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View Poll Results: Going back as far as 1960, what is your favourite year in music?
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 1 1.92%
1967 6 11.54%
1968 1 1.92%
1969 2 3.85%
1970 1 1.92%
1971 4 7.69%
1972 4 7.69%
1973 2 3.85%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 1 1.92%
1977 0 0%
1978 1 1.92%
1979 4 7.69%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 3 5.77%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 2 3.85%
1988 0 0%
1989 1 1.92%
1990 0 0%
1991 3 5.77%
1992 0 0%
1993 2 3.85%
1994 2 3.85%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 2 3.85%
1998 1 1.92%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 2 3.85%
2004 1 1.92%
2005 1 1.92%
2006 0 0%
2007 3 5.77%
2008 1 1.92%
2009 1 1.92%
2010 0 0%
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Old 03-07-2010, 05:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What is Your Favourite Year in Music from 1960 and up?

Simple!

Just answer the poll and feel free to tell us why you chose what you chose.

Poll is public!


For me, it's 1972.

some releases that year :

Deep Purple - Machine Head
Yes - Close to the Edge
Gentle Giant - Octopus
Focus - Focus III
David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust
Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick
Return to Forever - Return to Forever

.. and more too!
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Old 03-07-2010, 05:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1984, hands down. Want to know why?

Zen Arcade
Double Nickels on the Dime
Meat Puppets II
The Wonderful and Frightening World of the Fall
Ocean Rain
From Her to Eternity
Ride the Lightning
Let It Be
Treasure
...
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Old 03-07-2010, 05:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Gotta be 1969:

The Kinks -Arthur
The Beatles - Abbey Road
The Who - Tommy
The Stooges - The Stooges
Led Zeppelin - I & II
Jeff Beck - Beck-Ola
MC5 - Kick Out the Jams
The Rolling Stones - Let it Bleed
King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King

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Old 03-07-2010, 05:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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1971, the year I was born just happens to coincide with some of my favorite albums of all time

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
The Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East
Gil Scott Heron - Pieces of a Man
John Prine - S/T
Funkadelic - Maggot Brain
Pink Floyd - Meddle
Joni Mitchell - Blue
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Old 03-07-2010, 05:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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1979
Unknown Pleasures-Joy Division
Metal Box-Public Image Limited
Live At The Witch Trials-The Fall
Armed Forces-Elvis Costello
The Specials-S/T
Entertainment!-Gang Of Four
London Calling-The Clash
Fear Of Music-Talking Heads
Setting Sons-The Jam
Cut-the Slits
Drums And Wires-XTC
The Undertones-S/T

Also have a lot of time for 1984.
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Old 03-07-2010, 05:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Based on current tastes...

1997
Amon Tobin - Bricolage
Arcana - Arc Of The Testimony
Bowery Electric - Beat
Death Cube K - Disembodied
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - The Boatman's Call
Nils Petter Molvaer - Khmer
Sofa - Grey

Or

2007
Amon Tobin - Foley Room
Grinderman - Grinderman
Kashiwa Daisuke - Program Music 1
Onra - Chinoiseries
Saddleback - Night Maps
Sixtoo - Jackals and Vipers in Envy of Man
Stendeck - Faces
The Field - From Here We Go Sublime

For now I will go with 97.
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm gonna have to say 2008.

Board Up The House
The Bedlam In Goliath
Hail Destroyer
Watershed
United Nations
Thursday/Envy
Fleet Foxes
Lost In The Sound Of Separation

1998 and 2007 are also worth mentioning.
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1991, for obvious and previously stated reasons...
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2003 since Trance was really still at it's heyday and such.
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Old 03-07-2010, 10:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I really love 2004.

Death From Above 1979 - You're a Woman, I'm a Machine
Alexisonfire - Watch Out!
The Unicorns - Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?
Black Keys - Rubber Factory
Big D & The Kids Table - How it Goes
Bjork - Medulla
Chinese Stars - A Rare Sensation
Circle Takes The Square - As The Roots Undo
Deerhoof - Milkman
El Ten Eleven - S/T
The Evaporators - Ripple Rock
The Hives - Tyrannosaurus Hives
John Frusciante - Shadows Collide With People
Liars - They Were Wrong So We Drowned
mewithoutYou - Catch For Us The Foxes
Sonic Youth - Sonic Nurse

Lots of other great ones from that year, these are just some I've been hooked on at one point or another and still love.
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