The Best Albums of 1965


1. Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited


2. The Beatles – Rubber Soul


3. John Coltrane – A Love Supreme


4. Bob Dylan – Bringing It All Back Home


5. Nina Simone – Pastel Blues


6. Jackson C. Frank – Jackson C. Frank


7. John Fahey – The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death


8. Son House – Father of Folk Blues


9. Albert Ayler – Spiritual Unity


10. The Beatles – Help!


11. The Who – My Generation


12. Wayne Shorter – The All Seeing Eye


13. Vince Guaraldi – A Charlie Brown Christmas


14. Miles Davis – E.S.P.


15. Atrud Gilberto – The Astrud Gilberto Album


16. Them – The Angry Young Them


17. Wayne Shorter – Speak No Evil


18. Otis Redding – Otis Blue


19. The Sonics – Here Are The Sonics!!!


20. The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine Man


21. Horace Silver – Song for My Father


22. Bert Jansch – Bert Jansch


23. Pete La Roca – Basra


24. Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Rip, Rig and Panic


25. Merle Haggard – Strangers

The Best Albums of 1964


1. Eric Dolphy – Out to Lunch!


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3. Nina Simone – Nina Simone in Concert


4. Bob Dylan – The Times They Are A-Changin’


5. Bob Dylan – Another Side of Bob Dylan


6. Grant Green – Idle Moments


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8. The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night


9. Herbie Hancock – Inventions and Dimensions


10. Andrew Hill – Judgement!


11. Stan Getz & JoΓ£o Gilberto – Getz/Gilberto


12. Doc Watson – Doc Watson


13. John Coltrane – Crescent


14. Michael Garrick – Moonscape


15. Phil Ochs – All the News That’s Fit to Sing


16. The Ronettes – Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica


17. Herbie Hancock – Empyrean Isles


18. Dave Van Ronk – Just Dave Van Ronk


19. Wayne Shorter – Juju


20. John Coltrane – Coltrane’s Sound


21. Sam Cooke – Ain’t That Good News


22. Buck Owens – Together Again / My Heart Skips a Beat


23. The Modern Jazz Quartet – Collaboration


24. Baden Powell – Γ€ Vontade


25. Johnny Cash – Bitter Tears

The Best Albums of 1963


1. Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan


2. Charles Mingus – The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady


3. Pete Seeger – We Shall Overcome


4. John Coltrane – Impressions


5. Duke Ellington – Money Jungle


6. Sam Cooke – Night Beat


7. John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman – John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman


8. Sandy Bull – Fantasias for Guitar & Banjo


9. John Coltrane – Ballads


10. Thelonious Monk – Monk’s Dream


11. James Brown – Live at the Apollo


12. Jorge Ben – Samba Esquema Novo


13. Solomon Burke – If You Need Me


14. The Dillards – Back Porch Bluegrass


15. Duke Ellington & John Coltrane – Duke Ellington & John Coltrane


16. John Coltrane – Live at Birdland


17. The Beatles – Please Please Me


18. Cecil Taylor – Live at the CafΓ© Montmartre


19. John Lee Hooker – Don’t Turn Me From Your Door


20. The Beatles – With The Beatles


21. Tony Bennett – I Wanna Be Around…


22. Jackie McLean – One Step Beyond


23. John Fahey – Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes


24. Hank Mobley – No Room for Squares


25. Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane – Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane

The Best Albums of 1962


1. John Coltrane – Coltrane β€œLive” at the Village Vanguard


2. Charles Mingus – Oh Yeah


3. Bill Evans & Jim Hall – Undercurrent


4. Wes Montgomery – Full House


5. Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd – Jazz Samba


6. John Coltrane – Coltrane


7. Eric Dolphy – Far Cry


8. Charles Mingus – Tijuana Moods


9. Sonny Clark – Leapin’ and Lopin’


10. Max Roach – It’s Time


11. Roy Haynes – Out of the Afternoon


12. Ray Charles – Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music


13. Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery – Bags Meets Wes!


14. Woody Guthrie – Woody Guthrie Sings Folk Songs


15. Sonny Rollins – The Bridge


16. Hank Mobley – Workout


17. Leadbelly – His Guitar, His Voice, His Piano


18. Horace Silver – Tokyo Blues


19. Herbie Hancock – Takin’ Off


20. Vince Guaraldi – Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus


21. Howlin’ Wolf – Howlin’ Wolf


22. John Coltrane – Coltrane Plays the Blues


23. Rahsaan Roland Kirk – We Free Kings


24. Roy Orbison – Crying


25. Dexter Gordon – Go

The Best Albums of 2011


1. Destroyer – Kaputt


2. Fallujah – The Harvest Wombs


3. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake


4. Bon Iver – Bon Iver, Bon Iver


5. Tom Waits – Bad As Me


6. Autopsy – Macabre Eternal


7. Mastodon – The Hunter


8. Grouper – A I A


9. Esoteric – Paragon of Dissonance


10. Wormrot – Dirge


11. Arch/Matheos – Sympathetic Resonance


12. Opeth – Heritage


13. Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring for My Halo


14. Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost


15. A Winged Victory for the Sullen – A Winged Victory for the Sullen


16. Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972


17. Paul Wardingham – Assimilate Regenerate


18. Josh T Pearson – Last of the Country Gentlemen


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20. The Psychic Paramount – II


21. Beastie Boys – Hot Sauce Committee Part Two


22. Danny BrownXXX


23. Kate Bush – 50 Words for Snow


24. The Antlers – Burst Apart


25. Washed Out – Within and Without