20 Favorite Albums. These are works that figure as complete artistic statements or collections of songs that I can listen to from beginning to end. The first five are my Top 5. Period. The next 15 are the remaining desert island discs that eternally inhabit my consciousness.

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Prince & The Revolution - Parade

The Beatles - Revolver

The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 

Prince - Sign "O" The Times

Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Steely Dan - Aja

ABC - How To Be A... Zillionaire!

Rolling Stones - Some Girls

Queen - The Game

The Monkees - Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, Ltd.

Bee Gees - Main Course

The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

Steely Dan - Royal Scam 

ABC - The Lexicon of Love

Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

David Bowie - "Heroes"

The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

Tom Waits - Raindogs


Favorite releases of the past decade:

Duran Duran - Paper Gods

A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service

Prince - Art Official Age

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly

blur - The Magic Whip

David Bowie -