1994
87. The Jam – Eaton Rifles – 1979
88. The Police – Walking On The Moon – 1979
89. Snoop Doggy Dog – What’s My Name – 1993
90. Pere Ubu – Datapanik In The Year Zero – 1978
91. The Klf – What Time Is Love – 1990
92. Tlc – No Scrubs – 1999
93. The Dammed – New Rose – 1976
94. Funkadalic – One Nation Under A Groove – 1978
95. Iggy Pop – The Passenger – 1977
96. The Slits – Typical Girls – 1978
97. Adam And The Ants – Kings Of The Wild Fronteier – 1981
98. The Saints – I’m Stranded – 1976
99. Janet Jackson – Nasty – 1986
100. The Undertones – Teenage Kicks – 1978


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50 Greatest Beatles Tracks
UNCUT #50 - July 2001

As Voted For By An All Star Panel Of Singers, Songwriters, Actors, Film Directors And Various Media Personalities.

1. A Day In The Life
2. Strawberry Fields Forever
3. I Am The Walrus
4. Tomorrow Never Knows
5. In My Life
6. Across The Universe
7. Something
8. Rain
9. Helter Skelter
10. Happiness Is A Warm Gun
11. Paperback Writer
12. Ticket To Ride
13. Hey Jude
14. Revolution – Hey Jude B Side Version
15. Penny Lane
16. Norwegian Wood
17. I Want To Hold Your Hand
18. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
19. Love Me Do
20. Help!
21. Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight
22. I’m So Tired
23. Come Together
24. Nowhere Man
25. Julia
26. The Long And Winding Road
27. And I Love Her
28. Eight Days A Week
29. Don’t Let Me Down
30. She Said She Said
31. You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away
32. I’m Only Sleeping
33. We Can Work It Out
34. Eleanor Rigby
35. All You Need Is Love
36. Yesterday
37. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
38. Let It Be
39. Blue Jay Way
40. And Your Bird Can Sing
41. Back In The USSR
42. Sexy Sadie
43. It’s All Too Much
44. She Loves You
45. Baby You’re A Rich Man
46. Flying
47. Get Back
48. Please Please Me
49. Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except For Me And My Monkey
50. This Boy
51. Here Comes The Sun
52. A Hard Days Night


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Uncut - Top 40 Dylan Tracks
Issue 61 – June 2002

See Also: Mojo 100 Greatest Dylan Songs

Like A Rolling Stone

1. Like A Rolling Stone
2. Tangled Up In Blue
3. Visions Of Johanna
4. A Hard Rains Gonna Fall
5. It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
6. Subterranean Homesick Blues
7. Desolation Row
8. I Want You
9. Idiot Wind
10. Sad-Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands
11. It’s All Over Now Baby Blue
12. Positively 4th Street
13. Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
14. She Belongs To Me
15. Mr Tambourine Man
16. The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll
17. Blowin’ In The Wind
18. Ballad Of A Thin Man
19. Just Like A Woman
20. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Over
21. The Times They Are A-Changin’
22. Masters Of War
23. Love Minus Zero/No Limit
24. Not Dark Yet
25. Hurricane
26. Gates Of Eden
27. Every Grain Of Sand
28. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
29. With God On Our Side
30. All Along The Watchtower
31. One More Cup Of Coffee
32. Lay Lady Lay
33. Girl From The North Country
34. I Threw It All Away
35. Most Of The Time
36. Shelter From The Storm
37. Clothes Line Saga
38. Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
39. Tell Me Momma
40. Po’ Boy


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Music & Films That Changed Our World - 100 Rock & Movie Icons
Uncut - September 2005

“… the definitive list of the records, films, TV shows and books that shook the world was no mean feat – hence our firm, but fair, one entry per artist/director system.”


All of these are LPs, unless indicated otherwise.



1. Dylan, Bob – Highway 61 Revisited
2. Presley, Elvis – Heartbreak Hotel [7”]
3. Beatles – She Loves You [7”]
4. Rolling Stones – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction [7”]
5. A Clockwork Orange [film]
6. Godfather / Godfather Part 2 [films]
7. Bowie, David – Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars
8. Taxi Driver [film]
9. Sex Pistols – Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the…
10. Prisoner [TV series]
11. Wild Bunch [film]
12. Velvet Underground – And Nico
13. Hendrix, Jimi – Purple Haze [7”]
14. Simpsons [TV series]
15. Young, Neil – After the Gold Rush
16. Ramones – Ramones
17. Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
18. Who – My Generation
19. Kerouac, Jack – On the Road [book]
20. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
21. Kinks – Waterloo Sunset [7”]
22. Iggy & the Stooges – Raw Power
23. Kraftwerk – Trans Europe Express
24. Clash – Clash
25. Smiths – This Charming Man [7”]
26. Easy Rider [film]
27. Berry, Chuck – Johnny B Goode [7”]
28. Burroughs, William – Naked Lunch [book]
29. Buzzcocks – Spiral Scratch [EP]
30. Band – Music from Big Pink
31. Byrds – Eight Miles High [7”]
32. Little Richard – Tutti Frutti [7”]
33. New Order – Blue Monday [12”]
34. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest [film]
35. Parsons, Gram – Grievous Angel
36. Springsteen, Bruce – Born to Run
37. Scarface [film]
38. Drake, Nick – Five Leaves Left
39. Thompson, Hunter S – Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas [book]
40. Monty Python’s Flying Circus [TV series]
41. Roxy Music – Roxy Music
42. New York Dolls – New York Dolls
43. Brass Eye [TV series]
44. Morrison, Van – Astral Weeks
45. Love – Forever Changes
46. Manhattan [film]
47. Smith, Patti – Horses
48. Gaye, Marvin – What’s Going On
49. Specials – Ghost Town [7”]
50. Big Star - #1 Record
51. Television – Marquee Moon
52. Mitchell, Joni – Blue
53. Curb Your Enthusiasm [TV series]
54. Pixies – Surfer Rosa
55. Public Enemy – It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
56. Wonder, Stevie – Innervisions
57. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Trout Mask Replica
58. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti
59. Rebel Without a Cause [film]
60. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
61. Franklin, Aretha – I Say a Little Prayer [7”]
62. Ronettes – Be My Baby [7”]
63. Marley, Bob & the Wailers – Catch a Fire
64. The Searchers [film]
65. T.Rex – Electric Warrior
66. Nirvana – Nevermind
67. Magazine – Shot by Both Sides [7”]
68. Summer, Donna – I Feel Love [7”]
69. Pink Floyd – Piper at the Gates of Dawn
70. Robinson, Smokey & the Miracles – Tracks of My Tears [7”]
71. Lewis, Jerry Lee – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On [7”]
72. Doors – Doors
73. Brown, James – Live at the Apollo (1963)
74. Psycho [film]
75. Four Tops – Reach Out (I’ll Be There) [7”]
76. Public Image Ltd – Metal Box
77. Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation
78. Cooke, Sam – A Change is Gonna Come [7”]
79. Frankie Goes to Hollywood [7”]
80. Midnight Cowboy [film]
81. Jackson, Michael – Off the Wall
82. Orange Juice – Falling & Laughing [7”]
83. Good, the Bad & the Ugly [film]
84. MC5 – Kick Out the Jams
85. Cash, Johnny – Hurt [7”/video]
86. Fight Club [film]
87. REM – Murmer
88. Sopranos [TV series]
89. Heller, Joseph – Catch 22 [book]
90. Bullitt [film]
91. Stone Roses – Stone Roses
92. Talking Heads – Fear of Music
93. Sly & the Family Stone – There’s a Riot Goin’ On
94. Chic – Good Times [7”]
95. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
96. Costello, Elvis & the Attractions – Imperial Bedroom
97. Primal Scream – Screamadelica
98. Associates – Sulk
99. Enter the Dragon [film]
100. Flaming Lips – Soft Bulletin

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50 Greatest American Cosmic Rock Albums
Uncut - April 2006


1. Grateful Dead – Workingman’s Dead
2. Byrds – Fifth Dimension
3. Wilson, Brian – SMiLE
4. Band – Band [2nd Album]
5. Flaming Lips – Soft Bulletin
6. Prince & the Revolution – Around the World in a Day
7. Hendrix, Jimi – Electric Ladyland
8. Buckley, Tim – Starsailor
9. Bell, Chris – I Am the Cosmos
10. Flying Burrito Brothers – Gilded Palace of Sin
11. Clark, Gene – No Other
12. Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow
13. Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation
14. Rundgren, Todd – A Wizard, a True Star
15. Parks, Van Dyke – Song Cycle
16. Spirit – Spirit of ‘76
17. Crosby, David – If Only I Could Remember My Name
18. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
19. Country Joe & the Fish
20. Butthole Surfers – Locust Abortion Technician
21. Spence, Alexander ‘Skip’ – Oar
22. Mercury Rev – Yerself is Steam
23. Miller, Steve – Children of the Future
24. Dr John – Gris Gris
25. Pearls Before Swine – Balaklava
26. United States of America – United States of America
27. Moby Grape – Moby Grape
28. Sly & the Family Stone – There’s a Riot Goin’ On
29. Quicksilver Messenger Service – Happy Trails
30. Stevens, Sufjan – (Come on, Feel the) Illinoise
31. Nesmith, Mike & the First National Band – Magnetic South
32. Fahey, John – Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death
33. Sun Ra – Strange Celestial World
34. 13th Floor Elevators – Psychedelic Sounds of the…
35. Meat Puppets – Up on the Sun
36. Parliament – Osmium
37. Grandaddy – Sophtware Slump
38. Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen – Lost in the Ozone
39. Henske, Judy & Jerry Yester – Farewell, Aldebaran
40. Everly Brothers – Roots
41. OutKast – Aquemini
42. Opal – Happy Nightmare Baby
43. My Morning Jacket – Z
44. Holy Modal Rounders – Holy Modal Rounders
45. Perhacs, Linda – Parallelograms
46. Moondog – Moondog [CBS, 1969]
47. Lift to Experience – Texas Jerusalem Crossroads
48. Otis, Shuggie – Inspiration Information
49. Sunburned Hand of the Man – Jaybird
50. Charlatans (US) – Amazing…

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Uncut - 100 Greatest Debut Albums
August 2006


Thanks To Steve Parker For Typing This List Up.
See Also: NME Debut Albums

1. Velvet Underground - & Nico
2. Television – Marquee Moon
3. Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced
4. Stone Roses – Stone Roses
5. Band – Music from Big Pink
6. Clash – Clash
7. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
8. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
9. Roxy Music – Roxy Music
10. Stooges – Stooges
11. Who – My Generation
12. Ramones – Ramones
13. Byrds – Mr Tambourine Man
14. Pink Floyd – Piper at the Gates of Dawn
15. Rolling Stones – Rolling Stones
16. New York Dolls – New York Dolls
17. Beatles – Please Please Me
18. Patti Smith – Horses
19. Sex Pistols – Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the…
20. Specials – Specials
21. Smiths – Smiths
22. REM – Murmur
23. Flying Burrito Brothers – Gilded Palace of Sin
24. Big Star - #1 Record
25. Mothers of Invention – Freak Out!
26. Buffalo Springfield – Buffalo Springfield
27. My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything
28. Doors – Doors
29. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left
30. Oasis – Definitely Maybe
31. Elvis Costello – My Aim is True
32. MC5 – Kick Out the Jams
33. Gang of Four – Entertainment!
34. Steely Dan – Can’t Buy a Thrill
35. Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath
36. Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
37. Magazine – Real Life
38. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe as Milk
39. Bruce Springsteen – Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ
40. Wire – Pink Flag
41. Public Enemy – Yo! Bum Rush the Show
42. Modern Lovers – Modern Lovers
43. Siouxsie & the Banshees – The Scream
44. Orange Juice – You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever
45. Jeff Buckley – Grace
46. Slits – Cut
47. NWA – Straight Outta Compton
48. Pretenders – Pretenders
49. Talking Heads – 77
50. Jesus & Mary Chain – Psychocandy
51. Moby Grape – Moby Grape
52. ABC – Lexicon of Love
53. De La Soul – 3 Feet High & Rising
54. Randy Newman – Randy Newman
55. Ian Dury & the Blockheads – New Boots & Panties!!
56. Bob Dylan – Bob Dylan
57. Pixies – Come on Pilgrim
58. Tim Hardin – I
59. U2 – Boy
60. Richard Hell & the Voidoids – Blank Generation
61. Leonard Cohen – Songs of…
62. Associates – Affectionate Punch
63. Pere Ubu – Modern Dance
64. Neu! – Neu!
65. Dexys Midnight Runners – Searching for the Young Soul Rebels
66. Beastie Boys – Licensed to Ill
67. Suicide – Suicide
68. Buzzcocks – Another Music in a Different Kitchen
69. Echo & the Bunnymen – Crocodiles
70. Judee Sill – Judee Sill
71. Scritti Politti – Songs to Remember
72. Strokes – Is This It
73. Pavement – Slanted & Enchanted
74. Kate Bush – Kick Inside
75. La’s – La’s
76. Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction
77. Eminem – Slim Shady LP
78. Libertines – Up the Bracket
79. Jackson Browne – Jackson Browne [aka Saturate Before Using]
80. Cheap Trick – Cheap Trick
81. Pearl Jam – Ten
82. Pop Group – Y
83. Little Feat – Little Feat
84. Tricky – Maxinquaye
85. Elvis Presley – Elvis Presley
86. Undertones – Undertones
87. Dr Feelgood – Down by the Jetty
88. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
89. Elastica – Elastica
90. Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
91. Throwing Muses – Throwing Muses
92. Spiritualised – Lazer Guided Melodies
93. Birthday Party – Prayers on Fire
94. Mercury Rev – Yerself is Steam
95. White Stripes – White Stripes
96. PJ Harvey – Dry
97. Vashti Bunyan – Just Another Diamond Day
98. Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters
99. Suede – Suede
100. Arcade Fire – Funeral


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Uncut - 20 Greatest Country Rock Pioneers
May 2008


Albums in Chronological Order

Chronological order, 1964-1973.

o Kentucky Colonels - Appalachian Swing
o Bob Dylan - John Wesley Harding
o Beau Brummels - Bradley’s Barn
o International Submarine Band - Safe At Home
o Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo
o Everly Brothers - Roots
o Dillard & Clark - Fantastic Expedition of...
o Townes Van Zandt - Our Mother, the Mountain
o Linda Ronstadt - Hand Sown... Home Grown
o John Stewart - California Bloodlines
o Flying Burrito Brothers - Gilded Palace of Sin
o Steve Young - Rock, Salt & Nails
o Great Speckled Bird - Great Speckled Bird
o Grateful Dead - Workingman’s Dead
o Paul Siebel - Woodsmoke & Oranges
o Michael Nesmith & the First National Band - Magnetic South
o Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - Lost in the Ozone
o New Riders of the Purple Sage - Powerglide
o Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will the Circle Be Unbroken
o Gram Parsons - GP


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Uncut The 150 Greatest Albums Of The 21st Century….So Far
December 2009

White Stripes


1. The White Stripes – White Blood Cells
2. Bob Dylan – Love And Theft
3. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born
4. Brian Wilson – Smile
5. The Strokes – Is This It
6. Robert Plant And Alison Krauss – Raising Sand
7. The Arcade Fire – Funeral
8. Bob Dylan – Modern Times
9. Ryan Adams –Heartbreaker
10. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
11. The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
12. Portishead – Third
13. Gillian Welsh – Time (The Revelator)
14. Primal Scream – Xtrmntr
15. Radiohead – In Rainbows
16. LCD Sound System – Sound Of Silver
17. The White Stripes – Elephant
18. Kate Bush – Aerial
19. Bruce Springsteen – The Rising
20. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
21. Joanna Newsom – Ys
22. Blur – Think Tank
23. Beth Gibbons And Rustin Man – Out Of Season
24. Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
25. Radiohead – Kid A
26. Lambchop – Nixon
27. The Hold Steady – Boys And Girls In America
28. Queens Of The Stoneage – Songs For The Deaf
29. Neil Young – Chrome Dreams II
30. Sufjan Stevens – Illinoise
31. My Morning Jacket – It Still Moves
32. Calexico – Feast Of Wire
33. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
34. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
35. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
36. Johnny Cash – American IV: The Man Comes Around
37. The Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
38. Ryan Adams – Gold
39. Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
40. Boards Of Canada – Geogaddi
41. Bruce Springsteen – Magic
42. Richmond Fontaine – Post To Wire
43. The Streets – Original Pirate Material
44. The Libertines – Up The Bracket
45. Solomon Burke – Don’t Give Up On Me
46. Drive By Truckers – Southern Rock Opera
47. The National – Alligator
48. Ry Cooder – Chavez Ravine
49. PJ Harvey – Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
50. Cat Power – The Greatest
51. Warren Zevon – The Wind
52. Dizzee Rascal – Boy In Da Corner
53. Interpol – Turn On The Bright Lights
54. Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs
55. Bjork – Vespertine
56. Sonic Youth – Murry Street
57. Robert Wyatt – Cuckooland
58. Bob Dylan - Together Through Life
59. The White Stripes – De Stijl
60. Loretta Lynn – Van Lear Rose
61. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – The Lyre Of Orpheus/Abattoir Blues
62. Ghostface Killah – Fishscale
63. The Rolling Stones – A Bigger Bang
64. Lift To Experience – The Texas Jerusalem Crossroads
65. Rufus Wainwright – Poses
66. Jay-Z – The Blueprint
67. Midlake – The Trials Of Van Occupanther
68. D’angelo – Voodoo
69. Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst Nightmare
70. The Good The Bad The Queen – The Good The Bad The Queen
71. TV On The Radio – Dear Science
72. Emmylou Harris – Red Dirt Girl
73. Elliott Smith – Figure Eight
74. Elbow – Asleep At The Back
75. Gorillaz – Demon Days
76. Beck – Seachange
77. Kanye West – The College Dropout
78. Johnny Cash – American III: Solitary Man
79. Kings Of Leon – Only By The Night
80. Levon Helm – Electric Dirt
81. Okkervil – The Stage Names
82. Drive By Truckers – The Dirty South
83. Outkast – Stankonia
84. David Bowie – Heathen
85. MIA – Arular
86. PJ Harvey – White Chalk
87. Queens Of The Stonage – Rated R
88. The White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan
89. Neil Young – Living With War
90. Bright Eyes – I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning
91. John Cale – Hobo Sapiens
92. Tom Waits – Real Gone
93. The Streets – A Grand Don’t Come For Free
94. Devendra Banheart – Oh Me Oh My, The Way The Day Goes By….
95. Granddaddy – The Sophtware Slump
96. Rufus Wainwright – Want One
97. Paul Weller – 22 Dreams
98. The Avalanches – Since I Left You
99. Babyshambles – Down In Albion
100. Jim O’rourke – Insignificance
101. Neko Case - Blacklisted
102. Felice Brothers – Felice Brothers
103. Missy ‘Misdemeanor’ Elliott – Miss E…So Addictive
104. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
105. Steely Dan – Two Against Nature
106. The Go Betweens – The Friends Of Rachel Worth
107. Paul Westerberg – Come Feel Me Tremble
108. Comets On Fire – Avatar
109. The White Stripes – Icky Thump
110. Steely Dan – Everything Must Go
111. Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins – Rabbit Fur Coat
112. Beirut – The Flying Club Cup
113. The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow
114. The Raconteurs – Consolers Of The Lonely
115. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Real Emotional Trash
116. Sufjan Stevens – Michigan
117. At The Drive-In – Relationship Of Command
118. Super Furry Animals – Love Kraft
119. Scritti Politti – White Bread, Black Beer
120. Mgmt – Oracular Spectacular
121. Hot Chip – The Warning
122. Donald Fagen – Morph The Cat
123. Doves – The Last Broadcast
124. Brightblack Morning Light – Brightblack Morning Light
125. The Hold Steady – Stay Positive
126. Neil Young – Prairie Wind
127. The Handsome Family – In The Air
128. Antony And The Johnsons – I Am A Bird Now
129. Yo La Tengo – And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out
130. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Dig!!, Lazarus, Dig!!!
131. Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
132. Drive-By Truckers – Brighter Than Creation’s Dark
133. Bruce Springsteen – We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
134. Radiohead – Hail To The Thief
135. Willard Grant Conspiracy – Regard The End
136. The Strokes – Room On Fire
137. Elliott Smith – From A Basement To A Hill
138. Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
139. Outkast – Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
140. Espers – Espers II
141. Rachel Unthank & The Winterset – The Bairns
142. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell
143. Leonard Cohen – Ten New Songs
144. Robbery Wyatt – Comicopera
145. Iron & Wine – Our Endless Numbered Days
146. Richard Thompson - Front Parlour Ballads
147. The Acorn – Glory Hope Mountain
148. Franz Ferdinand – F ranz Ferdinand
149. Ray Lamontagne – Trouble
150. Band Of Horses – Everything All The Time

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The 20 Best Albums Of 1966
Uncut Feb 2006

1. Bob Dylan – Blond On Blond
2. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
3. The Beatles – Revolver
4. The Rolling Stones – Aftermath
5. The Byrds – Fifth Dimention
6. The Mothers Of Invention – Freak Out
7. Otis Reading – Otis Blue
8. The Who – A Quick One
9. John Mayall’s Blues Breakers – With Eric Clapton
10. Simon And Garfunkel – Sounds Of Silence
11. Cream – Fresh Cream
12. Love – Love
13. Yardbirds – Yardbirds
14. Small Faces – Small Faces
15. The Kinks – Face To Face
16. The Monkees – The Monkees
17. The Mamas And Papas – If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears
18. The Lovin’ Spoonful – Daydreamer
19. The Animals – Animalism
20. Donovan – Sunshine Superman

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The 50 Greatest Lost Albums – May 2010
Uncut May 2010

›› See Also: More Lost Albums

These Albums - Selected By Uncut Writers, Are At The Time Of Going To Press Unavailable To Buy New Or Downloaded.


Time Fades Away

1. Neil Young – Time Fades Away - 1973
2. Captain Beefheart And He Magic Band – Lick My Decals Off, Baby - 1970
3. Van Morrison – St Dominic’s Preview - 1972
4. The Beatles – The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl - 1977
5. Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers – It’s Time For… - 1986
6. Tom Waits – Night On Earth Ost – 1992
7. Kraftwerk – Kraftwerk – 1970
8. Sandy Denny & The Strawbs – All Our Own Work - 1973
9. Big Black – Atomizer - 1986
10. John Cale – Music For A New Society - 1994
11. Various Artists – Silver Meteor – 1980
12. T-Bone Burnett – Truth Decay – 1997
13. Lal & Mike Waterson – Bright Phoebus – 1972
14. Paul Quinn & The Independent Group – The Phantoms & Archetypes - 1992
15. Pauline Murray And The Invisible Girls - Pauline Murray And The Invisible Girls – 1980
16. The Undisputed Truth – The Undisputed Truth – 1971
17. The Who – Join Together – 1990
18. Xtc – Apple Venus Vol 1 - 1999
19. Virginia Astley – From Gardens Where We Feel Secure – 2003
20. Jimmy Page – Deathwish II – Original Soundtrack - 1982
21. New Kingdom – Paradise Don’t Come Cheap – 1996
22. Jean Ritchie – None But One – 1977
23. David Stoughton – Transformer – 1968
24. Alex Chilton – Bach’s Bottom – 1993
25. The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu – 1987 (What The Fuck’s Going On?) – 1987
26. American Music Club – California – 1993
27. Viv Stanshall – Men Opening Umbrellas Ahead – 1974
28. My Bloody Valentine – Ecstacy And Wine – 1989
29. The Sound – From The Lions Mouth – 1981
30. Various – Concerts For The People Of Kampuchea – 1981
31. The Fall – The Marshall Suite – 1999
32. Dave And Toni Arthur – Hearken To The Witches Rune – 1970
33. Spring – Spring – 1972
34. Johnny Thunders – Hurt Me – 1983
35. The Pop Group – How Much Longer Do We Have To Tolorate Mass Murder? – 1981
36. British Electric Foundation – Music For Stowaways – 1980
37. Dion – Wonder Where I’m Bound – 1968
38. Eric Clapton And Michael Kaman – Edge Of Darkness – 1985
39. Rainy Day – Rainy Day – 1984
40. The Searchers – Play For Today – 1981
41. Adrian Henri, Roger Mcgough & Andy Roberts – The Incredible New Liverpool Scene – 1967
42. Tav Falco’s Panther Burns – The World We Knew – 1987
43. Frank Zappa & The Mothers – 200 Motels – 1971
44. Eire Apparent – Sunrise – 1969
45. Richard And Linda Thompson – First Light 1978
46. Sandy Bull – Demolition Derby – 1972
47. Buckingham Nicks – Buckingham Nicks – 1973
48. Lotion – Nobody’s Cool – 1995
49. Bill Drummond – The Man – 1986
50. Tin Machine – Tin Machine II – 1991


50 More Great Lost Albums
Uncut - August 2010

As chosen by the readership of Uncut Magazine


Dylan 1973

1. Bob Dylan – Dylan – 1973
2. Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – I’m Going To Do What I Wanna Do: Live At My Fathers Place 1978 – 2000
3. Gene Clark – Two Sides To Every Story – 1977
4. Game Theory – Lolita Nation – 1987
5. The Four Seasons – Genuine Imitation Life Gazette – 1969
6. Mickey Newbury – Frisco Mabel Joy – 1971
7. The Bathers – Unusual Places To Die – 1987
8. The Distractions – Nobody’s Perfect – 1980
9. Swans – The Burning World – 1989
10. Tony Banks – The Wicked Lady: OST – 1983
11. Third World War – Third World War – 1971
12. Achim Reichel & Machines – Echo – 1972
13. The Felice Brothers – Lantown – 2006
14. Sonny Sharrock – Ask The Ages – 1991
15. Michael Dinner – The Great Pretender – 1974
16. Alan Stivell – Chemins De Terre – 1973
17. Aretha Franklin – Almighty Fire – 1978
18. Miracle Legion – Me And Mr. Ray – 1989
19. Sounds Nice – Love At First Sight – 1970
20. The Kinks – To The Bone – 1994
21. World Of Twist – Quality Street – 1991
22. Annette Peacock – I’m The One – 1972
23. Carl Wilson – Youngblood – 1983
24. Jimmy Stevens – Don’t Freak Me Out – 1972
25. Discharge – Grave New World – 1986
26. Emmylou Harris – Gliding Bird – 1969
27. Dalek I – Compass, Kum’pass - 1980
28. Pussy Galore – Right Now! – 1987
29. Jeremy Spencer – Jeremy Spencer – 1970
30. Wayne County And The Electric Chairs – Things Your Mother Never Told You – 1979
31. Nic Jones – The Noah’s Ark Trap – 1977
32. Funky Kings – Funky Kings – 1976
33. Henry Badowski – Life Is A Grand – 1981
34. Phil Ochs – Pleasures Of The Harbour – 1967
35. The New Order – The New Order – 1977
36. Various Artists – Where The Buffalo Roam: OST – 1980
37. Wild Man Fisher – An Evening With… - 1968
38. The Brides Of Funkenstein – Funk Or Walk – 1978
39. The Weather Prophets – Mayflower – 1987
40. Johnny Cash – The Sound Of Johnny Cash – 1962
41. Chapman – Whitney Streetwalkers – Chapman-Whitney Streetwalkers – 1974
42. Kevin Rowland – The Wanderer – 1988
43. The High Llamas – Hawaii – 1996
44. Alex Chilton – 1970 – 1996
45. Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge – Full Moon – 1973
46. Memphis Band – Good Rocking Tonight – 1977
47. The Supremes – Floy Joy – 1972
48. Crosby And Nash – Wind On The Water – 1975
49. The Butts Band – The Butts Band – 1974
50. Ronnie Lane – Anymore For Anymore – 1974


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Uncut - The 50 Greatest Bootlegs
(rock' most mythical recordings)

Compiled by Uncut Magazine in the November 2011 issue, to celebrate the official issue of the Beach Boys lost and much bootlegged Smile album.

Smile

1. The Beach Boys - Smile - 1966
2. Bob Dylan And The Band - A Tree With Roots - 1967
3. Neil Young - Chrome Dreams (Rust Edition) - 1975
4. The Rolling Stones - Place Pigalle - 1971
5. Little Feat - Electrif Lycanthrope - 1974
6. The Clash - Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg - 1981
7. The Velvet Underground - Live At The Gymnasium - 1967
8. Led Zeppelin - The Lost Sessions - 1968-1978
9. Bruce Springsteen - The Ties That Bind - 1979
10. Roxy Music - When We Were Young - 1973
11. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Call Of The Cavemen - 1996
12. Kate Bush - The Cathy Demos - 1976
13. Captain Beefheart - Hoboism - 1970
14. Kraftwerk - K4 - 1971
15. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Demos - 2000
16. Television - Double Exposure - 1975
17. Syd Barrett - Magnesium Proverbs - 1970
18. Nirvana - In Utero (Steve Albini Mix) - 1993
19. The Beatles - From Kinfauns To Chaos - 1968
20. Rem - The Elliott Mazer Demos - 1983
21. Steely Dan - The Last Gaucho - 1979
22. New Order - Western Works - 1980
23. Van Morrison - Van The Man - 1971
24. Leonard Cohen - The Other Leonard Cohen Album - 2009
25. Blur - Parklife Deluxe Bootleg - 1994
26. The Cramps - The Ohio Demos - 1979
27. The Who - Obscure And Oblique - 1968 To 1980
28. Nico, John Cale & Brian Eno - Berlin, Nee National Gallerie - 1974
29. Ellis Costello - Our Aim Is True - 1975
30. The White Stripes - The Legendary Lost Tapes - 2003
31. Richard And Linda Thompson - Rafferty's Folly - 1980
32. Arcade Fire - Demo 2001
33. The Soft Boys - The Day They Ate Brick - 1978
34. Pj Harvey - Jungle Queen - 1993
35. Jimi Hendrix/Traffic - A Session - 1968
36. Keith Richards - Toronto Sessions - 1977
37. Ellis Presley - Desert Storm - 1974
38. The Smiths - Unreleased Demos And Instrumentals - 1987
39. The Byrds - Tambourines & 12-Strings - 1967
40. John Lennon And Paul Mccartney - A Toot And A Snore In 1974
41. James Brown And Sly And Robbie - The Nassau Sessions - 1982
42. Adam And The Ants - Madam Stan - 1978
43. The La's - The Kitchen Tape - 1989
44. Joe Strummer - When Pigs Fly - 1993
45. Aztec Camera - Manchester Live Tape - 1994
46. Buffalo Springfield - California Daze - 1967
47. David Bowie - Toy - 2002
48. Gillian Welch And David Rawlings - Live And Obscure - 1999
49. Paul Mccartney And Wings - The Nashville Sessions - 1974
50. The Troggs - The Troggs Tapes - 1970


These Boots Were Made For Buying... Ten Infamous Bootlegs That Were Given A Legit Release .

David Bowie - Santa Monica '72 - 2008
The Velvet Underground - The Bootleg Series Volume One 1969 - 2001
Sex Pistols - Spunk 1976 - 1996
Dennis Wilson - Bamboo - 2008
The Who - Lifehouse - 1971 - 2000
Bob Dylan - Live 1966 - 1998
Joy Division - Warsaw - 1977 - 1994
Elvis Costello - Live At El Mocambo - 1978 - 1994
Prince - The Black Album - 1987 - 1994
The Beatles - Let It Be Naked - 1970 - 2003