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    Vote for the albums in each of the following match ups which you like more. I realize many of us have albums by the following artists which we like better, but I tried to choose their most historically beloved releases. No artist has more than one album in this tournament, and for obvious reasons, there are no Van Halen albums included.


    Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty) vs Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Hotel California (Eagles) vs. Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    The Cars (the Cars) vs. Who's Next (The Who)
    The Joshua Tree (U2) vs. Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John) vs. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Boston (Boston) vs. Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

    Moving Pictures (RUSH) vs. Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd) vs. Rocks (Aerosmith)


    *Voting for this round will close at approximately 8:30 pm PST on Thursday, 6/26.
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

    "The truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth" - Todd Wagner

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    I guess I'll get this party started …

    Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty) vs Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Hotel California (Eagles) vs. Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    The Cars (the Cars) vs. Who's Next (The Who)
    The Joshua Tree (U2) vs. Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John) vs. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Boston (Boston) vs. Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

    Moving Pictures (RUSH) vs. Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd) vs. Rocks (Aerosmith)
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

    "The truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth" - Todd Wagner

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    Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty)
    Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    The Cars (the Cars)
    Back In Black (AC/DC)

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    Boston (Boston)

    Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
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    Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Hotel California (Eagles)

    Who's Next (The Who)
    Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

    Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd)


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    Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty) vs Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Hotel California (Eagles) vs. Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    The Cars (the Cars) vs. Who's Next (The Who)
    The Joshua Tree (U2) vs. Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John) vs. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Boston (Boston) vs. Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

    Moving Pictures (RUSH) vs. Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd) vs. Rocks (Aerosmith)
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    Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin
    Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    The Cars (the Cars)
    Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

    Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd)

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    Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    Who's Next (The Who)
    Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Boston (Boston)

    Moving Pictures (Rush)
    Rocks (Aerosmith)
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Vote for the albums in each of the following match ups which you like more. I realize many of us have albums by the following artists which we like better, but I tried to choose their most historically beloved releases. No artist has more than one album in this tournament, and for obvious reasons, there are no Van Halen albums included.


    Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty) vs Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Hotel California (Eagles) vs. Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    The Cars (the Cars) vs. Who's Next (The Who)
    The Joshua Tree (U2) vs. Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John) vs. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Boston (Boston) vs. Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

    Moving Pictures (RUSH) vs. Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd) vs. Rocks (Aerosmith)


    *Voting for this round will close at approximately 8:30 pm PST on Thursday, 6/26.
    Led Zeppelin IV
    Rumours(EASILY)

    Who's Next
    Back In Black

    Blaggh. Pass
    Boston(close, but Delp's awesome, superior vocals win the day over whiny bitch Axl)

    Moving Pictures
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    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John) vs. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Quote Originally Posted by JUNGLE DRUMMER View Post
    ...
    Blaggh. Pass
    ...
    Oh, man ... Really?

    No love for ANY tune in these superb, magnificent albums?
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    EVH: "Sure. What's the difference? It's got six strings... It's a guitar!" - 31.12.1978
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    Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    Who's Next (The Who)
    Back In Black (AC/DC)
    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

    Moving Pictures (RUSH)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd)
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    Wow, tough choices all. And only one I don’t own (yet)

    (the fourth album) (Led Zeppelin)
    Hotel California (Eagles)

    The Cars
    The Joshua Tree (U2)

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Boston

    Let It Bleed (The Rolling Stones)
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    Quote Originally Posted by JUNGLE DRUMMER View Post
    Led Zeppelin IV
    Rumours(EASILY)

    Who's Next
    Back In Black

    Blaggh. Pass
    Boston(close, but Delp's awesome, superior vocals win the day over whiny bitch Axl)

    Moving Pictures
    Rocks(EASILY)
    So, you don't like a single song from either Goodbye Yellow Brick Road or Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band? Seriously???
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
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    Who's Next (The Who)
    The Joshua Tree (U2)

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Boston (Boston)

    Moving Pictures (RUSH)
    Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd)
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    Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

    Who's Next (The Who)
    Back In Black (AC/DC)

    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)

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    Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
    Hotel California (Eagles)
    Who's Next (The Who)
    Back In Black (AC/DC)
    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles)
    Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)
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