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I found this link and I thought it was an interesting read a gave me acouple of new album for me to check out. Here's the whole article:


Twenty Most Underrated Rock Alblums

by David Schultz

In sitting down to compile this list, I had to first figure out what exactly constitutes

an underrated album. It doesn't seem like it would simply be a great record that

didn't sell well. In that case, the Velvet Underground's entire catalogue would be

considered underrated but given the near unanimous critical approval those

albums receive, they can't truly be considered underrated. Conversely, it also

doesn't seem that it would be a poorly reviewed record that sold millions. I don't

think under any set of criteria the Titanic soundtrack or any Spice Girls album

could or should be called underrated. After much thought, the definition became

simple: an underrated album is a record that discerning musical fans should have

in their collection but for some reason the majority of them don’t.

So, in no particular order, here are the 20 most underrated albums:

George Harrison: All Things Must Pass (1970)

Pete Townshend: White City – A Novel (1985)

Big Head Todd & The Monsters: Midnight Radio (1990)

Goo Goo Dolls: Hold Me Up (1991)

Stone Roses: Stone Roses (1989)

Richard Thompson: Rumor and Sigh (1991)

Traveling Wilburys: Volume 1 (1988)

Allman Brothers Band: Back Where It All Begins (1994)

Robert Randolph & The Family Band: Live at the Wetlands (2002)

Ted Hawkins: The Next Hundred Years (1994)

Dread Zeppelin: Un - Led - Ed (1990)

Jimmy Cliff: The Harder They Come (1973)

Pink Floyd: Meddle & Animals (1971/1977)

Tin Machine: Tin Machine (1989)

Sting: Dream of the Blue Turtles (1985)

Van Morrison: A Night In San Francisco (1994)

The Kinks: One For The Road (1980)

Elton John: 11-17-70 (1971)

Blues Brothers: Briefcase Full of Blues (1978)

Body Count: Body Count (1992)

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i havent heard meddle yet, but animals is a very great album...i almost bought a different pink floyd album because of online reviews i read about animals, but im glad i bought it...its great

all things must pass is very good too...thats my dads favorite album of all time

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