And it got me to thinking: What are my top 10 most essential or influential albums?
These are the 10 albums that I remember the most and had the greatest hand in influencing my musical tastes. They're mostly in order of when I discovered them, not necessarily when they were released.
- Ricky Nelson - All My Best
- Michael Jackson - Thriller
- U2 - The Joshua Tree
- Garth Brooks - No Fences
- Metallica - (The Black Album)
- Tool - Aenima
- Offspring - Smash
- Dave Matthews Band - Before These Crowded Streets
- Florence and the Machine - Lungs
- Dessa - A Badly Broken Code
What are your top 10 most influential and/or essential albums?
Sara Duane is a freelance writer in the Twin Cities area of the great state of Minnesota.