1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die ( English literally "1001 albums you must hear before you die") is a musical anthology by Robert Dimery. It contains reviews and additional information (quotes, pictures, producers, ...) on various music albums that were published between 1955 and 2005. It's sorted chronologically, starting with Frank Sinatra's In the Wee Small Hours and ending with Get Behind Me Satan of the White Stripes . In the new edition of 2009, albums were added to 2008, others were left out.


Although the vast majority of the albums listed are English-language pop / rock albums, it also includes albums from world music , R&B , rap , blues , hip-hop , country and jazz music . The pop / rock albums also contain a diverse mix of the subgenres punk , heavy metal , modern rock, classic rock , progressive rock , easy listening and rock 'n' roll .


  • Robert Dimery: 1001 albums. Music You Should Hear Before Life Is Over . Edition Olms, Zurich 8. A. 2015, ISBN 978-3-283-01249-6 .

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