1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

A book with 1001 albums chosen by a panel of music critics to be the most important and influential in popular music.

This site will help you listen to them all.

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Simply enter a name below to start your daily musical journey and reveal your first album. You read that right, this is a password-free zone!

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Receive daily recommendations from the 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die book. Each album is presented with the album cover and a brief album summary.


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