1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

By TechElec TechElec
updated over 5 years ago

List taken from then book edited by Robert Dimery.

Discogs entries missing from the list:

Machito - Kenya 1957
Jack Elliot - Jack Takes The Floor 1958
Dolly Parton - Coat Of Mahy Colors 1971
George Jones - The Grand Tour 1974
R.D. Burman / Bappi Lahiri - Shalimar / College Girl 1975
Astor Piazzolla and gary Burton - The New Tango 1987
Koffi Olomide - Haut De Gamme - Koweit, Rive Gauche 1992

  1. Frank Sinatra - In The Wee Small Hours

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  2. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley

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  3. The Louvin Brothers - Tragic Songs Of Life

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  4. Louis Prima Featuring Keely Smith With Sam Butera And The Witnesses - The Wildest!

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  5. Fats Domino - This Is Fats

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  6. Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Ellington At Newport

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  7. Frank Sinatra - Songs For Swingin' Lovers

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  8. The Crickets (2) - The "Chirping" Crickets

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  9. Count Basie - The Atomic Mr. Basie

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  10. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners

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  11. Sabu* - Palo Congo

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  12. Miles Davis - Birth Of The Cool

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  13. Little Richard - Here's Little Richard

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  14. Tito Puente And His Orchestra - Dance Mania

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  15. Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra - Lady In Satin

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  16. Sarah Vaughan And Her Trio - Sarah Vaughan At Mister Kelly's

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  17. Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Gershwin Song Book Vol. 1

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  18. Ray Charles - The Genius Of Ray Charles

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  19. Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue

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  20. Marty Robbins - Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs

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  21. The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out

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  22. Joan Baez - Joan Baez

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  23. Elvis Presley - Elvis Is Back!

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  24. Miriam Makeba - Miriam Makeba

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  25. Everly Brothers - It's Everly Time / A Date With The Everly Brothers

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