Greatest bootleg albums (three lists - NME/Uncut/The AV Club)

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Greatest bootleg albums (three lists - NME/Uncut/The AV Club)

Postby Pierre » Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:00 am

I wanted to know if this was a thing and it turns out a few professional publications have started to explore the endless ocean of bootleg recordings. Here are three lists I found.

NME - 30 bootleg albums you need to hear (2011)

http://www.nme.com/photos/30-bootleg-al ... 6#/photo/1

The Smiths | Devil's Charm
The Velvet Underground | Live at the Gymnasium
Oasis | 250,000 Oasis Fans Can't Be Wrong
The White Stripes | Life on the Flipsides
Super Furry Animals | The Man Don't Give a Fuzz
The Libertines | Horrorshow in London Town
Crystal Castles | Thrash Thrash Thrash
Ryan Adams | 48 Hours
The Rolling Stones | The Brussels Affair
Spiritualized | Acoustic Mainline
Pink Floyd | Scream Thy Last Scream/Vegetable Man
Nirvana | Outcesticide
Arctic Monkeys | Beneath the Boardwalk
Led Zeppelin | When We Were Kings
The Kinks | The Great Lost Kinks Album
Elvis Presley | Houston 1955
Television | Live at the Old Waldorf
Manic Street Preachers | If You Want Blood
Bob Dylan | Genuine Live 66
Blur | Glastonbury 2009
The La's | The Kitchen Session
John Lennon/Various Artists | The Dirty Mac Sessions
The Beach Boys | Smile
Pixies | The Fallout Shelter
Jonathan Richman | Live at the Longbranch Saloon
Bruce Springsteen | Winterland Night 1978
David Bowie | Santa Monica 1972
The Beatles | The White Sessions
The Clash | Give 'Em Enough Dope
Chuck Berry | BBC Theatre London

The AV Club - Under the Counter: 15 Essential Bootleg Albums (2015)

http://www.avclub.com/article/under-cou ... ums-224865

1. Anthology of American Folk Music
2. Bob Dylan | Great White Wonder
3. Bob Dylan & the Band | The Basement Tapes
4. Bruce Springsteen | Roxy Night
5. The Rolling Stones | The Brussels Affair
6. Neil Young | Chrome Dreams
7. Led Zeppelin | The Final Option
8. The Velvet Underground | Live at the Gymnasium
9. The Beatles | A/B Road
10. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Harry Nilsson, Jesse Ed Davis, Bobby Keys | A Toot and a Snore in '74
11. Prince | The Black Album
12. Nirvana | Roma
13. Danger Mouse | The Grey Album
14. Jimi Hendrix & Jim Morrison | Bleeding Heart
15. The Troggs | The Troggs Tapes

Uncut - Uncut's 50 Best Bootlegs (2015)

http://www.uncut.co.uk/features/uncuts- ... legs-68155

1. The Beach Boys | Smile
2. Bob Dylan & the Band | A Tree Without Roots
3. Neil Young | Chrome Dreams (Rust Edition)
4. The Rolling Stones | Place Pigalle
5. Little Feat | Electrif Lycanthrope
6. The Clash | Rat Patrol from Fort Bragg
7. The Velvet Underground | Live at the Gymnasium
8. Led Zeppelin | The Lost Sessions
9. Bruce Springsteen | The Ties That Bind
10. Roxy Music | When We Were Young
11. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds | Call of the Cavemen
12. Kate Bush | The Cathy Demos
13. Captain Beefheart | Hoboism
14. Kraftwerk | K4
15. Wilco | Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Demos/Outtakes: YHF Enginner Demos
16. Television | Double Exposure
17. Syd Barrett | Magnesium Proverbs
18. Nirvana | In Utero (Steve Albini Mix)
19. The Beatles | From Kinfauns to Chaos
20. R.E.M. | The Elliot Mazer Demos
21. Steely Dan | The Last Gaucho
22. New Order | Western Works
23. Van Morrison | Van the Man
24. Leonard Cohen | The Other Leonard Cohen Album Vols. 1 & 2
25. Blur | Parklife Deluxe Bootleg
26. The Cramps | The Ohio Demos 1979
27. The Who | Obscure and Oblique
28. Nico, John Cale & Brian Eno | Berline, Neue Nationalgalerie
29. Elvis Costello | Our Aim Is True
30. The White Stripes | The Legendary Lost Tapes
31. Richard and Linda Thompson | Rafferty's Folly
32. Arcade Fire | Demo 2001
33. The Soft Boys | The Day They Ate Brick
34. PJ Harvey | Jungle Queen
35. Jimi Hendrix/Traffic | A Session
36. Keith Richards | Toronto Session/"I Got the Blues"
37. Elvis Presley | Desert Storm
38. The Smiths | Unreleased Demos & Instrumentals
39. The Byrds | Tambourines & 12 Strings
40. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Harry Nilsson, Jesse Ed Davis, Bobby Keys | A Toot and a Snore in '74
41. James Brown with Sly and Robbie | The Nassau Sessions
42. Adam and the Ants | Madamstan
43. The La's | The Kitchen Tape
44. Joe Strummer | When Pigs Fly
45. Aztec Camera | Manchester Live Tape
46. Buffalo Springfield | California Daze
47. David Bowie | Toy
48. Gillian Welch & David Rawlings | Live and Obscure
49. Paul McCartney & Wings | The Nashville Sessions
50. The Troggs | The Troggs Tapes

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