50 Albums That Every Person Should Own

By U2Streets U2Streets
updated 2 months ago

Not in any particular order, except the first two...

  1. U2 - The Joshua Tree

    One of the greatest records ever recorded... and a definite tie with the one below this...

  2. The Who - Who's Next

    This might be the most perfect album in the history of music. Perfect songs, perfect running order, perfect cover... just perfect.

  3. Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms

    The album that introduced the world to Compact Discs, and started my musical journey....

  4. Dire Straits - Dire Straits

    Nine songs that sent Mark Knopfler Down The Road Wherever...

  5. Mark Knopfler - Sailing To Philadelphia

    One of Knopfler's best solo efforts...

  6. Bob Dylan - Infidels

    Mark Knopfler producing, Mark Knopfler playing guitar...

  7. Genesis - Genesis

    Home By The Sea was the first Genesis song I ever heard...

  8. Phil Collins - Face Value

    This album literally saved my life...

  9. Phil Collins - Hello, I Must Be Going!

    My personal Collins favorite...

  10. Peter Gabriel - So

    Not one single bad note on the entire album...

  11. Derek And The Dominos* - Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs

    This album should have been titled Layla And Other Stunning Blues Songs...

  12. Eric Clapton - August

    Phil Collins producing, Phil Collins playing drums...

  13. Eric Clapton - Unplugged

    The very best of the MTV Unplugged series...

  14. Pink Floyd - The Wall

    Again... Duh!

  15. David Gilmour - About Face

    Gilmour's second solo effort surpasses his first... but not by much.

  16. The Police - Synchronicity

    This album contains one of the greatest songs ever recorded... Every Breath You Take...

  17. Sting - Ten Summoner's Tales

    Sting's most ambitious solo effort...

  18. The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet

    Sympathy For The Devil, Street Fighting Man...

  19. Rolling Stones* - Let It Bleed

    Gimmie Shelter, Midnight Rambler, Monkey Man, You Can't Always Get What You Want...

  20. The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers

    Brown Sugar, Wild Horses, Can't You Hear Me Knocking, Bitch...

  21. The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You

    Start Me Up, Hang Fire, Slave, Little T & A, Worried About You, Waiting On A Friend...

  22. Keith Richards - Talk Is Cheap

    Keef's first solo effort with so much to offer...

  23. Keith Richards - Main Offender

    More Keef, more rock, more to love...

  24. Moby - Play

    There is no way to describe this record... you just have to hear it...