Dave's Website - Music Albums
Here is a reasonably current list of my music albums. (Click a column to sort by that field).
(Tres Mexicanos) Del Sur De Texas Sir Finks, The Various Original Surf 4.0 4.0 4.0 Original surf songs, but recorded in the late 1990's.
12 x 5 Rolling Stones Various Various 3.6 3.0 3.5
13th Street Kevin K Various Rock 3.2 3.0 4.0 NYC club rock
1969 - Velvet Underground Live - Volume 1 Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Recorded from cassette. Track 3 - What Goes On!
1969 - Velvet Underground Live - Volume 2 Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 3.0 Recorded from cassette.
20 Good Vibrations - The Greatest Hits Beach Boys Various Original Surf 4.6 3.1 3.8
2001: A Space Odyssey Unassigned Various Soundtrack 2.6 3.0 3.0 Tracks 2, 4, 8, 9, 10, 13 only, tape hiss
24 karat Gold In A Bottle Croce, Jim Various Folk 3.6 3.7 3.3
4-11-44 Blasters, The Various Various 3.2 3.9 3.7 Roots rock
50 Worldwide Gold Hits, Vol. 1 Presley, Elvis Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 2 CDs
52nd Street Joel, Billy Joel, Billy Rock 3.0 3.3 3.7
615 to FAME Steelism Various Various 3.4 3.5 3.5
Aaron Copeland: The Music of America Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Copland, Aaron Classical 2.6 4.3 3.1
Abbey Road Beatles Various Rock 3.1 3.6 3.3 Complex, listen carefully or is often boring
abiggerbang Rolling Stones Various Various 2.8 3.9 3.8 No hits, no real rockers
Advancement, The Advancement, The Unassigned Various 3.2 4.0 3.5 Hard to categorize.
Adventures of Panama Red, The New Riders of the Purple Sage Unassigned Country 3.5 4.0 3.4
Africana and Beyond! Chaino Allan, Kirby Exotica 2.5 3.0 3.9 Percussion-oriented, gutteral noises, primitive and suggestive.
After Blue Sutton, Tierney Various Various 3.3 4.8 3.3 Jazz-type arrangements.
After the Gold Rush Young, Neil Various Various 3.2 4.0 3.5
Afterburner ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0
Afterglow Shank, Kendra Various Jazz 2.7 4.1 2.9 Mapleshade, very mellow
Aftermath Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.6 3.2 3.7 Last track (11) is 11:12!
Agents of Fortune Blue Oyster Cult Various Rock 3.0 3.1 3.9 Hard rock
Aja Steely Dan Steely Dan Rock 3.3 4.0 3.1 Jazzy.
All Keyed Up Hobbs, Becky Various Country 3.1 4.0 3.4
All the Hits Jan & Dean Unassigned Various 3.6 3.0 3.8 2 CDs, very uneven. Promo tracks not in database.
Alone Together Various Various Jazz 2.0 4.0 3.6 Mapleshade
Alter Ego Various Various Jazz 2.0 4.0 2.9 Mapleshade, piano duo
Alternative Woodstock Various Various Various 2.5 3.7 3.6 Woodstock local bands as of 1994, no hits.
Amazing Colossal Band, The Laika & The Cosmonauts Various Various 3.4 4.0 3.6 Top end rolled off - can be played LOUD
Amazing Grace: All Time Bagpipe Favorites Unknown Traditional Foreign 3.3 4.0 3.3
Amboy Dukes Amboy Dukes Unassigned Rock 2.9 3.2 3.7
American Beauty Grateful Dead Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 3.0
American Graffiti Various Various Soundtrack 3.6 3.0 3.5 2 CDs, first CD is best by far
American Legacies Various Various Country 3.3 4.0 3.3
Americana Young, Neil Various Rock 3.5 4.0 3.9 Hard rock.
An Amadeus Affair Various Various Classical 3.1 4.0 3.6 Classical piano duet.
An Innocent Man Joel, Billy Joel, Billy Rock 3.3 3.9 3.7
An Outbreak of Twangin' (Phantom Guitars Vol. 2) Various Unassigned Hipster 3.7 3.0 3.9
Andean Christmas Tairona Unassigned Christmas 3.3 4.0 3.2 Instrumental, wooden flute, nice, with serious percussion.
Anticipation Simon, Carly Various Folk 4.1 4.0 3.0
Anywhere the Girls Are! Fantastic Baggys (studio group only) Unassigned Original Surf 3.2 3.0 3.4
Arthur Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 TBD Track 1: Victoria!
Assassin, The Cadillac Hitmen Unassigned Modern Surf 3.4 4.0 3.8 A bit mellow
Astral Weeks Morrison, Van Morrison, Van Soft Rock 2.9 3.9 3.3 Boring, mellow, no real tunes, voice gets monotonous
Astral Weeks, Live at the Hollywood Bowl Morrison, Van Morrison, Van Rock 2.9 3.6 3.2 Live album.
At Yankee Stadium NRBQ Various Various 3.2 4.0 3.8
Auditorium Organ - Atlantic City Convention Hall Unassigned Various Organ 3.1 3.1 3.1 Must read booklet and accompanying writeup! Track 12 has lots of bass. Historical value only.
Austin Backalley Blue Sweetman, M. Various Blues 3.0 4.7 3.6 Mapleshade, Wildchild, uninspiring
Automatic For the People R.E.M. R.E.M. Rock 2.8 4.1 3.3 Moody, downbeat, not rowdy
Autumn Leaves Jacintha Various Jazz 2.4 4.9 3.1 Mellow. Boring. Except for lively track 9, and interesting track 10 (Moon River)
Baby, Now That I've Found You Krauss, Alison Various Various 3.0 4.0 3.0 2 song sampler
Bach on a Steinway Biegel, Jeffrey Bach, Johann Sebastian Classical 3.0 4.0 3.5
Bach: Goldberg Variations, 1955 version Gould, Glenn Bach, Johann Sebastian Classical 3.0 3.0 3.7 Remastered 1992 version, tape hiss on all but last two tracks
Back at the Chicken Shack Smith, Jimmy Various Various 3.0 4.0 3.6
Back in Black AC / DC Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 A bit bright which limits max volume.
back in love again Greeson, Liz Mandville Various Pop 3.0 4.5 3.4
Backflip Louie & The Pool Party Pagans Aqua Velvets, The Unassigned Modern Surf 3.3 3.0 4.0
Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Ballads From the Black Sea Datevik Various Jazz 2.6 4.0 3.4 Mapleshade
Band on the Run Wings, and Paul McCartney Various Rock 3.7 4.0 3.5 Clean sound. Can play repeatedly, and gradually louder.
Band, The Band, The Various Rock 3.0 3.8 3.6
Bang Bang Boom Boom Various Various Various 3.1 4.0 3.4
Bankin' On the Boogie Rio, Rob Various Various 3.4 3.4 3.8
barefootsoul Sonia dada Various Rock 2.2 4.4 3.5 Mellow, no hits
Batman Unassigned Various Soundtrack 2.6 4.0 3.7
Batman Returns Various Various Soundtrack 2.5 4.9 3.2 Creepy, gothic, symphonic
Bayou Country Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Various 3.7 3.3 3.7
Be a Brother / How Hard It Is Big Brother and the Holding Co. Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Albums reversed on disk. Rowdy tracks: 2, 6, 9, 11.
Beat Goes On, The Sonny & Cher Various Soft Rock 3.0 3.1 3.5
beatbeatbeat Various Various Various 3.2 3.0 3.9 The Mersey Sound, 1962-1963.
Beatles For Sale Beatles Various Rock 3.5 3.0 3.6
Beatles, The (White Album) Beatles Various Various 3.3 3.6 3.5 Varied songs, some big hits and some noodling.
Beautiful People / Circles New Seekers Various Soft Rock 3.0 3.0 3.4 2 albums on one disk.
beautiful thing!, a Malinverni, Pete Various Jazz 2.7 4.0 3.5 Lively piano trio.
Beautiful Yesterday Kurtz, Dayna Various Jazz 2.8 4.0 2.9 Mellow, very low voice
Beethoven: Complete Piano Concertos Unassigned Beethoven, Ludwig van Classical 2.1 4.0 2.9 3 CDs
Beggars Banquet Rolling Stones Various Various 3.3 3.5 3.7 Crisp sound, but not much bass
Beginnings Allman Brothers Band Various Various 3.1 3.3 3.8 Jammy. Compilation album from "The Allman Brothers Band" and "Idlewild South".
Belairs, The Belairs Various Original Surf 3.8 2.9 3.8 Important historically. All tracks damaged to some extent. Sounds okay in car.
Bells, The Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 1.0 4.0 3.0 Only one good song: Track 5: Looking for Love
Below the Bassline Ranglin, Ernest Various Reggae 3.0 4.3 3.5
Berlin Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 1.0 4.0 3.0 Sad story. Not much real music.
Berlin Cabaret Songs Lemper, Ute Various Pop 2.5 4.0 3.4
Berlin Wall of Sound, The Chesterfield Kings Various Various 3.3 3.0 3.8 Hard rock.
Best of Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers, The Jocque, Beau (Espre, Andrus) Various Zydeco 3.1 3.8 3.8 Heavy beat, variety of styles
Best of Chopin, The Unassigned Chopin, Frederic Classical 3.1 3.0 3.5 Compressed, treble and bass rolled off.
Best of David Bowie 1969/1974, The Bowie, David Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Best of Deep Purple, The Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Interesting compilation of lesser known tracks, some recorded from vinyl.
Best of Dick Dale & His Del-Tones, The Various Various Various 4.2 3.1 3.9 2 outstanding modern cuts at end
Best of Eydie Gorme Gorme, Eydie Various Pop 2.8 3.0 3.3
Best of Jefferson Airplane, The Jefferson Airplane Various Rock 3.2 3.2 3.7 Track 2 - White Rabbit
Best of Johnny Winter, The Winter, Johnny Various Various 3.1 3.6 3.7
Best of Moog Various Various Hipster 3.1 4.0 3.8
Best of Procol Harem, The Procol Harum Various Rock 3.3 3.3 3.7 Very limited soundstage.
Best of Strauss, The Vienna Promenade Orchestra Strauss II, Johann Classical 3.2 3.0 3.4 Fun! Play loud!
Best of the Big Bands Various Unassigned Big Band 3.1 3.0 3.2 2 CDs. Generally clean sound (other than live tracks), but not not closely miked.
Best of the Outlaws Outlaws, The Various Country Rock 3.9 3.1 3.9
Best of the Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 TBD
Best of Tim Curry Curry, Tim Various Pop 3.1 4.0 3.1
Best of Tom Jones, The Jones, Tom Various Pop 3.4 3.0 3.6
Between the Buttons Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.3 3.1 3.8
Beyond the Beach Various Various Modern Surf 3.5 3.7 3.7
Big Chill, The Various Various Soundtrack 3.9 3.0 3.6 Too bright - fatiguing
big come up, the Black Keys, The Various Various 2.3 3.0 3.9 A variety of raw rock.
Big Easy Boogie Woods, Mitch Various Funk 3.6 4.0 3.6 CD and DVD
Big Phat Band XXL Goodwin, Gordon Goodwin, Gordon Big Band 2.3 4.0 3.6
Big Surf Sentinels Unassigned Original Surf 4.1 3.0 3.9
Big Surf Hits Various Unassigned Original Surf 4.3 3.0 3.7
Black Coffee Lee, Peggy Various Pop 3.0 3.1 3.3
Black Eyed Man Cowboy Junkies Various Soft Rock 2.8 4.0 3.7
Black Talk! Earland, Charles Various Funk 3.0 4.0 4.0 Organ-based soul-jazz.
Blazing Horns / Tenor in Roots McCook, Tommy Unassigned Reggae 3.2 3.6 3.7
Blitzkrieg Bop and Other Jazz Mutations C-Nuts Various Jazz 3.2 5.0 3.6 Mapleshade/Wildchild
Blood, Sweat & Tears 4 Blood, Sweat & Tears Various Various 2.6 3.8 3.3
Blue Mitchell, Joni Mitchell, Joni Soft Rock 2.8 4.0 3.3
Blue Mask, The Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 2.0 3.0 3.0
Blue Moves John, Elton Various Rock 3.3 4.0 3.4 Two CDs
Blue Suede Shoes > A Rockabilly Session Various Various Various 3.2 3.0 3.9 Live album with big-name guests.
Blues in Other Colors Maxwell, David Maxwell, David Various 3.1 4.5 3.2 Exotic instrumental jazz/blues.
Blues Theme Allan, Davie Various Original Surf 3.7 3.0 3.8 Clean sound
Bluiett's Barbecue Band Bluiett, Hamiet Various Jazz 1.8 4.0 3.4 Mapleshade. Lots of skronking and noodling.
Bombora! Original Surfaris Various Original Surf 4.2 3.0 4.0 Track 6 - Intoxica!
Boogaloo To Beck Smith, Dr. Lonnie Various Funk 3.0 4.0 3.7
Boogeyin'! Swamprock, Salsa, and 'Trane A la Carte Brass & Percussion Various Various 3.2 4.0 3.8 Mapleshade/Wildchild. Very clean, although not the last word in bass slam. Interesting when played VERY loud.
Boogie People Thorogood, George Various Various 3.5 3.6 3.9
Boogie With Canned Heat Canned Heat Various Various 3.8 3.4 3.8
Book of Love Candy Carol Various Pop 3.0 3.9 3.5
Book of Taliesyn Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Compilation: Tracks 1-7 & 12 are 5-star quality
Born in the U.S.A. Springsteen, Bruce Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Born to Run Springsteen, Bruce Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Born to Sing : No Plan B Morrison, Van Morrison, Van Various 2.9 4.0 3.3
Boston Boston Various Rock 3.5 3.9 4.0 Their debut album
Boy Next Door, The Kent, Stacey Various Pop 3.0 4.0 3.4 Jazzy arrangements.
Boys Don't Cry Cure, The Unassigned Various 2.6 3.9 3.7 Track 11: Grinding Halt
Branigan Branigan, Laura Various Pop 3.2 4.0 3.4
Branigan 2 Branigan, Laura Various Pop 3.1 4.0 3.5
Brass Whistles on Parade Unknown Unassigned Military 3.1 3.0 4.0
Breakfast at Tiffany's Unassigned Various Soundtrack 3.7 3.6 3.6 Henry Mancini. XRCD. Pretty clean, but some tape hiss, boomy bass, some distant miking. Replaced by remastered HDTracks download.
Breaking Hearts John, Elton Various Rock 3.2 4.0 3.6
Breakout...!!! Ryder, Mitch Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0
Bridge, The Various Various Rock 2.7 3.9 3.7
Brigadoon Various Various Soundtrack 3.2 3.0 3.4 1947 mono
Bringing the Flame Home: From Havana to Africa Asante Various Jazz 1.8 4.0 3.8 Mapleshade. Limited bass.
Broken Arrow Young, Neil Various Rock 2.9 3.5 3.5 Raucous, but no hits.
Brothers in Arms Dire Straits Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 TBD Some mellow
Bulgarian Piano Blues Various Various Various 2.4 4.0 3.5
Bullwinkle Part II Centurions, The Unassigned Original Surf 4.2 3.1 3.8 Fun, upbeat album.
Burn Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 4.0 Track 1 "Burn" best
Busted Cheap Trick Various Rock 3.3 4.0 3.7
Bustin' Surfboards Various Various Original Surf 4.0 3.1 4.4
Bustin' Surfboards Tornados Various Various 3.6 3.0 3.7
Buzz Buzz Buzzzzzz - Vol. 1 Various Unassigned Psychedelic 3.4 3.0 3.6 Psychedelic instrumentals
Buzz Buzz Buzzzzzz - Vol. 2 Various Unassigned Psychedelic 3.4 3.0 3.9 Psychedelic instrumentals
By the Light of the Moon Los Lobos Various Rock 3.0 5.0 3.5 Play loud!
Byrd of Paradise Byrd, Jerry Various Exotica 2.8 4.0 2.9 Relaxing tropical themes.
C.W. McCall's Greatest Hits McCall, C.W. Unassigned Various 2.8 3.5 3.3
Cabaret Unassigned Various Soundtrack 3.2 4.8 3.5
California Dreamin' Mamas & Papas Unassigned Soft Rock 3.2 3.0 3.6
Can the Can Quatro, Suzi Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0 Wow! Rock concert sound, but excellent bass.
Can't Buy a Thrill Steely Dan Steely Dan Rock 2.7 4.0 3.8
Candlelight Moments Various Various New Age 2.0 4.0 2.8 Mostly piano. Soft and uninspiring.
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy John, Elton Various Rock 3.7 4.1 3.4 Fairly bright sound on main songs, bonus songs better
Careless Love Peyroux, Madeleine Various Jazz 3.0 4.3 3.3
Caribou John, Elton Various Various 3.3 4.0 3.7 Mixture of styles
Carnival Steel Drum Collection Vol. 7 Unassigned Various Foreign 4.0 4.0 3.5
Casino Royale Various Bacharach, Burt Soundtrack 3.4 4.0 3.4
Cat Walk, The Byrd, Donald Various Jazz 2.5 4.0 3.8 Lively, with trumpet, but no real tunes.
Caught in the Act Queen Ida Unassigned Zydeco 3.9 4.0 3.8 Live album, but crowd noise not intrusive.
Centro America Various Unassigned Foreign 3.0 4.0 TBD 12 tracks. Too damaged to rip. Plays okay.
Charade Various Various Soundtrack 3.2 4.0 3.5 Henry Mancini. XRCD, some tape hiss, nice soundstaging
Charlie Brown Christmas, A Guaraldi, Vince Various Various 3.1 3.0 3.5 Delightful, upbeat. Mostly piano jazz. Lots of tape hiss.
Che's Lounge Frenchy Various Rock 3.1 4.0 3.9 Nice husky female vocalist, quirky, some LOW bass, sounds best loud like club
Cheap and Evil Girl, A Sharp, Bree Various Rock 2.5 4.0 3.5
Cheap Thrills Joplin, Janis Various Rock 3.0 3.1 3.6 Mostly live.
Chicago Sessions, The Terry, Clark Various Big Band 2.2 4.0 3.2
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago Various R&B 2.9 4.0 3.8
Chinoiserie Lin, Jenny Various Classical 2.8 4.0 3.5
Choice Cuts Floyd, King Various Various 3.2 3.5 3.7
Chopin Rubinstein, Arthur Chopin, Frederic Classical 3.0 4.0 3.6 Somewhat lively, nice sound but a bit rolled off in the low bass
Chopin & Liszt Piano Sonatas Gampel, Alan Various Classical 2.6 3.8 3.4 Mapleshade, boring piano, a trifle bass-shy and some room hiss.
Christmas Album Ventures Unassigned Modern Surf 3.8 4.0 3.5
Christmas Celebration of Hope, A King, B. B. Various Blues 3.3 3.0 3.6
Christmas Collection, The Sinatra, Frank Various Various 2.7 3.2 3.2 Good album. Guest singers include Bing Crosby and Nancy Sinatra.
Christmas Eve and Other Stories Trans-Siberian Orchestra Unassigned Christmas 3.0 4.0 3.1
Christmas Gift For You, A Various Various Rock 2.9 3.0 3.9 Christmas music in rock form.
Christmas on Big Island Blue Hawaiians Various Modern Surf 3.7 4.0 3.3 Laid back.
Christmas With Solid Brass Solid Brass Various Christmas 3.1 4.0 3.6
Chrome Dreams II Young, Neil Young, Neil Rock 2.5 4.0 3.5
Chronicle Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Rock 3.8 3.5 3.9
Chronicle, Vol. 2 Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Various 3.6 3.1 3.8
City of Dreams Various Various Various 3.3 3.5 3.5 4 disks, 4th disk is piano.
Classic Live Performances Various Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0
Classified Booker, James Various Various 3.6 4.0 3.5 Practically classical piano. Clean sound, but piano bass is rolled off.
Climbing! Mountain Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0
Coalition of the Willing Previte, Bobby Previte, Bobby Rock 2.8 4.0 4.0 Instrumental/electronic: heavy/jazzy/hipsterish.
Cockahoop Matthews, Cerys Various Folk 2.8 4.0 3.2
Coda Led Zeppelin Various Various 3.0 3.6 3.8
Coffin Daggers Coffin Daggers Unassigned Modern Surf 3.3 4.0 3.7
Collected Works Simon and Garfunkel Various Various 3.1 3.7 3.5
Come Away With Me Jones, Norah Various Country 3.1 4.1 3.0 Good voice, weak material.
Come Rain or Come Shine Garland, Judy Various Pop 3.2 3.0 3.7 Recorded live from her TV show.
Come Taste the Band Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 2.0 3.0 4.0 No good songs.
Come Together Colligan, George Various Jazz 2.2 4.0 3.8 Boring. Clean sound but limited soundstage.
Comes a Time Young, Neil Various Various 2.9 3.7 3.4
Communique Dire Straits Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Complete Christmas Collection Day, Doris Various Various 3.1 3.0 3.1
Complete Decca Recordings Kenney, Beverly Various Pop 3.0 3.0 3.4
Complete Royal Roost Recordings Kenney, Beverly Various Pop 3.0 3.0 3.5
Compromise Is For Cowards Hammerlock Various Various 3.0 3.0 4.0 Quite a variety of styles, but mostly very hard rock.
Concrete Jungle: The Music of Bob Marley Alexander, Monty Marley, Bob Reggae 3.5 4.4 3.8
Coney Island Baby Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0 Decent, but not exciting. Best track: 7.
Constrictor Cooper, Alice Various Rock 3.0 3.1 4.0
Cool Man Cool Geissman, Grant Geissman, Grant Jazz 2.9 4.0 3.7 Very clean sound, but limited soundstage. Instrument comparative levels off a bit.
Cool Runnings Various Various Soundtrack 3.1 3.9 3.8 Reggae
Cool Struttin' Clark, Sonny Various Jazz 2.8 3.2 3.8 Lively, hard bop, instrumental
Cosmo's Factory Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Rock 3.8 3.1 3.9
Countdown to Ecstacy Steely Dan Steely Dan Rock 3.3 3.8 3.8
Court and Spark Mitchell, Joni Various Soft Rock 2.9 4.0 3.5
Creedence Clearwater Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Rock 3.3 3.0 3.8
Crescent Crawl Katz, Bruce Various Various 2.9 4.0 3.6 Jazz with a New Orleans slant.
Crown Imperial Dallas Wind Symphony Various Organ 2.7 5.0 2.6 Mellow.
Cut to the Bone Molly Hatchet Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 4.0 Uneven sound quality
Cyclerific Sounds Silencers Unassigned Modern Surf 2.3 3.0 4.0 Heavy music.
D.E. 7th / Information Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 Two albums on one, remastered, track 1 best
D.F.F.D. Dictators Various Various 3.1 3.0 4.0 Heavy rock
Dancehall Stringbusters! Various Unassigned Original Surf 3.9 3.0 3.9
Dancehall Stringbusters! 2 Various Unassigned Original Surf 4.0 3.0 4.1
Danger Is My Business Times 2 Times 2 Rock 2.2 4.0 4.0 EP album, 1st track best
Dangerhouse Vol. 1 Various Various Various 3.0 3.0 4.0 HARD rock/punk! Sounds best loud.
Dangerous Madness Kramer, Wayne Various Rock 2.5 3.6 3.8 Wicked guitar, but dark wordy vocals.
Darkness on the Edge of Town Springsteen, Bruce Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
David Bowie Bowie, David Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0 Mostly novelty songs
Day at the Beach, A Sonia dada Various Rock 3.4 4.6 3.6
Day Blindness Day Blindness Day Blindness Psychedelic 3.0 3.0 3.6 1969 San Francisco Psyche
Daydream Allyson, Karrin Various Jazz 2.6 4.1 3.5 Best track: 10
Deadicated Various Unassigned Rock 5.0 5.0 3.0 Track 14 for sound!
Dear Eloise / King Midas In Reverse Hollies, The Unassigned Various 2.6 3.0 3.5 Mellow
Deathrace 3000 Mutants, The Unassigned Modern Surf 3.3 4.0 3.8 Heavy music, but some is funky and/or with latin beats.
Debussy: Prelude…Faune/Nocturnes/La Mer/Berceuse Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Debussy, Claude Classical 2.0 4.0 2.4 Sleep-inducing
December's Children (and everybody's) Rolling Stones Various Various 3.2 2.8 3.7
Deep Purple in Rock Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 4.0 Best played loud! Good but standard rock. Some good jams. No hits.
Deja Vu Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Various Various 3.3 4.0 3.3
Demolition Safari Cretin 66 Unassigned Rock 2.3 3.0 3.9 Hard rock, punkish
Desire of the Rhino King Belew, Adrian Various Various 2.6 4.0 3.5
Detroit Ryder, Mitch Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Sounds best loud.
Dick Dale & His Del-Tones - Greatest Hits Dale, Dick Various Original Surf 3.9 3.0 4.0
Dire Straits Dire Straits Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap AC / DC Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Top end not bright - can be played LOUD.
Dirty Work Rolling Stones Various Various 3.5 4.0 3.8 Clean sound, but lacks bass.
Distance, The Seger, Bob Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Distortions Blue Phantom Unassigned Various 3.1 3.0 3.6
Dmitri Shostakovich Lin, Jenny Shostakovich, Dmitri Classical 3.0 4.0 3.7
Don't Look Back Royal Southern Brotherhood Various Various 3.1 3.9 3.3 Heavily compressed - no dynamic range.
Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player John, Elton Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0
Doors, The Doors, The Various Various 3.0 3.5 3.7
Dose Gov't Mule Various Rock 3.0 4.0 3.3
Double Time Redbone, Leon Various Various 3.0 3.0 3.2 Quirky
Dove, The Unassigned Various Soundtrack 2.5 4.0 3.1 Pretty music. Mostly instrumental, mostly symphonic. Clean sound, limited bass.
Downpayment on Future Glories Even Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.7 3.7
Dr. Zhivago Unassigned Various Soundtrack 3.2 4.0 3.2 Clean sound, with nice dynamic range. Tracks don't play in sequence on the Oppo.
Dreams Debussy, Claude Ciccolini, Aldo Classical 2.3 4.0 3.0 Piano, boring, trk 11 Clair de lune, weak bass.
Drivin' Bass Bass Connection Bass Connection Rock 1.9 4.0 3.8 Bass demo, synthesized
Drop Out With The Barracudas Barracudas Unassigned Various 3.6 3.0 4.0 Punk influences. Essentially mono.
Dynamic Guitar Sounds of the Clee-Shays, The Clee-Shays, The Various Original Surf 3.8 3.0 3.7 Mostly spy-type instrumentals
Earl Wild Plays Spanish and French Gems Wild, Earl Various Classical 3.1 4.0 3.5 "Modern" classics. Limited bass - not demo quality.
Early Tapes, The Various Various Rock 3.6 3.0 3.8 Beatles on trks 1-5, 7, 10, 11
Early Works '64-'66 Holden, Randy Unassigned Various 3.2 3.1 3.8 Great guitar!, with some surf.
Easy Action Casino, Johnny Various Rock 3.1 3.0 4.0
Eat This! Nervous Eaters Cataldo, Steve Various 3.0 3.0 4.0
Edgar Winter Collection, The Winter, Edgar Various Various 3.5 4.0 3.6 Clean, but weak bass. Disk vibrates.
El Paso Rock Volume 8: El Vampiro Various Various Original Surf 3.2 3.0 3.9
El Paso Rock Volume 9: Sand Surfin' Various Various Various 2.8 3.0 3.9
Electric Ladyland Hendrix, Jimi Various Rock 2.5 3.3 3.6 Don't need more Hendrix albums - this is a good sampler
Electric Light Orchestra II Electric Light Orchestra Various Rock 3.4 3.2 3.6
Electric Warrior T. Rex (Marc Bolan) Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Uneven
Eleventh Finger, The Lin, Jenny Various Classical 2.4 4.0 3.8 For catalog completeness only: difficult but uninteresting pieces.
Eliminator ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Ella Fitzgerald sings the Cole Porter song book Fitzgerald, Ella Porter, Cole Pop 3.0 3.5 3.4 Okay but boring songs.
Elton John John, Elton Various Rock 3.2 4.0 3.4
Elvis' Christmas Album Presley, Elvis Unassigned Various 3.1 3.0 3.1
Endless Journey, Phase 1 Various Unassigned Various 3.1 3.0 3.8 Psychedelic
English & Irish Dances... London Philharmonic Orchestra Arnold, Malcolm Classical 3.0 4.0 3.5
escondida Holland, Jolie Various Folk 3.3 4.3 3.2 Beautiful voice, clean sound, but mostly boring songs.
Espionage Garage Saboteurs Various Modern Surf 3.7 3.0 3.9
Essential Hollywood, The Various Various Soundtrack 3.1 4.0 3.5 Orchestral
Essential Sly & The Family Stone, The Sly & The Family Stone Stewart, Sylvester "Sly Stone" Funk 2.9 3.9 3.8 2 CDs; Good funky bass lines
Essential, The Jackson, Mahalia Various Gospel 2.9 3.0 3.1 Not rowdy
Every Picture Tells a Story Stewart, Rod Various Rock 3.5 4.1 3.8
Everybody Digs Bill Evans Evans, Bill Various Jazz 2.9 4.0 2.9 Piano trio.
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Young, Neil Young, Neil Various 3.0 4.0 3.0 With Crazy Horse.
Everybody's In Show Business Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 2.0 3.0 3.0 Half studio, half concert. Track 10 - Celluloid Heroes
Everyday is a Holly Day Various Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Everything You Always Wanted... Various Unassigned Various 2.9 3.0 3.7 Instrumental and psychedelic. All tracks on CD recorded from vinyl.
Excitable Boy Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Exile on Main Street Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.3 3.5 3.8
Exodus Marley, Bob Various Reggae 3.2 4.6 3.4
Exotic Mindexpanders, Volumn 4 Various Unassigned Various 2.9 3.4 3.9
Exotica I & II Denny, Martin Various Exotica 2.9 3.6 3.3 Two albums on one CD.
Famous Blue Raincoat Warnes, Jennifer Cohen, Leonard Various 2.8 4.1 3.2 Play loud - wide dynamic range. Missing just the lowest bass impact.
Fandango ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Live tracks 3*, some studio tracks are 5* (4-7, 9)
Faster Than the Bugzapper Green Hornets, The Various Rock 3.2 3.0 4.0
Fathomless Fathoms Unassigned Modern Surf 4.0 3.0 3.6
Fear of Music Talking Heads Various Rock 3.2 4.0 3.9
Fennell Conducts Sousa Marches Eastman Wind Ensemble Sousa, John Philip Military 3.1 4.0 4.0
Fiberglass Rocket Jon & The Nightriders Various Modern Surf 4.5 5.0 3.8
Fine Romance, A Holiday, Billie Various Blues 2.0 2.0 3.3 Okay songs, but main problem is very poor sound quality.
Fine…Forget It Hellstomper Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.1 Fast hard red-neck rock.
Fire and Gasoline Jones, Steve Various Rock 2.8 4.0 4.0 Hard rock
Fireball Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 TBD
Fit To Be Tied (Greatest Hits) Jett, Joan Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 4.0 Rock concert sound
Flamenco Ruspoli, Tao Unassigned Exotica 2.4 4.0 3.5 MapleShade - Wildchild
Flashpoint Rolling Stones Various Various 3.7 3.1 3.9 Live, Trk 14 - JJF best version
Flowers Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.8 3.6 3.6
Fly Me to the Moon Garland, Judy Various Pop 3.0 3.0 3.3 Live, from her TV show.
For Those About To Rock AC / DC Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
four marys Pidgeon, Rebecca Various Folk 2.9 5.0 3.4 Hard to understand words of some tracks due to heavy Scottish dialect.
Fox, The John, Elton Various Rock 2.7 3.0 3.4
Fred Hersch at Maybeck Hersch, Fred Various Jazz 2.2 4.0 3.5 Boring. Standards played fancy. Live, with applause at track ends. Clean sound but bass rolled off a bit.
Fred Hersch Plays Jobim Hersch, Fred Jobim, Antonio Carlos Pop 3.0 4.0 3.4
Freedom Young, Neil Various Various 2.8 3.8 3.6
Frijid Pink Frijid Pink Various Various 3.5 3.5 3.6 1970 Detroit rock with psyche/folk/early punk influence.
Frolic Diner Part 1 Various Unassigned Various 3.7 3.0 3.9
Frolic Diner Part 2 Various Unassigned Various 3.6 3.0 3.7
Frolic Diner Part 3 Various Various Various 3.7 3.0 3.9
Frolic Diner Part 4 Various Various Hipster 4.0 3.0 3.9
From Age to Age Denver Brass, The Various Organ 2.2 5.0 2.9
From Every Stage Baez, Joan Various Folk 3.5 3.9 3.3 Live concert, mostly folk songs, 2 CDs.
From Small Things: The Best of Dave Edmunds Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 4.0
Fruitcakes Buffett, Jimmy Various Various 3.0 4.0 3.7 Pleasant.
Fuzz Fest Allan, Davie Various Modern Surf 3.1 3.0 3.8 Hard fuzz guitar, few tunes
Gary Usher, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 Usher, Gary Various Various 4.3 3.0 3.9 Two albums: "Black Boots and Bikes" and "Hot Rod High".
Gasoline Alley Stewart, Rod Various Rock 3.2 3.6 3.6 Early album, not hard rock, only a couple of hits
Gaucho Steely Dan Steely Dan Rock 2.7 4.0 3.4 Very clean sound, but an artificial soundstage.
George Thorogood and the Destroyers Thorogood, George Various Various 3.3 3.9 3.7
Get a Grip Aerosmith Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0 Heavy bass on tracks 6 and 14.
get happy Lin, Jenny Various Pop 3.2 5.0 3.3 Upbeat, beautiful arrangements. Splendidly played. Just delightful.
Get It Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Weak bass
Get Lucky Knopfler, Mark Knopfler, Mark Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Laid back and sentimental
Get Out the Vote Ryder, Mitch Unassigned Rock 3.0 1.0 TBD Valuable only as Ann Arbor history, terrible sound
Get Smarter Various Various Hipster 3.8 3.0 3.9 60's instrumentals, recorded from vinyl. Treble rolled off, perhaps to hide vinyl noise.
Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out Rolling Stones Various Various 4.3 3.0 3.6 Live album - contains "Jumpin' Jack Flash" on track 1.
Ghost in the Machine Police, The Various Rock 3.0 4.0 3.9
Ghost of a Dog Brickell, Edie Brickell, Edie Folk 2.1 4.0 3.3 Group has Woodstock connections.
Gimme Back My Bullets Lynyrd Skynyrd Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.0
Girl From Bossa Nova, The Jacintha Various Pop 3.0 4.8 3.6 Lively
Give the People What They Want Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Go Go Guitars Exotics Unassigned Original Surf 3.8 3.9 3.7
Go To Heaven Grateful Dead Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 3.0 HDCD. Not very rowdy.
Go With The Ventures / Batman Theme Ventures Unassigned Various 3.2 3.0 3.8
Go-Go and Gumbo, Satchmo 'N' Soul A la Carte Brass & Percussion Various Various 2.8 4.0 3.9 Mapleshade / Wildchild, exciting at live levels (-15 DB !), a trifle bass shy
Goin' Back to New Orleans Dr. John (Rebennack, Mac) Various Funk 3.7 4.1 3.4
Gold Cline, Patsy Various Country 3.1 3.2 3.2 2 Disks.
Golden Heart Knopfler, Mark Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Golden Piano of Roger Williams, The Williams, Roger Various Pop 3.1 3.0 3.1 Piano with orchestra. Harsh CD sound, with some tape hiss.
Goldfinger: Billy Strange, his Guitar & Orchestra Strange, Billy Unassigned Pop 3.7 3.0 3.6 Weird arrangements, only 26 minutes long.
Good Vibrations Beach Boys Various Various 3.3 3.0 3.5 5 CDs, some demo, promo, and many incomplete tracks.
GoodBye Yellow Brick Road John, Elton Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 2 disks, bright, limited bass. Disk 1 damaged - noise on some tracks.
Graceland Simon, Paul Various Various 3.2 4.1 4.0
Grande Rock Hellacopters Hellacopters Rock 3.0 3.1 4.0 HARD rock
Grant Stewart Plays the Music of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn Stewart, Grant Various Jazz 2.1 4.0 3.3 Saxophone-led jazz quartet.
Grease - Movie Soundtrack Various Various Soundtrack 3.7 4.0 3.4
Grease - Original Cast Album Various Various Soundtrack 3.5 3.0 3.5
Grease Band, The Grease Band Various Country Rock 3.7 3.5 3.4
Great Gonzos Nugent, Ted Various Rock 3.7 3.5 4.1 Play loud to bring up the bass.
Great Organ at St. Mary's Cathedral, The Balka, John Various Organ 2.9 5.0 3.2 Many tracks are pleasingly delicate music!
Great Surf Hits, The Lively Ones Unassigned Original Surf 4.4 3.4 4.0 Most tracks can be played loud!
Greatest Hits Mott the Hoople Various Rock 4.2 4.0 3.4
Greatest Hits Partridge Family Various Rock 3.3 3.4 3.6
Greatest Hits Seals & Crofts Various Soft Rock 3.0 3.8 3.6
Greatest Hits Monkees Various Various 3.7 3.2 3.8
Greatest Hits Unassigned Various Pop 3.5 4.0 3.6 Henry Mancini. Orchestral.
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 Eagles Various Rock 3.2 4.0 3.1 Clean sound
Green River Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Rock 3.4 3.0 3.9
Gris-Gris Dr. John (Rebennack, Mac) Unassigned Funk 2.1 4.0 3.3 Atmospheric, weird,with many lyrics spoken.
Grofe & Gershwin Harmonie Ensemble Various Classical 2.5 5.0 3.0 Pop classical
Ground, The Gustavsen, Tord Gustavsen, Tord Jazz 2.3 4.0 2.9 Piano Trio, mellow.
Guitar in the Space Age! Frisell, Bill Various Various 3.4 4.1 3.3
Guitar Noir Aqua Velvets, The Various Modern Surf 3.0 4.0 3.0 Very mellow.
Gumbo Dr. John (Rebennack, Mac) Various Funk 3.8 4.0 3.7
Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves Cher Various Rock 3.3 3.0 3.6
Half the Perfect World Peyroux, Madeleine Various Jazz 3.0 4.3 3.2
Hammers & Strings McKendree, Kevin Various Funk 3.1 3.9 3.5
Hang Five!!! (The Best of the Lively Ones) Lively Ones Unassigned Original Surf 4.2 3.1 3.8
Hangin' Twenty Myers, Dave, and the Surftones Various Various 4.0 3.0 3.8
Happy Holidays Various Various Various 3.0 3.0 3.4
Hard Day's Night, A Beatles Various Rock 3.5 3.0 3.8
harp, steel and guts Blues Rider Trio, The Various Blues 2.7 4.0 3.8 Mapleshade, some tunes lively
Harvest Young, Neil Young, Neil Various 3.2 4.0 3.2
Harvest Moon Young, Neil Young, Neil Country Rock 3.2 3.8 3.2
Hatari! Unassigned Mancini, Henry Soundtrack 3.2 4.8 3.5 Henry Mancini.
Haunted Heart Fleming, Renee Various Various 2.8 4.0 2.8 Very clean but no soundstage.
Hawaiian Sunset Vol. 2 Lyman, Arthur Unassigned Exotica 2.9 3.7 2.5
Heartbreak Station Cinderella Various Rock 2.7 4.0 3.7
Hello Tokyo, Bye Bye Osaka (Live in Japan 1999) Blue Cheer Unassigned Rock 2.7 4.0 3.9 Hard rock concert. Track 8: Summertime Blues.
Help! Beatles Various Various 3.9 3.1 3.6 Limited bass.
Here's to Ben Jacintha Various Jazz 3.3 4.0 3.2 Very clean sound.
Here's to Life Horn, Shirley Various Pop 2.9 4.0 2.9 Mellow. Nice voice with generic backing "Muzak".
High Society Armstrong, Louis Various Various 3.1 3.0 3.5 4 mono CDs. Recorded from vinyl (or older!).
High Voltage AC / DC Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Highway To Hell AC / DC Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Highways of Gold Young, Harvey Thomas Young, Harvey Thomas Country 2.2 4.0 3.3 Wildchild (Mapleshade)
Hippy Hippy Shake Romero, Chan Various Rock 3.3 3.0 3.5
His Band and the Street Choir Morrison, Van Morrison, Van Various 3.3 4.2 3.6 Very nicely mellow.
His Best, Vol. 1 Berry, Richard "Chuck" Berry, Richard "Chuck" Rock 3.8 3.0 4.0
Hissing of Summer Lawns, The Mitchell, Joni Unassigned Soft Rock 3.0 4.0 3.1
Hit and Run Protrudi, Link, and the Jaymen Various Modern Surf 3.8 3.0 3.9 Loud, fast, and aggressive.
Holy the Bop Apocalypse Chargers Street Gang Chargers Street Gang Punk 2.0 3.0 3.9 Violent, wall of sound, shouting, feedback.
Home Brew Ardoin, Sean Various Various 3.0 4.0 3.6
Honkin' On Bobo Aerosmith Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Honky Chateau John, Elton Various Rock 3.9 3.2 3.5 SACD 5 mix is completely different and better.
Horses Smith, Patti Various Rock 2.6 3.9 3.9
Hot Squirrel Nut Zippers Various Swing Band 4.0 4.8 3.7 Terrific soundstage, just like when I saw them live at Roseland.
Hot News Blue Harlem Various Big Band 3.4 4.0 3.8 Good sound, with good female vocalist.
Hothouse Stomp Carpenter, Brian Various Swing Band 3.1 4.0 3.5
House of Blue Light, The Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin Various Rock 2.8 3.8 3.7
How Will the Wolf Survive? Los Lobos Unassigned Rock 3.5 4.3 3.8 Last few tracks high quality sound
Howlin' Wolf - His Best Wolf, Howlin' Various Blues 3.0 3.0 3.2
Hurry Sundown Outlaws, The Various Country Rock 3.1 3.0 3.8
I Get Surround Surf City AllStar Band - Dean Torrence Various Various 3.7 4.0 3.7 AIX 96/24: DVD-V best bass, DVDA5 medium bass, DVDA2 weak bass but very clean. Lots of extras on disk.
I Got Dem Ol' Kosmic Blues Again Mama! Joplin, Janis Various Rock 3.2 3.8 3.4
I Hear You Rockin': The Dave Edmunds Band Live Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 4.0
I Like Boogie Woogie Leyland, Carl Sonny Various Various 3.1 3.0 3.9
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight Peters, Bernadette Various Pop 3.3 5.0 3.1
I've Got My Own Hell to Raise LaVette, Bettye Various Blues 2.7 4.0 3.4 Blues
Ice on Fire John, Elton Various Rock 3.1 4.0 3.5
If Footmen Tire You… Bloody Hollies Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.1 Frenetic, punkish.
If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears Mamas & Papas Various Soft Rock 3.1 3.3 3.7
If You Knew Suzi... / Suzi... And Other Four Letter Words Quatro, Suzi Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Some good rockers
Impromptus & Dances Primakov, Vassily Schubert, Franz Classical 3.0 4.0 3.2 Nice music. Clean sound, but weak bass.
In Crowd, The Lewis, Ramsey, Trio Various Jazz 3.3 3.0 3.4 Live album, some good sonics.
In Person Kingsmen Various Rock 3.3 3.0 3.9 Mostly live tracks with lots of crowd noise.
In the Right Place Dr. John (Rebennack, Mac) Various Funk 3.4 4.0 3.8
In the Vaults Ventures Various Original Surf 3.8 3.0 3.6
In Through the Out Door Led Zeppelin Various Rock 2.6 4.0 3.7
In Walked Thelonious Davis Jr., Walter Various Jazz 2.3 5.0 3.4 Mapleshade, awesome close-miked precise solo piano
InDuologue: Blue Skies Various Various Jazz 2.5 5.0 3.2 Double bass with female vocal
Inevitable, The Squirrel Nut Zippers Various Big Band 3.0 4.0 3.5 Good soundstage, but not enough drums and bass.
Inner City Blues Midnight Blue Various Blues 2.4 4.7 3.2 Mapleshade/Wildchild, boring, sounds best at live volume
InsomniMania Lin, Jenny Various Classical 2.4 4.0 3.3
Instro Hipsters Volume 5 Various Unassigned Hipster 3.6 3.0 3.8
Instro-Hipsters a Go-Go Volume 3 Various Various Hipster 3.6 3.0 3.8 Get in the mood and dance!
Instro-Hipsters a Go-Go Volume 4 Various Unassigned Various 3.6 3.2 3.8 Some pops and crackles
Instruments of Terror Laika & The Cosmonauts Various Modern Surf 3.3 4.0 3.4
Intermission at Atlanta's Fabulous Fox Olivera, Hector Unassigned Organ 3.0 3.0 3.3 Generally weak bass. Low recording level, so need to turn up the volume.
Into the Music Morrison, Van Various Soft Rock 3.0 4.0 3.5
Intoxica! Various Unassigned Original Surf 3.9 3.8 3.6 Unusual songs, all from the Downey labels.
Intoxica! The Best of the Revels Revels, The Various Original Surf 4.0 3.1 4.1
Invisible Cities Malinverni, Pete Various Jazz 3.0 4.0 3.6
Ireland's Harvest Various Various Folk 3.1 5.0 3.9 Mapleshade, lively and danceable but repetitive.
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby J Street Jumpers Various Big Band 3.1 5.0 3.8 Mapleshade / Wildchild, lively. Cannot play super loud because of loud vocals.
It Came From Nashville Wilder, Webb Various Rock 3.0 3.4 3.7 Rowdy. Rockabilly?
It Came From Pier 13 Bomboras Various Modern Surf 3.9 3.0 3.9 Only 27 minutes
It's a Hog Groove! Tailgators Various Various 3.1 3.6 4.0 Swamp rock
It's Magic Jamal, Ahmad Various Jazz 2.9 4.1 3.7 Piano jazz quartet
It's Only Rock 'N Roll Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.7 3.7 3.7 Compressed
J.S. Bach: Orgelwerke Koopman, Ton Bach, Johann Sebastian Organ 3.5 4.0 4.0 Play last three tracks loud! Sitting on floor behind chair gives best sound.
Jacintha is her name Jacintha Various Jazz 2.9 4.4 3.0
James Bond, 13 Original Themes Various Unassigned Soundtrack 3.5 4.0 3.2 Nice mix of rowdy and soft songs.
Jazz Queen Unassigned Rock 3.2 4.0 3.7
Jazz Divas, The Various Unassigned Various 3.1 3.0 3.3 4 disks
Jeff Back Group Beck, Jeff Various Rock 2.9 4.0 3.7
Jetty Subject to High Surf Vara-Tones Unassigned Modern Surf 3.8 4.0 3.6
Joe Walsh's Greatest Hits Walsh, Joe Various Rock 3.1 3.7 3.7
John Barleycorn Must Die Traffic Various Various 2.9 3.8 3.6 Not really rock: jazz/folk/pop?
Johnny Walk Don't Run Pauline Ramonetures Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Instrumental, hard rock
Joker, The Miller, Steve Various Rock 3.2 4.0 3.8 XRCD
Jolly Christmas, A Sinatra, Frank Various Christmas 3.1 4.0 3.1
Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues Holland, Jools Various Various 3.3 4.0 3.5 Generally upbeat, lots of guest stars
Judy Garland Collection, The Garland, Judy Various Pop 3.6 3.0 3.4
Julie Is Her Name London, Julie Various Pop 3.0 3.5 3.1 Tape hiss, distorted bass.
Jump On It Montrose Unassigned Rock 2.0 3.0 4.0 No hits.
Jump Up! John, Elton Various Rock 3.1 4.0 3.5
Just a Little Lovin' Lynne, Shelby Various Various 2.8 4.1 3.1
Just Earrings Golden Earring Various Rock 3.1 3.0 3.7 Very British 60's dance sound. 1st album, 1965.
Just In Time For Christmas LaMott, Nancy Various Various 2.8 3.3 3.1
Kevin Kenalty Kenalty, Kevin Various Folk 3.0 3.0 3.0 4 track sampler: Kevin: voice and guitar; synth backing.
Key to My Kingdom Crivellaro, Enrico Various Blues 2.6 4.0 3.0 Track 5: "The 'In' Crowd"
Keys to the Crescent City Various Various Funk 3.2 4.0 3.4
KFWB's Battle of the Surfing Bands Various Unassigned Original Surf 4.0 3.0 4.1
Kick Your Ass Swingin' Neckbreakers Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 TBD Play loud!
Kiko Los Lobos Various Rock 2.9 4.3 3.4
Killer Surf: The Best of the Challengers Challengers Various Original Surf 4.3 3.4 4.0 Modern remastering by Neil Norman
King of the Honky-Tonk Sax Joe Stanley Sextet Various Blues 3.2 4.0 3.5 Mapleshade / Wildchild, Okay, but mellow
Kink Kontroversy, The Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Some hits and rockers.
La Futura ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Sludge.
Ladies of the Canyon Mitchell, Joni Mitchell, Joni Folk 2.9 4.0 3.3 HDTracks download only.
Laka Tong Big Bertha and the Bulldozers Unassigned Modern Surf 3.8 3.7 3.5
Late Night Piano Various Various Pop 3.1 3.2 3.1 Mellow, live, lounge sound
Late Piano Sonatas, The Levit, Igor Beethoven, Ludwig van Classical 2.9 4.0 3.5 Too reverberant to be played loud.
Lay Down and Love It Live Sonia dada Various Rock 3.8 5.0 3.6 Live album.
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Various Various 2.7 3.2 3.5
Led Zeppelin II Led Zeppelin Various Various 2.7 3.3 3.6
Led Zeppelin III Led Zeppelin Various Various 2.7 3.6 3.7
Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin Various Rock 3.3 3.9 3.7
Legendary Hearts Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Legends of Acid Jazz - Bernard Purdie Purdie, Bernard Various Jazz 3.9 4.0 3.4 Lively, with some good melodies.
Let It Be Beatles Various Rock 3.4 3.5 3.5
Let It Bleed Rolling Stones Various Various 4.2 3.4 3.8
Let There Be Rock AC / DC AC / DC Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0 Heavy rock.
Let's Dance Bowie, David Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
let's go get stoned Chesterfield Kings Various Various 3.1 3.4 3.6 Tribute to the Rolling Stones.
Let's Go Surfside Various Various Original Surf 3.9 3.0 3.5 Unusual songs
License to Chill Buffett, Jimmy Unassigned Various 3.0 4.0 3.6 Bought used - booklet missing.
Life of a Song, The Allen, Geri Various Jazz 2.1 4.0 3.2 Piano trio
Life on the Bottom Halibuts, The Unassigned Modern Surf 3.7 3.7 3.9
Life'll Kill Ya Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Lightfoot Lightfoot, Gordon Various Folk 2.7 3.5 3.4
Like a Rock Seger, Bob Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Live / 1975-85 Springsteen, Bruce Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 3.0
Live and Joyful in Charleston Angels Unassigned Gospel 2.8 4.0 3.5 Mapleshade. Live gospel concert; tamborine on trks 4, 5, 11 and 12.
Live at Ethell's Jordan, Clifford Various Jazz 2.0 4.0 3.4 Mapleshade, mellow and boring. Live.
Live at the Bad Habits Café Bad Influence Various Blues 3.5 3.6 3.8 Mapleshade / Wildchild. Live album. Some voice mike overload, no real ambiance, no heavy bass
Live at the Boston Tea Party Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 3.0 2.0 3.0 2 Disks, 2 new songs.
Live at the Lava Lounge Blue Hawaiians Various Modern Surf 3.9 4.0 3.8
Live at the Lava Lounge 2 Blue Hawaiians Various Modern Surf 3.1 4.0 3.6
live at the village vanguard Stallings, Mary Various Jazz 2.9 4.0 2.9 Jazz club performance, with long instrumental breaks.
Live Bullet Seger, Bob Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 Remastered 1999. Too bright to play REALLY loud.
Live for Buzz Swingin' Neckbreakers Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0 Their first album
Live in Harlem Various Various Jazz 1.8 3.8 3.8 Mapleshade. Live club scene.
Live in Paris Krall, Diana Various Various 3.2 4.0 3.3 Live, lively jazz. Nice sound, but not real soundstage.
Live: Hope at the Hideout Staples, Mavis Various Blues 3.1 4.0 3.5 Live. Protest songs, with emotion, with spoken intros/extros.
Loaded Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 3.0 2 CDs, Disk 1 is better
Local Hero Unassigned Various Soundtrack 2.7 4.0 2.9
Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
London Calling Clash, The Various Various 3.1 3.8 4.0
Lonely For a Lifetime Fuchs, Dana Various Various 2.3 4.1 3.3 Mixture of styles
Lonely Woman Kimbrough, Frank Various Jazz 2.0 4.1 3.3 Mapleshade. Jazz piano trio. Best at live volume.
Los Straightjackets Los Straightjackets Unassigned Modern Surf 3.9 4.4 3.8
Lost Dreams Electric Prunes Unassigned Various 3.1 3.0 3.7
Lost Legends of Surf Guitar I Various Various Original Surf 4.0 3.0 4.0
Lost Legends of Surf Guitar III Various Unassigned Original Surf 3.9 3.0 4.0
Lost Legends of Surf Guitar IV Various Unassigned Original Surf 3.9 3.0 4.1
Lost Souls Raindogs Cutler, Mark Rock 3.1 3.9 3.9 WDST-like.
Lou Reed Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0
Love and Longing Han, Yoonie Various Classical 3.0 4.0 2.8
Love Over Gold Dire Straits Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 4.0 Only 5 tracks. Track 3 best: Industrial Disease
Love Scenes Krall, Diana Various Jazz 3.0 5.0 3.2 Loud accoustic bass
Loverly Wilson, Cassandra Various Jazz 2.9 4.9 3.6 Deep husky voice, interesting arrangements.
lush life Jacintha Various Jazz 3.0 4.0 2.9 Slow tempos.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 TBD Their first album
Machine Head Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0
Made in England John, Elton Various Rock 2.7 4.0 3.4 Mellow, no memorable songs
Made in the Shade Rolling Stones Various Rock 4.5 3.5 3.8 Uneven quality, some with weak bass.
Madman Across the Water John, Elton Various Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Magic and Loss Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0 Skip boring songs
Magic Lantern Haymarket Square Unassigned Psychedelic 3.2 3.0 3.3 Psychedelic 1960's. Recorded from vinyl.
Magical Mystery Tour Beatles Various Various 3.3 3.4 3.5
Making Movies Dire Straits Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 3.0
Mambo Sinuendo Cooder, Ry Unassigned Foreign 2.3 3.0 3.0 Mambos. Good sound other than boomy bass.
Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Challengers Unassigned Various 3.4 3.1 3.9
Many a New Day Allyson, Karrin Various Pop 2.8 4.0 3.1
Mardi Gras Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Various 3.4 3.7 3.7
Marin County Line New Riders of the Purple Sage Unassigned Various 3.5 4.4 3.4 Good, but on the mellow side. Trks 5+ fastest.
Masterpieces Dylan, Bob Various Folk 3.3 3.3 3.4 3 Disks.
May I Come In? Dearie, Blossom Various Pop 3.1 4.0 3.0 Nice voice. Quiet songs.
McGriff's House Party McGriff, Jimmy Various Funk 3.0 4.0 3.6 Organ-driven.
Meet Marvelous Marilyn Maye / The Lamp Is Low Maye, Marilyn Various Pop 3.1 3.0 3.3 Orchestrated, not extremely close-miked, limited dynamic range
Melody At Night, With You, The Jarrett, Keith Various Pop 2.9 4.0 2.9
Mercernary Dr. John (Rebennack, Mac) Various Funk 3.1 5.0 3.4 Johnny Mercer tribute. Mostly mellow.
Merry Christmas Williams, Andy Various Christmas 3.2 4.0 3.0
Merry Christmas With Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters, A Various Various Christmas 3.2 3.0 3.5
Mescalero ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.0 Almost sludge.
Message From The Meters, A Meters, The Various Funk 3.4 4.0 3.6
Metamorphosen Marsalis, Bradford Various Jazz 2.1 4.0 3.2
Metamorphosis Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.3 3.0 3.9
Meters, The Meters, The Unassigned Funk 4.0 4.0 3.5 Instrumental, very funky.
Metro Bass Bass Metropolis Bass Metropolis Rock 2.0 4.0 3.6 Synthesized bass demo music.
Midnight at St. Jude's Various Various Gospel 2.2 3.1 3.2 Live recording of celebrity fund-raiser at church. Very religious.
Miles of Aisles Mitchell, Joni Mitchell, Joni Soft Rock 3.2 3.0 3.2 Live album. Tracks might play out of order on Oppo player!
Mirror Canyon Various Various Classical 1.5 4.0 2.4
Misfits Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Missing Chord, The Various Unassigned Modern Surf 3.9 4.0 4.0
Missing Links, Vol. 1 - Hillbilly Wolf Various Unassigned Various 2.4 2.2 3.9 Early Link Wray
Missing Links, Vol. 2 - Big City After Dark Wray, Link Various Various 3.3 2.7 3.7 Listenable through trk 16, and 22
Missing Links, Vol. 3 - Some Kinda Nut Various Unassigned Various 3.3 2.8 3.6 Early Link Wray
Missing Links, Vol. 4 - Streets of Chicago Wray, Link Unassigned Various 3.2 2.4 3.6 Last tracks almost unlistenable
modern cool Barber, Patricia Various Jazz 2.9 5.0 3.0 Jazz, long instrumental breaks, unusual arrangements.
Mojo Various Various Blues 2.3 4.3 3.6 Mapleshade / Wildchild
Montrose Montrose Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Guitar-driven rock, sounds best LOUD
Moonshot Sainte-Marie, Buffy Various Country 3.5 3.9 3.7 Trks 4 (Indian Cowboy), 7, 8, 11
Moontan Golden Earring Unassigned Rock 3.2 4.0 4.0 Heavy.
More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) Rolling Stones Various Various 3.8 3.4 3.7 2 disks
Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Greatest Hits, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Various Pop 3.1 4.0 3.2
Motor City's Burnin' Various Various Various 2.1 2.9 3.9 High energy rock/punk.
Movie Album, The Streisand, Barbra Various Pop 3.2 5.0 3.0 Okay, but mellow.
Mozart Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Goode, Richard Classical 3.0 4.0 3.6 Pure piano: Mellow and delicate
Mr. Bad Example Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0 Not much soundstage, but nice drum sound.
Mr. Guitar Wray, Link Various Rock 3.7 2.9 3.8 Listenable. 2 disks, disk 1 is better
Mr. Thomas Guitar Sampler, The Various Unassigned Rock 3.1 3.3 3.9 Fantastic electric guitar. Mix CD from John the bellman at the Mayfair. Tracks 15-16 corrupted.
Music by Samuel Wesley Herman, David Wesley, Samuel Sebastian Organ 2.9 5.0 3.0 Mellow. Not near-miked.
Music From Big Pink Band, The Various Various 3.1 3.8 3.6
Music of Bill Munroe Sampler Monroe, Bill Unassigned Country 3.2 3.3 3.6
Music of the World Unassigned Unassigned Foreign 3.2 3.5 3.6 Adjust volume for each track.
Mustang Lightning Mustang Lightning Various Rock 3.1 3.0 4.0 Rawk!
Muswell Hillbillies Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 5.0 4.0 No hits
My Generation Who, The Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0
My Secret Life Sonia dada Various Rock 2.9 4.1 3.7 No hits, but listenable
N'Awlinz Dis Dat or D'Udda Dr. John (Rebennack, Mac) Various Funk 3.6 4.0 3.4
Natty Dread Marley, Bob Various Reggae 3.0 4.0 3.0
Naturally Three Dog Night Various Rock 3.4 3.5 3.8 Some tape hiss.
Never Bin Surfin' Jamming Arabs Unassigned Rock 3.2 3.0 3.8 Mono? Mostly low fi, but some good rowdy catchy songs.
Never Let Me Go Worth, Monica Various Pop 2.4 5.0 3.2 Mapleshade
New Adventures Surfin' Gorillas Various Various 3.6 3.0 4.0 Mono.
New Moon Daughter Wilson, Cassandra Various Jazz 3.1 4.7 3.1 Mellow. Low husky voice.
New Orleans Piano Professor Washington, Tuts Various Funk 3.9 4.0 3.5 Ornate piano playing.
New Possibility, The / Christmas With John Fahey Vol. II Fahey, John Various Christmas 2.9 5.0 3.2 Very pleasant. Solo and duet guitars. 2 albums on one CD.
New Riders New Riders of the Purple Sage Various Various 3.3 4.0 3.7
New Riders of the Purple Sage New Riders of the Purple Sage Unassigned Various 3.0 4.2 3.0
New Sensations Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0
New Ways But Love Stays Supremes, The Various Pop 3.1 3.8 3.7
New York Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Some really good instrumental backing and extros.
New York Dances N.Y. Classics Big Band Various Big Band 3.1 5.0 3.7 Mapleshade. Not closely miked, bass missing from drum kit.
New York Girls' Club, The Pidgeon, Rebecca Various Various 2.9 4.2 3.8
New York Reunion Tyner, McCoy Various Jazz 2.1 5.0 3.8 Chesky - No compression - can play VERY loud.
Night Moves Seger, Bob Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0
No Regrets Rush, Tom Various Folk 2.6 3.7 3.2
No Regrets Stylianou, Melissa Various Various 2.9 4.4 3.0
No Rest For the Wicked Truth & Janey Various Rock 3.2 3.0 4.0 Heavy power rock, no real hits, but listenable.
No Secrets Simon, Carly Various Various 3.1 4.0 3.4
No Woman No Cry Baez, Joan Various Folk 2.8 3.4 3.3
Nomad Aqua Velvets, The Various Modern Surf 3.3 4.0 3.5 Pretty tunes.
Nostalghia Lin, Jenny Silvestrov, Valentin Classical 2.6 4.0 2.6
Nostalgia Lennox, Annie Various Pop 3.3 4.0 2.9
Nostalgias Argentinas Conti, Mirian Various Foreign 3.0 4.0 3.4 Classicised Argentinian dances and folk songs. Beautiful!
Not Fragile Bachman-Turner Overdrive Unassigned Rock 3.1 4.0 3.8
Not Too Late Jones, Norah Various Pop 3.0 4.0 3.0
Notorious Confederate Railroad Unassigned Country 2.9 4.0 3.4 Track 8 plays out of order on Oppo player.
Now! Rolling Stones Various Various 3.5 3.5 3.8
Nuthin' Fancy Lynyrd Skynyrd Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.0 Their 3rd album.
O Lucky Man! Various Price, Alan Soundtrack 4.7 3.1 3.6
October U2 U2 Rock 2.7 4.0 3.6 Nicely mic'ed for rock, no hits.
Ogden's Nut Gone Flake Small Faces Various Rock 2.9 4.0 3.6
Old Mexico Surf Lords Various Modern Surf 3.7 3.8 3.8 Clean sound, good bass, minimal vocals.
On Every Street Dire Straits Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Mostly mellow, jammy
On The Beach Young, Neil Young, Neil Blues 2.0 4.0 3.1 Mellow
On the Brink - Return of the Instro-Hipsters Various Various Various 3.7 3.0 3.7
On the Move Challengers Various Original Surf 3.6 3.1 3.4 Not very rowdy for surf.
On the Other Side Sutton, Tierney Various Various 2.4 5.0 3.3 Mostly melancholy jazz, track 12 (Get Happy) is upbeat
On the Road Again Canned Heat Various Various 3.7 3.5 3.9 Bluesy/boogie.
One From the Vault Grateful Dead Various Various 3.2 3.1 3.6 Live album, 2 disks.
One Trick Pony Simon, Paul Simon, Paul Soft Rock 2.9 4.0 3.4
Open Mind, The Open Mind, The Unassigned Psychedelic 3.1 3.0 3.2
Organ at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, The Fenstermaker, John Various Organ 3.0 4.0 3.0
Organ Grinder Bomboras Unassigned Modern Surf 3.4 2.9 3.9
Organ Sensation: Felix Hell Hell, Felix Various Organ 2.8 5.0 2.9 Not spectacular, but okay.
Organ Works McVinnie, James Wesley, Samuel Sebastian Organ 3.0 4.0 2.8 Mellow and pleasant.
Original Dueling Banjos, The Various Various Bluegrass 4.2 4.0 3.8
Our New Orleans 2005 Various Various Various 3.4 4.1 3.4 Outstanding sound.
Out of Our Heads Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.5 3.0 3.7 Bass is distorted
Out of Sight and Sound Free Sprits, The (with Larry Coryell) Various Hipster 2.8 3.0 3.5 Jazz-rock. Recorded from vinyl.
Out To Hunch Adkins, Hasil Various Various 2.6 2.0 3.8 Primitive. Important historically.
Outsideinside Blue Cheer Various Rock 3.1 3.0 3.8
Overboard Fathoms Various Modern Surf 3.9 4.0 3.6 Mostly mellow.
Paint It, Blue - Songs of the Rolling Stones Various Various Blues 3.5 4.2 3.4
Paper Money Montrose Unassigned Rock 2.0 3.0 4.0
Parallel Lines Blondie Various Rock 3.4 3.8 3.8
Pass It On Holland, Dave Various Jazz 2.1 4.0 3.4
Passage of Time Callaway, Liz Various Pop 2.7 4.0 3.1
Past Masters, Vol. 1 Beatles Various Rock 4.2 3.0 3.9
Past Masters, Vol. 2 Beatles Various Rock 4.1 3.1 3.5
Paul Simon Simon, Paul Various Soft Rock 2.7 4.0 3.4
Pay More and Get a Good Seat Midways Various Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Punkish.
Pearl Joplin, Janis Various Rock 4.0 4.2 3.4 Bass is weak, some tape hiss. Track 7: Me & Bobby McGee
Pendulum Creedence Clearwater Revival Fogerty, John C. Rock 3.0 3.0 3.7
Penetration! - The Best of the Pyramids Pyramids Various Original Surf 3.7 3.0 4.0 Skip most of the vocal songs
People Like Us Mamas & Papas Various Soft Rock 3.3 4.0 3.5 Mellow
Perennial Favorites Squirrel Nut Zippers Various Big Band 2.7 4.1 3.8
Perfect Strangers Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Permanent Vacation Aerosmith Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 Bass is rolled off
Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Various Blues 2.9 4.0 3.5 Multiple takes with some studio chatter.
Peter Gunn Harmonie Ensemble Mancini, Henry Various 3.4 4.0 3.7
Phantom Guitars Various Various Hipster 3.3 3.0 4.0
Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin Various Rock 3.1 3.8 3.7
Piano Man Joel, Billy Joel, Billy Rock 3.3 3.8 3.3
Piano Music of Earl Wild, The Wang, Xiayin Various Various 3.3 4.0 3.4 Very good sound, but no soundstage.
Piano Music of Salonen, Stucky, and Lutoslawski Cheng, Gloria Unassigned Classical 2.5 4.0 3.6 Limited bass. Tracks 5-7 are the most important.
Piano Starts Here Tatum, Art Various Jazz 3.2 4.0 3.5 Recreated performance. 13 tracks in two versions: Regular and Binaural.
Pickin' On Led Zeppelin Unassigned Unassigned Bluegrass 3.3 4.0 3.4 Volume 1 sampler from Tom at Neato.
Pictures at an Exhibition Chicago Symphony, conducted by Fritz Reiner Mussorgsky / Ravel Classical 2.7 4.0 3.1 XRCD: Rowdy, good bass, some hiss. Play loud.
Pinetop Perkins and Friends Perkins, Joe "Pinetop" Various Blues 3.0 4.0 3.5
Pipe Organ Spectacular Unassigned Various Organ 3.6 3.0 3.4 Bass rolled off - not enough weight to be impressive, some hiss
Pizza Deliverance Drive By Truckers Unassigned Country Rock 2.2 4.0 3.3
Plastic Cloud, The Plastic Cloud, The Unassigned Psychedelic 3.0 3.0 3.1
Platters, The Very Best Of Platters, The Various Rock 3.2 4.0 3.2 Audiophile CD.
Play What You Feel Jordan, Clifford Various Jazz 1.8 4.0 3.4 Mapleshade. Live at club.
Pleasant Dreams Ramones Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 No hits
Please Please Me Beatles Various Rock 3.4 3.0 3.6
PleaZers, The PleaZers, The Various Rock 3.1 3.0 3.7 60's rock.
Plugged In Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 4.0
Pomp & Pipes Dallas Wind Symphony Various Organ 2.3 5.0 3.0 Organ plus instruments, generally not bombastic
Portraits in Ivory & Brass Various Various Jazz 2.1 5.0 3.3 Mapleshade. Trio: piano, trumpet, bass.
Power of the Organ, The Laurin, Rachel Various Organ 3.3 5.0 3.5 Additional tracks on SACD layers. Very heavy bass.
Powerage AC / DC Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Powerglide New Riders of the Purple Sage Unassigned Various 3.3 4.0 3.4
Powerhouse Powerhouse Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.6 By Shinki Chen - famous Japanese guitarist, known for drawn-out slowed-down rock songs. Weird and jammy.
Prairie Wind Young, Neil Young, Neil Soft Rock 2.9 4.0 3.3 Accoustic, reasonably mellow
Preludes Zevon, Warren Various Various 2.3 3.6 3.3 Unreleased posthumous stuff, some interviews.
Presence Led Zeppelin Various Rock 2.2 3.5 3.7
Pretenders Pretenders Various Rock 3.1 4.0 3.6
Pretzel Logic Steely Dan Various Rock 3.1 4.0 3.9
Private Dancer Turner, Tina Various Rock 3.2 4.0 3.8 XRCD
Privateering Knopfler, Mark Various Various 3.0 4.0 3.4
Prodigal Sons, The Prodigal Sons, The Prodigal Sons, The Rock 2.8 3.0 4.0 Unknown 1970's rock group.
Project A Various Various Various 3.3 4.0 3.8 Nice. Songs of Aretha Franklin, instrumental - organ/sax/etc.
Project Infinity Man... Or Astro-Man? Various Modern Surf 3.9 3.6 4.0 Aggressive
Psychsploitation Satan's Pilgrims Various Psychedelic 3.5 3.0 3.5
Puka Shells Lyman, Arthur Various Exotica 3.0 3.5 3.3
Pulp Surfin' Various Various Various 3.6 3.2 3.4
Pure Disco Various Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 TBD 3 CDs, disk 1 best
Purpendicular Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 4.0 1996 album - the greatness is gone
Queen of Soul Franklin, Aretha Various Various 3.2 3.3 3.5 The Atlantic Years. 4 disks.
Question of Balance, A Moody Blues Unassigned Various 2.8 4.0 3.7
Quick One While He's Away, A Who, The Various Rock 3.3 3.3 4.0
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars Various Various Folk 2.8 4.0 3.1 Not a delicate voice.
Quiet Normal Life, A - The Best of Warren Zevon Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0 Painful at high volume
Quiet Places Sainte-Marie, Buffy Various Various 3.4 3.7 3.6
Rachmaninov: 24 Preludes, Sonata No. 2 Ashkenazy, Vladimir Rachmaninov, Sergei Classical 2.7 4.0 3.6 Piano. Lightweight bass. Mellow. Disk 2 rowdier.
Radio Ethiopia Smith, Patti Various Rock 2.6 3.9 3.6
Ragged Glory Young, Neil Various Country Rock 3.1 3.8 3.8 Distorted guitar!
Rain of Fire Fallen Angels Unassigned Soft Rock 2.5 3.9 3.4 Mapleshade / Wildchild. Boring, not really rock.
Ramonetures Ramonetures Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 Instro tribute to the Ramones
Random Access Memories Daft Punk Various Rock 2.2 4.0 3.7 Machine Kraut-rock with excellent bass.
Rare Surf, Vol. 1 Various Unassigned Original Surf 4.4 3.0 3.9
Rare Surf, Vol. 2 Various Unassigned Original Surf 4.0 3.0 4.0
Rare Surf, Vol. 3 Various Various Original Surf 3.9 3.0 3.9
Rarities Astronauts Various Various 3.7 3.0 3.8 Some surf
Ras Mek Peace Midnite Midnite Reggae 3.0 5.0 3.5 Mapleshade/Wildchild, Reggae, repetitive, uninspiring.
Rastaman Vibration Marley, Bob Various Reggae 3.1 4.0 3.8 Great bass!
Ravel - Complete Works for Solo Piano Collard, Jean-Philippe Ravel, Maurice Classical 2.9 4.0 3.5 Not much bass.
Raven, The Pidgeon, Rebecca Various Various 3.2 4.3 3.5
Razors Edge, The AC / DC Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Loud, heavy rock.
Reaching Shangri-La Aqua Velvets, The Various Modern Surf 2.8 4.0 3.0
Ready To Where? Four Piece Suit Various Various 3.8 4.0 3.4
Rebel Rouser Eddy, Duane Various Original Surf 3.6 4.0 3.6 Surf predecessor, polite.
Recycler ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Recyclone Dash Rip Rock Various Various 3.3 3.1 4.1 Fast, fun. Serious rock guitar.
Red Headed Stranger Nelson, Willie Various Country 3.3 4.0 3.2 Track 11 - piano instrumental!
Reg Strikes Back John, Elton Various Rock 3.0 3.5 3.6
Repeat When Necessary Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0 Trk 2: Crawling From the Wreckage
Replicas Numan, Gary Numan, Gary Techno 3.1 4.0 3.8
Restless On the Farm Douglas, Jerry Various Country 2.6 4.2 3.2 Laid-back, emphasis on his strings
Retrophonic Allan, Davie Various Various 3.6 3.0 3.8
Retrospective Pidgeon, Rebecca Various Various 3.3 4.3 3.3
retrospective Herman's Hermits Various Rock 3.1 3.0 3.8
Return of Rock, The Swingin' Neckbreakers Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 Bonus: alt take at end of track 14
Return of the Instro-Hipsters Vol. 2 Various Various Hipster 3.8 3.0 3.9
Reverand Horton Heat - 3 song sampler Reverand Horton Heat Unassigned Various 2.7 3.3 3.7 Sampler - 3 songs. From Tom at Neato.
Reverb Explosion! El Caminos Various Modern Surf 4.0 3.1 4.0
Revival Fogerty, John C. Fogerty, John C. Rock 3.2 4.0 3.8
Revolver Beatles Various Rock 3.4 3.4 3.4
Rhapsody in Blue Boston Pops Orchestra Gershwin, George Classical 3.1 4.0 3.4 Pretty good for "classical"
Rhythm of the Saints, The Simon, Paul Various Soft Rock 2.1 4.0 3.6 Tribal rhythms.
Rickie Lee Jones Jones, Rickie Lee Various Various 2.8 4.6 3.3
Ride of the Valkyries Cleveland Orchestra Wagner, Richard Classical 3.5 4.0 3.3 Bombastic. Clean sound, missing only some bass impact.
Riding the Snowy Wave Various Unassigned Modern Surf 3.7 3.1 3.8 Russian - most text not translated.
Ringo Rama Starkey (Starr), Ringo Various Various 3.1 4.0 3.4 Bonus DVD with album background info is very interesting.
Rise Hair of the Dog Various Rock 2.9 3.0 3.9 Good HARD rock.
Rising Surf, The Allen (Podolor), Richie, And the Pacific Surfers Various Original Surf 3.8 3.1 3.7 Early surf, much of it laid back. Well-recorded.
Road to Ruin Ramones Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0 Track 7: I Wanna Be Sedated
Roadside Attractions Ball, Marcia Various Country Rock 2.9 4.0 3.6
Roaring Blue Various Unassigned Hipster 3.6 3.0 3.8
Rock 'n Roll Rarities Berry, Richard "Chuck" Berry, Richard "Chuck" Rock 3.9 3.0 4.0
Rock 'N' Roll War Vol. II Various Unassigned Various 3.0 3.2 3.9 Quite a selection of bands.
Rock and Roll Forever / Now Playing Ventures Various Various 4.0 4.0 3.6 Two albums on one disk, first album is better
Rock n Roll Animal Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0 Live album
Rock N' Roll Fiasco Star and Key of the Indian Ocean Various Modern Surf 3.9 3.0 3.9
Rock of the Westies John, Elton Various Rock 3.6 4.0 3.7
Rockin' Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 4.0
Rockin' the Spirit Various Various Pop 3.5 3.0 3.9 Boogie Woogie piano, recorded live by Chesky, rowdy spectacle
Rockulator Westworld Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0
Rocky Horror Show - London Cast Various O'Brien, Richard Soundtrack 4.2 3.6 3.5 First album. Too bright to be played loud. Missing two songs: "I Can Make You a Man", and "Eddie".
Rocky Horror Show - Movie Soundtrack Various O'Brien, Richard Soundtrack 4.4 4.1 3.5 First tracks too bright and a bit bass-shy, last two tracks outstanding! Two tracks missing: "Sword of Damocles" and "Once in a While".
Rocky Horror Show - Tim Curry and the Roxy Cast Various O'Brien, Richard Soundtrack 4.0 4.0 3.5 Tilted toward upper frequencies
Rocky Mountain Collection, The Denver, John Various Various 3.3 3.4 3.1 2 CDs, 1st disk better. Disk 2, track 4: Calypso. Track 15 truncated, and 16-19 too damaged to use at all. John Denver died 10/12/1997 when his ultralight crashed into the Pacific.
Rolling Stones, The: England's Newest Hit Makers Rolling Stones Various Various 3.5 3.0 3.7
Royal Scam, The Steely Dan Steely Dan Rock 2.9 4.0 4.0
Rubber Soul Beatles Various Various 3.2 4.0 3.5
Rum Sodomy & the Lash Pogues, The Various Various 3.1 4.0 3.6 Punked-up Irish folk songs
Running On Empty Browne, Jackson Various Rock 2.6 4.0 3.2 Live album. Nothing rowdy.
Rust Never Sleeps Young, Neil Young, Neil Rock 3.0 3.7 3.6 Tracks 1-5: accoustic. Tracks 6-9: electric with Crazy Horse.
Sailing to Philadelphia Knopfler, Mark Unassigned Soft Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Sally Can't Dance Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Tracks 1, 2 and 7 are best
Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs Various Rock 3.1 3.0 4.0
Satellite Beach Insect Surfers, The Various Modern Surf 3.3 3.9 3.9 Very clean sound.
Savage Island! Bomboras Unassigned Modern Surf 4.0 3.0 4.0 Only 25 minutes
Scary Monsters Bowie, David Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0
Screenplaying Knopfler, Mark Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Mellow
Second Helping Lynyrd Skynyrd Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0 A bit bass shy, but clean.
Second, The Steppenwolf Various Various 3.2 3.8 3.8 A bit jammy.
Seconds of Pleasure Rockpile Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 TBD Early Dave Edmunds
Self Control Branigan, Laura Various Pop 2.6 3.9 3.6 Synthy pop.
Semi Crazy Junior Brown Various Various 2.3 4.0 3.6 Pure country, except that Track 10 is 7 minutes of good surf!
Sentimental Hygiene Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 No hits
Set the Twilight Reeling Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Seven Separate Fools Three Dog Night Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.0 Tape hiss; limited bass at first
Seventh Sojourn Moody Blues Various Rock 3.0 3.9 3.3
Sex Mob Does Bond Sex Mob Various Jazz 2.7 4.0 3.2 A lot of noise. Saw them live in NYC at the Iridium.
sex wax & surf Impacts Unassigned Modern Surf 3.4 4.0 3.3 Somewhat mellow. Clean sound - can be played loud.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Beatles Various Various 3.2 3.9 3.5
Shades of Brass Lebo, Avi Various Jazz 2.1 4.0 3.3 Mapleshade. No tunes.
Shadowman Wray, Link Various Various 4.1 3.8 3.9
Shaft Various Hayes, Isaac Soundtrack 3.3 4.0 3.5
Shake Break! Swingin' Neckbreakers Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0
Shake Hands with Shorty North Mississippi Allstars Various Various 3.0 3.9 3.9 Bluesy, jammy
Shark Attack!! Surf Lords Various Modern Surf 3.2 3.4 3.5
She's So Tuff Tina, and the Total Babes Various Rock 2.9 3.9 3.9 Poppish
Shots in the Dark Various Mancini, Henry Various 3.5 4.0 3.6 Mancini songs interpreted by various groups. Some vocals.
Silent Music Lin, Jenny Mompou, Federico Classical 2.0 4.0 2.2 Snooze. For catalog completeness only.
Simon and Garfunkel's Greatest Hits Simon and Garfunkel Various Various 3.1 3.9 3.5
Singles Collection (The London Years) Rolling Stones Various Various 3.7 3.3 3.6 3 Discs. Most songs are on main albums with equal or better quality.
Skaterhater Allan, Davie Various Original Surf 3.9 3.0 4.0
Sketches of Spain Various Various Jazz 2.5 4.0 3.0
Sky Is Crying, The Vaughan, Stevie Ray Various Blues 3.2 3.9 3.5
sleeping with the past John, Elton Various Rock 3.0 4.0 3.6
Slow Grind! Protrudi, Link, and the Jaymen Unassigned Modern Surf 4.0 4.0 3.5 Essentially mono
Slowhand Clapton, Eric Various Rock 3.3 4.0 3.3
Smells Like Surf Spirit Various Various Modern Surf 3.9 3.5 3.8 Uninspired
Smokin' O.P.'s Seger, Bob Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.0
So Far Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Various Various 3.5 3.9 3.4
Sock It To Me! Ryder, Mitch Unassigned Rock 2.0 3.0 4.0
Solo Tyner, McCoy Various Jazz 2.7 4.0 3.5 Live.
Solo Spirit Willis, Larry Various Jazz 2.7 4.0 3.1 Mapleshade, awesome piano, quiet, slow and boring
Some Girls Rolling Stones Various Various 4.1 4.0 3.7 Great album.
Something Else By The Kinks Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Something That I Said Ruts Ruts Various 2.4 3.2 4.0 HARD punkish rock.
sometime tuesday morning Johnny A. Various Various 3.1 4.0 3.6 Instrumental electric guitar trio
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel Various Foreign 2.7 3.9 3.2 Hawaiian, mellow.
Songbird Cassidy, Eva Various Various 2.9 4.0 3.0
Songs for Drella Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 No rockers
Songs from the Capeman Various Various Soft Rock 1.8 4.0 3.2 Show soundtrack. Owned for catalog completeness only. Many spoken over music.
Songs of the West Harris, Emmylou Various Country 3.0 3.8 3.4
Songs without Words (Selection) Nagy, Peter Mendelssohn, Felix Classical 3.0 4.0 3.4 Piano, clean but not much bass
Sonia Dada Sonia dada Various Rock 3.0 4.0 3.6
Sonic Bullets Bambi Molesters, The Unassigned Modern Surf 3.2 3.2 3.7
Sound of San Francisco, The Various Unassigned Various 3.2 3.2 3.9 2003 current compilation, fairly hard rock close to punk.
Sound of the Shadows, The Shadows Various Pop 3.1 3.4 3.6
Spirio Sessions, The Lin, Jenny Various Various 2.5 4.0 3.4 Piano duets, with Uri Caine
Spirit Chestnut, Cyrus Various Jazz 3.0 4.0 3.3 Some tracks are really boring.
Squad Car Bertrand, Eddie, and the Showmen Unassigned Original Surf 4.1 3.0 4.1
Stampede! Jon & The Nightriders Various Modern Surf 3.9 3.9 3.9
Stand In The Fire Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0 Live.
Star Wars A New Hope London Symphony Orchestra Various Soundtrack 3.4 4.0 3.5 The original movie.
Star Wars Trilogy Skywalker Symphony Orchestra Williams, John Soundtrack 3.2 4.0 3.3 Very clean sound, but needs more bass.
Stardust Nelson, Willie Various Country 3.9 4.0 3.3
State of Confusion Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0
Steel Band Music of the Caribbean Unassigned Various Foreign 3.7 3.0 3.8 Ambitious music (track 14), but uneven sound quality. Live.
Steel Wheels Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.2 3.7 3.6
Steppenwolf Steppenwolf Various Various 3.4 3.6 3.7
Steppenwolf 7 Steppenwolf Steppenwolf Rock 2.6 3.8 3.8
Sticky Fingers Rolling Stones Various Various 4.0 3.7 3.4
Still Climbing Cinderella Various Rock 2.0 3.9 3.7
Still Crazy After All These Years Simon, Paul Simon, Paul Soft Rock 2.8 4.0 3.4 Pleasant.
Stir It Up: The Music of Bob Marley Alexander, Monty Various Reggae 3.2 4.0 3.8
Stones in the Road Carpenter, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mary Chapin Folk 3.2 4.0 3.2 Mellow, very nice
Storm Front Joel, Billy Joel, Billy Rock 3.2 3.2 3.6 Sounds best loud (concert level)
Stormy Weather Garland, Judy Various Various 3.3 3.0 3.5 Recorded live on her TV show. Many tracks have vinyl-like pops.
Strange Days Doors, The Doors, The Rock 3.0 3.7 3.4
Stranger in Town Seger, Bob Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0 Track 8 "Brave Strangers" can be played loud!
Stranger, The Joel, Billy Joel, Billy Rock 2.9 3.0 3.6 Limited bass, no real soundstage.
Stravinsky Lin, Jenny Stravinksy, Igor Classical 3.0 4.0 3.5
Street Hassle Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0 Nothing memorable - don't need to listen to this ever again!
Street Survivors Lynyrd Skynyrd Unassigned Rock 4.0 4.0 4.0
Strummin' Mental! Part One Various Various Original Surf 3.6 3.0 4.0 Unknown groups
Strummin' Mental! Part Three Various Various Original Surf 3.4 3.0 4.0 Unknown groups
Strummin' Mental! Part Two Various Various Original Surf 3.3 3.0 4.0 Unknown groups
Subtle as a Flying Mallet Edmunds, Dave Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.0 Very early album, rather mellow
Suburban Savage Tiki Tones, The Various Modern Surf 3.3 4.0 3.5
Summer of '42 Nero, Peter Unassigned Pop 2.8 3.6 3.0 Mellow instrumentals
Summer Surf Dale, Dick Various Original Surf 3.6 3.0 3.6
Sunny Sumter, Sunny Various Jazz 2.4 4.2 3.1 Mapleshade, mellow
Super Hits Nugent, Ted Various Rock 4.0 3.2 4.0
Super Scary Monster Party Various Various Soundtrack 2.8 3.9 3.1 Mostly atmospheric/gothic/soundtracky, some fun.
Supercharged on Alcohol Mofos Unassigned Modern Surf 3.4 4.0 3.9 Hard rock. Hidden last track.
Supersnazz Flamin' Groovies Various Various 3.5 3.6 3.8 Tracks 12-15 essentially dups.
SuperSneakers Flamin' Groovies Various Various 2.9 3.0 3.8
Surely You Joust Stevens, Ray Unassigned Comedy 2.2 3.0 3.3
Surf Age Cole, Jerry Various Various 3.7 3.0 3.7 Non-standard songs. Last few songs hot-rod related.
Surf Beat '80 Jon & The Nightriders Various Modern Surf 4.0 4.0 4.0
Surf City Lively Ones Unassigned Original Surf 4.3 3.4 3.8
Surf Crazy Various Various Original Surf 3.9 3.5 4.0
Surf Drums Lively Ones Various Original Surf 4.0 3.7 3.8 Track listing in booklet is wrong.
Surf Fever! Cornells Unassigned Original Surf 4.3 3.0 4.0
Surf Party A Go-Go! Keymen, The Various Original Surf 3.4 2.8 3.8 Not all fast. Some vocals.
Surf Party! - The Best of the Sufaris Live! Surfaris, The Various Various 4.1 3.0 4.1 Live, modern 1981 recording. Clear, but weak bass. Physical disk unbalanced.
Surf Quake Volcanos Unassigned Modern Surf 4.0 3.0 3.9
Surf Rider Lively Ones Unassigned Original Surf 4.0 3.1 3.8
Surf Route 101 Usher, Gary Various Original Surf 3.7 3.0 4.0
Surf Strike! Star and Key of the Indian Ocean Various Modern Surf 3.9 3.0 3.9
Surf War Various Various Original Surf 4.4 3.0 4.1 Only 25 minutes long
Surf'n Tunes Various Unassigned Original Surf 3.6 3.0 4.1 Pebbles Vol. 4
Surf-N-Burn Blue Stingrays Unassigned Modern Surf 3.9 4.0 3.3 Mellow. Track 3: Goldfinger!
Surfaris Stomp Surfaris, The Various Original Surf 4.1 3.0 3.9
Surfbeat Challengers Various Original Surf 4.0 3.1 3.9 Clean sound, but drumkit often buried in background.
Surfbeat Behind the Iron Curtain Various Various Various 3.7 3.0 3.8 Planetary Pebbles, Vol. 1. Some tracks recorded from vinyl.
Surfbeat Behind the Iron Curtain, Part 2 Various Various Various 3.6 3.0 3.9 Planetary Pebbles, Vol. 3. Recorded from vinyl.
Surfer Girl Sentinels Various Original Surf 3.4 3.0 3.5 Unusual songs
Surfer's Slide Allen (Podolor), Richie, And the Pacific Surfers Various Original Surf 4.0 3.0 3.8
Surfers' Choice Dale, Dick Various Original Surf 3.8 3.0 3.8 His first album, re-released with extra tracks.
Surfers' Pajama Party Johnston, Bruce Unassigned Original Surf 3.5 3.0 3.8 Mostly live. Tracks different than listed on album or disk.
Surfin' 'Round the World Johnston, Bruce Various Original Surf 3.7 3.0 3.9 Original songs, some quite unique and good. Studio musicians.
Surfin' Bird Trashmen Various Original Surf 4.0 3.0 4.0
Surfin' Fever Surf Raiders Unassigned Original Surf 3.8 3.0 3.8
Surfin' Gorillas, The Surfin' Gorillas Various Modern Surf 3.9 3.0 4.0
Surfin' Rampage Chesterfield Kings Various Original Surf 3.1 3.0 3.8 Hot rod and surf vocals
Surfin' South of the Border Various Unassigned Original Surf 4.1 3.0 3.5
Surfin' USA Hot Doggers (Bruce Johnston & Terry Melcher) Various Original Surf 4.1 3.0 3.9
Surfin' With the Astronauts / Everything is A-Ok! Astronauts Various Various 4.1 3.0 3.9 2 albums, 2nd live. Some surf songs, weak bass.
Surfing Ventures Various Original Surf 4.1 4.0 3.8
Surfing Hootenanny Surfin' Gorillas Various Various 3.7 3.0 4.0
Surfing with the Alien Satriani, Joe Satriani, Joe Modern Surf 3.0 4.0 3.9 Good muscular guitar, very clean sound, no hits.
Surfing with the Challengers Challengers Various Original Surf 4.0 3.0 3.9 Clean sound.
Surfmania Aqua Velvets, The Unassigned Various 3.5 4.0 3.5
Surfs Up! At Banzai-Pipeline Various Unassigned Original Surf 3.9 3.0 3.5
Survival Marley, Bob Various Reggae 3.0 4.0 3.5
Swamp's Up Tailgators Various Various 3.0 3.2 4.0
Sway Blue Hawaiians Various Various 3.9 4.0 3.5
Swingin' and Burnin' John Cocuzzi Quintet Various Jazz 2.9 4.0 3.7 Mapleshade/Wildchild. Best played at live volume. Shrill top and rolled-off bass.
Symphony No. 9 'From the New World' / Slavonic Dances New York Philharmonic Orchestra Dvorak, Antonin Classical 2.7 4.0 3.4
Take a Ride Ryder, Mitch Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 4.0 Too bright, limited bass
Taking a Chance on Love Monheit, Jane Various Jazz 3.1 4.0 3.3 Jazz and pop.
Tarbaby Tarbaby Various Various 3.2 3.7 3.7
Tattoo You Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.8 3.8 3.5
Tee-Tot Throw Rag Throw Rag Various 3.2 3.5 3.7
Teen Beat Various Various Various 3.5 3.0 4.0
Teenage Head Flamin' Groovies Various Various 3.8 3.2 3.9 Rowdy rock and roll
Teenage Kicks Flamin' Groovies Various Rock 3.2 3.1 3.9 Anthology, 2 CDs. 2nd disk is live concert.
Temptation Cole, Holly Waits, Tom Various 2.8 4.0 2.9 Good accoustic bass.
Teresa Teng Top Ten Teng, Teresa Various Pop 3.2 4.0 3.3 Very clean sound.
Test Pattern Sonia dada Various Rock 2.8 3.9 3.3 Pretty, but not very exciting, some dull songs
Testament Blasters, The Various Various 3.6 4.0 3.9 High energy country/rock/blues/latino
Thank You For the Music Abba Various Rock 3.6 3.5 3.8 Career box set. 4 CDs, 4th is marginal.
That Driving Beat, volume 5 Various Unassigned Various 3.1 3.0 3.9 Decent music, but much recorded off vinyl.
That's Entertainment! Garland, Judy Various Pop 3.5 3.0 3.5
The Horse / New Testament Ventures Various Modern Surf 3.6 3.3 3.7
The Kinks are The Village Green Preservation Society Kinks, The Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 3.0 No rockers
The Lonely Bull / $1,000,000 Weekend Ventures Various Original Surf 3.8 4.0 3.7 Mellow
The Ocean is Not For Cowards Pollo Del Mar Various Modern Surf 3.5 4.0 3.5 Unique.
The Orginal Rumble Wray, Link Various Various 4.2 3.1 4.0 Play it loud!
The Silencers Silencers Unassigned Modern Surf 3.6 3.2 3.8
The Slauson Shuffle Romancers Unassigned Original Surf 3.9 3.0 4.0 Saxophone-based dance band.
The Swan Singles Collection Wray, Link Various Original Surf 3.9 3.0 3.7
The Trashmen Trashmen Various Various 3.8 3.0 4.0
The Velvet Touch of… Los Straightjackets Unassigned Modern Surf 3.0 4.0 3.8 Mostly boring, limited soundstage
Their Greatest Hits Eagles Various Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0
Their Satanic Majesties Request Rolling Stones Various Various 2.4 3.5 3.6
Them Them Various Various 3.4 3.8 3.5 Early Van Morrison
Themes From Wayne Manor Wayne, Preston Various Rock 3.2 3.0 3.9 Electric guitars, pure instrumental
There Goes Rhymin' Simon Simon, Paul Simon, Paul Soft Rock 3.4 3.8 3.5
There's No Business Like Show Business Merman, Ethel Various Pop 3.1 3.0 3.5 Mostly show tunes.
This Note's For You Young, Neil Young, Neil Various 3.2 4.0 3.6
Three Window Coupe Rip Chords Unassigned Original Surf 3.7 3.1 4.0
Thriller Various Various Rock 3.5 4.0 3.7 25th Anniversary Edition
Through the Mysts of Time Barracudas Unassigned Various 3.2 3.0 4.0 Punk overtones.
Tiki Beat Aqua Velvets, The Corbin, Miles Various 3.0 3.9 3.5
Time Out Brubeck, Dave Various Jazz 2.7 4.0 3.4 Track 3: Take Five !
Times of Our Lives Collins, Judy Various Pop 3.0 4.0 3.1
Tommy Who, The Various Rock 2.9 3.5 3.9 Disk 1: Original Album; Disk 2: Out-takes and Demos
Top Gun Various Various Soundtrack 4.1 3.4 3.7
Tornados, The Tornados Unassigned Original Surf 4.0 3.0 3.7 Not traditional surf songs - Stingray! Many tunes adapted from other sources.
Touch Branigan, Laura Various Pop 2.6 3.4 3.5 Synthy pop.
Transformer Reed, Lou Unassigned Rock 5.0 4.0 4.0 Not recorded at a very high level
Treme - Music from the HBO Original Series, Season 1 Various Various Various 3.0 3.6 3.7
Tres Hombres ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Track 8 - La Grange!
Tribal Thunder Dale, Dick Various Modern Surf 3.7 4.0 3.7 Sounds best LOUD
Tribute to Deep Purple, A Funky Junction (one-shot studio group) Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 4.0
Trinity Session, The Cowboy Junkies Various Various 3.1 4.3 3.1 Very mellow. Play loud.
Tropic Isle: Guitar Noir Companion Aqua Velvets, The Unassigned Modern Surf 3.0 3.5 3.0 2 song EP.
Tumbleweed Connection John, Elton Various Rock 3.3 4.0 3.3
Turnstiles Joel, Billy Joel, Billy Rock 2.8 4.0 3.4
Twilight World McPartland, Marian Various Jazz 3.0 4.0 3.1 Piano trio. Play loud.
Twist Party!!! Los Straightjackets Unassigned Various 3.2 4.0 3.9 Includes worthless DVD
Two Sides of the Chantays / Pipeline Chantays, The Unassigned Various 3.6 3.0 3.8 Two albums on one disk.
Ultimate Low-Bass Test CD Granite Audio Unassigned Novelty 1.0 5.0 1.0 All tracks at -20dB
Ultimate Motown Christmas Collection, The Various Various Various 2.3 3.2 3.5
Under the Boardwalk Drifters Various Rock 4.0 3.0 3.6 Painful at high volume.
Unit of Measure Rice, Tony Various Country Rock 2.6 4.0 3.4 Bluegrass: Mostly mellow, accoutic, instrumental
Unknown (Chinese) Teng, Teresa Unassigned Pop 2.0 4.0 3.3 Pretty, but boring
Unknown Territory Dale, Dick Various Modern Surf 3.9 4.0 4.0
Unreleased Emotion Quatro, Suzi Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Not all rockers. Very clean sound.
Up Tight Jones, Booker T. Various Soundtrack 3.4 3.0 3.5 Interesting 'black' sound. Mostly instrumentals.
Vagabond Heart Stewart, Rod Various Rock 3.3 4.0 3.5
Velvet Underground & Nico, The Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 3.0
Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 4.0 3.0 3.0 Mellow. All good songs are on "Best…" album. Skip last two tracks (9-10).
Very Best of Dusty Springfield, The Springfield, Dusty Various Pop 3.3 3.2 3.3
Very Best of the Kingsmen, The Kingsmen Various Rock 3.5 3.0 3.9 Poor sound quality.
Very Best of the New Seekers, The New Seekers Various Soft Rock 3.4 3.0 3.9 Miserable sound
Very Best of the Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 3.0 Different tracks than the "Best Of", slightly different (and sometimes better?) mixes
Vienna Chicago Symphony, conducted by Fritz Reiner Various Classical 2.5 4.0 3.0 JVC XRCD. Some tape and room hiss, but very clean. Light bass.
Vignettes Crispell, Marilyn Various Jazz 2.4 5.0 2.8 No tunes. Mellow.
Vincebus Eruptum Blue Cheer Unassigned Rock 2.7 3.0 3.8 Famous album, HEAVY psyche. Track 1: Summertime Blues!
vintage soup… Star and Key of the Indian Ocean Various Various 3.8 3.0 3.9 Vocals with angrier lyrics would be punk.
Viper's Drag Various Various Jazz 3.1 5.0 3.7 Lively jazz group.
Viva! Los Straightjackets Unassigned Modern Surf 3.8 4.7 3.4
Voice Hiromi Various Jazz 2.4 4.0 3.9
Volcanic Action! Belairs Various Original Surf 4.2 3.0 3.9
Voodoo Lounge Rolling Stones Various Rock 3.1 4.0 3.4
VU Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 TBD
Walk With Me ARC Choir Traditional Gospel 3.6 4.9 3.6 Mapleshade. Acapella gospel choir.
Warren Zevon Zevon, Warren Zevon, Warren Rock 4.0 4.0 3.0 Oppo skips track 5 on playback.
Wasted Wray, Vernon Wray, Vernon Various 2.0 3.0 2.4 By Link Wray's brother. Historical value only. Downbeat songs.
Watermark Enya Unassigned New Age 2.8 4.0 2.8
Wavelength Morrison, Van Various Soft Rock 3.3 4.3 3.5
Waves of Reverb, Sea of Fuzz Various Unassigned Modern Surf 3.8 3.4 3.8
We Do It Diff'rent Foster, Frank Various Big Band 2.1 4.0 3.8 Mapleshade. Boring, no tunes. Live album.
Weld Young, Neil Various Rock 3.3 3.6 3.6 Live. 2 disks. Very heavy rock/grunge. Play loud.
What's Going On Gaye, Marvin Various Various 2.4 3.0 3.5 A historically important album.
When Alto Was King Williams, C. I. Various Various 2.7 4.0 3.3 Mapleshade
When the Saints Dixieland Stompers Various Dixieland 4.1 5.0 3.6 Tracks 15-18! Main disk is too wobbly - play copy.
When We Was Younger... Than Yesterday Arkay IV, The Various Various 3.2 3.1 3.7
Whenever We Wanted Mellencamp, John Cougar Various Rock 3.0 4.0 3.9
White Light / White Heat Velvet Underground, with Lou Reed Unassigned Rock 2.0 3.0 4.0 HARD rock / noise
Who Do We Think We Are Deep Purple Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 4.0 Track 1
Wicked Dahl, Jeff Various Rock 3.0 3.5 4.0 Hard electric guitar, almost punk.
Wild & Free Radiators Unassigned Funk 3.0 4.0 3.4 New Orleans rock. Disk 2 cooks by end. 2 disks.
Wild Again! Ventures Various Modern Surf 3.9 4.0 3.8 Wow!
Wild Eleki Deluxe Royal Fingers Various Modern Surf 4.1 3.3 4.0
Wild For You Allyson, Karrin Various Jazz 3.1 4.0 3.5 Covers of pop songs.
Wild Surf Various Various Original Surf 4.3 3.0 4.1
Wild Things! / The Fabulous Ventures Ventures Various Original Surf 3.9 3.1 3.8 Nice guitar
Willie and the Poor Boys Willie and the Poor Boys Various Country Rock 3.9 3.6 3.9 Lively. Clean sound, but compressed. Track 12!
Willy and the Poor Boys Creedence Clearwater Revival Various Rock 3.5 3.4 3.8
Wind, The Zevon, Warren Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Mostly mellow
Winds of War and Peace National Symphonic Winds Various Military 2.6 5.0 4.0
Wings Greatest Wings, and Paul McCartney Various Rock 3.7 3.6 3.6
Wipe Out! Impacts Unassigned Original Surf 4.0 3.0 3.7 Not terribly lively. Sound is marginal. Track listing on back cover has sides reversed.
Wipe Out! (The Best of the Surfaris) Surfaris, The Various Original Surf 4.0 3.0 4.1 Original "Wipeout". Clean sound.
With a Little Help From My Friends Cocker, Joe Various Rock 3.3 3.9 3.3
With The Beatles Beatles Various Rock 3.6 3.0 3.7 Early album, thin sound
Woodstock Playhouse 8/3/2002 Various Unassigned Rock 3.0 3.0 3.5 Live show I attended. Got recording from taper. 3 bands, 3 disks.
Words of the Angel Trio Mediaeval Various Classical 2.1 4.0 2.9 Acapela ancient uninspiring church music, basically mono
XXX ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 2.0 4.0 4.0 Extremely hard rock with no big hits.
Yakety Sax Randolph, Homer "Boots" Various Rock 3.5 3.0 3.7 Saxophone, his early recordings
Yazz Per Favore Emil Richards' Yazz Band Various Jazz 2.9 4.0 4.0 Mild Cuban-afro percussion, mono
Yellow Submarine Beatles Various Various 3.4 3.6 3.2 Strange.
Your Momma Won't Like Me / Aggro-Phobia Quatro, Suzi Unassigned Rock 5.0 3.0 4.0 Aggro better; trks 9, 16, 17, some pretty tracks
Zero Gravity Laika & The Cosmonauts Various Modern Surf 3.8 3.0 3.7
Zoot Suit Riot Cherry Poppin' Daddies Various Swing Band 3.3 3.9 3.9 High energy. Nasty lyrics.
Zuma Young, Neil Unassigned Rock 2.8 3.6 3.4 With Crazy Horse.
Zydeco Dance Party Various Various Zydeco 3.7 3.3 3.9
ZZ Top's First Album ZZ Top Unassigned Rock 3.0 4.0 3.0 Mellow