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List: Top Ten Greatest Debut Albums of all time

Date: July 2006.

Source: Uncut magazine (UK publication based in London)

Base: Readers poll - no data on numbers voting.

Notes: The album featuring Andy Warhol's iconic banana cover by the Velvet Underground came top. The Velvets lined-up as Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Mo Tucker with Nico providing a European avant-garde flavour. The album was edited and remixed under the supervision of Tom Wilson by Gene Radice & David Greene with recording engineers Omi Haden and Val Valentin. "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" by the Arctic Monkeys popped in at 36th position and was the most modern album on the list.

Rank

Band

Album

Year of Release

1

The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground & Nico

1967

2

Television

Marquee Moon

1977

3

Jimi Hendrix Experience

Are You Experienced

1967

4

The Stone Roses

The Stone Roses

1989

5

The Band

Music From Big Pink

1968

6

The Clash

The Clash

1977

7

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin

1969

8

Joy Division

Unknown Pleasures

1979

9

Roxy Music

Roxy Music

1972

10

The Stooges

The Stooges

1969


   
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