Hard to pick just one
Posted by: Benno ()
Date: May 28, 2001 01:03PM

I've actually asked myself this sort of question before, "If I could only keep the discs released in one particular year, which year would I choose?". Bloody hard question, especially when posed with the loss of the rest (strictly hypothetical!!!). Don't ask me why I put myself through this, I guess I was just testing my metal to see if I could narrow down a favourite year - perhaps it was just self torture, LOL.

The question I had to ask was this, what albums couldn't I do without, should something as horrendous as this happen. It made the decision more black and white, yet no easier.

I still couldn't come up with a single year, considering my must keeps were spread all over the place. 1987 I agree was a top year, but there are only one or two can't-live-withouts there, 1988 the same, 1991 and 1992 also pulled out some phenominal material, as did 1993 even with the onset of grunge, stuff that I couldn't honestly say I could live without. In the end, if I had to, I could knock it down to maybe a dozen discs, but they're running from 87-93.

So for me its an era to consider, not just a single year. My ultimate era would be 84-95, and even then I'm missing material that I've grown to love released after 95. Very difficult question to answer that one.

And so I pose you the question: If you could only keep the discs in your collection released from one year, which year would it be? Its a painful thought isn't it, but really puts the pressure on, you probably end up with the most honest answer in the end. Good luck!

Cheers and beers

Benno

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Best year for MR? 1987? 81 sfk kurt 05/27/2001 12:08AM
Re: Best year for MR? 1987? 66 alex siedler 05/27/2001 12:16AM
Re: Best year for MR? 1987? 53danthecdman05/27/2001 05:57AM
Re: Best year for MR? 1987-89 62 AOR Guru 05/27/2001 06:15AM
All 1984-1989 was great 52Kauna05/27/2001 12:38PM
Hard to pick just one78 Benno 05/28/2001 01:03PM
Re: Hard to pick just one 54 Brian 05/28/2001 02:16PM
Re: Hard to pick just one - 1986/1992 70 Sven 05/28/2001 08:24PM
Re: Hard to pick just one 52 The Rob 05/29/2001 02:00PM
Re: Best year for MR? 1981,82? 57One ten05/28/2001 03:13PM


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