42 records: 42 years

In late August 2013 I started to write about 42 records that meant something to me, that had played a role in my 42 years of life to date.

In late July 2014 I finished that series of posts: here’s the complete list of the 42 records covered – they should click through to the relevant post if any take your fancy:

1. Desperados Under The Eaves – Warren Zevon

2. This Corrosion – The Sisters Of Mercy

3. You’re All I Need To Get By – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrel

4. Engine To Turn – Tift Merritt

5. Stella Maris – Moby

6. The Muppets (the band I was in at University, not the Jim Henson puppets)

7. I Believe – R.E.M.

8. Star – Belly

9. December – All About Eve

10. The Winner Takes It All – Abba

11. Brothers In Arms – Dire Straits

12. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

13. Walking To Do – Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

14. The Wall – Pink Floyd

15. Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye

16. Goodbye England (Covered In Snow) – Laura Marling

17. Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan

18. Dream All Day – The Posies (and the Reading Festival 1996)

19. Spiegel Im Spiegel – Arvo Part

20. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love

21. Stay Positive – The Hold Steady

22. Thunder Road / The Promise / Racing In The Street – Bruce Springsteen

23. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

24. Fantastic Place – Marillion

25. Tumbling Dice – The Rolling Stones

26. Ain’t That Enough ? – Teenage Fanclub

27. Incident on 57th Street / Rosalita / New York City Serenade – Bruce Springsteen

28. The Bends / OK Computer – Radiohead

29. Oh My Sweet Carolina – Ryan Adams

30. Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen

31. Take The Long Way – Po’ Girl

32. Freakscene – Dinosaur Jr

33. Less Than You Think – Wilco

34. Slaveship – Josh Rouse

35. There She Goes, My Beautiful World – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

36. Sanvean (You Are My Shadow) – Lisa Gerrard

37. Lazarus – The Boo Radleys

38. Wise Up – Aimee Mann

39. A Case Of You – Joni Mitchell

40. For A Dancer – Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris

41. Black Winged Bird – Nina Persson

42. Glory Days – Pulp / Glory Days – Bruce Springsteen

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