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Three guys, three unique viewpoints on music. Each week, we embark on a journey through albums recorded in the 1960's to the present. Season 1 is in progress and is covering the best of the 1960s. Every episode features a history and review of three distinct albums pulled from the Top 100 lists for each decade at https://besteveralbums.com. Start from the beginning or dive into an episode that covers an album you love (or hate)! New episodes every Thursday afternoon. Listener feedback is welcome at combingthestacks@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter @CombingThe

Combing the Stacks


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    S3 E14 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Los Lobos/Echo and the Bunnymen/Prince 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2022 133:35


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:20). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (11:35). Josh's Movie Corner segment starts at (24:05). This Day in Music History segment starts at (30:44). This episode covers the following albums: Los Lobos - How Will the Wolf Survive (33:02), Echo and the Bunnymen - Porcupine (1:00:51), and Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain (1:35:02). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E13 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Meat Puppets/Husker Du/Cocteau Twins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 143:34


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:16). This Day in Music History segment starts at (9:45). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (15:27). Matt and Jon sing the Hits (26:43). This episode covers the following albums: Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II (41:13), Husker Du - Zen Arcade (1:10:12), and Cocteau Twins - Treasure (1:44:52). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B10: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - A-ha/Frankie Goes to Hollywood/Haircut 100

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 79:00


    Jon and Josh cover three albums selected from 1001 Albums to Hear Before You Die while Matt is away. The episode begins at (1:35). This episode covers the following albums: A-ha - Hunting High and Low (9:16), Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasuredome (31:02), and Haircut 100 - Pelican West (58:42). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B9: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Orange Juice/Prince 2/Laurie Anderson/Simple Minds 2/Mission of Burma/The Cure 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 110:01


    We cover six albums selected from the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version), besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 80s, 1001 Albums to Hear Before You Die or even Jon's choice! The episode begins at (3:17). This episode covers the following albums: Orange Juice - Rip It Up (10:20), Prince - 1999 (27:07), Laurie Anderson - Big Science (45:26), Simple Minds - New Gold Dream (59:17), Mission of Burma - Vs. (1:14:57), and The Cure - Pornography (1:31:38). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B8: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Madness 2 /Dire Straits 2/Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five/ABC/Bruce Springsteen 6/Kate Bush 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 119:40


    We cover six albums selected from the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version), besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 80s, 1001 Albums to Hear Before You Die or even Jon's choice! The episode begins at (3:24). This episode covers the following albums: Madness - Rise and Fall (7:22), Dire Straits - Love Over Gold (25:31), Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message (42:54), ABC - Lexicon of Love (1:05:52), Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska (1:17:48), and Kate Bush - The Dreaming (1:36:01). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E12 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - The Police 3/Violent Femmes/Bruce Springsteen 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 144:57


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:39). This Day in Music History segment starts at (8:19). Internet Killed the Video Star segment starts at (18:51). This episode covers the following albums: The Police - Synchronicity (46:46), Violent Femmes - Self-Titled (1:18:41), and Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. (1:47:45). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E11 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Cyndi Lauper/New Order/R.E.M.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 130:51


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:14). This Day in Music History segment starts at (8:27). The Essential Question segment starts at (14:41). Internet Killed the Video Star segment starts at (17:17). This episode covers the following albums: The Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual (34:27), New Order - Power, Corruption and Lies (1:03:24), and R.E.M. - Murmur (1:36:45). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B7: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Luther Vandross/The DB's/The Birthday Party/Men at Work/The Police 2/Gun Club

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 124:24


    We cover six albums selected from the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version), besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 80s, 1001 Albums to Hear Before You Die or even Jon's choice! The episode begins at (3:05). This episode covers the following albums: Luther Vandross - Never Too Much (10:05), The DB's - Stands for Decibels (33:49), The Birthday Party - Prayers on Fire (49:53), Men at Work - Business as Usual (1:18:38), The Police - Ghost in the Machine (1:28:56), and Gun Club - Fire of Love (1:45:42). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E10 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - The Descendents/Roxy Music 2/Michael Jackson 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 126:04


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:06). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (7:31). This Day in Music History segment starts at (12:12). Josh's Movie Corner segment starts at (24:37). This episode covers the following albums: The Descendents - Milo Goes to College (31:24), Roxy Music - Avalon (57:43), and Michael Jackson - Thriller (1:28:11). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E9 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Donald Fagen/Duran Duran/Iron Maiden

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 127:50


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:30). This Day in Music History segment starts at (8:14). Matt and Jon sing the Hits (12:31). This episode covers the following albums: Donald Fagen - The Nightfly (25:28), Duran Duran - Rio (54:40), and Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast (1:30:36). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B6: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Killing Joke/Rick James/The Teardrop Explodes/Journey/The Wipers/Rolling Stones 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 103:00


    We cover six albums selected from the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version), besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 80s, 1001 Albums to Hear Before You Die or even Jon's choice! The episode begins at (2:01). This episode covers the following albums: Killing Joke - What's THIS for...! (10:51), Rick James - Street Songs (25:33), The Teardrop Explodes - Kilimanjaro (43:11), Journey - Escape (52:49), The Wipers - Youth in America (1:13:25), and The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You (1:24:43). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E8 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - The Go-Go's/The Psychedelic Furs/Rush 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 126:11


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:59). Cleaning the Stacks and This Day in Music History segments starts at (9:15). Internet Killed the Video Star segment starts at (17:17). This episode covers the following albums: The Go-Go's - Beauty and the Beat (41:47), The Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk (1:12:11), and Rush - Moving Pictures (1:38:49). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E7 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Siouxsie and the Banshees/King Crimson 3/Kraftwerk 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 128:51


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:23). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (10:01). The Essential Question segment starts at (13:04). This Day in Music History segment starts at (27:18). This episode covers the following albums: Siouxsie and the Banshees - Juju (34:55), King Crimson - Discipline (1:05:26), and Kraftwerk - Computer World (1:34:09). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B5: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - The Police/The Jam 2/The Cure/The Clash 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 103:26


    We cover four albums selected from the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version), besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 80s, 1001 Albums to Hear Before You Die or even Jon's choice! The episode begins at (2:13). This episode covers the following albums: The Police - Zenyatta Mondatta (9:35), The Jam - Sound Affects (37:30), The Cure - Seventeen Seconds and Faith (54:56), and The Clash - Sandinista! (1:16:51). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E6 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Black Flag/Electric Light Orchestra 2/Brian Eno & David Byrne

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 129:35


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (1:50). Josh's Movie Corner segment starts at (13:35). This Day in Music History segment starts at (20:35). This episode covers the following albums: Black Flag - Damaged (33:00), ELO - Time (1:11:18), and Brian Eno & David Byrne - My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (1:40:37). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E5 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Young Marble Giants/The Feelies/Talking Heads 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 124:25


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:20). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (12:39). This Day in Music History segment starts at (14:43). Matt and Jon sing the Hits (18:44). This episode covers the following albums: Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth (28:14), The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms (1:00:52), and Talking Heads - Remain in Light (1:31:07). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B4: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Prince/REO Speedwagon/Rush 2/Soft Boys/Simple Minds/Peter Gabriel

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 127:07


    We cover six albums selected from the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version), besteveralbums.com list for the 80s, 1001 Albums to Hear Before You Die or even Jon's choice! The episode begins at (3:44). This episode covers the following albums: Prince - Dirty Mind (13:16), REO Speedwagon - Hi Infidelity (28:49), Rush - Permanent Waves (49:16), Soft Boys - Underwater Moonlight (1:11:12), Simple Minds - Empires and Dance (1:30:08), and Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel III (1:48:13). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E4 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Pylon/Ozzy Osbourne/X

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 117:48


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:21). This Day in Music History segment starts at (6:21). Internet Killed the Video Star segment starts at (13:03). This episode covers the following albums: Pylon - Gyrate (32:28), Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz (57:03), and X - Los Angeles (1:28:25). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E3 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Pat Benatar/Motorhead/The Pretenders

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 120:10


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:32). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (9:08). This Day in Music History segment starts at (12:00). The Essential Question segment starts at (20:32). This episode covers the following albums: Pat Benatar - Crimes of Passion (34:54), Motorhead - Ace of Spades (59:09), and The Pretenders - Self-Titled (1:29:49). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B3: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Diana Ross/Bruce Cockburn/English Beat/Bob Seger 2/Bruce Springsteen 4/Dire Straits

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 114:09


    On Cold Listen Hot Takes bonus episodes we cover six albums chosen from The Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version), the Pitchfork 200 Best Albums of the 1980s or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 80s. The episode begins at (3:39). This episode covers the following albums: Diana Ross - Diana (8:52), Bruce Cockburn - Humans (25:54), English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It (40:57), Bob Seger - Against the Wind (57:58), Bruce Springsteen - The River (1:12:39) and Dire Straits - Making Movies (1:35:43). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E2 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - Joy Division 2/Judas Priest/Dead Kennedys

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 129:23


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:32). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (7:22). This Day in Music History segment starts at (18:16). Josh's Movie Corner segment starts at (16:49). ] This episode covers the following albums: Joy Division - Closer (36:48), Judas Priest - British Steel (1:03:35), and Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables (1:34:17). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B2: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Black Sabbath 4 and Steely Dan 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 45:40


    Jon is out sick this week so Matt and Josh team up to tackle two artists they haven't talked about since last season - Black Sabbath and Steely Dan. This episode covers the following albums: Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell (5:53) and Steely Dan - Gaucho (24:56). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 B1: Combing The Stacks 80s Bonus Episode - Raincoats 2/Elvis Costello 3/Gang of Four 2/The B52s 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 84:09


    This week we cover four albums that are on the Pitchfork 200 Best Albums of the 1980s. This episode covers the following albums: The Raincoats - Odyshape (8:45), Elvis Costello - Get Happy!! (34:12), Gang of Four - Solid Gold (51:30), and The B-52s - Wild Planet (1:06:31). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S3 E1 - Top 100 Albums of the 1980s - David Bowie 8/ACDC 2/Bauhaus

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 114:47


    Discussing 100 albums of the 1980s selected from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:11). This Day in Music History segment starts at (8:49). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (18:02). Matt and Jon sing the Hits (19:21). This episode covers the following albums: David Bowie - Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (29:01), ACDC - Back in Black (56:49), and Bauhaus - In the Flat Field (1:24:30). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E36 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - End of the 70s Top 10 Extravaganza!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 91:00


    This is it, our 70's end of decade show! Superlatives, the Brian Eno Award, and Top 10s, this show has it all. The show starts at (0:44). Superlatives start at (8:35). Top 10s of Cold Listen Hot Takes episodes start at (30:21), and Top 10s of main episodes starts at (56:58). Next week, we begin our journey into the 1980s! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E35 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Neil Young 6/Joy Division

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 94:53


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (1:49). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (8:27). This Day in Music History segment starts at (11:53) This episode covers the following albums: Neil Young - Rust Never Sleeps (29:41) and Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures (1:00:33). Next week, the decade wrap-up show with our superlatives and Top 10 lists! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E34 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Supertramp 2/Pink Floyd 7/The Clash 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 138:20


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:15). This Day in Music History segment starts at (10:42). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (19:33). This episode covers the following albums: Supertramp - Breakfast in America (28:00), Pink Floyd - The Wall (59:44), and The Clash - London Calling (1:45:57). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B21: Combing The Stacks 70s Bonus Episode - Throbbing Gristle/The Damned/This Heat/Chic/Public Image Ltd/Squeeze

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 121:06


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:32). This episode covers the following albums: Throbbing Gristle - 20 Jazz Funk Greats (12:26), The Damned - Machine Gun Etiquette (32:38), This Heat - self-titled (45:04), Chic - Risque (1:01:02), Public Image Ltd - Metal Box (1:14:44), Squeeze - Cool for Cats (1:35:52). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E33 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Gang of Four/Talking Heads 3/Fleetwood Mac

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 127:01


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:35). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (5:45). 1001 Albums Rundown segment starts at (20:15). This Day in Music History segment starts at (12:05) Josh's Movie Corner segment starts at (16:49). The Essential Question segment starts at (22:47). This episode covers the following albums: Gang of Four - Entertainment! (20:15), Talking Heads - Fear of Music (54:33), and Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1:21:39). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B20: Combing The Stacks 70s Bonus Episode - The Residents/The Undertones/The Pop Group/The Buzzcocks/The Specials/The B-52s

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 117:53


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:35). This episode covers the following albums: The Residents - Eskimo (12:26), The Undertones - Self-titled (34:08), The Pop Group - Y (49:48), The Buzzcocks - Singles Going Steady (1:08:21), The Specials - Self-titled (1:24:13), The B52s - Self-titled (1:39:52). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E32 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Michael Jackson/Bruce Springsteen 2/Television

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 126:22


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:04). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (5:45). This Day in Music History segment starts at (9:49). This episode covers the following albums: Michael Jackson - Off the Wall (16:03), Bruce Springsteen - Darkness on the Edge of Town (58:42), and Television - Marquee Moon (1:36:10). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B19: Combing The Stacks 70s Bonus Episode - Nick Lowe/The Raincoats/Donna Summer/Madness/The Slits/Tom Petty

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 112:23


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:00). This episode covers the following albums: Nick Lowe - Labour of Lust (7:12), The Raincoats - Self-titled (19:12), Donna Summer - Bad Girls (34:38), Madness - One Step Beyond (51:33), The Slits - Cut (1:11:39), Tom Petty - Damn the Torpedoes (1:27:06). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E31 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - ACDC/The Cars/Bob Marley and the Wailers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 127:43


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:13). This Day in Music History segment starts at (15:15). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (21:25). This episode covers the following albums: ACDC - Highway to Hell (32:01), The Cars - Self-titled (58:20), and Bob Marley and the Wailers - Exodus (1:33:19). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B18: Combing The Stacks 70s Cold Listen/Hot Take - Pere Ubu/Marvin Gaye 3/Magazine/Big Star 3/Funkadelic 2/Kate Bush

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 99:58


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:44). This episode covers the following albums: Pere Ubu - Dub Housing (10:28), Marvin Gaye - Here My Dear (24:02), Magazine - Real Life (41:46), Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers (54:28), Funkadelic - One Nation Under a Groove (1:08:06), Kate Bush - The Kick Inside (1:22:40). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E30 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Elvis Costello 2/Blondie/Ramones 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 125:58


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:07). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (6:26). This Day in Music History segment starts at (12:33) Josh's Movie Corner segment starts at (16:49). This episode covers the following albums: Elvis Costello - This Year's Model (22:35), Blondie - Parallel Lines (51:38), and Ramones - self-titled (1:31:42). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B17: Combing The Stacks 70s Cold Listen/Hot Take - Talking Heads 2/Ultravox/Foreigner/X-Ray Spex/Devo/The Rolling Stones 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 118:10


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:34). This episode covers the following albums: Talking Heads - More Songs About Buildings and Food (9:45), Ultravox - Ha! Ha! Ha! (26:12), Foreigner - Double Vision (43:42), X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents (59:20), Devo - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo (1:16:42), The Rolling Stones - Some Girls (1:34:24). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E29 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Eagles/Van Halen/Pink Floyd 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 128:28


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:20). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (7:24). This Day in Music History segment starts at (13:59). This episode covers the following albums: Eagles - Hotel California (20:13), Van Halen - Van Halen I (56:18), and Pink Floyd - Animals (1:35:41). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B16: Combing The Stacks 70s Cold Listen/Hot Take 13 - Saturday Night Fever OST/The Clash 2/Rufus & Chaka Khan/Talking Heads/Meat Loaf/Iggy Pop

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 135:17


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:23). This episode covers the following albums: Saturday Night Fever OST - Various Artists (7:23), The Clash - Give Em Enough Rope (36:50), Rufus and Chaka Khan - Ask Rufus (55:20), Talking Heads - Talking Heads '77 (1:15:45), Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell (1:36:39), Iggy Pop - Lust For Life (1:56:25). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B15: Combing The Stacks Bonus Episode - The Beatles "Get Back" Documentary

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 73:06


    This week on a special bonus episode we discuss our thoughts on the recent Beatles: Get Back documentary. The episode begins at 1:03. See you next week for another Cold Listen Hot Take bonus episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E28 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Kraftwerk 2/Rush/Steely Dan 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 139:25


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:11). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (9:19). This Day in Music History segment starts at (13:59). 1001 Albums Rundown segment starts at (20:15). This episode covers the following albums: Kraftwerk - The Man Machine (43:09), Rush - 2112 (1:09:43), and Steely Dan - Aja (1:47:29). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B14: Cold Listen, Hot Take 12- Shoes/Runaways/Dennis Wilson/Ramones/Suicide/Elvis Costello

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 122:17


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (2:51). This episode covers the following albums: Shoes - Black Vinyl Shoes (8:54), Runaways - self-titled (26:58), Dennis Wilson - Pacific Blue Ocean (46:49), Ramones - Rocket to Russia (1:05:09), Suicide - self-titled (1:23:34), Elvis Costello - My Aim is True (1:44:30). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E27 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Billy Joel/David Bowie 7/Led Zeppelin 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 133:59


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:12). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (8:59). This Day in Music History segment starts at (16:08). This episode covers the following albums: Billy Joel - The Stranger (23:45), David Bowie - Heroes (1:08:10), and Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti (1:37:25). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B13: Cold Listen, Hot Take 11 - Elvis Presley 2/Kansas/ABBA/Electric Light Orchestra/Joni Mitchell 4/Bob Dylan 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 127:11


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (4:00). This episode covers the following albums: Elvis - The Sun Sessions (11:46), Kansas - Leftoverture (30:41), ABBA - Arrival (49:13), ELO - A New World Record (1:09:40), Joni Mitchell - Hejira (1:23:32), Bob Dylan - Desire (1:42:55). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E26 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - The Modern Lovers/Patti Smith/Sex Pistols

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 124:23


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:10). This Day in Music History segment starts at (07:24). This episode covers the following albums: The Modern Lovers - Self-Titled (16:43), Patti Smith - Horses (45:35), and Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols (1:19:01). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B12: Cold Listen, Hot Take 10- Joni Mitchell 3/Aerosmith/Bee Gees/Blue Oyster Cult/Earth, Wind & Fire/KISS

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 131:34


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (4:00). This episode covers the following albums: Joni Mitchell - Hissing of Summer Lawns (08:25), Aerosmith - Rocks (28:30), Bee Gees - Main Course (49:58), Blue Oyster Cult - Agents of Fortune (1:07:42), Earth, Wind & Fire - That's the Way of the World (1:23:38), KISS - Alive! (1:37:21). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E25-Top 100 Albums of the 1970s-The Clash/King Crimson 2/Pink Floyd 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 124:08


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:21). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (6:54) This Day in Music History segment starts at (11:14). This episode covers the following albums: The Clash - Self-titled (17:48), King Crimson - Red (1:00:21), and Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1:30:08). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B11: Cold Listen Hot Take 9- Heart/Willie Nelson/Richard & Linda Thompson/Sparks/Parliament/Brian Eno 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 112:44


    We cover six albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:37). This episode covers the following albums: Heart - Dreamboat Annie (08:22), Willie Nelson - Red Headed Stranger (28:46), Richard & Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (44:22), Sparks - Kimono/My House (1:00:41), Parliament - Mothership Connection (1:17:49), Brian Eno - Here Come the Warm Jets (1:33:30) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E24-Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Neil Young 5/David Bowie 6/Bob Dylan 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 126:39


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:21). This Day in Music History segment starts at (11:17) This episode covers the following albums: Neil Young - On the Beach (18:42), David Bowie - Low (52:11), and Bob Dylan- Blood on the Tracks (1:26:57). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E23 - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s - Kraftwerk/Supertramp/Bruce Springsteen 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 139:48


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:01). Cleaning the Stacks segment starts at (11:56). This episode covers the following albums: Kraftwerk - Trans-Europe Express (19:11), Supertramp - Crime of the Century (1:06:36), and Bruce Springsteen- Born to Run (1:32:10). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 E22 -Surprise Bonus Episode - Big Star (2X)/The Jam

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 99:53


    Discussing the top 100 albums of the 1970s from https://besteveralbums.com. The show starts at (2:13). This episode covers the following albums: Big Star - #1 Record (12:10), Big Star - Radio City (45:10), and The Jam - All Mods Con (57:19). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

    S2 B10: Cold Listen Hot Take 8 - Linda Rondstadt/Muddy Waters/Fela Kuti/Neil Young 4/Robert Wyatt

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 101:36


    We cover five albums that are on the Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums list (the 2020 version) or elsewhere but not on the besteveralbums.com Top 100 list for the 70s. The episode begins at (3:39). This episode covers the following albums: Linda Ronstadt - Heart Like a Wheel (09:21), Muddy Waters - Hard Again (29:53), Fela Kuti and Africa 70 - Expensive Shit (44:55), Neil Young - Tonight's the Night (1:01:39), Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom (1:20:22). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/combingthestacks/message

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