The Shaggs ‎– Philosophy Of The World

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Official reissue of this classic debut album. Philosophy of The World is the first album by The Shaggs, released in 1969 by Third Word Records. Recording of the album was financed by Austin Wiggin, father of the band members. Blender Magazine placed it 100th on the list of the "100 Greatest Indie-Rock Albums Ever" in 2007. Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain listed Philosophy of the World as his #5 favorite album of all time. The record has also been cited as highly influential by Frank Zappa, Kimya Dawson of The Moldy Peaches, and Deerhoof.

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  • Barcode: 844553046890

Other Versions (5 of 18) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TCLP 3001 The Shaggs Philosophy Of The World(LP, Album) Third World Recordings (2) TCLP 3001 US 1969 Sell This Version
RDR 3032 The Shaggs Philosophy Of The World(LP, Album, RE) Red Rooster Records (4), Rounder Records RDR 3032 US 1996 Sell This Version
09026 63371-2 The Shaggs Philosophy Of The World(CD, Album, RE) RCA Victor, BMG Classics 09026 63371-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
LHAC-7007, 09026-63371-2, TCLP 3001 The Shaggs Philosophy Of The World(CD, Album, RE, Pap) Hayabusa Landings, Hayabusa Landings, Third World Recordings (2) LHAC-7007, 09026-63371-2, TCLP 3001 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
103, 3032 The Shaggs Philosophy Of The World(LP, Album, M/Print, RE) Red Rooster Records (4), Rounder Records 103, 3032 US 1980 Sell This Version

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