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Desert Island Discs

January 7, 2000, Music

Greg Beets

1. Ramones, Rocket to Russia (Sire)

2. The Beatles, Revolver (Capitol)

3. James Brown, 20 All-Time Greatest Hits! (Polygram)

4. The B-52's (Warner Bros.)

5. The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground & Nico (Verve/Polygram)

6. Glass Eye, Bent by Nature (Bar None)

7. The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds (Capitol)

8. X, Los Angeles (Slash/Warner Bros.)

9. MC5, Back in the USA (Atlantic)

10. John Coltrane, Giant Steps (Atlantic)

Christopher Gray

1. Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, "San Antonio Rose"

2. Snoop Doggy Dogg, Doggystyle (Death Row/Interscope)

3. Adam Sandler, What the Hell Happened to Me? (Warner Bros.)

4. Staples Singers, Freedom Highway (Columbia Legacy)

5. Sonic Youth, Daydream Nation (Blast First)

6. The Pogues, If I Should Fall From Grace With God (Island)

7. Cookie & the Cupcakes, By Request

8. Afghan Whigs, Gentlemen (Elektra)

9. Prince & the Revolution, Purple Rain (Paisley Park/Warner Bros.)

10. The Allman Brothers Band, Live at the Fillmore East (Polydor)

Raoul Hernandez

1. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Such Sweet Thunder (Columbia Legacy)

2. Bob Marley, Uprising (Island)

3. Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers (Virgin)

4. Marvin Gaye, Anthology (Motown)

5. Smokey Robinson, Anthology (Motown)

6. Billy Holiday, The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. IV (Columbia)

7. Jimi Hendrix, Electric Ladyland (MCA)

8. Bob Dylan, Bootleg Series (Columbia)

9. The Clash, Sandinista! (Columbia)

10. Don Walser, The Archive Series Vols. 1 & 2 (Watermelon)

Christopher Hess

1. Lou Reed, New York (Sire)

2. Uncle Tupelo, No Depression (Rockville)

3. Miles Davis, Kind of Blue (Columbia)

4. R.E.M., Life's Rich Pageant (I.R.S.)

5. Duke Ellington, Money Jungle (Blue Note)

6. Built to Spill, Perfect From Now On (Warner Bros.)

7. Tom Waits, Rain Dogs (Island)

8. Townes Van Zandt, High, Low and In Between/The Late, Great Townes Van Zandt (EMI)

9. Replacements, Let It Be (Twin/Tone)

10. Nirvana, Incesticide (DGC)

Andy Langer

1. Guns N' Roses, Appetite for Destruction (Geffen)

2. Public Enemy, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (Def Jam)

3. AC/DC, If You Want Blood You've Got It (Atlantic)

4. The Rolling Stones, Hot Rocks (London)

5. Willie Nelson, Willie & Family Live (Columbia)

6. Led Zeppelin I (Atlantic)

7. James Brown, Foundations of Funk: A Brand New Bag: 1964-1969 (A&M)

8. Ike & Tina Turner, Greatest Hits (EMI)

9. Bob Marley, Legend (Polygram)

10. Beastie Boys, Paul's Boutique (Capitol)

David Lynch

1. Hamdulillah, Music From the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music (Sounds True)

2. Peter Gabriel, Passion (Geffen)

3. Duke Ellington, The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse (Fantasy)

4. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Signature Series, Volume 3 (Alam Madina)

5. Stevie Wonder, Songs in the Key of Life (Motown)

6. Dead Can Dance, Toward the Within (4AD)

7. Rush, Different Stages (Anthem/Atlantic)

8. Tom Waits, Mule Variations (Island)

9. U2, The Unforgettable Fire (Island)

10. DJ Shadow, Endtroducing -- (Mo' Wax)

Margaret Moser

1. The Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed (London)

2. Loreena McKennitt, The Book of Secrets (Warner Bros.)

3. Patti Smith, Horses (Arista)

4. Doug Sahm and Friends (Atlantic)

5. Fairport Convention, Liege & Leaf (A&M)

6. Tom Waits, Rain Dogs (Island)

7. Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat (MGM)

8. Fabulous Thunderbirds, Girls Go Wild! (Takoma)

9. Nirvana, Nevermind (DGC)

10. Talking Heads, Fear of Music (Sire)

Jerry Renshaw

1. Elvis Presley's Sun Sessions (RCA)

2. Rockpile, Seconds of Pleasure (Columbia)

3. Uncle Tupelo, Anodyne (Sire/Reprise)

4. Ramones, It's Alive (Sire)

5. Hank Williams, 24 Golden Hits (MGM)

6. George Jones, Cup of Loneliness (Mercury)

7. Motörhead, No Sleep 'Til Hammersmith

8. MC5, Kick Out the Jams (Elektra)

9. The Byrds, Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Columbia)

10. The Bottle Rockets, The Brooklyn Side (East Side Digital)

Jay Trachtenberg

1. John Coltrane, A Love Supreme/Crescent (Impulse)

2. Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia)

3. Duke Ellington Orchestra, Far East Suite (RCA Bluebird)

4. Joe Ely, Musta Notta Gotta Lotta (MCA)

5. Grateful Dead, Grayfolded (Swell/Artifact)

6. Bob Marley, Catch a Fire (Island)

7. Thelonious Monk, The Complete Columbia Solo Studio Recordings, 1962-68 (Columbia)

8. Bunny Wailer, Rock 'N' Groove (Solomonic)

9. T-Bone Walker, Complete Imperial Recordings, 1950-54 (EMI)

10. Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Tiffany Transcriptions (Kaleidoscope)

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