The White Album - The Beatles
Physical Graffiti - Led Zepellin
anyone know any more?
Well I always enjoy all four sides of The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
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War of the worlds?
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Pre CD, albums (LP's) were about 36-40 mins long - Rainbow on Stage was a double live album that was one hour long - maybe less ! As such with the advent of CD at lot of 'albums' these days should, at over an hour long probably be classed as double, however...I assume we're talking about classics
There are probably a few to be fair but I can' think of too many 'studio albums' at this moment but excluding live albums, collections + remastered packages..................
I agree, Physical Graffiti is one of (if not) the greatest double albums ever, however it wasn't all new material being as it was a collection of new songs and outtakes from previous albums eg Houses of the Holy from (d'oh) Houses of the Holy
Others that spring to mind are..
Layla - Derek & the Dominoes - Like Monopoly & Cluedo every house such own a copy
Blonde on Blonde - Bob Dylan
Eat a Peach - Allman Bros - although again not all new material
Technically GNR's Use Your Illusion's 1 & 2 were originally material for one album - although (in my humble opinion) much of what ended up on part 1 was filler!!
Beatles - White Album / John Lennon - Working Class Hero / George Harrison - All Things Must Pass / Cliff Richard - 40 Golden Greats
/ Lonnie Donegan - Hit Singles Collection / Electric Light Orchestra - Out The Blue / Moody Blues - Caught Live + Five....mmm better stop now, and play some
Yes ! ELO - Out of the blue!
Thin Lizzy -Live & Dangerous
UFO - Strangers in The Night.
BOC- On Your Feet or on Your Knees
Genesis- The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Jeff Wayne's - The War of the Worlds
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Good stuff folks! there are more than i originally thought! though i have to say i'm not sure we shoud count live albums, or greatest hits imo....
War of the Worlds is a good one haha
also wasnt electric ladyland released as a double LP before CD's came about??
disappointed i missed out Blonde on Blonde - I will hang my head...
i also found this list of double albums ffrom wikipedia which is enlightening
The Band - The Last Waltz!
Sketches for my sweetheart the drunk - Jeff Buckley
In your honour - Foo Fighters
Welcome to the pleasuredome - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Aerial - Kate Bush
Orphans - Tom Waits (Triple Album)
Sheik Yerbouti - Zapper
Electric Lady Land - Hendrix
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Come on Andrew, get in with the scene...War of the Worlds is quality! And Cyrus use it for their demos...
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