100 Greatest Forgotten Albums

Criteria: These albums were chosen from the years 1960-1990. They intend to reflect those artists from Rock, Folk, & Pop and their sub-genre's. The only consideration was the uniform excellence of the material free from "filler" & representative of the era that it was taken from.

(This list does not include 'Live', Greatest Hits, or 'Best' Of compilations.)
Greatest Forgotten Albums
1. Frisco Mabel Joy
Mickey Newbury
2. Gilded Palace of Sin
The Flying Burrito Brothers
3. Village Green Preservation Society
The Kinks
4. White Light / White Heat
Velvet Underground
5. Something / Anything
Todd Rundgren
6. Killer
Alice Cooper
7. The Great Puzzle
Jules Shear
8. Dixie Chicken
Little Feat
9. Spirit
10. Argus
Wishbone Ash
11. Odyssey & Oracle
The Zombies
12. A New Flame
Simply Red
13. Electric Warrior
14. Moby Grape
Moby Grape
15. A Wizard, A True Star
Todd Rundgren
16. Bring The Family
John Hiatt
17. Tea For The Tillerman
Cat Stevens
18. Message From The Country
The Move
19. Seconds of Pleasure
20. The Captain and Me
The Doobie Brothers
21. Sunburst Finish
Be Bop Deluxe
22. Good Old Boys
Randy Newman
23. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
Joe Ely
24. Marshall Crenshaw
Marshall Crenshaw
25. Warren Zevon
Warren Zevon
26. John Barleycorn Must Die
27. All The Young Dudes
Mott The Hoople
28. El Rayo-X
David Lindley
29. John Prine
John Prine
30. Outlaws
31. Buffalo Springfield Again
Buffalo Springfield
32. The Notorious Byrd Brothers
33. Winning
Russ Ballard
34. I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die
Country Joe & The Fish
35. Living With The Animals
by Mother Earth
36. Chicken Skin Music
Ry Cooder
37. Liege & Lief
Fairport Convention
38. Mad Dogs & Englishmen
Joe Cocker
39. Fear of Music
Talking Heads
40. Lost In The Ozone
Commander Cody
41. Cricklewood Green
Ten Years After
42. Nightingales & Bombers
Manfred Mann's Earth Band
43. SF Sorrow
The Pretty Things
44. Balaklava
Pearls Before Swine
45. Infinite Rider on The Big Dogma
Michael Nesmith
46. Marquee Moon
47. Teaser
Tommy Bolin
48. 12 Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus
49. Ghosts Upon The Road
Eric Andersen
50. The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter
Incredible String Band
51. Alone Together
Dave Mason
52. Gaucho
Steely Dan
53. Crazy Horse
Crazy Horse
54. Dancing in The Dragon's Jaws
Bruce Cockburn
55. #1 Record
Big Star
56. Lives In The Balance
Jackson Browne
57. By The Light of The Moon
Los Lobos
58. Montrose
59. Steven Stills
Steven Stills
60. Rides Again
The James Gang
61. Pure Pop For Now People
Nick Lowe
62. Emitt Rhoads
Emitt Rhoads
63. Third Down, 110 To Go
Jesse Winchester
64. Once Upon a Time
Simple Minds
65. Songs of Love & Hate
Leonard Cohen
66. The Immortal Otis Redding
Otis Redding
67. Grooves in Orbit
68. Kimono My House
69. Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones
70. Argybargy
71. New Riders of The Purple Sage
New Riders of The Purple Sage
72. Gorilla
Bonzo Dog Band
73. Do You Believe In Magic
Lovin' Spoonful
74. Tres Hombres
ZZ Top
75. Nighthawks at The Diner
Tom Waits
76. McCartney
Paul McCartney
77. Who Came First
Pete Townshend
78. Ogden's Nut Gone Flake
The Small Faces
79. Pickin' Up The Pieces
80. Body & Soul
Joe Jackson
81. Everywhere At Once
The Plimsouls
82. Howlin' Wind
Graham Parker
83. Song Cycle
Van Dyke Parks
84. Elephant Mountain
85. Accept No Substitute
Delaney, Bonnie & Friends
86. Los Angeles
87. O'Keefe
Danny O'Keefe
88. Suite For Susan Moore
Tim Hardin
89. Desolation Boulevard
90. Moss Elixir
Robyn Hitchcock
91. Radio City
Big Star
92. The Slider
93. Unhalfbricking
Fairport Convention
94. Music in a Doll's House
95. Blue River
Eric Andersen
96. Pirates
Rickie Lee Jones
97. This Was
Jethro Tull
98. Fool For The City
99. A Nod Is As Good As a Wink
100. Real Life
101. UFO
Jim Sullivan
102. Stories We Could Tell
The Everly Brothers
103. Grievous Angel
Gram Parsons
104. You Got To Sin To Be Saved
Maria McKee
105. Medusa
106. Slaughter On 10th Avenue
Mick Ronson
107. All Shook Down
The Replacements
108. Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
109. Bare Trees
Fleetwood Mac
110. Sunflower
The Beach Boys
111. Berlin
Lou Reed
112. Pretzel Logic
Steely Dan
113. Tupelo Honey
Van Morrison
114. Havana Daydreamin'
Jimmy Buffett
115. What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits
Doobie Brothers
116. Ladies of The Canyon
Joni Mitchell
117. French Kiss
Bob Welch
118. Pleasures of The Harbor
Phil Ochs
119. Sons
Sons of Champlin
120. City To City
Gerry Rafferty
121. Shady Grove
Quicksilver Messenger Service
122. Pink Moon
Nick Drake
123. American Gothic
David Ackles
124. Sweet Child
125. Tracks On Wax 4
Dave Edmunds
126. Cry Tough
Nils Lofgren
127. Fire On The Mountain
Charlie Daniels Band
128. Will O' The Wisp
Leon Russell
129. Between The Buttons
Rolling Stones
130. Dream Weaver
Gary Wright
131. Got No Breeding
Jules and The Polar Bears
132. Grand Funk
Grand Funk Railroad
133. Homeless Brother
Don McLean
134. A Salty Dog
Procul Harum
135. But Seriously Folks
Joe Walsh
136. Discover America
Van Dyke Parks
137. Holland
The Beach Boys
138. Stone The Crows
Stone The Crows
139. Vienna
140. Healing Bones
Jules Shear
141. Non Fiction
The Blasters
142. Duet
Illinois Speed Press
143. Box of Frogs
Box of Frogs
144. Trace
Son Volt
145. Eli and The Thirteenth Confession
Laura Nyro
146. Goodbye and Hello
Tim Buckley
147. The Use of Ashes
Pearls Before Swine
148. Midnight Madness
Night Ranger
149. Down Two Then Left
Boz Scaggs
150. Twilley Don't Mind
Dwight Twilley Band
151. Mystery Girl
Roy Orbison
152. Songs For a Tailor
Jack Bruce
153. Temple of Low Men
Crowded House
154. Dream Police
Cheap Trick
155. War Baby: Hope & Glory
Tom Robinson
156. Phosphorescent Rat
Hot Tuna
157. It Aint Easy
Chris Smither
158. Zen Arcade
Husker Du
159. Gris Gris
Dr John
160. Kapt Kopter and The Fabulous Twirly Birds
Randy California
161. Only a Lad
Oingo Boingo
162. Hardline
The Blasters
163. Razamanaz
164. Ssssh
Ten Years After
165. Pontiac
Lyle Lovett
166. The Boatman's Call
Nick Cave
167. I Don't Want To Go Home
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
168. Spinning Around The Sun
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
169. Album III
Louden Wainwright III
170. Up On The Sun
Meat Puppets
171. The Dark
Guy Clark
172. Summertime Dream
Gordon Lightfoot
173. Home Free
Dan Fogelberg
174. Neil Young
Neil Young
175. The Raspberries
The Raspberries
176. Here Come The Warm Jets
Brian Eno
177. Happy Sad
Tim Buckley
178. California Bloodlines
John Stewart
179. Second Thoughts
McKendree Spring
180. Son of Schmillson
Harry Nilsson
181. Starfish
The Church
182. The Flock
The Flock
183. Tim Rose
Tim Rose
184. Melting Pot
Booker T & The MG's
185. Mars Needs Guitars
Hoodoo Gurus
186. Straight Up
187. Flat As a Pancake
Head East
188. Two Weeks Last Summer
Dave Cousins
189. Glass Harp
Glass Harp
190. Motherlode
Loggins & Messina
191. Blue Jays
Justin Hayward & John Lodge
192. Modern Lovers
Modern Lovers
193. Stormcock
Roy Harper
194. Can You Fly
Freedy Johnston
195. Other Voices, Other Rooms
Nanci Griffith
196. Cafe Bleu
Style Council
197. Asylum Choir
Leon Russell & Marc Benno
198. Pictures For Pleasure
Charlie Sexton
199. McLemore Avenue
Booker T & The MG's
200. Eagle Rock
Daddy Cool

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Last Updated: 2014-06-12