Stuart Maconie's Critical List

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

plus other classic long players with something in common, new CD re-issues and listeners' choices of neglected masterpieces.

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20040717

This week Stuart's featured album is Tom Petty's Damn the Torpedoes, plus other classic long players with something in common, new CD re-issues and listeners' choices of neglected masterpieces.

20040807

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

This week's featured album is Supertramp's Breakfast in America.

20040814

Featured album is the Gilded Palace of Sin from the Flying Burrito Brothers, plus other classic long players with something in common, new CD re-issues and listeners choices of neglected masterpiece.

20040828

To celebrate the forthcoming Mercury Awards, Stuart spotlights the music on this year's shortlist and plays past winners.

20040904

All through September, Radio 2 is Going Digital.

So, Stuart will be assembling the best music from the 6 Music playlist and the live Dream Ticket archive.

20040918

Series in which Stuart suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

This week's featured album is Bob Dylan's Blonde On Blonde.

Plus Paul Simon and The Auteurs.

20041016

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

20041023

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

This week's featured album is The Stranglers' Rattus Norvegicus.

20041030

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

This week's featured album is Billy Joel's The Stranger.

20041106

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

This week's featured album is Joni Mitchell's Court and Spark.

20041127

The Freewheeling Bob Dylan album was recorded over 40 years ago.

Tonight, Stuart plays tracks from the album and tracks from artists who inspired Dylan and who have been compared to him.

20041218

This week, he rounds up the year's best releases, re-issues and 'best ofs'.

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Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

Tonight, Laura Nyro's Eli And The Thirteenth Confession is in the spotlight.

20050305

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

This week he spotlights Run DMC's album Raising Hell.

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Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

Dusty Springfield's album Dusty in Memphis.

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Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run20051217
2005 Mercury Music Prize20050903
Aimee Mann - Magnolia Ost20050625
Aimee Mann - Whatever20040731
Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill20041211
Alice Cooper's Billion Dollar Babies20050709
Bill Withers - Just As I Am20060204
Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited.20050827
Bob Marley And The Wailers - Burnin'20041204
Brian Eno - Before And After Science20040703
Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska.20060415
Crosby, Stills And Nash20050528
Deep Purple - In Rock20050226
Dexy's Midnight Runner's - Too-ray-ay20041002
Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms20050730
Elton John - Album Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy20051126
Emmylou Harris - Wrecking Ball20051105
Fleetwood Mac20040508

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

plus other classic long players with something in common, new CD re-issues and listeners' choices of neglected masterpieces.This week Stuart's featured album is Fleetwood Mac.

Fountains Of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers20051008
Four Tops - Reach Out20051210
Jackson Browne - The Pretender20051015
Janis Ian - Stars20050108
Jeff Wayne - War Of The Worlds20050806
Joe Jackson - Night And Day20050716
John Martyn - One World20051203
John Prine - The Missing Years.20050611
Kate Bush - The Kick Inside20050813
Kirsty Maccoll - Electric Landlady20050514
Lucinda Williams - Car Wheels On A Gravel Road20050219
Malcolm Mclaren - Duck Rock20050205
New Order - Power, Corruption And Lies.20060325
Oasis - (what's The Story) Morning Glory20051001
Paul And Linda Mccartney - Ram20060114
Pink Floyd - The Wall20050212
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here20050917
Prefab Sprout - Jordan: The Comeback20050423
Prince - Around The World In A Day.20040821
Pulp - Different Class20051029
Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed20051022
Rufus Wainwright - Want One20050416
Saint Dominic's Preview20050507

Stuart Maconie with suggestions for the perfect record collection.

Stuart spotlights Van Morrison's album, Saint Dominic's Preview.

Sandy Denny - Sandy20050402
Suede20060107
Talking Heads - 7720060225
Talking Heads - Fear Of Music20050409
The B-52s20041009
The Harder They Come20051119
The Indigo Girls - The Indigo Girls20050924
The Kinks - Something Else20050604
The Mamas And Papas - If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears20050312
The Specials20050430

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

This week, the spotlight is on the album The Specials.

The Wall20050122

Series in which Stuart Maconie suggests albums that should be in the collection of every popular music aficionado.

Tonight, Pink Floyd's The Wall is in the spotlight.

The Who - Sell Out20050820
Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones20040925
Viva Hate20040724

This week Stuart's featured album is Morrissey's Viva Hate, plus other classic long players with something in common, new CD re-issues and listeners choices of neglected masterpieces.

White Stripes - Elephant20050723
Willie Nelson - Red Headed Stranger20050319