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The Best Albums Ever in the History of Life

This is the list version of my book Musica Encyclopedia which is essentially a rewritten version of 1001 albums you must hear before you die. Only it takes a much broader musical scope I have only complete a certain amount of my book so the list stops in 1989
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Chet Baker Sings (Chet Baker, 1956)
Chet Baker Sings (Chet Baker, 1956)
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Duke Ellington - Ellington at Newport
Duke Ellington - Ellington at Newport
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Paul Chambers the Whims of Chambers
Paul Chambers the Whims of Chambers
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Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
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The Louvin Brothers - Tragic Songs of Life (1956)
The Louvin Brothers - Tragic Songs of Life (1956)
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Louis Prima - The Wildest! (1956)
Louis Prima - The Wildest! (1956)
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Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus (1956)
Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus (1956)
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Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swinging Lovers! (1956)
Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swinging Lovers! (1956)
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Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus (1956)
Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus (1956)
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Buddy Holly and the Crickets- The "Chirping" Crickets
Buddy Holly and the Crickets- The "Chirping" Crickets
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Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
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Bass on Top - Paul Chambers
Bass on Top - Paul Chambers
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13
Kenya - Machito
Kenya - Machito
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Here's Little Richard (Little Richard, 1957)
Here's Little Richard (Little Richard, 1957)
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Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else
Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else
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Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - Moanin'
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - Moanin'
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Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin'
Sonny Clark - Cool Struttin'
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Billie Holliday - Lady in Satin
Billie Holliday - Lady in Satin
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Jack Takes the Floor- Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Jack Takes the Floor- Ramblin' Jack Elliott
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Giant Steps (John Coltrane)
Giant Steps (John Coltrane)
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The Horace Silver Quintet & Trio - Blowin' the Blues Away
The Horace Silver Quintet & Trio - Blowin' the Blues Away
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The Shape of Jazz to Come – Ornette Coleman (Atlantic, 1959)
The Shape of Jazz to Come – Ornette Coleman (Atlantic, 1959)
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Ray Charles - The Genius of Ray Charles
Ray Charles - The Genius of Ray Charles
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Dave Brubeck: Time Out
Dave Brubeck: Time Out
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25
Soul Station (Hank Mobley, 1960)
Soul Station (Hank Mobley, 1960)
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Joan Baez - Joan Baez (1960)
Joan Baez - Joan Baez (1960)
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Muddy Waters at Newport 1960
Muddy Waters at Newport 1960
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A Date With the Everly Brothers- The Everly Brothers
A Date With the Everly Brothers- The Everly Brothers
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Freddie Hubbard - Open Sesame
Freddie Hubbard - Open Sesame
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Grant Green - Green Street
Grant Green - Green Street
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Bill Evans Trio - Sunday at the Village Vanguard
Bill Evans Trio - Sunday at the Village Vanguard
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Sonny Rollins - The Bridge
Sonny Rollins - The Bridge
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Green Onions - Booker T. & the MG's
Green Onions - Booker T. & the MG's
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Dexter Gordon - Go!
Dexter Gordon - Go!
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Jazz Samba- Stan Getz / Charlie Byrd
Jazz Samba- Stan Getz / Charlie Byrd
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The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
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37
Bob Dylan - 	The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
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Joe Henderson - Page One
Joe Henderson - Page One
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Sam Cooke - Live at the Harlem Square Club
Sam Cooke - Live at the Harlem Square Club
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Dexter Gordon - Our Man in Paris
Dexter Gordon - Our Man in Paris
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