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User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7992 posts, RR: 11
Posted (8 years 11 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1416 times:

The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM), probably one of the world's most unkown associations, apparently tried to sharpen it's public profile and published the "Definitive 200 List" - records everyone should own.


I agree with a lot of what can be found on that list, but how in the world did Shakira (spelling?) or 50 Cent manage to replace Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Mike Oldfield, Sting and The Talking Heads to name but a few?

It's not that I expect to find an exact copy of my list of the "definitive 200", but I fail to see what criteria were used to make up the list? Financial success? Being progressive and "ahead of it's time"? They talk about "classics", but how can Shakira's "Laundry Service" be a classic and "The Lamb..." or "Tubular Bells" are not?

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User currently offlineRAFVC10 From Spain, joined Sep 2005, 1980 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1397 times:
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The author of this list don't remember one of the best albums of ever:

A night at the opera - QUEEN

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User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7992 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1394 times:

Quoting RAFVC10 (Reply 1):
A night at the opera - QUEEN

That one actually made it on the list as #152.

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