At the risk of totally nerding out, I used to go to sleep to the Braveheart soundtrack. That thing was awesome despite not sounding anything like pop-culture music.man remember when soundtracks were a cool thing to buy and have. good times.
I listed Clapton's Unplugged in my list.1995 Stevie Ray Vaughan's Greatest Hits.
1995 Kenny Wayne Sheppard...Ledbetter Heights
1998 Kenny Wayne Sheppard....Trouble Is
1997 Johnny Lang....Lie to Me
1999 Clapton/King....Riding with the King
1990 Candy Duffler....Saxuality
1992 ZZ Top ....Greatest Hits
1992 George Strait....Pure Country
1992 Alan Jackson....A Lot about Livin
I absolutely despise Rap/Hip Hop.
These are all CD's I have had for over 25 years.
And I cannot believe I am the only guy here who listened to SRV and Clapton.
So you have several in here that I personally wore out as well but I have a hard time listing them as "great" because they had a much narrower appeal. I listened to (and loved) Tool's Aenima more than Sheryl Crow's Tuesday Night but the latter was an album that had much wider appeal than the former. Similarly, I loved Rage Against the Machine. Never huge on Deftones because at some point I think you have to develop more melody and less "sounds different and we're screaming" for it to count as great. Embarrassed to admit I probably went to more Korn concerts than any other single band in the 90's. Straight adrenaline for 90 minutes. But today, I won't put on a Korn song. Now I'm about to shut my office door and turn on Eulogy.Albums I wore out in the 90's
pearl jam-10, vitalogy, vs.
alice in chains-dirt
rage against the machine
outkast-any of their 90's releases
tupac-all eyes on me, makaveli
wu tang-36 chambers
dmx- dark and hell is hot
biggie-ready to die
gza- liquid swords
goodie mob-soul food
e40-in a major way