1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Publisher: Universe Publishing | ISBN: 0789313715 | edition 2006 | PDF (SCAN) | 960 pages | 96 MB
1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is a musical reference book edited by Robert Dimery, released in 2006. It consists of a list of albums released between 1955 and 2005, part of a series from Quintessence Editions Ltd. The book is arranged chronologically, starting with Frank Sinatra's In the Wee Small Hours and concluding with Myths of the Near Future by Klaxons. Each entry in the list is accompanied by a short essay written by a noted music critic. The entries are accompanied by pictures, quotes, and additional information (such as the album's running time and producer). Film soundtracks were excluded unless they consisted fully of original material.