TAS Super LP List 2016

TAS Super LP List 2016

SPECIAL MERIT: Collections

Ballet for Band. Mercury SR-90256 
The Christmas Revels/Langstaff. Revels Records RC 1078†
Concertos from Spain/Alicia de Larrocha. London CS-6990†
Dances on Movable Ground. Ciaramella Ensemble. Yarlung 09261819V†
Danses Anciennes de Hongrie. Harmonia Mundi HM-1003
Delmoni Plays Bach, Ysaÿe, Kreisler. Water Lily Acoustics WLA WS-07†
Evensong for Ash Wednesday. Argo ZRG-5365
Exotic Dances from the Opera/Oue. Reference Recordings RR-1505†‡
Festival/Reiner, CSO. RCA/Classic/Analogue Productions LSC-2423*‡ 
La Fête de l’Ane. Harmonia Mundi HM-1036
Fiesta in Hi-Fi/Hanson. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90134‡
For My True Love/Terri, Almeida. Capitol SP-8461
In Formation/Kronos Quartet. Reference Recordings RR-9
Laudate II: Baroque Music from the Düben Collection. Proprius PROP 7860†
Magnum Opus. Wilson W-8111
The Moscow Sessions. Sheffield TLP-1000
Musique de la Grèce Antique. Harmonia Mundi HM-1015
New Music for Violin and Piano. Zukofsky, Kalish. Mainstream MS/5016*†
Overtures Fantasies. Mercury SR-90191
Percussion Music. Nonesuch H-71291
The Power of the Orchestra/RCO. RCA/Analogue Productions 2659-45 (45rpm)‡
André Previn’s Music Night. EMI ASD-3131
The Reiner Sound. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2183*†‡ 
Rhapsodies/Stokowski. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2471*†‡
The Royal Ballet Gala Performances/Ansermet. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-6065*‡
Sing We Noel: Christmas Music. Nonesuch H-71354
La Spagna. BIS 163/164/AudioNautes 1401‡
Venice/Solti, ROHO. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2313*†‡
Vienna: 1908-1914. Mercury SR-90316 
Wagner for Band. Mercury/Speakers Corner SR-90276‡
Witches’ Brew/Gibson, NSOL. RCA/Analogue Productions LSC-2225‡


• 10,000 Maniacs: In My Tribe. Elektra/Mobile Fidelity MOFI 1-013†‡
• Gene Ammons: Boss Tenor. Prestige/Analogue Productions 7180†‡
• Tori Amos: Under the Pink. Atlantic R1-82567†
• Areski Et Brigitte Fontaine: Je Ne Connais Pas Cet Homme. Saravah SH 10041†
Chet Atkins in Hollywood. RCA/Classic Records LSP-1993Q‡
• Chet Atkins: Caribbean Guitar. RCA LSP-2549
The Other Chet Atkins. RCA LSP-2175
• Joan Baez: Diamonds & Rust. Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-238‡
• Joan Baez: Farewell Angelina. Vanguard VSD 79200
• Joan Baez: In Concert. Vanguard VSD 2122
• Count Basie: 88 Basie Street. Pablo/Analogue Productions 2310-901 (45rpm)*†‡
• Count Basie: Live at the Sands (Before Frank). Warner Bros./Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-401†‡
• The Beach Boys: Pet Sounds. Analogue Productions 067 (mono)†‡
• The Beach Boys: Surfer Girl. Capitol ST 1981/Analogue Productions 060†‡
• The Beatles: The Beatles in Mono. Capitol Records LDB0914 (mono)†‡
• Beck: Sea Change. Geffen Records/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-308†
• Harry Belafonte: Belafonte Sings the Blues. RCA/Impex AIMX 6012-45 (45rpm)‡
• Harry Belafonte: The Many Moods of Belafonte. RCA/Impex 6017-45 (45rpm)†‡
Ben and Sweets/Webster, Edison. Columbia/ORG 117-45 (45rpm) †‡
• Tony Bennett: I Left My Heart in San Francisco. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-358†‡
Blood, Sweat & Tears. ORG 133 2 (45rpm)†‡
Bob and Ray Throw a Stereo Spectacular. RCA LSP-1773 (Also Classic Records)
• David Bowie: Earthling. ISO/Columbia/Friday Music FRM-42627†‡
• David Bowie: Let’s Dance. EMI America SO 517093†‡
• David Bowie: Tonight. EMI America SJ-17138†‡
• Dave Brubeck: Time Out. Columbia/Analogue Productions 8192-45 (45rpm)†‡
• Buena Vista Social Club: Lost and Found. World Circuit WC V090*†‡
• Kenny Burrell: Midnight Blue. Blue Note/Analogue Productions 84123†‡
• Peter Case: Peter Case. Geffen Records GHS 24105† 
• Johnny Cash: American Recordings I–VI. American Recordings 81157†‡
• Tracy Chapman: Tracy Chapman. Elektra 960 774-1†
Ray Charles and Betty Carter. ABC Paramount/Analogue Productions 385†‡
The Civil War (Vol. 1). Mercury LPSD-2-901 90173
• Leonard Cohen: Live in London. Sony/Music On Vinyl MOVLP1013†
• Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems. Columbia 50142†‡
• Leonard Cohen: Songs from the Road. Columbia 1121†‡
• Holly Cole: Temptation. Blue Note JP5003†‡
• Nat King Cole: Love Is the Thing. Capitol/Analogue Productions 824 (45rpm)†‡
• Nat King Cole: The Nat King Cole Story. Capitol/Analogue Productions 1613 (45rpm) †‡
• Judy Collins: Judith. Elektra 6E-111
• John Coltrane: Blue Train. Blue Note/Analogue Productions 81577 (45rpm)†‡
• John Coltrane: A Love Supreme. Impulse/Analogue Productions AIPJ 77 (45rpm)†‡
• Ry Cooder: Bop Till You Drop. Warner BSK 3358†
• Sam Cooke: Night Beat. RCA/Analogue Productions LSP-2709 (45rpm)†‡
• Elvis Costello: My Aim Is True. Stiff Records SEEZ 3†
• David Crosby: If I Could Only Remember My Name. Atlantic 7203‡
Dafos. Reference Recordings RR-12
• Miles Davis: Kind of Blue. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL-2-45011 (45rpm)*†‡
• Miles Davis: Miles in the Sky. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-437 (45rpm) †‡
• Miles Davis-Evans: Sketches of Spain. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity 1375‡
• Jim Dawson: Songman. Kama Sutra KSBS-2035
• Doris Day: Hooray for Hollywood. Columbia C2L 5†
• Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms. MSFL-441 (45rpm)†‡
• Dire Straits: Love Over Gold. Warner AWAR 47772†‡
• The Doors: L.A. Woman. Elektra/Analogue Productions 75011-45 (45rpm)†‡
• Eagles: Desperado. Elektra AELE 61664‡
Electric Love. Mercury Limelight LS-86072
• Duke Ellington: Duke’s Big 4. Pablo/Analogue Productions 2310 703†
• Duke Ellington: Masterpieces by Ellington. Columbia/Analogue Productions 4418 (mono)*†‡ 
• Bill Evans/Jim Hall: Undercurrent. Capitol/Mobile Fidelity MOFI 1-031†‡
• Eileen Farrell: Torch Songs. Reference Recordings RR-34*†‡
• Ella Fitzgerald: Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! Verve/Analog Productions 4052-45 (45rpm)*†‡
• Ella Fitzgerald: Ella and Louis. Verve/Analogue Productions 4003-45 (45rpm mono)*†‡
• Ella Fitzgerald: Sings Songs from Let No Man Write My Epitaph. Verve/Analogue Productions 4043-45 (45rpm)*†‡
• Ella Fitzgerald: Take Love Easy. Pablo 2310 702†
• El Vy: Return to the Moon. 4AD CAD 3530†‡
• Enya: Enya. Atlantic 81842-1
• Donald Fagen: Sunken Condos. Reprise 532287†‡
• Victor Feldman: Secret of the Andes. Nautilus NR50†
• Fleetwood Mac: Rumours. Warner/Analogue Productions 517787†‡
• Peter Gabriel: So. Geffen Records GHS 24088/Real World RWD 800014†‡
• Melody Gardot: My One and Only Thrill. Verve/ORG 161 (45rpm)*†‡
• Art Garfunkel: Breakaway. CBS/Sony 25AP 1373
• Saul Goodman: Mallets, Melody & Mayhem. Columbia CS-8333†
• Ed Graham: Hot Stix. M & K Realtime RT-106
• The Great Jazz Trio: Direct From LA. East Wind EW 10005†
• Jon Hendricks: Fast Livin’ Blues. Columbia/ORG 121-45 (45rpm)†‡
• John Hiatt: Bring the Family. A&M Records 395 158-1/Music On Vinyl MOV 786†‡
• Earl “Fatha” Hines: Fatha! M & K Realtime RT-105
• Lightnin’ Hopkins: Going Away. Bluesville/Analogue Productions1073
• Janis Ian: Breaking Silence. Columbia/Analogue Productions 027†‡
• Ian and Sylvia: Northern Journey. Vanguard/Impex 79154†‡
• INXS: Listen Like Thieves. Mobile Fidelity MOFI 1-041†‡
• Chris Isaak: Heart Shaped World. Reprise 258371†
• Harry James: The King James Version. Sheffield Lab 3†
• Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygène. Polydor 2473-10
Jazz at the Pawnshop. Proprius 7778†‡
• Norah Jones: Come Away with Me. Analogue Productions 042†‡
• Rickie Lee Jones: It’s Like This. Analogue Productions AAP 51056†‡
• Rickie Lee Jones: Rickie Lee Jones. Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-45010 (45rpm)†‡
• Jacintha: Autumn Leaves. Groove Note 1006-45 (45rpm)†‡
• Janis Joplin: I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again, Mama. Columbia 78221†‡
• Sara K: Water Falls. Stockfisch SFR 8011†‡  
• Bruce Katz: Crescent Crawl. AudioQuest AQ-1012*
• Ali Akbar Khan: Indian Architecture. Water Lily WLA-ES-20
• Ali Akbar Khan: Music of India, Morning and Evening Ragas. His Masters Voice ALPC2 (mono)†
• Carol Kidd: Carol Kidd. Aloi AKH003/Linn Records AKH 297†
Klaatu. EMI EST-11542
• Kraftwerk: Autobahn. Parlophone/Astralwerks AASW 66014‡
• Diana Krall: All for You. ORG 006-45 (45rpm)†‡
• Diana Krall: From This Moment On. Verve B0007323-01*†
• Alison Krauss+Union Station: Live. Rounder/Mobile Fidelity MFSL-3-281†‡
• The L.A. 4: Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte. East Wind EW-10003†
• Gordon Lightfoot: Summer Side of Life. Reprise MS-2037
• Julie London: Julie Is Her Name. Liberty/Boxstar Records LRP3006†
• Shelby Lynne: Just a Little Lovin’. Lost Highway/Analogue Productions 041†‡
• Antonio Lysy: Antonio Lysy at the Broad. Yarlung 95968-517V†‡
• Dean Martin: This Time I’m Swinging. Capitol/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-410†‡
• Mannheim Steamroller: Fresh Aire II. American Gramaphone 359
• Mannheim Steamroller: Fresh Aire III. American Gramaphone 365
• Bob Marley & The Wailers: Natty Dread. Island AISL 60066‡
• Hugh Masakela: Hope. Sheridan Square Records/Analogue Productions 82020 (45rpm)†‡
• Christian McBride & Inside Straight: Kind of Brown. Mack Avenue 1047LP†‡
• Amanda McBroom: Growing Up in Hollywood Town. Sheffield Lab-13
• Sarah McLachlan: The Freedom Sessions. Arista 18784-2†
• Sarah McLachlan. Fumbling Towards Ecstasy. Arista 18725-2†
• Metallica: Metallica (Black Album). Warner 511831-1 (45rpm)†
• Charles Mingus: Mingus Ah-Um. Columbia/ORG 130 (45rpm)†
• Joni Mitchell: Blue. Reprise/Rhino 74842*‡
• Joni Mitchell: Court & Spark. Asylum/Elektra1001‡
• Joni Mitchell: Hejira. Asylum/Elektra 1087†‡
• Joni Mitchell: Wild Things Run Fast. Geffen/ORG 056 (45rpm)‡
• Lee Morgan: The Sidewinder. Blue Note/Analogue Productions 84157†‡
• Oliver Nelson: The Blues and the Abstract Truth. Impulse/Analogue Productions AIPJ 5 (45rpm)*†‡
• Ferit Odman: Dameronia with Strings. Equinox EMLP0002†‡
• The O-Zone Percussion Group: The Percussion Record. ClearAudio 83058†‡
• Van Dyke Parks: Song Cycle. Warner Bros. 1727
• Art Pepper: Meets the Rhythm Section. Contemporary/OJC 338†‡
Peter, Paul & Mary. Warner Bros. 1449
• Oscar Peterson: We Get Requests. Verve/Analogue Productions 8606 (45rpm)†‡
• Cyndee Peters: Black Is the Color. Opus 3 Records 77-06†
• Madeleine Peyroux: Careless Love. Rounder/MFSL 37043†‡
Pig’s Eye Jazz (Vol. II). Insight Records Vol. 2
• Pink Floyd: The Wall. EMI-4814†‡
• Elvis Presley: Elvis is Back! RCA/Analogue Productions 2231 (45rpm)†‡
Professor Johnson’s Astounding Sound Show. Reference Recordings RR-7*
• Lou Reed: Rock n Roll Animal. RCA/Music On Vinyl 529†‡
Reflections. Reference Recordings RR-18*
• Renaissance: Novella Sire. SA-2576
• Sonny Rollins: Way Out West. Fantasy/Analogue Productions 7530†
• Rough Trade: Avoid Freud. True North TN-43
• Rough Trade: For Those Who Think Young. True North TN-48
• Rough Trade: Shaking the Foundations. True North TN-50
• Salt City Six: Dixieland. Audiophile AP-80
• Cecile McLorin Salvant: Woman Child. Mack Avenue MAC 1072†‡
Santana. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-45012 (45rpm)†‡
• Seals & Crofts: Greatest Hits. Warner Bros. BS-2886
The Sheffield Drum Record. Sheffield Lab-14*
• Paul Simon: Graceland. Sony Legacy 8869191472*†‡
• Frank Sinatra: Only the Lonely. Capitol/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-326 (mono)*†
• Frank Sinatra: Sinatra at the Sands. Reprise/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 2-332*†
• Jimmy Smith: Midnight Special. Blue Note/Analogue Productions 84078†‡
Sophisticated Lady Jazz Quartet/Wicks, Boyle, et al. Yarlung YAR09272-004V1†‡
• Simon Spillett: Square One. Gearbox Records GB1512†
• Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis. Atlantic/Analogue Productions 8214-45 (45rpm)†‡  
Star of Wonder. Reference Recordings RR-21*‡
• Cat Stevens: Tea for the Tillerman. A&M/Analogue Productions 9135 (45rpm)*‡
• Cat Stevens: Teaser and the Firecat. Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-244†‡
The Strayaway Child. Song of the Wood 7811
• Talk Talk: Spirit of Eden. Parlophone PCSD 105, 74 6977 1†
• James Taylor: Dad Loves His Work. Columbia/Mobile Fidelity MFSL 1-356†‡
• Masahiko Togashi: Rings. East Wind EW-9001-2†
• Sarah Vaughan: Gershwin Live!/Thomas, LA Phil. CBS 37277†
• Stevie Ray Vaughan: Couldn’t Stand the Weather. Epic/Pure Pleasure Records 39304†‡
• Jennifer Warnes: Famous Blue Raincoat. Porch Light/Impex IMP6021†‡
• Jennifer Warnes: The Hunter. Private/Impex IMP6007 (45rpm)†‡
• Jennifer Warnes: The Well. Impex IMP6001-45 (45rpm)†‡
• Dionne Warwick: Soulful. Scepter SPS-573
• Muddy Waters: Folk Singer. Analogue Productions 1843-45 (45rpm)*†‡
• Roger Waters: Amused to Death. Columbia Legacy/Analogue Productions 468761†‡
The Wilson Band Recordings. Wilson W-8823/24*


• A-ha: Take On Me. British Warner Brothers W-9006
• Louis Armstrong: St. James Infirmary. Audio Fidelity (45rpm)†
• David Bowie: Let’s Dance. EMI-America SQ-17093†
• China Crisis: In a Catholic Style. British Virgin VS-765112
• Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Relax. British Virgin/ZTT-1ZZTAS1
• Freeez: I.O.U. Streetwise SWRL-2210
• Bill Henderson: Send in the Clowns. Classic Records/Jazz Planet 0779-33/45C (45rpm)‡
• Human League: Don’t You Want Me. British Virgin 466-12B
• Greg Kihn Band: Jeopardy. Beserkley 0-67932
• Propaganda: Machinery. British Virgin/ZTT 12xZ TAS 12
• Lionel Richie: All Night Long. Motown 4514-MG
• Gerry Woo: Help Yourself. Polydor 887-529-1
• Yaz: Don’t Go. Mute Yaz-001
• Yello: Lost Again. Elektra 966790
• Yello & Shirley Bassey: The Rhythm Divine. Mercury 888-746-1

SPECIAL MERIT: Film and Broadway Score

• Bernstein: West Side Story. Columbia/Analog Spark OS 2001/79301836801-8 2*†‡
• Bliss: Things to Come. EMI ASD-3416*
The Flight of the Condor. BBC Records REB-440
• Herrmann: Citizen Kane. British RCA GL-43441
• Herrmann: The Fantasy Film World. Decca PFS-4309
• Herrmann: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir. Filmmusic Collection FMC-4*
• Herrmann: The Three Worlds of Gulliver. Decca PFS-4337
• Homrich/Gascoigne: The Emerald Forest. Varese Sarabande STV-81244
• Horner: Glory. Virgin 1-91329
• Jarre: The Professionals. Colgems COSO-5001
• Kern: Show Boat/McGlinn, Von Stade, Stratas. EMI†
Lost Highway. Nothing/Interscope Records SVLP 0119†
• Mancini: Hatari! RCA/Analogue Productions LSP-2559‡
• Mancini: The Pink Panther. RCA/Analogue Productions LSP-2795-45 (45rpm)†‡
• Moroder: Cat People. Backstreet BSR-6107
• Myrow/Seagrave: Phantasm. Varese VC-81105
• Nitzsche: The Hot Spot. Antilles/Analogue Productions 8755 (45rpm)†‡
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Lost Highway 619101†‡
• Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible. EMI SLS-5110
• Rózsa: Ben Hur. Decca PFS-4394
• Rózsa: Quo Vadis. Decca PFS-4430
• Sondheim: Pacific Overtures. RCA ARL-1-1367
• Sondheim: Sweeney Todd. RCA CBL2-3379
• Tiomkin: Lost Horizons. British RCA GL-43445
• Tiomkin: The Thing. British RCA RL-42005
• Vangelis: Antarctica. Japanese Polydor 2MM-0290

† New entries on list
‡ Still in print
* Exceptionally natural and musical sound