Essential Albums Every Music Lover Should Own

If you are an avid music fan, there are a few albums that are essential to your collection. These hits have rocked the charts for years and are still enjoyed all over the world today.

 

 

Abbey Road, The Beatles

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Abbey Road, The Beatles

This title is considered to be the group’s best work, and is possibly the most iconic. A number of titles on the track, including the song “Here Comes the Sun,” have been featured in countless films and television shows over the years. This album provided music lovers everywhere with some of the most loved hits of all time. You simply can’t get tired of “Octopus’s Garden.”

Nevermind, Nirvana

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Nevermind, Nirvana

This album began the birth of the beloved grunge era. Lead singer Kurt Cobain still remains one of the most influential musicians of all time, and the album is still listed as one of the best rock albums ever. Yes, ever. Song after song from this album hit the top of the charts, including “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” the hypnotizing “Come as You Are,” and “Lithium.”

 

Who's Next, The Who

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Who’s Next, The Who

This album is listed number 15 on the 100 best albums of the 70’s list. It was also declared by TIME magazine as one of the 100 greatest albums of all time in 2006. It is even listed as one of the 1,001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

Sticky Finger, The Rolling Stones

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Sticky Fingers,  Rolling Stones

No music collection is complete without a Rolling Stones album. This album, released in 1971, was the first album to have Mick Taylor as a member on all of the album’s tracks. Rolling Stone magazine declared this album as number 63 on their list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette

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Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette

This album was Morissette’s debut album. No holds barred, strong, courageous, and unique, this album set a new genre for pop with a mix of ballads and pop songs. Her first album is an amazing display of the singer and songwriter’s obvious groundbreaking talents.

Like a Virgin, Madonna

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Like a Virgin, Madonna

Madonna has ruled charts for more than two decades, and it’s easy to see why. This album was her second release, and each song is a fun journey with high-quality artistry. Without a doubt, it is a full-blown showcase of the music that first placed her on the pop culture map.

 

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