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Top 5 LP Albums by Friends of the Phonograph

 

Rank

Album Title

Artist/Group

Selected By

Released

Label

1

Hissing on Summer Lawns

Joni Mitchell

Bev Jester

1975 Nov 1

Asylum

2

Ten Summoners Tales

Sting

Bev Jester

1993 Mar 9

A&M Records

3

The Doors

The Doors

Bev Jester

1967 Jan 4

Elektra

4

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles

Bev Jester

1967 May 26

Parlophone (UK) - Capitol (US)

5

Innervisions

Stevie Wonder

Bev Jester

1973 Aug 3

Tamia

6

Ingenue

KD Lang

Bev Jester

1993 Mar 17

Sire, Warner Bros.

7

Poetry Man

Phoebe Snow

Bev Jester

1974 July

Shelter Records

8

The Police

The Police

Bev Jester

2007 June 5

A&M Records

1

Europop

Eiffel 65

Cam Jester

1999 Nov 22

Bliss – Universal - Republic

2

Dookie

Green Day

Cam Jester

1994 Feb 1

Reprise Records

3

Californification

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Cam Jester

1999 June 8

Warner Bros.

4

Phantom of the Opera (original London cast)

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Cam Jester

1987 Jan 1

Polydor

5

Invincible

Two Steps from Hell

Cam Jester

2010 May

Two Steps from Hell

1

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles

Doug Boilesen

1967 May 26

Parlophone (UK) - Capitol (US)

2

Rumours

Fleetwood Mac

Doug Boilesen

1977 Feb 4

Warner Bros. Records

3

Bridge over Troubled Water

Simon and Garfunkel

Doug Boilesen

1970 Jan 26

Columbia Records

4

The Planets

Gustav Holst

Doug Boilesen

2010 Oct 1

LPO Label (orchestral premiere 1918-09-29)

5

The Nutcracker

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Doug Boilesen

2010 Oct 25

Simon Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic (EMI/Warner Classics) CD

1

Jesus Christ SuperStar (original recording)

Andrews Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice

James Boilesen

1970 Sept

Decca/MCA/Decca Broadway

2

Hatfull of Hollow

The Smiths

James Boilesen

1984 Nov 12

Rough Trade (UK) – Sire (US)

3

When the Pawn…

Fiona Apple

James Boilesen

1999 Nov 9

Epic/Sony Records

4

The Queen is Dead

The Smiths

James Boilesen

1986 June 16

Rough Trade Records

5

Power, Corruption & Lies

New Order

James Boilesen

1983 May 2

Factory

1

The Complete Greatest Hits

Eagles

Kim Keister

2003 Oct 20

Warner Bros. Records

2

Fragile

Yes

Kim Keister

1971 Nov 12

Atlantic Records

3

Live from the Inside

Brian Culbertson

Kim Keister

2009 Nov 7

Verve Records

4

Greatest Hits

Fleetwood Mac

Kim Keister

1988 Nov 15

Warner Bros. Records

5

Rubber Soul*

The Beatles

Kim Keister

1965 Dec 3

Capitol Records – Note: 5-10 selections are tied with many others

6

The Essential Steve Earle

Steve Earle

Kim Keister

1993 Mar 2

MCA Records

7

Good-bye Yellow Brick Road

Elton John

Kim Keister

1973 Oct 5

MCA Records

8

The Very Best of Jackson Brown

Jackson Brown

Kim Keister

2004 Mar 16

Rhino/Elektra

9

Court and Spark

Joni Mitchell

Kim Keister

1974 Jan 1

Asylum

10

James Taylor Greatest Hits

James Taylor

Kim Keister

1976 Nov 1

Warner Bros. Records

1

Adele 21

Adele

Larry Wilcox

2011 Jan 24

XL, Columbia

2

Gravity of Love

Enigma

Larry Wilcox

1999 Nov 15

EMI / Virgin

3

Pilgrim

Eric Clapton

Larry Wilcox

1998 Mar 10

Reprise

4

Best of James Bond...James Bond

Compilation albums

Larry Wilcox

1992 Sept 4

Capital Records

5

Hot Rocks 1964-1971

Rolling Stones

Larry Wilcox

1971 Dec 20

London Records

1

The Colour & the Shape

Foo Fighters

Laura Jester

1997 May 20

Columbia Records & Roswell Records

4

The Colour & the Shape

Foo Fighters

Ryan Jester

1997 May 20

Columbia Records & Roswell Records

1

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles

Nancy Henderson

1967 May 26

Parlophone (UK) - Capitol (US)

2

Pilgrim

Eric Clapton

Nancy Henderson

1998 Mar 10

Reprise

3

Born in the USA

Bruce Springsteen

Nancy Henderson

1984 Oct 30

Columbia

4

One More Try: An Anthology

Greg Allman

Nancy Henderson

1997 Sept 23

Polygram, Capricorn Records

5

Highway Companion

Tom Petty

Nancy Henderson

2006 July 25

Warner Bros., American

1

Pet Sounds

The Beach Boys

Nick Jester

1966 May 16

Capitol Records

2

The White Album

The Beatles

Nick Jester

1968 Nov 22

Apple Records  (Nov 25 US)

3

Songs in the Key of Life

Stevie Wonder

Nick Jester

1976 Sept 28

Motown Records

4

Purple Rain

Prince

Nick Jester

1984 June 25

Warner Bros. Records

5

Abbey Road

The Beatles

Nick Jester

1969 Sept 26

Apple Records

1

Bachman-Turner Overdrive II

Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Ron Jester

1973 Dec

Mercury Records

2

Meet the Beatles

The Beatles

Ron Jester

1964 Jan 20

Capitol Records

3

Rumours

Fleetwood Mac

Ron Jester

1977 Feb 4

Warner Bros. Records

4

Silk Degrees

Boz Skaggs

Ron Jester

1976 March

Columbia Records

5

Aja

Steely Dan

Ron Jester

1977 Sept 23

ABC Records

1

Them Crooked Vultures

Them Crooked Vultures

Ryan Jester

2009 Nov 16

DGC/Interscope

2

MTV Unplugged in New York

Nirvana

Ryan Jester

1994 Nov 1

DGC Geffen Records

3

Secret Samadi

Live

Ryan Jester

1997 Feb 18

Radioactive

5

Hamilton

Hamilton - The Original Broadway Recording

Ryan Jester

2015 Sept 25

Atlantic

6

Audioslave/Out of Exile

Audioslave

Ryan Jester

2015 May 23

Epic - Interscope

7

Death Magnetic

Metallica

Ryan Jester

2008 Sept 12

Warner Bros. / Vertigo

8

Yield

Pearl Jam

Ryan Jester

1998 Feb 3

Epic / Sony Records

9

Hello Nasty

Beastie Boys

Ryan Jester

1998 July 14

Capitol

10

Someplace in Time

Bev Jester

Ryan Jester

1996 Oct 14

1

Rumours

Fleetwood Mac

Sharon Boilesen

1977 Feb 4

Warner Bros. Records

2

The Wall

Pink Floyd

Sharon Boilesen

1979 Nov 30

Harvest Records (UK) – Columbia Records (US)

3

Untitled (a.k.a. Led Zeppelin IV)

Led Zeppelin

Sharon Boilesen

1971 Nov 8

Atlantic

4

Tapestry

Carol King

Sharon Boilesen

1971 Feb 10

Ode Records

5

The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys

Traffic

Sharon Boilesen

1971 Nov 1

Island Records

 

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