Sunday, 21 September 2014

Tell me, tell me, tell me the answer

Here are the runners and riders for the next @lpgrp vote. The theme is 1968.

The listening session will be 9pm, Sunday 5th October. 

You can vote for five albums by sending the numbers (not names!) of your choices to the @lpgrp Twitter account (via a direct message or an ordinary tweet mentioning @lpgrp). 

You are allowed to vote for the albums you nominated. 
The deadline for voting is 8pm, Thursday 25th September.

1. Airplane - Crown of Creation
2. The Amboy Dukes - Journey to the Centre of the Mind
3. David Axelrod - Song of Innocence
4. The Band - Music from Big Pink
5. The Beatles – The Beatles (The White Album)
6. Graham Bond - Love is the Law
7. The Byrds - Notorious Byrd Brothers
8. The Byrds - Sweetheart of the Rodeo
9. Caravan – Caravan
10. Chamber Brothers - Time Has Come
11. Dillard & Clark - The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark
12. Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man
13. The Doors - Waiting for the Sun
14. The Everly Brothers – Roots
15. Fairport Convention – Fairport Convention
16. Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul
17. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland
18. The Impressions - This Is My Country
19. The Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter
20. Etta James - Tell Mama
21. The Kinks – The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society
22, John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins
23. Mad River - Mad River
24. Joni Mitchell - Song to a Seagull
25. The Monkees – Head
26. The Mothers of Invention - We're Only in It for the Money
27. Nico - The Marble Index
28. Laura Nyro - Eli
29. Pink Floyd - Saucerful of Secrets
30. The Pretty Things - SF Sorrow
31. Quicksilver Messenger Service - Happy Trails
32. Otis Redding - The Dock of the Bay
33. The Rolling Stones - Beggars Banquet
35. William Shatner - The Transformed Man
36. Simon and Garfunkel - Bookends
37. Silver Apples – Silver Apples
38. Nina Simone - 'Nuff Said
39. Sly and the Family Stone - Dance to the Music 
40. The Small Faces – Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake
41. Traffic - Traffic
42. The United States of America - The United States of America
43. Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat
44. Scott Walker - Scott 2
45. West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - A Child's Guide to Good and Evil
46. Bobby Womack - Fly Me to the Moon
47. Neil Young – Neil Young

Friday, 12 September 2014


The theme for @lpgrp’s October session is ‘1968’.
The listening session will be 9pm, Sunday 5th Ocober
We need to create a shortlist. Please send me the name of two '1968' albums you’d like to nominate. Use a direct message or a tweet mentioning 'lpgrp' to contact me. Your deadline is 9pm, Friday 19th September. Once the shortlist is ready, I’ll publish further details about how to vote. 

Here is a great big list of 1968 albums.

Astral Weeks is disqualified as it won the Ireland vote.