My Favorite Albums

As of July 24, 2018 my favorite albums of all time are as follows (including some compilation albums):

Frank Sinatra
* The Very Best of Frank Sinatra (1997)

Ella Fitzgerald
* Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook (1956)

Bob Dylan
* The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963)
* The Times They Are-A-Changin’ (1964)
* Another Side of Bob Dylan (1964)
* Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
* Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
* Blonde on Blonde (1966)
* Blood on the Tracks (1975)
* The Basement Recordings (with The Band) (1975)
* Desire (1976)

Ray Charles
* Ray Charles (1962)
* Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1962)

Johnny Cash
* At Folsom Prison (1968)
* American III: Solitary Man (2000)
* American IV: The Man Comes Around (2002)
* American VI: Ain’t No Grave (2010)

The Beach Boys
* The Beach Boys Today! (1965)
* Pet Sounds (1966)

The Beatles
* Please Please Me (1963)
* A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
* Help! (1965)
* Rubber Soul (1965)
* Revolver (1966)
* Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
* The Beatles (The White Album) (1968)
* Abbey Road (1969)

George Harrison
* All Things Must Pass (1970)

Neil Young
* Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969)
* After the Gold Rush (1970)
* Harvest (1972)
* Comes A Time (1978)
* Harvest Moon (1992)

Simon and Garfunkel
* Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits (1972)

James Taylor
* Greatest Hits (1976)

The Rolling Stones
* Beggars Banquet (1968)
* Let It Bleed (1969)
* Sticky Fingers (1971)
* Exile on Main Street (1972)

The Who
* Who’s Next (1971)

Crosby Stills Nash & Young
* Deja Vu (1970)

Nick Drake
* Five Leaves Left (1969)
* Pink Moon (1972)

The Allman Brothers Band
* Stand Back: The Anthology (2004)

Led Zeppelin
* Led Zeppelin (1969)
* II (1969)
* Untitled (IV) (1971)
* Houses of the Holy (1973)

The Eagles
* Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) (1976)
* Hotel California (1976)
* Greatest Hits, Vol. II (1982)

Fleetwood Mac
* Rumours (1977)

Mark Knopfler
* Brothers in Arms (as Dire Straights) (1985)
* Golden Heart (1996)
* The Ragpicker’s Dream (2002)
* All The Road Running (with Emmylou Harris) (2006)
* Get Lucky (2009)
* Tracker (2015)

Eric Clapton
* Unplugged (1992)

Nirvana
* Unplugged (1993)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers
* By The Way (2002)

Noel Gallagher
* (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? (as Oasis) (1995)
* Be Here Now (as Oasis) (1997)
* The Masterplan (as Oasis) (1998)
* The Dreams We Have as Children – Live at the Royal Albert Hall (2009)
* Chasing Yesterday (2015)

Third Eye Blind
* Out of the Vein (2003)

Deyarmond Edison
* Deyarmond Edison (2004)
* Silent Signs (2005)

Jack White
* De Stijl (2000)
* White Blood Cells (as White Stripes) (2001)
* Elephant (as White Stripes) (2003)

Radiohead
* OK Computer (1997)
* Kid A (2000)
* In Rainbows (2007)

Coldplay
* Parachutes (2000)
* A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
* Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008)

Damien Rice
* O (2002)

Bon Iver
* For Emma, Forever Ago (2007)
* Bon Iver, Bon Iver (2011)

Iron and Wine
* Our Endless Numbered Days (2004)

Mumford and Sons
* Sigh No More (2009)

Keane
* Hopes and Fears (2004)

The Decemberists
* The Crane Wife (2006)

O Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack (2000)

Garden State Soundtrack (2004)

Death Cab For Cutie
* Transatlanticism (2003)
* Plans (2005)
* Narrow Stairs (2008)

Fleet Foxes
* Fleet Foxes (2008)

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
* Raising Sand (2007)

Eddie Vedder
* Into The Wild Soundtrack (2007)

Sigur Ros
* Takk… (2005)

Gregory Alan Isakov
* That Sea, The Gambler (2007)
* The Weatherman (2013)

Of Monsters and Men
* My Head Is An Animal (2012)

Lord Huron
* Lonesome Dreams (2012)
* Strange Trails (2015)