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Old 01-13-2014, 07:54 AM
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Default DESERT ISLAND PICKS

I'm a fan of lists. It's a great insight into someone and a way to get turned on to great entertainment.

So, the cliched Desert Island Picks thread...

Name 5 - 10 Albums, Movies and Books you would take for a stay...

MINE:

ALBUMS:

1. Black Sabbath - "Sabotage"
2. Pink Floyd - "Animals"
3. Blue Oyster Cult - "Agents of Fortune"
4. Roxy Music - "Siren"
5. Led Zeppelin - "Physical Graffiti"
6. Neil Young - "On The Beach"
7. The Damned - "Grave Disorder"
8. David Bowie - "Alladin Sane"
9. Jellyfish - "Spilt Milk"
10. Enuff Z'Nuff - "1985"

MOVIES:

1. Young Frankenstein
2. Thief
3. The Exorcist
4. Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein
5. Duck Soup
6. My Bloody Valentine (1980)
7. Mad Monster Party
8. Dracula A.D. 1972
9. Where The Buffalo Roam
10. Petulia

BOOKS:

1. Who I Am by Pete Townshend
2. Life by Keith Richards
3. Al Pacino by Lawrence Grobel and Al Pacino
4. Miles by Miles Davis
5. David Bowie: Starman by Paul Trynka
6. Belushi: A Biography by Judith Belushi Pisano and Tanner Colby
7. Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
8. Strange Things Happen: A Life with The Police, Polo, and Pygmies by Stewart Copeland
9. Pryor Convictions by Richard Pryor
10. The Great Shark Hunt by Hunter S. Thompson

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Albums...First five by the BeaTles, and the first five by the Rolling Stones

Books...Bird Man of Alcatraz, Hiroshima

Movies.....Stripes, Gone With The Wind, Wizard of Oz
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"books....? books are for tourists" I can't do a book list, but movies and albums yes...nice thread!

Recordings
01. UFO: Lights Out
02. Rush: 2112
03. King Crimson: Court Of The Crimson King
04. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Street Survivors
05. Kinks: Sleepwalker
06. Aerosmith: Aerosmith
07. Utopia: Ooops Wrong Planet
08. Iron Maiden: Number of the Beast
09. MSB: Stagepass
10. Spingsteen: Darkness On Edge Of Town

Movies
01. Heat
02. Casino
03. Goodfellas
04. Mr. Bean (the one with the art gallery)
05. Ace Ventura Pet Detective
06. The Big Lebowski
07. No Country For Old Men
08. Dirty Harry
09. Outlaw Josey Wales
10. All Seasons Of Sopranos
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albums...

rust in peace - megadeth
powerslave - iron maiden
kill'em all - metallica
blood sugar sex magic - RHCP
rolling stones (greatest hits album of sorts)

movies...

aliens (alien 2)
empire strikes back / return of the jedi
terminator 2
any older godzilla movie (not that piece of crap american made one from the late 90's)

not much for books...

...unless they are instructional books or something like hustler/JUGGS.
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:09 AM
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"books....? books are for tourists" I can't do a book list, but movies and albums yes...nice thread!

Recordings
01. UFO: Lights Out
02. Rush: 2112
03. King Crimson: Court Of The Crimson King
04. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Street Survivors
05. Kinks: Sleepwalker
06. Aerosmith: Aerosmith
07. Utopia: Ooops Wrong Planet
08. Iron Maiden: Number of the Beast
09. MSB: Stagepass
10. Spingsteen: Darkness On Edge Of Town

Movies
01. Heat
02. Casino
03. Goodfellas
04. Mr. Bean (the one with the art gallery)
05. Ace Ventura Pet Detective
06. The Big Lebowski
07. No Country For Old Men
08. Dirty Harry
09. Outlaw Josey Wales
10. All Seasons Of Sopranos
Lights Out is an incredible album by a magnificent band!

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Old 01-15-2014, 07:31 AM
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Albums

1. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works
2. Ludovico Einaudi - Islands
3. The Mars Volta - Deloused in the Comatorium
4. Brian Eno - Apollo
5. Tears For Fears - GH's
6. Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
7. ASIWYFA - ASIWYFA
8. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
9. Faith No More - King for a Day
10. Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed

Films
1. The Shining
2. LOTR Trilogy
3. The Departed
4. Prisoners
5. Amelie
6. Oldboy (South Korean version.... of course)
7. The Great Dictator
8. Labyrinth
9. The Dark Crystal
10. 3:10 to Yum a
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Old 01-16-2014, 07:12 AM
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Albums

1. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works
2. Ludovico Einaudi - Islands
3. The Mars Volta - Deloused in the Comatorium
4. Brian Eno - Apollo
5. Tears For Fears - GH's
6. Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
7. ASIWYFA - ASIWYFA
8. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
9. Faith No More - King for a Day
10. Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed

Films
1. The Shining
2. LOTR Trilogy
3. The Departed
4. Prisoners
5. Amelie
6. Oldboy (South Korean version.... of course)
7. The Great Dictator
8. Labyrinth
9. The Dark Crystal
10. 3:10 to Yum a
Great list! T4F is an amazing band. Eno, Aphex,..great stuff. Love the Chaplin flick, Labyrinth and Dark Crystal, too.

Peace, MT
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MOVIES:
1) Unforgiven
2) Aliens
3) Soylent Green
4) Star Wars Episodes IV to VI
5) Jaws
6) The Big Boss
7) The Silence of the Lambs
8) Jerry Maguire
9) Poltergeist
10) Fear of a Black Hat

BOOKS:
1) The Lord of the Rings
2) It
3) Go Rin No Sho (The Book of Five Rings)
4) Tarantula by Bob Dylan (good way to go nutty, I'd say)/ Poems by Bob Dylan
5) Pillars of the Earth
6) Bram Stoker's Dracula
7) Shantaram
8) A Suitable Boy
9) The Odyssey
10) Sin City/ Batman Year One

MUSIC:
1) Hot Rats - Frank Zappa
2) Bitches Brew - Miles Davis
3) Divine Intervention - Slayer
4) FF - Foo Fighters
5) Grace - Jeff Buckley
6) Led Zeppelin I, II, III or IV
7) Rust in Peace - Megadeth
8) Vulgar Display of Power - Pantera
9) 40 Licks - The Rolling Stones
10) The Essential Alan Parsons Project
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Entertainment: The entire collection of Hogan's Hero's episodes.
Books: The complete works of Ernest Hemingway
Music: Kraftwerk- Minimum/Maximum live
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