It's mostly from the 1970s. I was too poor in the early 80s completing a thesis to
buy many albums, then came CDs.
Lots of prog rock like Genesis, Yes, the Floyd, Barclay James Harvest, Marillion,
The Enid, Alan Parsons Project, ELP, Renaissance, Camel, and offshoots.
Gordon Giltrap, Steve Hillage.
Jazz-rock experimental such as Brand X.
Spacey instrumental stuff like David Bedford. Mike Oldfield.
Electronic: Vangelis, early TD and those luscious glossy albums by
Edgar Froese Aqua and Epsilon in Malaysian Pale. Still play those
Some female singers like Melanie, Janis Ian.
I do have some 1960s vinyl too, such as the Beatles, and some 45s including
It's shame for those LPs to be collecting dust. There are turntables that let
you convert your analogue discs to digital form. I've been contemplating
getting one to relive some classic albums. Some can edit out the scratches
too. While some of the above music has dated, a lot still sounds great and
reassuringly familiar. It does surprise me how well I can recall music that I've
not heard in a decade or two.
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