Desert Albums

I was thinking out-loud one day, if I was stuck on a desert island, what music could I only listen to for the rest of my life? Considering my vast library of musical tastes and influences, I thought this should be easy. It has become nothing about being easy. I’m sure this list will change over time but as of November 11, 2019, here they are, my top 100 albums of all time:

  • ABC The Lexicon of Love
  • Alanis Morisette Jagged Little Pill
  • Amy Winehouse Back to Black
  • Asia Alpha
  • Asia Asia
  • B-Movie Forever Running
  • Barbara Streisand Yentl
  • Black Sabbath Mob Rules
  • Black Sabbath Heaven & Hell
  • Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A
  • Celine Dion Unison
  • David Bowie Let’s Dance
  • Def Leppard Hysteria
  • Def Leppard Pyromania
  • Dio Heaven and Hell
  • Dio Holly Diver
  • Dream Theater A Change of Seasons
  • Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record
  • Electric Light Orchestra Out of the Blue
  • Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
  • Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • Epica Cry for the Moon
  • Fleetwood Mac Rumours
  • Gary Moore After the War
  • Gary Moore Still Got The Blues
  • Gary Moore Wild Frontier
  • Genesis A Trick of the Trail
  • Genesis Three Sides Live
  • George Michael Faith
  • Hall & Oates H2O
  • Iron Maiden Killer
  • Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
  • Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
  • Iron Maiden Powerslave
  • Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
  • Jaco Pastorius Invitation
  • John Lennon Double Fantasy
  • Journey Raised on Radio
  • Kiss Alive I
  • Kiss Alive II
  • Kiss Kiss
  • Kiss Love Gun
  • Kiss Unmasked
  • Led Zeppelin In Through The Outdoor
  • Lionel Richie Can’t Slow Down
  • Lionel Richie Dancing on the Ceiling
  • Madonna Like a Prayer
  • Madonna Like a Virgin
  • Madonna True Blue
  • Meatloaf Bat Out of Hell
  • Metallica Metallica
  • Michael Jackson Thriller
  • Ozzy Diary of a Madman
  • Paul McCartney Wings over America
  • Phil Collins Face Value
  • Phil Collins No Jackets Required
  • Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon
  • Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
  • Plantium Blonde Ailen Shores
  • Plantium Blond Standing in the Dark
  • Prince and the Revolution Purple Rain
  • Queensrÿche The Warning
  • Rainbow Long Live Rock n’ Roll
  • Rush Hemispheres
  • Rush Moving Pictures
  • Rush Signals
  • Saga Images at Twilight
  • Saga In Transit
  • Saga Silent Night
  • Saga Worlds Apart
  • Scorpions Blackout
  • Scorpions Love At First Sting
  • Shania Twain Come On Over
  • Shania Twain The Woman in Me
  • Sting Nothing Like the Sun
  • Sting Ten Summoner’s Tales
  • Styx Crystal Ball
  • Styx Pieces of Eight
  • Styx The Grand Illusion
  • Supertramp Breakfast in America
  • The Beatles Abbey Road
  • The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • The Beatles White Album
  • The Cars Candy-O
  • The Cars Heartbreak City
  • The Cars The Cars
  • The Police Ghost in the Machine
  • The Police Synchronicity
  • The Police Zenyatta Mondatta
  • The Traveling Wilburys Vol.1
  • The Traveling Wilburys Vol.3
  • U2 The Joshua Tree
  • U2 War
  • Van Halen 1984
  • Van Halen 5150
  • Van Halen Balance
  • Van Halen Diver Down
  • Wham Make It Big
  • Wham Music from the Edge of Heaven
  • Yngwie J. Malmsteen Rising Force