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A Selection Of Italian Publications Which Includes Best Of And End Of Year lists From The Last 20 Years.

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Ciao 2001

This List Was Published In 1975 From A Weekly Italian Pop-Rock Magazine. The Name Of The Magazine Is "Ciao 2001" And It Was Published In Italy From 1969 To 1988 The Albums Were From 1963 To 1975 And The List Is Of 100 Lp's. The List Is In Order Of Preference. It's A Poll Of The Readers From The Magazine.

1. Pink Floyd - Ummagumma (1969)
2. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)
3. Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974)
4. Yes - Yessongs (1973)
5. Genesis - Nursery Cryme (1971)
6. Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother (1970)
7. C.S.N. & Y. - 4 Way Street (1971)
8. Genesis - Foxtrot (1972)
9. Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso - Darwin! (1972) (An Italian Progressive Rock Group)
10. Francesco De Gregori - Rimmel (1975) (An Italian Songwriter)
11. Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)
12. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon (1973)
13. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland (1968)
14. Neil Young - Harvest (1972)
15. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Live In U.S.A.(1974) (An Italian Progressive Rock Group)
16. Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
17. Edoardo Bennato - I Buoni E I Cattivi (1974)) (An Italian Songwriter)
18. Neil Young - On The Beach (1974)
19. Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick (1972)
20. Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die (1970)
21. King Crimson - In The Wake Of Poseidon (1970)
22. Who - Tommy (1969)
23. Joni Mitchell - Ladies Of The Canyon (1970)
24. Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde (1966)
25. E.L.& P. - E.L.& P. (1970)
26. Francesco Guccini - Radici (1972) (An Italian Songwriter)
27. Jethro Tull - Aqualung (1971)
28. Francesco De Gregori - Francesco De Gregori (1974)
29. Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' (1963)
30. Frank Zappa - Hot Rats (1969)
31. Procol Harum - Procol Harum (1967)
32. John Mayall - Turning Point (1969)
33. Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
34. Antonello Venditti - Le Cose Della Vita (1973) (An Italian Songwriter)
35. Who - Quadrophenia (1973)
36. Frank Zappa - Chunga's Revenge (1970)
37. Santana - Caravanserai (1972)
38. Peter Green - The End Of The Game (1970)
39. C.S.N. & Y. - Déyà Vu (1970)
40. Eagles - Desperado (1973)
41. Jefferson Airplane - Crown Of Creation (1968)
42. Fabrizio De Andrè - Tutti Morimmo A Stento (1968) ) (An Italian Songwriter)
43. Kantner, Slick & Freiberg - Baron Von Tollbooth & The Chrome Nun (1973)
44. John Mayall - Blues From Laurel Canyon (1969)
45. David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name (1971)
46. Weather Report - I Sing The Body Electric (1972)
47. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Storia Di Un Minuto (1972)
48. Pink Floyd - A Saucerful Of Secrets (1968)
49. Soft Machine - Third (1970)
50. Quicksilver Messenger Service - Happy Trails (1969)
51. Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed (1969)
52. Santana - Welcome (1973)
53. Weather Report - Sweetnighter (1973)
54. Traffic - Mr. Fantasy (1967)
55. Jefferson Starship - Blows Against The Empire (1971)
56. Cream - Wheels Of Fire (1968)
57. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Per Un Amico (1972)
58. Allman Brothers Band - At Fillmore East (1971)
59. Led Zeppelin - I (1969)
60. Slick & Kantner - Sunfighter (1972)
61. Various/Original Soundtrack - Woodstock (1970)(3 Lp's)
62. Battiato - Sulle Corde Di Aries (1973) (An Italian Progressive Songwriter)
63. Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers (1969)
64. Vdgg - H To He/ Who Am The Only One (1970)
65. Alan Sorrenti - Aria (1972) (An Italian Progressive Songwriter)
66. Perigeo - Genealogia (1974) (An Italian Rock-Jazz Group)
67. Neil Young - After The Gold Rush (1970)
68. Grace Slick - Manhole (1973)
69. Miles Davis - Bitches Brew (1970)
70. Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention - Absolutely Free (1967)
71. Deep Purple - Machine Head (1972)
72. Claudio Rocchi - Volo Magico N.1 (1971) (An Italian Songwriter)
73. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti (1975)
74. Santana - Borboletta (1974)
75. Battiato - Clic (1974)
76. Santana - Abraxas (1970)
77. Alan Sorrenti - Come Un Vecchio Incensiere All'alba Di Un Villaggio Deserto (1973)
78. Traffic - When The Eagle Flies (1974)
79. Grateful Dead - Live/Dead (1969)
80. Colosseum - Valentyne Suite (1969)
81. Area - Arbeit Macht Frei (1973) (An Italian Rock-Jazz Group)
82. Nice - Ars Longa Vita Brevis (1968)
83. Allman Brothers Band - Eat A Peach (1972)
84. Vdgg - Pawn Hearts (1971)
85. Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (1968)
86. Weather Report - Mysterious Traveller (1974)
87. Gato Barbieri - Viva Emiliano Zapata (197?)
88. Miles Davis - Get Up With It (197?)
89. E.L.& P.- Trilogy (1973)
90. Kooper, Bloomfield & Stills - Super Session (1968)
91. Jefferson Airplane - Long John Silver (1972)
92. Rolling Stones - Aftermath (1966)
93. David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (1972)
94. Deep Purple - Made In Japan (1972)
95. Tangerine Dream - Phaedra (1974)
96. Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks (1975)
97. Cat Stevens - Catch Bull At Four (1972)
98. Terry Riley - A Rainbow In Curved Air (1968)
99. Shawn Phillips - Second Contribution (19??)
100. Todd Rundgren - Utopia (1974)

"The Magnificent Hundred", Published In Italy From The Weekly Pop-Rock Magazine "Ciao 2001" (N.25/1988, 22 June 1988). The List Is In Order Of Preference And It's A Reader's Poll.

1. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon(73)
2. Deep Purple - Made In Japan(72)
3. Beatles - White Album(68)
4. Genesis - Selling England By The Pound(73)
5. Pink Floyd - The Wall(79)
6. Beatles - Abbey Road(69)
7. U2 - The Joshua Tree(87)
8. Jethro Tull - Aqualung(71)
9. Led Zeppelin - The Song Remains The Same(76)
10. Eagles - Hotel California(76)
11. Led Zeppelin - Iv(71)
12. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here(75)
13. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run(75)
14. Led Zeppelin - Ii(69)
15. Deep Purple - In Rock(70)
16. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King(69)
17. Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.(84)
18. Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols(77)
19. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours(77)
20. Eagles - Desperado(73)
21. David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars (72)
22. Neil Young - Harvest(72)
23. Yes - Yessongs(73)
24. Rush - Permanent Waves(80)
25. Police - Synchronicity(83)
26. Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway(74)
27. Dire Straits - Making Movies(80)
28. Clash - London Calling(79)
29. Boston - Boston(76)
30. Supertramp - Breakfast In America(79)
31. Ac/Dc - Back In Black(80)
32. Genesis - Seconds Out(77)
33. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland(68)
34. Who - Tommy(69)
35. Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells(73)
36. C.S.N.&Y. - 4 Way Street(71)
37. Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother(70)
38. Genesis - Nursery Cryme(71)
39. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire(84)
40. Talking Heads - Remain In Light(80)
41. E.L.&P. - E.L.&P.(70)
42. Doors - Morrison Hotel(70)
43. Led Zeppelin - I(69)
44. Genesis - Foxtrot(72)
45. Simon & Garfunkel - Greatest Hits(72)
46. Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain(84)
47. Rush - 2112(76)
48. Sting - The Dream Of The Blue Turtles(85)
49. Michael Jackson - Thriller(82)
50. U2 - Under A Blood Red Sky(83)
51. Marillion - Misplaced Childhood(85)
52. Lou Reed - Rock 'N' Roll Animal(74)
53. Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet(86)
54. Eric Clapton - Slowhand(77)
55. E.L.&P. - Trilogy(73)
56. Doors - L.A.Woman(71)
57. Led Zeppelin - Iii(70)
58. Yes - Close To The Edge(72)
59. Santana - Abraxas(70)
60. Queen - Live Killers(79)
61. Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms(85)
62. Toto - Iv(82)
63. Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson(87)
64. Black Sabbath - Paranoid(70)
65. John Lennon - Imagine(71)
66. Peter Gabriel - So(86)
67. Van Halen - Van Halen(78)
68. Who - Quadrophenia(73)
69. E.L.&P: - Pictures At An Exhibition(71)
70. Police - Reggatta De Blanc(79)
71. Cure - The Head On The Door(85)
72. Eagles - On The Border(74)
73. Genesis - Trespass(70)
74. Prince - Sign' O' The Times(87)
75. David Bowie - Heroes(77)
76. C.S.N.&Y. - Déjà Vu(70)
77. Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso - Darwin!(72) (An Italian Progressive Rock Group)
78. Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life(76)
79. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti(75)
80. Bryan Adams - Reckless(85)
81. Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing(87)
82. David Bowie - Diamond Dogs(74)
83. Bruce Sprimgsteen - Nebraska(82)
84. Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde(66)
85. Iron Maiden - Somewhere In Time(86)
86. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Rust Never Sleeps(79)
87. Frank Zappa - Hot Rats(69)
88. Paul Simon - Graceland(86)
89. Yes - Fragile(71)
90. E.L.&P. - Tarkus(71)
91. Roxy Music - Avalon(82)
92. Santana - Caravanserai(72)
93. Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die(70)
94. Clash - Combat Rock(82)
95. Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick(72)
96. Patti Smith - Horses(75)
97. Sting - ...Nothing Like The Sun(87)
98. Gentle Giant - Octopus(73)
99. Queen - A Night At The Opera(75)
100. Rolling Stones - Beggar's Banquet(68)


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Popster

This List Was Published In December 1979 From A Monthly Pop, Rock, Soul, Jazz & Country Magazine Called "Popster". This Magazine Was Published In Italy From 1977 To 1980. The List Is A Critics' List, The Albums Are 100 From 1970 To 1979 (The Best Albums Of The 70's) And The Order Is Chronological.

• Beatles - Let It Be(70)
• C.S.N.&Y. - Déjà Vu(70)
• Neil Young - After The Gold Rush(70)
• E.L.&P. - E.L.&P.
• Fotheringay - Fotheringay(70)
• George Harrison - All Things Must Pass(70)
• Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection(70)
• Eric Burdon & War - The Black Man's Burdon(70)
• Laura Nyro - Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat(70)
• Carole King - Tapestry(71)
• Joe Cocker - Mad Dogs & Englishmen(71)
• Leonard Cohen - Songs Of Love And Hate(71)
• Jimi Hendrix - The Cry Of Love(71)
• James Taylor - Mud Slime Slim(71)
• David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name(71)
• Joni Mitchell - Blue(71)
• Paul & Linda Mccartney - Ram(71)
• Judy Collins - Living(71)
• John Mayall - Back To The Roots(71)
• Doors - L.A. Woman(71)
• Genesis - Nursery Cryme(71)
• King Crimson - Islands(71)
• Aretha Fanklin - Live At Fillmore West(71)
• Derek & The Dominos - Layla(And Other Assorted Love Songs)(71)
• Richie Havens - On Stage(72)
• Cat Stevens - Catch Bull At Four(72)
• Nick Drake - Pink Moon(72)
• Weather Report - I Sing The Body Electric(72)
• Alice Cooper - School's Out(72)
• John Lennon - Sometime In New York City(72)
• Santana - Caravanserai(72)
• John Cale - The Academy In Peril(72)
• Stephen Stills - Manassas(72)
• Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street(72)
• Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting(72)
• Al Green - I'm Still In Love With You(72)
• Eric Andersen - Blue River(72)
• Poco - A Good Feelin' To Know(72)
• Sam Rivers - Streams(73)
• Who - Quadrophenia(73)
• Eagles - Desperado(73)
• Jim Croce - I Got A Name(73)
• John Martyn - Solid Air(73)
• Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure(73)
• Elliott Murphy - Aquashow(73)
• Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon(73)
• Kim Fowley - International Heroes(73)
• New York Dolls - New York Dolls(73)
• Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Fanfare For The Warriors(74)
• Jackson Browne - Late For The Sky(74)
• Traffic - When The Eagle Flies(74)
• E.L.O. - Eldorado(74)
• Jefferson Starship - Dragonfly(74)
• Frank Zappa & Mothers - Roxy & Elsewhere(74)
• Van Morrison - Veedon Fleece(74)
• Nina Simone - It Is Finished(74)
• Bob Dylan - Planet Waves(74)
• Patti Smith - Horses(75)
• Supertramp - Crisis? What Crisis?(75)
• Rod Stewart - Atlantic Crossing(75)
• Linda Ronstadt - Prisoner In Disguise(75)
• Smokey Robinson - A Quiet Storm(75)
• Fairport Convention - Rising For The Moon(75)
• Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run(75)
• Anthony Braxton - Five Pieces 1975(75)
• Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks(75)
• Blue Oyster Cult - On Your Feet Or On Your Knees(75)
• Peter Frampton - Frampton Comes Alive(75)
• Labelle - Phoenix(75)
• Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration(76)
• Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - "Live" Bullet(76)
• Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life(76)
• Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading(76)
• Bette Midler - Songs For The New Depression(76)
• David Bowie - Station To Station(76)
• Television - Marquee Moon(77)
• Earth, Wind & Fire - All 'N' All(77)
• Randy Newman - Little Criminals(77)
• Marvin Gaye - Live At The London Palladium(77)
• Kinks - Sleepwalker(77)
• Fleetwood Mac - Rumours(77)
• Brian Eno - Before And After Science(77)
• Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols(77)
• Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings And Food(78)
• Elvis Costello - This Year's Model(78)
• Devo - Q:Are We Not Men?A:No,We Are Devo!(78)
• Village People - Cruisin'(78)
• Rolling Stones - Some Girls(78)
• Todd Rundgren - Back To The Bars(78)
• 10cc - Bloody Tourists(78)
• Daryl Hall & John Oates - Livetime(78)
• Peter Tosh - Bush Doctor(78)
• Tubes - What Do You Want From Live(78)
• Bryan Ferry - The Bride Stripped Bare(78)
• Robert Palmer - Double Fun(78)
• Jimmy Cliff - Give Thanx(78)
• Clash - Give 'Em Enough Rope(78)
• Lou Reed - Street Hassle(78)
• Lucio Dalla - Lucio Dalla(78) (An Italian Songwriter)
• Donna Summer - Bad Girls(79)


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Epoca

This List Was Published In Year 1988 From "Epoca", An Italian Magazine (Similar At The American Magazine "Life"). This Weekly Magazine Was Published In Italy From 1936 To 1997. The Order Is Of Preference.

1. Beatles - Let It Be(1970)
2. Lucio Battisti - Emozioni(70) (An Italian Pop - Rock Composer And Singer)
3. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon(73)
4. Genesis - Foxtrot(72)
5. C.S.N.&Y. - 4 Way Street(71)
6. Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed(69)
7. David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars(72)
8. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run(75)
9. Sting - The Dream Of The Blue Turtles(85)
10. Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water(70)
11. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Exodus(77)
12. Francesco Guccini - Radici(72) (An Italian Songwriter)
13. Led Zeppelin - Ii(69)
14. Neil Young - Harvest(72)
15. Doors - The Doors(67)
16. Prince - Sign' O' The Times(87)
17. Santana - Abraxas(70)
18. Various/Original Soundtrack - Woodstock(70)
19. Blues Brothers - The Blues Brothers(80)
20. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland(68)
21. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire(84)
22. Talking Heads - Remain In Light(80)
23. Bob Dylan - Desire(75)
24. Vasco Rossi - Vado Al Massimo(82) (An Italian Rock Songwriter)
25. Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die(70)
26. Fabrizio De Andrè - Vol.3(70) (An Italian Songwriter)
27. Police - Synchronicity(83)
28. Franco Battiato - Patriots(80) (An Italian Pop - Rock Songwriter)
29. Jethro Tull - Aqualung(71)
30. Francesco De Gregori - Rimmel(75) (An Italian Songwriter)
31. Pooh - Parsifal(74) (An Italian Pop Group)
32. Madonna - True Blue(86)
33. Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends(69)
34. Eagles - Hotel California(76)
35. Patti Smith - Horses(75)
36. E.L.&P. - Tarkus(71)
37. Adriano Celentano - Le Robe Che Ha Detto Adriano(69) (An Italian Pop Singer)
38. Deep Purple - Machine Head(72)
39. Giorgio Gaber - Il Signor G.(70) (An Italian Songwriter)
40. Beatles - Abbey Road(69)
41. John Lennon - Imagine(71)
42. Lou Reed - Transformer(72)
43. Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.(84)
44. Peter Gabriel - So(86)
45. Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols(77)
46. Derek & The Dominos - Layla(71)
47. Claudio Baglioni - Questo Piccolo Grande Amore(72) (An Italian Pop Songwriter)
48. Frank Zappa - Hot Rats(69)
49. Tom Waits - Blue Valentine(78)
50. Miles Davis - Bitches Brew(70)
51. Yes - Fragile(71)
52. Paolo Conte - Un Gelato Al Limon(79) (An Italian Songwriter)
53. Lucio Dalla - Lucio Dalla(78) (An Italian Songwriter)
54. Cat Stevens - Tea For The Tillerman(71)
55. Lucio Battisti - Umanamente Uomo:Il Sogno(72)
56. Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother(70)
57. Jefferson Starship - Blows Against The Empire(71)
58. Various/Original Soundtrack - Saturday Night Fever(77)
59. Who - Tommy(69)
60. Janis Joplin - Pearl(71)
61. Japan - Tin Drum(80)
62. Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road(73)
63. Leonard Cohen - Songs Of Leonard Cohen(68)
64. Jackson Browne - Running On Empty(77)
65. Various - U.S.A. For Africa(85)
66. Stevie Wonder - Talking Book(72)
67. Michael Jackson - Thriller(82)
68. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Storia Di Un Minuto(72)(An Italian Progressive Rock Group)
69. Enzo Jannacci - Quelli Che(75) (An Italian Songwriter)
70. Renato Zero - Zerolandia(78) (An Italian Pop Songwriter)
71. Dire Straits - Making Movies(80)
72. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures(79)
73. Duran Duran - Seven And The Ragged Tiger(83)
74. Tangerine Dream - Phaedra(74)
75. Smiths - The Queen Is Dead(86)
76. King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King(69)
77. Antonello Venditti - Sotto Il Segno Dei Pesci(78) (An Italian Songwriter)
78. Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells(73)
79. Various/Original Soundtrack - Jesus Christ Superstar(74)
80. Paul Mccartney - Band On The Run(73)
81. New Trolls - Senza Orario Senza Bandiera(68) (An Italian Pop - Rock Group)
82. Chick Corea - Return To Forever(72)
83. Edoardo Bennato - Burattino Senza Fili(77) (An Italian Songwriter)
84. Walter Carlos/Orignal Soundtrack - A Clockwork Orange(71)
85. C.C.R. - Green River(69)
86. Paul Simon - Graceland(86)
87. Rod Stewart - Atlantic Crossing(75)
88. Laurie Anderson - Big Science(82)
89. Pino Daniele - Vai Mo'(81) (An Italian Soul - Rock Songwriter)
90. Terry Riley - A Rainbow In Curved Air(68)
91. Joni Mitchell - Blue(71)
92. Clash - Sandinista(80)
93. Riccardo Cocciante - Concerto Per Margherita(76) (An Italian Pop Songwriter)
94. Tina Turner - Private Dancer(83)
95. Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure(73)
96. Orme - Uomo Di Pezza(72) (An Italian Progressive Rock Group)
97. Angelo Branduardi - Alla Fiera Dell'est(76) (An Italian Songwriter)
98. Gianna Nannini - Fotoromanza(85) (An Italian Pop - Rock Songwriter Woman)
99. Zucchero 'Sugar' Fornaciari - Blue's(87) (An Italian Soul - Rock Songwriter)
100. Donna Summer - Bad Girls(79)


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Rockstar

This List Was Published In January 1989 From A Monthly Rock Magazine Called "Rockstar", Published In Italy From 1980. The List "The 100 Albums Of The 80's" Is In Order Of Preference.

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Prince

1. Prince - Sign' O' The Times(87)
2. Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain(84)
3. Talking Heads - Remain In Light(80)
4. Prince - 1999(82)
5. Anita Baker - Rapture(86)
6. U2 - The Joshua Tree(87)
7. Clash - Sandinista(80)
8. Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones(83)
9. Donald Fagen - The Nightfly(82)
10. Miles Davis - Tutu(86)
11. Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Imperial Bedroom(82)
12. Michael Jackson - Thriller(82)
13. Peter Gabriel - So(86)
14. David Sylvian - Brilliant Trees(84)
15. Eno & Byrne - My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(81)
16. Joy Division - Closer(80)
17. Womack & Womack - Love Wars(83)
18. Pino Daniele - Nero A Metà(80) (An Italian Soul - Rock Songwriter)
19. Van Morrison - No Guru, No Method, No Teacher(86)
20. Rickie Lee Jones - Pirates(81)
21. Various - That's The Way I Feel Now. A Tribute To Thelonious Monk(84)
22. U2 - War(83)
23. Robert Wyatt - Old Rottenhat(85)
24. Sting - The Dream Of The Blue Turtles(85)
25. Paolo Conte - Aguaplano(87) (An Italian Songwriter)
26. Various - Lost In The Stars. The Music Of Kurt Weill(85)
27. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire(84)
28. Various/Original Soundtrack - Round Midnight(86)
29. Smiths - The Queen Is Dead(86)
30. Bobby Womack - The Poet Ii(84)
31. Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love(85)
32. Roxy Music - Avalon(82)
33. Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman(88)
34. Housemartins - - London 0 - Hull 4(86)
35. Milton Nascimento - A Barca Dos Amantes(86)
36. Joe Jackson - Night And Day(82)
37. Run D.M.C. - Raising Hell(86)
38. Rufus & Chaka Khan - (Live) Stompin' At The Savoy(83)
39. Police - Synchronicity(83)
40. Simple Minds - New Gold Dream(81 - 82 - 83 - 84)(82)
41. Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson(87)
42. John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Double Fantasy(80)
43. Everything But The Girl - Eden(84)
44. Style Council - Café Bleu(84)
45. Tina Turner - Private Dancer(84)
46. Eurythmics - Revenge(86)
47. Ivano Fossati - La Pianta Del Té(88) (An Italian Songwriter)
48. Paul Simon - Graceland(86)
49. Lucio Dalla - Dalla(80) (An Italian Songwriter)
50. Prefab Sprout - Steve Mcqueen(86)
51. Aretha Franklin - Aretha(86)
52. Joan Armatrading - The Shouting Stage(88)
53. Grace Jones - Warm Leatherette(80)
54. Julia Fordham - Julia Fordham(88)
55. Japan - Oil On Canvas(83)
56. Teena Marie - Robbery(83)
57. Cars - Heartbeat City(84)
58. Terence Trent D'arby - Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'arby(87)
59. Sade - Diamond Life(84)
60. Original Broadway Cast Album - Dreamgirls(82)
61. Joe Jackson - Body And Soul(84)
62. Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.(84)
63. Fabrizio De Andrè - Creuza De Ma(84) (An Italian Songwriter)
64. Zucchero 'Sugar' Fornaciari - Blue's(87) (An Italian Soul - Rock Songwriter)
65. Vasco Rossi - Bollicine(83) (An Italian Rock Songwriter)
66. Franco Battiato - La Voce Del Padrone(81) (An Italian Pop - Rock Songwriter)
67. Morrissey - Viva Hate(88)
68. Cameo - Word Up!(86)
69. Xtc - Mummer(83)
70. Phil Collins - Face Value(81)
71. David Bowie - Let's Dance(83)
72. Pretenders - Learning To Crawl(84)
73. Madonna - Like A Virgin(84)
74. Carmel - The Drum Is Evrything(84)
75. Working Week - Working Nights(85)
76. Patti La Belle - Winner In You(86)
77. Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual(83)
78. Hothouse Flowers - People(88)
79. This Mortal Coil - It'll End In Tears(84)
80. Simply Red - Picture Book(85)
81. Hall & Oates - Private Eyes(81)
82. Bryan Ferry - Boys And Girls(85)
83. Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me(87)
84. Laurie Anderson - Home Of The Brave(86)
85. Various - Sun City(85)
86. James Ingram - It's Your Night(83)
87. Paul Young - No Parlez(83)
88. Manhattan Transfer - Bodies And Souls(83)
89. George Michael - Faith(87)
90. Nona Hendryx - Nona(83)
91. Dolphin Brothers - Catch The Fall(87)
92. P.I.L. - Album(86)
93. Bronski Beat - The Age Of Consent(84)
94. Southside Johnny & The Jukes - Trash It Up!(83)
95. Alison Moyet - Alf(84)
96. Yazoo - Upstairs At Eric's(82)
97. Culture Club - Colour By Numbers(83)
98. Loredana Bertè - Traslocando(82) (An Italian Pop - Rock Singer Woman)
99. Dire Straits - Alchemy(Live)(84)
100. Joe Cocker - Civilized Man(84)



Published In "Rockstar" (December 2000).

Best Pop-Rock Album


1. Coldplay-Parachutes
2. U2-All That You Can't Leave Behind
3. Radiohead-Kid A
4. Oasis-Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants
5. Santana-Supernatural (99)

Best Dance Album

1. Madonna-Music
2. Fatboy Slim-From The Gutter To The Stars
3. St. Germain-Tourist
4. Artful Dodger-It's All About The Stragglers
5. Eminem-Marshall Mathers

Best Italian Album

1. Carmen Consoli-Stato Di Necessità (Rock-Songwriter)
2. Elisa-Asile's World (Rock-Songwriter)
3. Marlene Kuntz-Che Cosa Vedi (Rock Group)
4. Max Gazzè-Max Gazzè (Songwriter)
5. Piero Pelù-Nè Buoni Nè Cattivi (Rock-Songwriter)

Best Song

1. Boomfunk Mcs-Freestyler
2. Coldplay-Yellow
3. Radiohead-Optimistic
4. Richard Ashcroft-Songs For The Lovers
5. U2-The Ground Beneath Her Feet

Rockstar Critics’ List Top 10 Albums 2002

1. Bugo Dal Lofai Al Cisei
2. Coldplay A Rush Of Blood To The Head
3. Carmen Consoli L’eccezione
4. Eminem The Eminem Show
5. Foo Fighters One By One
6. Tom Waits Alice
7. Tiromancino In Continuo Movimento
8. Timo Maas Loud
9. Queens Of The Stone Age Songs For The Deaf
10. Ms. Dynamite A Little Deeper

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The Title Of The List Is "The Best Albums Of The 80's" And The Order Is Chronological.

London Calling

• Clash - London Calling(79)
• Bruce Springsteen - The River(80)
• Van Morrison - Common One(80)
• Pete Townshend - Empty Glass(80)
• X - Los Angeles(80)
• Roky Erickson & The Aliens - Roky Erickson & The Aliens(80)
• Elvis Costello - Taking Liberties(80)
• Tom Waits - Heartattack And Vine(80)
• Blues Brothers/Original Soundtrack - The Blues Brothers(80)
• Alex Chilton - Like Flies On Sherbet(80)
• Talking Heads - Remain In Light(80)
• Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables(80)
• Terry Allen - Smokin' The Dummy(80)
• David Johansen - Here Comes The Night(81)
• Rolling Stones - Tattoo You(81)
• U2 - October(81)
• Blasters - Blasters(81)
• Mink De Ville - Coup De Grace(81)
• Grateful Dead - Reckoning(81)
• Joe Ely - Musta Notta Gotta Lotta(81)
• Rickie Lee Jones - Pirates(81)
• Little Feat - Hoy Hoy(81)
• Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes - Reach Up And Touch The Sky(81)
• Bob Dylan - Shot Of Love(81)
• Moving Hearts - Moving Hearts(81)
• Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska(82)
• Joe Jackson - Night And Day(82)
• Van Morrison - Beautiful Vision(82)
• John Cougar - American Fool(82)
• Elvis Costello - Imperial Bedroom(82)
• David Johansen - Live It Up(82)
• Dexy's Midnight Runners - Too Rye Ay(82)
• Lee Fardon - The God Given Right(82)
• Marshall Crenshaw - Marshall Crenshaw(82)
• Xtc - English Settlement(82)
• Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Long After Dark(82)
• Bob Dylan - Infidels(83)
• Van Morrison - Inarticulate Speech Of The Heart(83)
• Elvis Costello - Punch The Clock(83)
• U2 - War(83)
• Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones(83)
• Mink De Ville - Where The Angels Fear To Tread(83)
• Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes(83)
• Los Lobos - ...And A Time To Dance(83)
• Rain Parade - Emergency Third Rail Power Trip(83)
• Green On Red - Gravity Talks(83)
• T.Bone Burnett - Proof Through The Night(83)
• Jason & The Scorchers - Fervor(83)
• Los Lobos - How Will The Wolf Survive?(84)
• Carmel - The Drum Is Everything(84)
• Dream Syndicate - Medicine Show(84)
• Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Rattlesnakes(84)
• Long Ryders - Native Sons(84)
• Van Morrison - Live At Grand Opera House(84)
• David Sylvian - Brilliant Trees(84)
• Pogues - Red Roses For Me(84)
• U2 - The Unforgettable Fire(84)
• True West - Drifters(84)
• Smiths - The Smiths(84)
• Violent Femmes - Hallowed Ground(84)
• Tom Waits - Rain Dogs(85)
• Blasters - Hard Line(85)
• Green On Red - Gas Food Lodging(85)
• Green On Red - No Free Lunch(85)
• Sam Cooke - Live At Harlem Square Club '63(85)
• Bob Dylan - Biograph(85)
• John Fogerty - Centerfield(85)
• R.E.M. - Fables Of Reconstruction(85)
• John Cougar - Scarecrow(85)
• Waterboys - This Is The Sea(85)
• Van Morrison - A Sense Of Wonder(85)
• Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians - Fegmania!(85)
• Van Morrison - No Guru, No Method, No Teacher(86)
• Paul Simon - Graceland(86)
• R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant(86)
• Bruce Springsteen - Live 1975 - '85(86)
• Elvis Costello - King Of America(86)
• Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Kicking Against The Pricks(86)
• David Sylvian - Gone To Earth(86)
• T.Bone Burnett - T.Bone Burnett(86)
• Phil Alvin - Un Sung Stories(86)
• Peter Gabriel - So(86)
• Died Pretty - Free Dirt(86)
• Talking Heads - True Stories(86)
• John Hiatt - Bring The Family(87)
• Los Lobos - By The Light Of The Moon(87)
• U2 - The Joshua Tree(87)
• Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years(87)
• Van Morrison - Poetic Champion Compose(87)
• Ry Cooder - Get Rhythm(87)
• John Cougar Mellencamp - The Lonesome Jubilee(87)
• Willy De Ville - Miracle(87)
• Husker Du - Warehouse:Songs And Stories(87)
• Opal - Happy Nightmare Baby(87)
• Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson(87)
• Roy Orbison - Mystery Girl(87)
• R.E.M. - Green(88)
• Michelle Shocked - Short Sharp Shocked(88)
• Van Morrison & The Chieftains - Irish Heartbeat(88)
• Randy Newman - Land Of Dreams(88)
• John Hiatt - Slow Turning(88)
• U2 - Rattle And Hum(88)
• Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman(88)
• Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues(88)
• Pogues - If I Should Fall From Grace With God(88)
• Traveling Wilburys - Volume I(88)
• Steve Earle - Copperhead Road(88)
• Graham Parker - The Mona Lisa's Sister(88)
• Bob Dylan - Oh Mercy(89)
• Allman Brothers Band - Dreams(89)
• Roy Orbison - A Black And White Night(89)
• Lou Reed - New York(89)
• Van Morrison - Avalon Sunset(89)
• John Cougar Mellencamp - Big Daddy(89)
• Neville Brothers - Yellow Moon(89)
• Cowboy Junkies - The Trinity Session(89)
• Dream Syndicate - Live At Raji's(89)
• Neil Young - Freedom(89)
• Pogues - Peace And Love(89)
• Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever(89)

Published In "Buscadero" February 1990. The List Is In Chrono - Alphabetical Order (For Decade: 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's) And There Are The Best Rock Albums Of All The Times.

• Chuck Berry - The Chess Box(1988)
• Johnny Cash - The Vintage Years: 1955 - 1963(87)
• Ray Charles - The Greatest Ray Charles(63)
• Eddie Cochran - The 25th Anniversary Album(85)
• Bo Diddley - His Greatest Sides, Volume One(83)
• Willie Dixon - The Chess Box(88)
• Drifters - All Time Greatest Hits & More(86)
• Everly Brothers - Greatest Recordings(86)
• Buddy Holly & The Crickets - The Chirping Crickets(58)
• Jerry Lee Lewis - Original Sun Greatest Hits(83)
• Johnny Otis - The Capitol Years(89)
• Elvis Presley - The Complete Sun Sessions(87)
• Big Joe Turner - Greatest Hits(87)
• Muddy Waters - The Chess Box(89)
• Hank Williams - 40 Greatest Hits(78)
• Robert Johnson - King Of The Delta Blues Singers(69)
• Animals - The Best Of The Animals(66)
• Band - The Band(69)
• Beach Boys - Pet Sounds(66)
• Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band(67)
• Big Brother & The Holding Company - Cheap Thrills(68)
• Bobby Bland - Here's The Man!!!(62)
• Bloomfield, Kooper & Stills - Super Session(68)
• James Brown - Live At The Apollo, Volume 1(63)
• Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Again(68)
• Solomon Burke - The Best Of(66)
• Tim Buckley - Happy Sad(68)
• Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man(65)
• Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica(69)
• Leonard Cohen - Songs From A Room(69)
• Sam Cooke - The Man And His Music(86)
• C.C.R. - Green River(69)
• Doors - The Doors(67)
• Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited(65)
• Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief(69)
• Flying Burrito Bros. - The Gilded Palace Of Sin(68)
• Aretha Franklin - 30 Greatest Hits(86)
• Grateful Dead - Live Dead(69)
• Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced?(67)
• John Lee Hooker - Live At Cafe Au - Go - Go(66)
• Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers(69)
• Kaleidoscope - A Beacon From Mars(68)
• B.B.King - Live At The Regal(65)
• Kinks - The Ultimate Collection(89)
• Led Zeppelin - I(69)
• Van Morrison - Astral Weeks(68)
• Elvis Presley - The Top Ten Hits(87)
• Quicksilver Messenger Service - Happy Trails(69)
• Otis Redding - Otis Blue(65)
• Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet(68)
• 13th Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds Of(66)
• Velvet Underground & Nico - Velvet Underground & Nico(67)
• Traffic - Traffic(68)
• Who - Tommy(69)
• Frank Zappa - Hot Rats(69)
• Allman Brothers Band - At Fillmore East(71)
• Various - Nuggets, Original Artyfacts From The...(72)
• Band/Original Soundtrack - The Last Waltz(78)
• Big Star - Radio City(74)
• Jackson Browne - Late For The Sky(74)
• Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - Lost In The Ozone(71)
• Ry Cooder - Bop Till You Drop(79)
• C.C.R. - Cosmo's Factory(70)
• Miles Davis - Bitches Brew(70)
• Derek & The Dominos - Layla(71)
• Dr. John - Gumbo(72)
• Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks(75)
• Marvin Gaye - What's Going On(71)
• Grateful Dead - Workingsman's Dead(70)
• John Lennon - Plastic Ono Band(70)
• Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes(72)
• Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced Leh - Nerd Skin - Nerd(73)
• Joni Mitchell - Blue(71)
• Van Morrison - Moondance(70)
• Randy Newman - 12 Songs(70)
• Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Damn The Torpedoes(79)
• Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street(72)
• Bruce Springsteen - Darkness On The Edge Of Town(78)
• Television - Marquee Moon(77)
• Neil Young - After The Gold Rush(70)
• Warren Zevon - Warren Zevon(76)
• Blasters - Hard Line(85)
• Clash - London Calling(79)
• Elvis Costello - Imperial Bedroom(82)
• John Cougar Mellencamp - The Lonesome Jubilee(87)
• Cowboy Junkies - The Trinity Session(89)
• Dream Syndicate - Medicine Show(84)
• Bob Dylan - Oh Mercy(89)
• John Hiatt - Bring The Family(87)
• Los Lobos - How Will The Wolf Survive?(84)
• Van Morrison - No Guru, No Method, No Teacher(86)
• Neville Brothers - Fiyo On The Bayou(81)
• Roy Orbison - Mystery Girl(87)
• Pogues - Rum, Sodomy & The Lash(85)
• R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant(86)
• Paul Simon - Graceland(86)
• Bruce Springsteen - The River(80)
• Talking Heads - Remain In Light(80)
• Richard & Linda Thompson - Shoot Out The Lights(82)
• U2 - The Joshua Tree(87)
• Tom Waits - Rain Dogs(85)



Buscadero End Of Year Critic Lists


Buscadero Critics Poll 2000

1. John Hiatt - Crossing Muddy Waters
2. Steve Earle - Transcendental Blues
3. Lou Reed - Ecstasy
3. Dave Alvin - Public Domain
5. Los Lobos - El Cancionaro.Mas Y Mas Box
6. Johnny Cash - American Iii: Solitary Man
6. Warren Zevon - Life 'Ll Kill Ya
6. Patti Smith - Gung Ho
6. Willie Nelson - Milk Cow Blues
10. Phish - Farmhouse
10. Neil Young - Silver & Gold
12. Van Morrison - You Win Again/The Skiffle Sessions
12. Joe Ely - Live@Antone's
12. Grateful Dead - Ladies & Gentlemen/Live '71
12. Bocephus King - The Blue Sickness
16. Wallflowers - Breach
16. Joseph Arthur - Come To Where I'm From
16. Calexico - Hot Rail
19. Rainville - Collecting Empties
19. Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes - Live At The Greek
19. Marah - Kids In Philly
19. Joe Jackson - Summer In The City
19. Seth Yacovone Band - Dannemora/Yessir!
19. Ruben Gonzalez - Chanchullo
25. Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl
25. North Mississippi All Stars - Shake Hands With Shorty
25. Eels - Daisies In The Galaxy
25. Pearl Jam - Binaural
25. John Prine - Souvenirs
25. Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker
25. Walkabouts - Train Leaves At Eight
25. Little Feat - Hotcakes & Outtakes Box
25. Various - Doo Wop Box, Vol.3
25. Coldplay - Parachutes
25. James Talley - Woody Guthrie
25. Mollys - Only A Story
25. Popes - Holloway Boulevard
25. Dwight Yoakam - Tomorrow's Sounds Today
25. Sonny Landreth - Levee Town
25. Greg Brown - Covenant
41. Vinicio Capossela - Canzoni A Manovella
41. David Gray - White Ladder
41. 16 Horsepower - Secret South
41. Who - Live 99
41. Pat Mcgee Band - Shine
41. Merle Haggard - If I Could Only Fly
41. Jimi Hendrix - Experience Box
41. Keith Jarrett Trio - Whisper Not
41. Jimmie Dale Gilmore - One Endless Night
41. Various - Sanctified Soul
41. Etta James - The Chess Box
41. David Todoran - Under My Skin
41. Slobberbone - Everything You Thought
41. Big Wooden Radio - Visiting Normaltown
41. Jason Boland - Pearl Snaps
41. Sam Cooke - The Man Who Invented Soul
41. Radiohead - Kid A
41. Tracy Chapman - Telling Stories
41. Mojave 3 - Excuses For Travellers
41. Giant Sand - Chore Of Enchantment
41. Ivano Fossati - La Disciplina Della Terra
41. U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind
41. Bjork - Selmasongs
41. Mark Olson & Ohrcd - My Own Jo Ellen
41. Don Byron - A Fine Line
41. Eva Cassidy - Time After Time/Live At Blues Alley


Buscadero Critics’ List 2002

Top Album Year 2002

• Bruce Springsteen – The Rising
• Los Lobos – Good Morning Aztlan
• Johnny Cash – American Iv, The Man Comes Around
• Van Morrison – Down The Road
• Tom Waits – Alice & Blood Money
• Steve Earle – Jerusalem/Sidetracks
• Solomon Burke – Don’t Give Up On Me
• Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 5, Live 1975
• Willy Deville Acoustic Trio – Live In Berlin
• The Blasters – Trouble Bound/Testament
• Norah Jones – Come Away With Me
• Ryan Adams – Demolition
• James Mcmurtry – Saint Mary Of The Woods
• Grateful Dead – Go To Nassau/Steppin’ Out
• Eva Cassidy – Imagine
• Pearl Jam – Riot Act
• Rolling Stones – 40 Licks
• Neil Young – Are You Passionate?
• Cheap Wine – Crime Stories
• Peter Wolf – Sleepless
• Jorma Kaukonen – Blue Country Heart
• Guy Clark – The Dark
• Railroad Earth – Bird In A House
• Widespread Panic – Live In The Classic City
• Mary Gauthier – Filth & Fire
• Otis Taylor – Respect The Dead
• Mark Selby – Dirt
• Cyril Lance – Stranger In The House
• Counting Crows – Hard Candy
• Moses Guest – Moses Guest
• David Johansen & The Harry Smiths – Shaker
• Chuck E. Weiss – Old Souls & Wolf Tickets
• John Coltrane – A Love Supreme - Deluxe Edition
• Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
• James Talley – Touchstones
• John Trudell – Bone Days
• Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Will The Circle Be Unbroken Vol.3
• Orchestra Baobab – Specialists In All Styles
• Jon Dee Graham – Hooray For The Moon

Buscadero Readers’ Poll 2002

Albums

1. Bruce Springsteen – The Rising
2. Van Morrison – Down The Road
3. Johnny Cash – American Iv, The Man Comes Around
4. Steve Earle – Jerusalem
5. Tom Waits – Alice & Blood Money
6. Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol. 5, Live 1975
7. Los Lobos – Good Morning Aztlan
8. The Blasters – Trouble Bound
9. Mark Knopfler – The Ragpicker’s Dream
10. Norah Jones – Come Away With Me
11. Neil Young – Are You Passionate?
12. Solomon Burke – Don’t Give Up On Me
13. Ryan Adams – Demolition
14. Peter Gabriel – Up
15. Counting Crows – Hard Candy Under
16. Pearl Jam – Riot Act
17. Francesco De Gregori & Giovanna Marini – Il Fischio Del Vapore
18. Massimo Bubola – Il Cavaliere Elettrico Vol 3, Storie Scure
19. James Mcmurtry – Saint Mary Of The Woods
20. Jorma Kaukonen – Blue Country Heart
21. Willy Deville Acoustic Trio – Live In Berlin
22. Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
23. Eva Cassidy – Imagine
24. Ani Di Franco – So Much Shouting
25. Dave Alvin – Out In California
26. Railroad Earth – Bird In A House
27. Rolling Stones – 40 Licks
28. Mary Gauthier – Filth & Fire
29. Chuck E. Weiss – Old Souls & Wolf Tickets
30. Cheap Wine – Crime Stories
31. Jon Dee Graham – Hooray For The Moon
32. David Johansen & The Harry Smiths – Shaker
33. Guy Clark – The Dark
34. Slobberbone – Slippage
35. Wallflowers – Red Letter Days
36. Lambchop – Is A Woman
37. Beck – Sea Change
38. Gov’t Mule – Deep End Vol 2
39. Mark Selby – Dirt
40. Hank Iii – Lovesick, Broke & Hungry
41. Grateful Dead – Steppin’ Out, England ’72
42. 16 Horsepower – Folklore
43. Widespread Panic – Live In The Classic City
44. Spirit – Sea Dream
45. James Taylor – October Road
46. Phish – Round Room
47. Flatlanders – Now Again...


Buscadero Critics’ List

Top Album Year 2006

1.Bruce Springsteen With The Seeger Sessions Band – We Shall Overcome
2.Tom Waits – Orphans
3.Van Morrison – Pay The Devil
4.Johnny Cash – American V: A Hundred Highways
5.Tom Petty – Highway Companion
6.Los Lobos – The Town & The City
6.Bob Dylan – Modern Times
6.Willie Nelson – Songbird
6.Willie Nile – Streets Of New York
10.Jerry Lee Lewis – Last Man Standing
11.Kris Kristofferson – This Old Road
11.Neil Young – Living With War
11.Dave Alvin – West Of The West
14.My Morning Jacket – Okonokos
14.Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels On A Gravel Road / West
14.Counting Crows – New Amsterdam
14.Ray Lamontagne – Till The Sun Turns Back
14.Madeleine Peyroux – Half The Perfect World
14.Vinicio Capossela – Ovunque Proteggi
20.John Fogerty – Long Road Home Live
20.James Luther Dickinson – Jungle Jim & The Voodoo Tiger
20.Solomon Burke – Nashville
20.Jimmy Buffett – Take The Weather With Me
20.Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris – All The Roadrunning
25.Butch Hancock – War & Peace
25.Howard Tate – Live
25.J.J.Cale & Eric Clapton – Road To Escondido
25.Guy Davis – Skunkmello
25.Pearl Jam – Pearl Jam
30.Ali Farka Toure’ – Savane
30.Allman Brothers Band – Eat A Peach
30.John Phillips – The Wolfking Of L.A.
30.Cracker – Greenland
30.Ray Davies – Other People’s Lives
30.Gov’t Mule – High And Mighty
30.Alexi Murdoch – Time Without Consequences
30.Dion – Bronx In Blue
30.Lila Downs – La Cantina
30.Massimo Priviero – Dolce Resistenza
30.Black Crowes – The Lost Crowes
30.Bob Seger – Face The Promise
30.Yusuf Islam – An Other Cup
30.Drive By Truckers – A Blessing And A Curse
30.Francesco De Gregori - Calypsos
30.Tim O’reagan, Lucero – Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers
30.The Gang – Il Seme E La Speranza
30.Various Artists – Rogues’ Gallery


Buscadero Poll 2008

Albums Of The Year

1.Bob Dylan – Tell Tale Signs
2.Mudcrutch – Mudcrutch/Live Ep!
3.Van Morrison – Keep It Simple
4.Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis – Two Men With The Blues
5.John Mellencamp – Life Death Love & Freedom
5.Lucinda Williams – Little Honey
5.Ryan Adams & The Cardinals – Cardinology
8.Fabrizio Poggi & Chicken Mambo – Mercy
9.Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
9.Rolling Stones – Shine A Light
9.Charlie Haden Family & Friends – Rambling Boy
9.Neil Diamond – Home After Dark
9.Tracy Chapman – Our Bright Future
9.John Hiatt – Same Old Man
9.Counting Crows – Saturday Nights Sunday Mornings
16.Drive By Truckers – Brighter Than Creation’s Dark
16.Davide Van De Sfroos – Pica!
16.Massimiliano Larocca – La Breve Estate
16.Buena Vista Social Club – Live At Carnegie Hall
16.Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!
16.Mavis Staples – Hope At The Hideout
22.Randy Newman– Harps And Angels
22.Joe Purdy – Take My Blanket And Go
22.Hayes Carll – Trouble In Mind
22.Willie Nile – Live From The Streets Of New York
22.Raconteurs –Consolers Of The Lonely
22.R.E.M. – Accelerate
22.Ray Lamontagne – Gossip In The Grain
22.Black Crowes – Warpaint
22.Calexico – Carried To Dust
22.Eric Bibb – Get Closer
22.Black Angels – Directions To See A Ghost
22.Little Feat – Join The Band
22.Hold Steady – Stay Positive
22.Pogues – Just Look Them Straight In The Eye
36.Dennis Wilson – Pacific Ocean Blue
36.Hank Williams Iii – Damn Right, Rebel Proud
36.Various Artists – Take Me To The River / A Southern Soul Story, 1961-1977
36.North Mississippi All Stars – Hernando
36.Jakob Dylan – Seeing Things
36.Willy Deville – Pistola
36.Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
36.Wovenhand – Ten Stones
36.Jackie Greene – Giving Up The Ghost
36.Alejandro Escovedo – Real Animal / Live Animal
36.Ry Cooder – I, Flathead
36.Scrapomatic – Sidewalk Caesars
36.Jesse Malin – Mercury Retrograde / On Your Sleeve
36.Vinicio Capossela – Da Solo
36.Brian Wilson – That Lucky Old Sun
36.B.B. King – One Kind Favour
36.Emmylou Harris – All I Intended To Be
36.American Music Club – The Golden Age
36.Sigur Ros – Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust
36.Mars Volta – Bedlam In Goliath
36.Black Mountain – In The Future



Buscadero Poll 2009

Albums Of The Year

1. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology
2. Bob Dylan – Together Through Life
2. Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
4. Ian Hunter – Man Overboard
4. Leonard Cohen – Live In London
6. John Fogerty – The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again
6. Black Crowes – Before The Frost…Until The Breeze
6. Lyle Lovett – Natural Forces
9. Low Anthem – Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
9. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks Live At H.B.
11. Cheap Wine – Spirits
11. Gov’t Mule – By A Thread
11. Tom Russell – Blood And Candle Smoke
11. Joe Henry – Blood From The Stars
15. Lucero – 1397 Overton Park
16. Kris Kristofferson – Closer To The Bone
16. Derek Trucks Band – Already Free
16. Ryan Bingham – Roadhouse Sun
16. Willie Nile – House Of A Thousand Guitars
16. Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood – Live At Msg
16. Bruce Springsteen – Working On A Dream
16. Rickie Lee Jones– Balm In Gilead
23. Luther Dickinson & The Sons Of Mudboy – Onward & Upward
23. Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – A Stranger Here
23. Rosanne Cash – The List
23. Levon Helm – Electric Dirt
23. Ray Davies & The Crouch End Festival Chorus – The Kinks Chorale Collection
23. Steve Earle – Townes
23. Allen Toussaint – The Bright Mississippi
30. Jerry Garcia Band – Let It Rock
30. Lowlands – Ep
30. Big Star – Keep An Eye On The Sky
30. Phish – Joy
30. Blake Joe Lewis – Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is
30. Old Crow Medicine Show – Live Dvd
30. Hill Country Revue – Make A Move
30. Dan Auerbach – Keep It Hid
30. Dave Alvin & The Guilty Women – Dave Alvin & The Guilty Women
30. Massimo Priviero – Sulla Strada
30. Hold Steady – A Positive Rage
41. Various – Man Of Somebody’s Dreams. A Tribute To Chris Gaffney
41. Ben Nichols – The Last Pale Light In The West
41. Mark Knopfler – Get Lucky
41. Bruce Cockburn – Slice O’life. Solo Live
41. Los Cenzontles – American Horizon
41. The Weight – Are Men
41. Woody Guthrie – My Dusty Road
41. James Mcmurtry – Live In Europe
41. Tom Waits – Glitter And Doom
41. Flatlanders – Hills And Valleys
41. Dave Rawlings Machine – A Friend Of A Friend
41. Felice Brothers – Yonder Is The Clock
41. Serena Ryder – It Is Ok?
41. Rocco Deluca & The Burden – Mercy
41. Rolling Stones – Get Yer Ya Ya’s Out


Buscadero Poll 2010

Albums Of The Year

1. The Chieftains & Ry Cooder – San Patricio
2. Bruce Springsteen – The Promise: Darkness Story
3. Natalie Merchant – Leave Your Sleep
4. Mary Gauthier – The Foundling
5. Ryan Bingham – Junky Star
5. Los Lobos – Tin Can Trust
5. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
8. Roky Erickson & Okkervil River – True Love Cast Out All Evil
8. Zac Brown Band – Pass The Jar: Live
8. Neil Young – Le Noise
8. Robert Plant – Band Of Joy
12. Johnny Cash – American Vi: Ain’t No Grave
12. Barnetti Bros Band – Chupadero!
12. John Hiatt – The Open Road
12. Peter Wolf – Midnight Souvenirs
12. Alejandro Escovedo – Streets Songs Of Love
17. Evasio Muraro – O Tutto O L’amore
18. The National – High Violet
18. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Mojo/Damn The Torpedoes
18. Grinderman – 2
18. Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone
22. Jamey Johnson – The Guitar Song
22. Gaslight Anthem – American Slang
22. Richard Thompson – Dream Attic
22. Lowlands – Gypsy Child
22. Tom Jones – Praise And Blame
22. The Avett Brothers – Live Volume 3
22. Black Crowes – Creweology
22. Rolling Stones – Exile On Main Street De Luxe
30. Dr. John & Lower 911 – Tribal
30. Eric Clapton – Clapton
30. Cheap Wine – Stay Alive!
30. Elton John & Leon Russell – The Union
30. Fabrizio Poggi & Chicken Mambo – Spirit & Freedom
35. John Prine – Live & On Stage
35. Charlie Musselwhite – The Well
35. Ray La Montagne – God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise
35. Southside Johnny – Pills & Ammo
35. Delta Spirit – History From Below
35. Jimi Hendrix – West Coast Seattle Boy
35. Paolo Conte – Nelson
35. Joe Purdy – 4th Of July
35. Otis Gibbs – Joe Hill’s Ashes
35. Kenny W. Shepherd – Live In Chicago
35. Jack Rose – Luck In The Valley
35. Madison Violet – No Fool For Tying
35. Jakob Dylan – Women + Country
35. Giant Sand – Blurry Blue Mountain



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Buscadero Poll 2011

Albums Of The Year

1. The Decemberists – The King Is Dead
2. Ry Cooder – Pull Up Some Dust & Sit Down
3. Lucinda Williams – Blessed
4. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
4. Gillian Welch – The Harrow & The Harvest
4. Wilco – The Whole Love
7. Ryan Adams – Ashes & Fire
8. Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu
9. Guy Clark – Songs & Stories
9. James Maddock – Live At Rockwood Music Hall
11. Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton – Play The Blues
11. Jeff Bridges – Jeff Bridges
11. Dave Alvin – Eleven Eleven
11. Joe Ely – Satisfied At Last
11. Tom Waits – Bad As Me
11. Israel Nash Gripka – Barn Doors / Live In Holland
17. Steve Cropper – Dedicated
17. Steve Earle – I’ll Never Get Out This World Alive
17. Gregg Allman – Low Country Blues
17. Walkabouts – Travels In Dustland
17. David Bromberg – Use Me
17. Low Anthem – Smart Flesh
17. Warren Haynes – Man In Motion
17. John Hiatt – Dirty Jeans And Mudslide Hymns
25. Counting Crows – August And Everything After. Live At Town Hall
25. Jimi Hendrix – Winterland
25. R.E.M. – Collapse Into Now
25. Black Keys – El Camino
25. Vinicio Capossela – Marinai, Profeti E Balene
25. Waterboys – An Appointment With Mr. Yeats
25. Jonathan Wilson – Gentle Spirit
25. Fabrizio Poggi – Live In Texas
25. Grayson Capps & Lost Cause Minstrels – Grayson Capps & Lost Cause Minstrels
25. Randy Newman – Live In London
25. Mickey Newbury – An American Trilogy
25. Aavv – This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark
25. Beach Boys – Smile Sessions
25. Cowboy Junkies – Demons
25. Tom Russell – Mesabi
25. Joe Henry – Reverie
25. Levon Helm – Ramble At The Ryman
25. Chris Isaak – Beyond The Sun
25. Brian Wilson – In The Key Of Disney
25. Bon Iver – Bon Iver
25. Bill Callahan – Apocalypse
25. Over The Rhine – The Long Surrender
25. Josh T. Pearson – Last Of Country Gentlemen
25. P.J. Harvey – Let England Shake
25. Richard Thompson – Live At The Bbc
25. Low – C’mon
25. Willie Nelson – Remember Me Vol. 1


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Buscadero Poll 2012

Top of the Year

• Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill /Americana 19
• Bob Dylan – Tempest 16
• Ry Cooder – Election Special 14
• Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball 14
• The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter 10
• Mark Knopfler -Privateering 9
• Mumford & Sons – Babel / Road To Red Rocks 9
• Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas 8
• Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls 8
• Willie Nelson – Heroes 7
• Counting Crows – Underwater Sunshine 7
• Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Here 6
• Of Monsters & Men – My Head Is An Animal 6
• Ian Hunter – When I'm President 6
• Paul Simon – Live In New York 5
• Tom Jones – Spirit In The Room 4
• Kris Kristofferson – Feeling Mortal 4
• Lyle Lovett – Release Me 4
• Bill Fay – Life Is People 4
• Cowboy Junkies – The Wilderness / Nomad Series 4
• Con Meno Di 4 Voti
• The Pogues – Live In Paris 3
• Vinicio Capossela – Rebetiko Gymnastas 3
• Calexico – Algiers 3
• Rolling Stones – Vari Progetti 3
• Lee Bains Ii – There's A Bomb In Gilead 3
• Widespread Panic – Wood 3
• Bap Kennedy – The Sailor's Revenge 3
• Patti Smith – Banga 3
• Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again 2
• Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – Lawless Ost 2
• Fiona Apple – The Idler Well.... 2
• Mary Gauthier – Live At Blue Rock 2
• Tift Merritt – Traveling Alone 2
• Lowlands – Beyond 2
• Cheap Wine – Based On Lies 2
• Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral 2
• Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos 2
• Hiss Golden Messenger – Poor Moon 2
• Jeb Loy Nichols – Special 2
• Dr. John – Locked Down 2
• Swans – The Seers 2
• Pontiak – Echo Ono 2
• Joe Jackson – The Duke 2


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Mucchio Selvaggio

This List Was Published In January 1990 From A Monthly Rock Magazine Called "Mucchio Selvaggio" (The Wild Bunch). This Magazine Is Published In Italy From 1978. From 1996 "Mucchio Selvaggio" Became A Weekly Publication.

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The Title Of The List Is "Dirty Eighties" (Best Albums Of The '80) And The Order Is Chronological.

• Bruce Springsteen - The River(80)
• Clash - Sandinista(80)
• Jim Carroll - Catholic Boy(80)
• Ian Hunter - Welcome To The Club(80)
• David Bowie - Scary Monsters(80)
• Talking Heads - Remain In Light(80)
• Joy Division - Closer(80)
• Kinks - One For The Road(80)
• Devo - Freedom Of Choice(80)
• Cure - Seventeen Seconds(80)
• Cramps - Songs The Lord Taught Us(80)
• Pete Townshend - Empty Glass(80)
• Mink De Ville - Coup De Grace(81)
• Rolling Stones - Tattoo You(81)
• Tom Verlaine - Dreamtime(81)
• Simple Minds - New Gold Dream 81 - 81 - 83 - 84(82)
• Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska(82)
• X - Under The Big Black Sun(82)
• Jam - The Gift(82)
• Lee Fardon - The God Given Right(82)
• Xtc - English Settlement(82)
• Wall Of Voodoo - Call Of The West(82)
• Dream Syndicate - The Days Of Wine And Roses(82)
• Roxy Music - Avalon(82)
• Joe Jackson - Night And Day(82)
• David Johansen - Live It Up(82)
• John Cougar - American Fool(82)
• Little Steven - Men Without Women(82)
• Donald Fagen - The Nightfly(82)
• Randy Newman - Trouble In Paradise(83)
• Alan Vega - Saturn Strip(83)
• Elvis Costello - Punch The Clock(83)
• U2 - War(83)
• Green On Red - Gravity Talks(83)
• Van Morrison - Inarticulate Speech Of The Heart(83)
• John Cougar - Uh Huh(83)
• Bob Dylan - Infidels(83)
• Soft Cell - The Art Of Falling Apart(83)
• Stevie Ray Vaughan - Texas Flood(83)
• R.E.M. - Murmur(83)
• Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones(83)
• Mink De Ville - Where The Angels Fear To Tread(83)
• The The - Soul Mining(83)
• X - More Fun In The New World(83)
• Smiths - Hatful Of Hollow(84)
• Los Lobos - How Will The Wolf Survive?(84)
• U2 - The Unforgettable Fire(84)
• Dream Syndicate - Medicine Show(84)
• Pretenders - Learning To Crawl(84)
• Gun Club - Las Vegas Story(84)
• P.I.L. - This Is What You Want...This Is What...(84)
• Tina Turner - Private Dancer(84)
• Del Fuegos - Boston,Mass.(85)
• Jesus & Mary Chain - Psychocandy(85)
• Tom Waits - Rain Dogs(85)
• Sting - The Dream Of The Blue Turtles(85)
• John Fogerty - Centerfield(85)
• Pogues - Rum, Sodomy And The Lash(85)
• Blasters - Hard Line(85)
• Talking Heads - Little Creatures(85)
• Waterboys - This Is The Sea(85)
• Eurythmics - Be Yourself Tonight(85)
• Pete Townshend - White City(85)
• Stan Ridgway - The Big Heat(86)
• Died Pretty - Free Dirt(86)
• Husker Du - Candy Apple Grey(86)
• That Petrol Emotion - Manic Pop Thrill(86)
• Peter Gabriel - So(86)
• Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Your Funeral...My Trial(86)
• Elvis Costello - King Of America(86)
• U2 - The Joshua Tree(87)
• Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel Of Love(87)
• Jesus & Mary Chain - Darklands(87)
• John Hiatt - Bring The Family(87)
• R.E.M. - Document(87)
• Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson(87)
• Green On Red - The Killer Inside Me(87)
• Willy De Ville - Miracle(87)
• Prince - Sign' O' The Times(87)
• John Hiatt - Slow Turning(88)
• Toni Childs - Union(88)
• Graham Parker - The Mona Lisa's Sister(88)
• Keith Richards - Talk Is Cheap(88)
• Michelle Shocked - Short Sharp Shocked(88)
• Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues(88)
• Jeff Healey Band - See The Light(88)
• U2 - Rattle And Hum(88)
• Lyle Lovett - Pontiac(88)
• Jane's Addiction - Nothing's Shocking(88)
• Lou Reed - New York(89)
• Bob Dylan - Oh Mercy(89)
• Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever(89)
• Neville Brothers - Yellow Moon(89)
• Cure - Disintegration(89)
• Xtc - Oranges And Lemons(89)
• Chris Isaak - Heart Shaped World(89)
• Daniel Lanois - Acadie(89)
• The The - Mind Bomb(89)
• Roy Orbison - Black And White Night(89)
• Neil Young - Freedom(89)

Mucchio Selvaggio Critics List 2000

Top 25 Of The Year 2000

1. Joseph Arthur - Come To Where I'm From
2. At The Drive In - Relationship Of Command
3. Babybird - Bugged
4. Badly Drawn Boy - The Hour Of Bewilderbeast
5. Black Heart Procession - Three
6. Blonde Redhead - Melody Of Certain Damaged Lemons
7. Bright Eyes - Fevers And Mirrors
8. Coldplay - Parachutes
9. Cousteau - Cousteau
10. Deftones - White Pony
11. Gentle Waves - Swansong For You
12. Giant Sand - Chore Of Enchantment
13. Daniel Givens - Age
14. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
15. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
16. P.J. Harvey - Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
17. It's Jo And Danny - Lank Haired Girl To Bearded Boy
18. Mojave 3 - Excuses For Travellers
19. Radiohead - Kid A
20. Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
21. Songs:Ohia - Ghost Tropic
22. Tarwater - Animals, Suns & Atoms
23. Thievery Corporation - The Mirror Conspiracy
24. Trans Am - Red Line
25. Yo La Tengo - And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out

Best Italian Album Year 2000 (Compiled By Federico Gugliel )

• Africa Unite - Vibra
• Bandabardò - Mojito Football Club
• Baustelle - Sussidiario Illustrato Della Giovinezza
• Vinicio Capossela - Canzoni A Manovella
• Carmen Consoli - Stato Di Necessità
• Paolo Conte - Razmataz
• Elettrojoyce - Illumina
• Gang - Controverso
• Ivano Fossati - La Disciplina Della Terra
• Marlene Kuntz - Che Cosa Vedi
• Mau Mau - Safari Beach
• 99 Posse - La Vida Que Vendrà
• Ominostanco - Ominostanco
• Parto Delle Nuvole Pesanti - Sulle Ali Della Mosca

Mucchio Critics 2003

Best Album Year 2003

1) Radiohead - Hail To The Thief
2) Belle And Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress
3) Cody Chesnutt - The Headphone Masterpiece
4) The White Stripes - Elephant
5) The Kills - Keep On Your Mean Side
6) Daniel Johnston - Fear Yourself
7) Ivano Fossati - Lampo Viaggiatore
8) The Strokes - Room On Fire
9) Robert Wyatt - Cuckooland
10) Wire - Send
11) Randy Newman - The Randy Newman Songbook Vol.1
12) The Coral - Magic And Medicine
13) Massive Attack - 100th Window
14) The Thrills - So Much For The City
15) Blur - Think Tank
16) Okkervill River - Down The River Of Golden Dreams
17) Damien Rice - O
18) Muse - Absolution
19) Warren Zevon - The Wind
20) Outkast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below



Best Italian Albums 2003

• Cesare Basile – Gran Calavera Elettrica
• Baustelle – La Moda Del Lento
• Cristina Donà – Dove Sei Tu
• Ivano Fossati – Lampo Viaggiatore
• Frankie Hi-Nrg Mc – Ero Un Autarchico
• Filippo Gatti – Tutto Sta Per Cambiare
• Enzo Jannacci – L’uomo A Metà
• La Crus – Ogni Cosa Che Vedo
• Lotus – Nessuno È Innocente
• Marlene Kuntz – Senza Peso
• Mauro Pagani – Domani
• Pinomarino – Non Bastano I Fiori
• Quintorigo – In Cattività
• Sud Sound System – Lontano
• Yuppie Flu – Days Before The Day


Da “Annuario Del Mucchio 2008”
(Numero Unico, Pubblicato Gennaio 2009)

Protagonisti (“Protagonists”)

• Beck – Modern Guilt
• Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Lie Down In The Light
• Cat Power – Jukebox
• Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!
• Ani Difranco – Red Letter Year
• Marianne Faithfull – Easy Come Easy Go
• The Fireman – Electric Arguments
• John Mellencamp – Life Death Love And Freedom
• Portishead – Third
• R.E.M. – Accelarate
• Tricky – Knowle West Boy
• Wire – Object 47


Outsider (“Outsiders”)

• Black Mountain – In The Future
• Deerhoof – Offend Maggie
• The Dirtbombs – We Have You Surrounded
• Evangelista – Hello, Voyager
• The Matthew Herbert Big Band – There’s Me And There’s You
• Micah P. Hinson – And The Red Empire Orchestra
• Joan As Police Woman – To Survive
• Mudhoney – The Lucky Ones
• Thee Silver Mt. Zion – 13 Blues For Thirteen Moons
• Tv On The Radio – Dear Science
• Martha Wainwright – I Know You’re Married…
• Wovenhand – Ten Stones


Promesse (“Promises”)

• The Acorn – Glory Hope Mountain
• The Black Angels – Directions To See A Ghost
• Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
• Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
• The Last Shadow Puppets – The Age Of The Understatement
• Pete Molinari – A Virtual Landslide
• The Rascals – Rascalize
• Eli “Paperboy” Reed & The True Loves – Roll With You
• She & Him – Volume One
• Rachel Unthank & Winterset – The Bairns
• Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
• The War On Drugs – Wagonwheel Blues



“Mucchio” Annuario 2009
(“Mucchio” Yearbook 2009, Published January 2010)


Mucchio Annuaro 2009

Protagonisti (“Protagonists”)

• Antony And The Johnsons – The Crying Light
• Arctic Monkeys – Humbug
• The Black Crowes – Before The Frost... Until The Freeze
• Vic Chesnutt – At The Cut
• Steve Earle – Townes
• Flaming Lips – Embryonic
• Franz Ferdinand – Tonight
• Pj Harvey & John Parish – A Woman A Man Walked By
• Pearl Jam – Backspacer
• Iggy Pop – Préliminaires
• Tinariwen – Imidiwan: Companions
• Wilco – Wilco


Outsider (“Outsider”)

• Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
• Dan Auerbach – Keep It Hid
• Benjamin Biolay – La Superbe
• Andrew Bird – Noble Beast
• Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
• Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh – Overloaded Ark
• The Fiery Furnaces – I’m Going Away
• Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
• Marissa Nadler – Little Hells
• Om – God Is Good
• Pink Mountaintops – Outside Love
• The Unthanks – Here’s The Tender Coming


Promesse (“Promises”)

• Justin Townes Earle – Midnight At The Movies
• Fever Ray – Fever Ray
• William Fitzsimmons – The Sparrow And The Crow
• The Invisible – The Invisible
• The Leisure Society – The Sleeper
• Local Natives – Gorilla Manor
• Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
• The Raah Project – Score
• Soap&Skin – Lovetune For Vacuum
• Dm Stith – Heavy Ghost
• Wildbirds & Peacedrums – The Snake
• The Xx – Xx


Black & World (“Black & World”)

• Anti Pop Consortium – Fluorescent Black
• Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Inspiration Information
• Blakroc – Blakroc
• Brother Ali – Us
• Kid Cudi – Man On The Moon
• K’naan – Troubadour
• Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – I Speak Fula
• Major Lazer – Guns Don’t Kill People... Lazers Do
• Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – What Have You Done, My Brother?
• Vieux Farka Touré – Fondo
• The Very Best – Warm Heart Of America
• Takana Zion – Rappel À L’ordre


Italia (“Italy”)

• Roberto Angelini – La Vista Concessa
• Carmen Consoli – Elettra
• Dente – L’amore Non È Bello
• Edda – Semper Biot
• Simona Gretchen – Gretchen Pensa Troppo Forte
• Guano Padano – Guano Padano
• Julie’s Haircut – Our Secret Ceremony
• Mariposa – Mariposa
• Bobo Rondelli – Per Amor Del Cielo
• Il Teatro Degli Orrori – A Sangue Freddo
• Zen Circus – Andate Tutti Affanculo
• Zu – Carboniferous


Elettronica (“Electronic”)

• Clark – Totems Flare
• Tim Exile – Listening Tree
• Nils Petter Molvaer – Hamada
• Økapi – Love Him

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“Mucchio” Oscar 2011


Mucchio 2011


Protagonisti (“Protagonists”)

• PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
• Lamb – 5
• Low – C’mon
• J Mascis – Several Shades Of Why
• Thurston Moore – Demolished Thoughts
• Radiohead – The King Of Limbs
• Paul Simon – So Beautiful Or So What
• Social Distorsion – Hard Times And Nursery Rhymes
• Tv On The Radio – Nine Types Of Light
• Tom Waits – Bad As Me
• Walkabouts – Travels In The Dustland
• Wilco – The Whole Love

Outsider (“Outsider”)

• Atlas Sound – Parallax
• Bon Iver – Bon Iver
• Feist – Metals
• Fink – Perfect Darkness
• Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
• Eleanor Friedberger – Last Summer
• David Lynch – Crazy Clown Time
• Modeselektor – Monkeytown
• Josh T. Pearson – Last Of The Country Gentlemen
• Sandro Perri – Impossible Spaces
• Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo
• Zola Jesus – Conatus

Promesse (“Promises”)

• James Blake – James Blake
• Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
• Cat’s Eyes – Cat’s Eyes
• Cymbals Eat Guitars – Lenses Alien
• Dead Skeletons – Dead Magick
• Ema – Past Life Martyred Saints
• Ganglians – Still Living
• King’s Daughters & Sons – If Then Not When
• Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune
• Other Lives – Tamer Animals
• This Will Destroy You – Tunnel Blanket
• Jonathan Wilson – Gentle Spirit

Black & World (“Black & World”)

• Beans – End It All
• Beastie Boys – Hot Sauce Committee
• Black Joe Lewis – Scandalous
• Bombino – Agadez
• Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming
• J Rocc – Some Cold Rock Stuff
• Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Soul Time
• Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo – Cotonou Club
• Stepkids – Stepkids
• Tamikrest – Toumastin
• Thundercat – The Golden Age Of Apocalypse
• Tinariwen – Tassili

Italia (“Italy”)

• A Toys Orchestra – Midnight (R)Evolution
• Paolo Benvegnu’ – Hermann
• Giorgio Canali – Rojo
• Cristina Dona’ – Torno A Casa A Piedi
• Mauro Ermanno Giovanardi – Ho Sognato Troppo L’altra Notte?
• Kaos – Post Scripta
• Mariposa – Semmai Semiplay
• Marco Parente – La Riproduzione Dei Fiori
• Bobo Rondelli – L’ora Dell’ormai
• Gianmaria Testa – Vita Mia
• Verdena – Wow
• Zen Zircus – Nati Per Subire

Elettronica (“Electronic”)

• Planetary Assault Systems – The Messenger
• Elektro Guzzi – Parquet
• Morphosis – What Have We Learned
• 2562 – Fever




“Mucchio” Oscar 2012
(N. 702, January 2013, : Http://Www.Ilmucchio.It/)


Protagonisti (“Protagonists”)

• Cat Power - Sun
• Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
• Dr. John - Locked Down
• Bob Dylan - Tempest
• Giant Giant Sand - Tucson
• Mark Lanegan - Blues Funeral
• Neurosis - Honor Found In Decay
• Patti Smith - Banga
• Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
• Rufus Wainwright - Out Of The Game
• Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
• Neil Young With Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill


Outsider (“Outsider”)

• Animal Collective - Centipede Hz
• Beach House - Bloom
• Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
• Bill Fay - Life Is People
• Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
• Grizzly Bear - Shields
• Mumford & Sons - Babel
• Peaking Lights - Lucifer
• Swans - The Seer
• Tame Impala - Lonerism
• Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
• Xx - Coexist

Promesse (“Promises”)

• Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
• Chromatics - Kill For Love
• Goat - World Music
• Japandroids - Celebration Rock
• Ed Laurie - Cathedral
• Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action At A Distance
• Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N2 It
• Rover - Rover
• Sean Rowe - The Salesman & The Shark
• Toy - Toy
• Tu Fawning - A Monument
• Matthew E. White - Big Inner


Black & World (“Black & World”)

• Antibalas - Antibalas
• Vinicius Cantuaria - Indio De Apartamento
• Cody Chesnutt - Landing On A Hundred
• Jimmy Cliff - Rebirth
• Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
• Mala - In Cuba
• Menahan Street Band - The Crossing
• Getatchew Mekuria + Ex - Y'anbessaw Tezeta
• Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
• Quakers - Quakers
• Baba Sissoko - African Griot
• Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe


Italia (“Italy”)

• Afterhours - Padania
• Colapesce - Un Meraviglioso Declino
• Confusional Quartet - Confusional Quartet
• Diaframma - Niente Di Serio
• Edda - Odio I Vivi
• Umberto Maria Giardini - La Dieta Dell'imperatrice
• Giardini Di Miro' - Good Luck
• King Of The Opera - Nothing Outstanding
• Il Muro Del Canto - L'ammazzasette
• Numero 6 - Dio C'è
• Luca Sapio & Capiozzo E Mecco - Who Knows
• Il Teatro Degli Orrori - Il Mondo Nuovo


Elettronica (“Electronic”)

• Clark - Iradelphic
• Lone - Galaxy Garden
• Orbital - Wonky
• Shackleton - Music For The Quiet Hour/The Drawbar Organ
• Shed - The Killer
• Squarepusher - Ufabulum




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Velvet

Published In February And March 1990 From A Rock Magazine Called "Velvet". This Magazine Was Published In Italy From October 1988 To 1991(About). In This List, "Best 100 Albums Of The 80's", The Order Is Alphabetical (From 1 To 20, From 21 To 100).

1. Laurie Anderson-Big Science(82)
2. John Cale-Music For A New Society(82)
3. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds-Kicking Against The Pricks(86)
4. Clash-Sandinista(80)
5. Dream Syndicate-Medicine Show(84)
6. Husker Du-Warehouse: Songs And Stories(87)
7. Jane's Addiction-Nothing's Shocking(88)
8. Jesus & Mary Chain-Psychocandy(85)
9. Linton Kwesi Johnson-Bass Culture(80)
10. Joy Division-Closer(80)
11. Public Enemy-Yo! Bum Rush The Show(87)
12. R.E.M.-Murmur(83)
13. Stan Ridgway-The Big Heat(86)
14. Paul Simon-Graceland(86)
15. Sonic Youth-Daydream Nation(88)
16. Bruce Springsteen-Nebraska(82)
17. Talking Heads-Remain In Light(80)
18. U2-The Joshua Tree(87)
19. Tom Waits-Rain Dogs(85)
20. X-Los Angeles(80)

• Bad Brains-Rock For Light(83)
• Beastie Boys-Licensed To Ill(86)
• Blasters-Hard Line(85)
• Billy Bragg-Talking With The Taxman About Poetry(86)
• Camper Van Beethoven-Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart(88)
• Tracy Chapman-Tracy Chapman(88)
• Cheb Khaled-Hada Raykoum(88)
• Chesterfield Kings-Don't Open Til Doomsday(87)
• Christian Death-Only Theatre Of Pain(82)
• Clock Dva-Advantage(83)
• Lloyd Cole & The Commotions-Rattlesnakes(84)
• Ry Cooder-Paris, Texas(84)
• Julian Cope-Fried(84)
• Elvis Costello-Imperial Bedroom(82)
• Cramps-Songs The Lord Taught Us(80)
• Cure-Pornography(82)
• Dead Kennedys-Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables(80)
• De La Soul-3 Feet High And Rising(89)
• Died Pretty-Free Dirt(86)
• Bob Dylan-Oh Mercy(89)
• Brian Eno & David Byrne-My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts(81)
• Donald Fagen-The Nightfly(82)
• Ali Farka Touré-Ali Farka Touré(87)
• Feelies-Crazy Rhythms(80)
• Firehose-Fromohio(89)
• Peter Gabriel-Iv(82)
• Green On Red-Gravity Talks(83)
• Gun Club-Miami(82)
• Guns 'N' Roses-Appetite For Destruction(87)
• Ted Hawkins-On The Boardwalk(86)
• John Hiatt-Bring The Family(87)
• Robyn Hitchcock-I Often Dream Of Trains(84)
• Hoodoo Gurus-Blow Your Cool(87)
• Chris Isaak-Chris Isaak(87)
• Joe Jackson-Night And Day(82)
• Garland Jeffreys-Escape Artist(81)
• Jim Carroll Band-Catholic Boy(80)
• Rickie Lee Jones-Pirates(81)
• Salif Keita-Soro(87)
• Ll.Cool J.-Radio(85)
• Los Lobos-How Will The Wolf Survive?(84)
• Lounge Lizards-Lounge Lizards(81)
• Lyle Lovett-Lyle Lovett(86)
• Meat Puppets-Huevos(87)
• John Cougar Mellencamp-Scarecrow(85)
• Metallica-Master Of Puppets(86)
• Mink De Ville-Coup De Grace(81)
• Van Morrison-Beautiful Vision(82)
• Moving Hearts-Moving Hearts(81)
• Youssou N'dour-Nelson Mandela(86)
• Neville Brothers-Yellow Moon(89)
• New Christs-Distemper(89)
• Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Dub Syndicate-Time Boom X The Devil Dead(87)
• Pixies-Doolittle(89)
• Pogues-Rum, Sodomy & The Lash(85)
• Prince & The Revolution-Purple Rain(84)
• Rain Parade-Emergency Third Rail Power Trip(83)
• Lou Reed-New York(89)
• R.E.M.-Fables Of The Reconstruction(85)
• Savage Republic-Ceremonial(86)
• Michelle Shocked-The Texas Campfire Tapes(86)
• Sisters Of Mercy-First And Last And Always(85)
• Smiths-The Smiths(84)
• Social Distortion-Mommy's Little Monster(83)
• Soundgarden-Louder Than Love(89)
• Spaceman 3-Playing With Fire(89)
• Bruce Springsteen-The River(80)
• That Petrol Emotion-Manic Pop Thrill(86)
• Thin White Rope-Moonhead(87)
• This Mortal Coil-It'll End In Tears(84)
• Tuxedomoon-Desire(81)
• U2-Boy(80)
• Suzanne Vega-Suzanne Vega(85)
• Tom Verlaine-Dreamtime(81)
• Violent Femmes-Violent Femmes(83)
• Virgin Prunes-...If I Die, I Die(82)
• Bunny Wailer-Liberation(89)
• Waterboys-Fisherman's Blues(88)
• Xtc-English Settlement(82)
• Neil Young-Freedom(89)


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Alias/Il Manifesto


Alias


Web Site:
›› Il Manifesto / Alias: http://www.ilmanifesto.it/il-manifesto/alias/

Alias/Il Manifesto Best Album 2000

1. John Cage-The Seasons
1. Heiner Goebbels-Surrogate Cities
3. Uri Caine Ensemble-The Goldberg Variations
3. Vinicio Capossela-Canzoni A Manovella
3. Cubanismo!-Mardi Gras Mambo
3. Dipstick-Transistor Rodeo
3. Dave Douglas-Soul On Soul
3. Radiohead-Kid A
3. David Sylvian-Everything And Nothing
3. Tiziano Tononi-We Did It, We Did It!
3. Various- Frikyiwa.Collection 2

Alias/Il Manifesto Best Album 2001

1. Bjork - Vespertine
1. John Coltrane - The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording
3. Badmarsh & Shri - Signs
3. Bob Dylan - Love And Theft
3. Elbow - Asleep In The Back
3. Gotan Project - La Revencha Del Tango
3. Kurt Elling - Flirting With Twilight
3. Tipsy - "Uh Oh"
3. Various - Freak Off-Latin Breakbeats, Basslines & Boogaloo

Alias/Il Manifesto Best Album 2002

1. Orchestra Baobab Specialist In All Styles
2. Keith Jarrett/Gary Peacock/Jack Dejohnette Always Let Me Go
3. 1 Giant Leap 1 Giant Leap
3. 2many Dj's As Heard On Radio Soulwax Pt. 2
3. Anti Pop Consortium Arrythmia
3. Badly Drawn Boy About A Boy
3. Beck Sea Change
3. Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man Out Of Season
3. Boards Of Canada Geogaddi
3. Cassandra Wilson Belly Of The Sun
3. Cecil Taylor The Willisau Concert
3. Chemical Brothers Come With Us
3. Coldplay A Rush Of Blood To The Head
3. Franco D'andrea Solo Abstractions
3. Frederic Galliano & The African Divas Frederic Galliano & The African Divas
3. Gonzales Presidential Suite
3. Joao Gilberto Live At Umbria Jazz
3. Lambchop Is A Woman
3. Maria Pia De Vito Nel Respiro
3. Nexus Orchestra 2001 Seize The Time!
3. Roscoe Mitchell & The Note Factory Song For My Sister
3. Steve Coleman & Five Elements Resistance Is Futile
3. Tim Berne The Sevens


Alias/Il Manifesto Best Album 2003

1 Robert Wyatt – Cuckooland
1 Rokia Traorè – Bowmboi
3 Erykah Badu – Worldwide Underground
3 Radiohead – Hail To The Thief
5 Anjali – The World Of Lady A
5 Arturo Stalteri – Rings. Il Decimo Anello
5 Belle & Sebastian – Dear Catastrophe Waitress
5 Drm – Haiku
5 Gianluigi Trovesi – Fugace
5 Magic Malik Orchestra – Magic Malik Orchestra
5 Mars Volta – De-Loused In The Comatorium
5 Matmos – The Civil War
5 Mogway – Happy Songs For Happy People
5 Morgan – Canzoni Dell’appartamento
5 Peaches – Fatherfucker
5 Pepe Deluxe - Beatitude
5 Prefuse 73 – One Word Extinguisher
5 Roy Paci & Aretuska – Tuttapposto
5 Simentera – Tr’adictional
5 Skeewiff – Cruise Control
5 Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell


Alias/Il Manifesto Best Album 2004


1 Jill Scott - Beautifully Human
1 L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio - L'Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio
1 Youssou N'Dour - Egypt
4 Apostle of Hustle - Folkloric Feel
4 Avril - Members Only
4 Bebel Gilberto - Bebel Gilberto
4 Beres Hammond - Love Has No Boundaries
4 Bjork - Medulla
4 Blonde Redhead - Misery Is a Butterfly
4 Cocorosie - La maison de mon rève
4 Devendra Banhart - Rejoicing in the Hands
4 Elliott Smith - From a Basement on the Hill
4 Funkstorung - Disconnected
4 Gary Windo - Anglo American
4 Helmut Lachenmann - Das Madchen mit den Schwefelholzern
4 Homelife - Guru Man Hubcap Lady
4 Lars Hornveth - Pooka
4 Mani Padme Trio - A Rainy Day/Um dia de chuva
4 Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus
4 Picchio dal Pozzo - Pic_nic@valdapozzo
4 Sufjan Stevens - Greetings from Michigan: The Great Lakes State
4 Tiziana Ghiglioni - So Long Flores
4 Tom Waits - Real Gone
4 Toots & The Maytals - True Love
4 Wilco - A Ghost Is Born


Alias/Il Manifesto Critics 2006

1 Ali Farka Toure Savane
2 Tv On The Radio Return To Cookie Mountain
3 Cristina Zavalloni Idea
3 Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere
3 Ornette Coleman Sound Grammar
3 Thom Yorke The Eraser
7 A Skillz Presents Finger Lickin' Export 02
7 Bernt Jansch The Black Swan
7 Biyouna Blonde Dans La Casbah
7 Bruce Springsteen We Shall Overcome. The Seeger Sessions
7 Chico Buarque Carioca
7 Gianmaria Testa Da Questa Parte Del Mare
7 Joanna Newsom Ys
7 Kayhan Kalhor / Erdal Erzincan The Wind
7 Kill The Vultures The Careless Flame
7 Lila Downs La Cantina
7 Miles Davis The Cellar Door Sessions 1970
7 Niobe White Hats
7 Piers Faccini Tearing Sky
7 Sierra Leone's Refugees All Stars Living Like A Refugee
7 Tool 10.000 Days
7 Various Artists Torpedo Bootz
7 Vetiver To Find Me Gone
7 Vinicio Capossela Ovunque Proteggi

Alias/Il Manifesto Best Album 2007

1 Tinariwen - Aman Iman
2 Battles - Mirrored
3 Chavela Vargas - Cupaima
4 M.I.A. - Kala
5 Caribou - Andorra
6 Grinderman - Grinderman
7 The Good, The Bad & The Queen - The Good, The Bad & The Queen
8 Franco Battiato - Il Vuoto
8 Paolo Angeli - Tessuti
10 Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
11 Supersilent - 8
12 William Parker - The Inside Songs Of Curtis Mayfield Live In Rome
13 Sa-Ra - The Hollywood Recordings
14 Andrea Parodi E Elena Ledda - Rosa Resolza
14 Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog (O Song?)
16 Miles Davis - The Complete On The Corner Sessions


Alias / Il Manifesto Best Album 2008


1 Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling
1 Seun Kuti - Many Things
3 Benga - Diary Of An Afro Warrior
3 Black Angels - Directions To See A Ghost
3 Blue Notes - The Ogun Collection
3 Bob Dylan - Tell Tale Signs
3 Cat Power - Jukebox
3 Coldplay - Viva La Vida
3 Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
3 Flying Lotus - Los Angeles
3 Fortun De Sarau - Ethic Music From Sardistan
3 Franco Trincale - L'ultimo Cantastorie
3 Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing
3 Jamie Lidell - Jim
3 Marianne Faithfull - Easy Come, Easy Go
3 Matthew Herbert Big Band - There's Me And There's You
3 Novalima - Coba Coba
3 Tv On The Radio - Dear Science
3 Vassili Tsabropoulos - Melos


ALIAS / il manifesto Best Album 2009

1 Mulatu Astakte/ The Heliocentrics - Inspiration Information 3
2 Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba - I speak fula
2 Enrico Rava - New York days
2 Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
2 Lee Fields & the Expressions - My world
2 Mayer Hawthorne - A strange arrangement
2 Staff Benda Bilili - Tres tres fort
2 Sting - If on a winter's night…
2 The Black Heart Procession - Six
2 The Raah Project - Score
2 Yo LaTengo - Popular songs


ALIAS / il manifesto Best Album 2010

• Janelle Monàe – The Archandroid
• Amanda Shaw – Good Southern Girl
• Bettye Lavette – Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
• Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series Vol.9. The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964
• Brian Eno – Small Craft on a Milk Sea
• Brisa Roché – All Right Now
• Difgital Mystikz – Return II Space
• Drive-by Truckers – The Big to-Do
• Francesco Bearzatti Tinissima Quartet – X (Suite for Malcolm)
• Françoise Hardy – La pluie sans parapluie
• Georgie Fame – Mod Classics: 1964-1966
• Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
• Hector Zazou/Barbara Eramo/Stefani Saletti – Oriental Night Fever
• Heike Has the Giggles – Sh!
• Hillstomp – Darker the Night
• Jaga Jazzist – One Armed Bandit
• James Blake -Klavierwerke EP
• John Grant – Queen of Denmark
• Luca Faggella – Ghisola
• Mamud Band – Opposite People. The Music of Fela Kuti
• Massimo Volume – Cattive abitudini
• Medications – Completely Removed
• Melissa Auf Der Maur – Out of Our Minds
• Milva – Non conosco nessun Patrizio!
• Motorpsycho – Heavy Metal Fruit
• Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica – The Unforgettable Sounds of Esquivel
• Neil Young – Le Noise
• Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin – Llyria
• No Age – Everythign in Between
• Paolo Botti – Angels & Ghosts
• Paula Morelenbaum – Teleco-teco
• Plan B – The Defanmation of Strickland Banks
• Remo Anzovino – Igloo-Piccola sinfonia per orchestra e duetti contemporanei
• Seu Jorge and Almaz – Seu Jorge and Almaz
• Spoon – Transference
• Steve Coleman and Five Elements – Harvesting Semblances and Affinities
• The Bamboos – 4
• The Black Angels – Phosphene Dream
• Tinariwen – Imidiwan-Companions
• Trombone Shorty – Backatown
• Vampire Weekend – Contra
• Various – Shangaan Electro
• Vijay Iyer – Solo
• Whitefield Brothers – Earthology
• Wovenhand – The Threshingfloor
• Wyatt/Atzmon/Stephen– For the Ghosts Within
• Zola Jesus – Stridulum II




ALIAS / il manifesto Best Album 2011

Elbow

1 Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!
2 Adele - 21
2 James Blake - James Blake
2 Noel Gallagher - High Flying Birds
2 Bon Iver - Bon Iver
2 Kurt Vile - Smoke Rings for My Halo
2 Steven Wilson - Grace for Drowning




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Tutto Musica


Critics 2002

Best International Album Year 2002

1. Beck Sea Change
2. Coldplay A Rush Of Blood To The Head
3. Peter Gabriel Up
4. Queens Of The Stone Age Songs For The Deaf
5. Pearl Jam Riot Act
6. Badly Drawn Boy About A Boy
7. Bruce Springsteen The Rising
8. David Gray A New Day At Midnight
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers By The Way
10. Primal Scream Evil Heat

Best Italian Album Year 2002

1. Afterhours Quello Che Non C’è
2. Tiromancino In Continuo Movimento
3. Subsonica Amorematico
4. Carmen Consoli L’eccezione
5. Tricarico Tricarico
6. Bugo Dal Lofai Al Cisei
7. Motel Connection Give Me A Good Reason To Wake Up
8. Punkreas Falso
9. Bandabardo’ Bondo Bondo!
10. Planet Funk Non Zero Sumness

Tutto Musica Critics 2003

Best International Album Year 2003

1. The White Stripes Elephant
2. Radiohead Hail To The Thief
3. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Streetcore
4. Muse Absolution
5. Outkast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
6. Mars Volta De-Loused In The Comatorium
7. Damien Rice O
8. Ben Harper Diamonds On The Inside
9. Ryan Adams Rock N Roll
10. The Strokes Room On Fire


Best Italian Album Year 2003

1. Morgan Canzoni Dell’appartamento
2. Le Vibrazioni Le Vibrazioni
3. Africa Unite Mentre Fuori Piove
4. Elisa Lotus
5. Cristina Dona’ Dove Sei Tu
6. Linea 77 Numb
7. Marlene Kuntz Senza Peso
8. Caparezza Verità Supposte
9. Subsonica Controllo Del Livello Di Rombo
10. Samuele Bersani Caramella Smog

Musica! Critics’ List 2002

Best Albums

1. Bruce Springsteen - The Rising
2. Carmen Consoli - L’eccezione
3. Remy Shand - The Way I Feel
4. Audioslave - Audioslave
5. Craig Armstrong - As If To Nothing
6. Richard Ashcroft - Human Conditions
7. Beck - Sea Change
8. Anouar Brahem - Le Pas Du Chat Noir
9. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
10. Solomon Burke - Don’t Give Up On Me
11. Johnny Cash - The Man Comes Around
12. Cee-Lo... – Cee-Lo Green And His Perfect Imperfections
13. Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
14. Nicola Conte - Jet Sounds Revisited
15. Doves - The Last Broadcast
16. Eminem - The Eminem Show
17. Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Out Of Season
18. Mark Knopfler - The Ragpicker’s Dream
19. Lambchop - Is A Woman
20. Morelenbaum2/Sakamoto - Casa
21. Ms. Dynamite - Little Deeper
22. Youssou N’dour - Nothing’s In Vain
23. Notwist - Neon Golden
24. Orchestra Baobab - Specialist In All Styles
25. Pearl Jam - Riot Act
26. Christoph Poppen & The Hilliard Ensemble - J.S.Bach-Morimur
27. Puddle Of Mudd - Come Clean
28. Queens Of The Stone Age - Songs For The Deaf
29. Red Hot Chili Peppers - By The Way
30. Michelle Shocked - Deep Natural
31. Daniele Silvestri – Unò-Dué
32. Sixteen Horsepower - Folklore
33. Subsonica -Amorematico
34. Tahiti 80 - Wallpaper For The Soul
35. Tarwater - Dwellers On The Threshold
36. Rufus Wainwright - Poses
37. Tom Waits - Blood Money
38. Paul Weller - Illumination
39. Brian Wilson - Live At The Roxy Theatre
40. Cassandra Wilson - Belly Of The Sun

Musica! Critics’ List: Best 100 Albums Of The Year 2003

1. Radiohead – Hail To The Thief
2. Strokes – Room On Fire
3. Alicia Keys – Diary Of Alicia Keys
4. White Stripes – Elephant
5. Thrills – So Much For The City
6. Ivano Fossati – Lampo Viaggiatore
7. Outkast – Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
8. Ben Harper – Diamonds On The Inside
9. Ryan Adams – Love Is Hell Pt.1
10. Robert Wyatt – Cockooland
11. Erykah Badu – Worldwide Underground
12. Roots – Phrenology
13. Adam Green – Friends Of Mine
14. Blur – Think Tank
15. Black Eyed Peas – Elephunk
16. Bang Gang – Something Wrong
17. Frankie Hi Nrg Mc – Ero Un Autarchico
18. Cody Chesnutt – The Headphone Masterpiece
19. Distillers – Coral Fang
20. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell
21. Missy Elliott – This Is Not A Test!
22. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Take Them On, On Your Own
23. Steely Dan – Everything Must Go
24. Morgan – Canzoni Dell’appartamento
25. Massive Attack – 100th Window
26. Dj Hell – N.Y. Muscle
27. Mary J. Blige – Love & Life
28. Susheela Raman – Love Trap
29. Kings Of Leon – Youth And Young
30. John Cale - Hobo Sapiens
31. Audio Bullys – Ego War
32. Kills – Keep Your Mean Side
33. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros – Streetcore
34. Cibelle – Cibelle
35. Oi Va Voi – Laughter Through Tears
36. Johnny Cash – Unhearted
37. Sleepy Jackson – Lovers
38. Dizzee Rascal – Boy In Da Corner
39. Simply Red – Home
40. John Mayer – Heavier Things
41. Malia – Yellow Daffodils
42. Samuele Bersani – Caramella Smog
43. Rapture – Echoes
44. Roy Paci & Aretuska – Tuttapposto
45. Rufus Wainwright – Want One
46. Daniel Lanois – Shine
47. Cristina Donà – Dove Sei Tu
48. Matmos – The Civil War
49. Muse – Absolution
50. Filippo Gatti – Tutto Sta Per Cambiare
51. Jet – Get Born
52. Wayne Shorter – Alegria
53. Paddy Mcaloon – I Trawl The Megahertz
54. Pepe Deluxé – Beatitude
55. Rokia Traorè – Bowmboi
56. Super Furry Animals – Phantom Power
57. Cat Power – You Are Free
58. Mauro Pagani – Domani
59. Electric Six – Fire
60. Belle & Sebastian – Dear Catastrophe Waitress
61. Josh Rouse – 1972
62. Daniel Johnston – Fear Yourself
63. Mars Volta – De-Loused In The Comatorium
64. Elbow – Cast Of Thousands
65. Warren Zevon – The Wind
66. Basement Jaxx – Kish Kash
67. Madonna – American Life
68. High Llamas – Beet, Maize & Corn
69. Lucinda Williams – World Without Tears
70. Yo La Tengo – Summer Sun
71. Athlete – Vehicles And Animals
72. Ed Harcourt – From Every Sphere
73. Stereophonics – You Gotta Go There To Come Back
74. Cesaria Evora – Voz D’amor
75. Hot Hot Heat – Make Up The Breakdown
76. Limp Bizkit – Results May Vary
77. Carla Bruni – Quelqu’un M’a Dit
78. Nuove Tribù Zulu – L’unione Dei Mondi
79. R. Kelly – Chocolate Factory
80. Neffa – I Molteplici Mondi Di Giovanni, Il Cantante Neffa
81. Korn – Take A Look In The Mirror
82. Erlend Oye –Unrest
83. Sights – Got What We Want
84. Souad Massi – Deb
85. Sharko – Meeuws 2
86. Riccardo Sinigallia – Riccardo Sinigallia
87. 50 Cent – Get Rich Or Die Tryin’
88. Peaches – Fatherfucker
89. Elio E Le Storie Tese – Cicciput
90. Cooper Temple Claus – Kick Up The Fire...
91. Sting – Sacred Love
92. Nelly Furtado – Folklore
93. Evanescence – Fallen
94. Raveonettes – Chain Gang Of Love
95. Sud Sound System – Lontano
96. Zwan – Mary Star Of The Sea
97. Fleetwood Mac – Say You Will
98. Mower – People Are Cruel
99. Edie Brickell – Volcano
100. Darkness – Permission To Land

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Metal Shock

Critics' List 2001


Best Album
1. Rammstein-Mutter
2. Slayer-God Hates Us All
3. System Of A Down-Toxicity
4. Devin Townsend-Terria
5. Nikolo Kotzev & Cast-Nostradamus
6. Static X-Machine
7. Cult-Beyond God And Evil
8. Fantomas-The Director's Cut
9. Megadeth-The World Needs A Hero
10. Slipknot-Iowa
11. Ciaff-The Southern Command Of Violence

Metal Shock Critics’ List 2002

Best Album

1) Dream Theater “Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence”
2) Nile “In Their Darkened Shrines”
3) Sentenced “The Cold White Light”
4) Pain Of Salvation “Remedy Lane”
5) Void Of Silence “Criteria Ov 66”
6) Korn "Untouchables”
7) Blind Guardian “A Night At The Opera”
8) Dark Tranquillity “Damage Done”
9) Meshuggah "Nothing"
10) Symphony X “The Odyssey”
11) Queens Of The Stone Age “Songs For The Deaf”