Feb 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. David Crosby – If I Could Only Remember My Name (February 22)
  2. Can – Tago Mago (February)
  3. The Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers (April 23)
  4. Joni Mitchell – Blue (June 22)
  5. The Allman Brothers Band – At Fillmore East (July 6)
  6. Pink Floyd – Meddle (October 30)
  7. Van Der Graaf Generator – Pawn Hearts (October)
  8. King Crimson – Island (December 3)
  9. David Bowie – Hunky Dory (December 17)
  10. Popol Vuh – In Den Gärten Pharaos (?)

Others:

  • Carole King – Tapestry (February 10)
  • Nick Drake – Bryter Layter (March 5)
  • Jethro Tull – Aqualung (March 19)
  • Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Love And Hate (March 19)
  • Amon Duul II – Tanz der Lemminge (March)
  • Flamin’ Groovies – Teenage Head (April)
  • The Who – Who’s Next (August 14)
  • T. Rex – Electric Warrior (September 24)
  • Grateful Dead – Grateful Dead (Skull and Roses) (October 24)
  • Gong – Camembert Electrique (October)
  • Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV (November 8)
  • John Fahey – America (?)
  • Fabrizio De André – Non al denaro non all’amore né al cielo (?)(ITALIA)
  • Alan Stivell – Renaissance of the Celtic Harp (?)
  • Roy Harper – Stormcock (?)
  • Comus – First Utterance (?)

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Feb 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. Syd Barrett – The Madcap Laughs (January 3)
  2. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew (March 30)(JAZZ)
  3. Tim Buckley – Lorca (May)
  4. Soft Machine – Third (June 6)
  5. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory (July 25)
  6. Neil Young – After The Goldrush (August 31)
  7. Kevin Ayers – Shooting At The Moon (October)
  8. Jefferson Starship and Paul Kantner – Blows Against The Empire (November)
  9. Nico – Desert Shore (December)
  10. High Tide – High Tide (?)

Others:

  • Van Morrison – Moondance (January 27)
  • Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (February 13)
  • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Déjà Vu (March 11)
  • King Crimson – In the Wake of Poseidon (May 15)
  • Grateful Dead – Workingman’s Dead (June 14)
  • The Pretty Things – Parachute (June)
  • Deep Purple – In Rock (July 3)
  • The Stooges – Fun House (July 7)
  • Traffic – John Barleycorn Must Die (July)
  • Fairport Convention – Full House (July)
  • Black Sabbath – Paranoid (September 18)
  • Pink Floyd – Atom Heart Mother (October 2)
  • Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III (October 5)
  • Grateful Dead – American Beauty (November 1)
  • Tim Buckley – Starsailor (November 2)
  • Syd Barrett – Barrett (November 14)
  • Pentangle – Cruel Sister (November)
  • Spirit – Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus (November)
  • Robert Wyatt – The End of an Ear (December 4)
  • King Crimson – Lizard (December 11)
  • Van Der Graaf Generator – H to He, Who Am the Only One (December)
  • Peter Green – The End of the Game (December)
  • Johnny Shines – Standing at the Crossroads (?)(BLUES)
  • Amon Duul II – Yeti (?)
  • Willie Colón – Cosa Nuestra (?)(LATIN)

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Feb 062016
 

Rank order:

  1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress (March 31)
  2. Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss (August 7)
  3. Joanna Newsom – Divers (October 23)
  4. Marika Hackman – We Slept at Last (January 29)
  5. Bill Fay – Who Is The Sender? (April 28)
  6. Steve Roach – Skeleton Keys (May 5)
  7. Bell Witch – Four Phantoms (April 28)
  8. VANUM – Realm Of Sacrifice (June)(BM)
  9. Akhlys – The Dreaming I (April 20)(BM)
  10. Calexico – Edge Of The Sun (April 13)

Others:

  • The Chemistry Experiment – Gongs Played by Voice (January 5)
  • A Place to Bury Strangers – Transfixiation (February 17)
  • The Black Ryder – The Door Behind the Door (February 24)
  • Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly (March 15)(HIP-HOP)
  • Built to Spill – Untethered Moon (April 18)
  • David Torn – Only Sky (May 4)
  • Mikal Cronin – MCIII (May 4)
  • Hop Along – Painted Shut (May 4)
  • Myrkur – M (August 21)(BM)
  • Low – Ones and Sixes (September 11)
  • Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon (September 18)
  • Deerhunter – Fading Frontier (October 16)
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto – The Revenant: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (December 25)
  • The Telescopes – Hidden Fields (?)
  • Maurizio Di Tollo – Memorie di Uno Sparring Partner (?)(ITALIA)

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Feb 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. Quicksilver Messenger Service – Happy Trails (March 29)
  2. Frank Zappa – Uncle Meat (April 21)
  3. Neil Young – Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (May 14)
  4. Pink Floyd – More (June 13)
  5. Captain Beefheart – Trout Mask Replica (June 16)
  6. Grateful Dead – Aoxomoxoa (June 20)
  7. King Crimson – In The Court Of The Crimson King (October 10)
  8. Pink Floyd – Ummagumma (November 7)
  9. Grateful Dead – Live Dead (November 10)
  10. Terry Riley – A Rainbow in Curved Air (?)

Others:

  • Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin (January 12)
  • MC5 – Kick Out the Jams (February)
  • The Who – Tommy (May 23)
  • Leonard Cohen – Songs From A Room (April 7)
  • Townes Van Zandt – Our Mother the Mountain (April)
  • Fairport Convention – Unhalfbricking (July 3)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River (August 3)
  • The Stooges – The Stooges (August 5)
  • Can – Monster Movie (August)
  • Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left (September 1)
  • The Band – The Band (September 22)
  • The Beatles – Abbey Road (September 26)
  • Jethro Tull – Stand Up (September)
  • Frank Zappa – Hot Rats (October 10)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – Willy And The Poorboys (November 2)
  • Jefferson Airplane – Volunteers (November)
  • Kevin Ayers – Joy of a Toy (November)
  • Colosseum – Valentyne Suite (November)
  • The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed (December 5)
  • Fairport Convention – Liege & Lief (December)
  • Amon Duul II – Phallus Dei (?)

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Feb 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. The Velvet Underground – White Light / White Heat (January 30)
  2. Quicksilver Messenger Service – Quicksilver Messenger Service (May)
  3. Pink Floyd – A Saucerful Of Secrets (June 29)
  4. The Band – Music from Big Pink (July 1)
  5. Grateful Dead – Anthem Of The Sun (July 18)
  6. Big Brother and the Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (August 12)
  7. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Electric Ladyland (October 16)
  8. The Beatles – The Beatles (The White Album) (November 22)
  9. The Pretty Things – S.F. Sorrow (December)
  10. Mad River – Mad River (?)

Others:

  • The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers (January 15)
  • Spirit – Spirit (January 22)
  • Kaleidoscope (US) – A Beacon from Mars (January)
  • Tomorrow – Tomorrow (February)
  • Frank Zappa – We’re Only in It for the Money (March 4)
  • The Zombies – Odessey and Oracle (April 19)
  • Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison (May)
  • Silver Apples – Silver Apples (June)
  • Family – Music In A Doll’s House  (July 19)
  • Cream – Wheels of Fire (July)
  • Pearls Before Swine – Balaklava (November)
  • Van Morrison – Astral Weeks (November)
  • The Rolling Stones – Beggars Banquet (December 6)
  • Spirit – The Family That Plays Together (December)
  • Ravi Shankar – The Sounds of India (?)(INDIA)
  • Caetano Veloso – Caetano Veloso (?)(LATIN)

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