Dave's CD page

My main interest is in 60's music; but recently I've started getting some Jazz, Blues and 70's light rock. I try and get collections because (a) I'm tight (b) I like to get a single CD/pair with as large a selection on as possible without repeats.


Greatest Hits


Greatest Hits II

Tom Jones

The Ultimate Hits Collection

Buddy Holly (and the crickets)

The Very Best of

Electric Light Orchestra

Light years: The very best of

the Mamas and the Papas

the singles

Cliff Richard

The whole story - His Greatest Hits


Reprise 1990-1999

Carole King


Lalo Schifrin

Black Widow

Lionel Richie

Back To Front

Crosby, Stills & Nash

Carry On

Bob Dylan



HMV: Global Roots (Bluegrass)

Alison Krauss + Union Station

Live A superb Album (I bought it after hearing/seeing their concert on BBC 4). In particular the Dobro playing is wonderful.

Small Faces

The best of


Gold Greatest Hits

The Beatles

1962-1966 Aka the Red Album

The Beatles

1968-1970 Aka the Blue Album

The Beatles

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Elvis Presley

Presley: The All Time Greatest Hits

Cat Stevens

Remember Cat Stevens - the ultimate collection


The Best Jazz...Ever!


The Very Best Of Jazz Funk


The Best ...and friends album in the world..ever! Generic easy listening


HMV: Nice and Easy


Summer in the city (60's)


Mellow Yellow – 20 Pop classics from the 60s


The Best Seventies Album in the world...ever !


The Best Seventies Album in the world...ever (2) !


The Best Sixties Album in the world...ever !


The Best Sixties Album in the world...ever (3)! This contains the David Bowie classic 'Space Oddity' which is the main reason I bought it


The Best Sixties Album in the world...ever (4)!


The best Rock 'n' Roll Album in the world..ever!


The black box of Jazz


Latin Jazz – the essential album


The No.1 Motown Album


Flashback to the 60's


Ain't Nothin' But The Blues


The Best Country Album in the wold....ever! A very nice mix of country stuff (even if it does include Achy Breaky Heart). In particular 'The devil went down to Georgia' by the Charlie Daniels Band and 'The Promised Land' by Johnnie Allan are superb tracks I hadn't heard before




Capital Gold Legends



John Lennon

Lennon Legend

David Gates & Bread

Essentials (Bought because it has 'The Guitar Man' )

The Carpenters

Singles 1974-1978

Miles Davis

kind of Blue

Aretha Franklin

Greatest Hits

Dire Straits

Sultans Of Swing - The very best of Dire Straits I bought this because it included the Sultans of Swing and the Walk of Life; but I think my favorite track is now 'Romeo and Juliet'

The Shadows

HMV easy: The Shadows


Black magic woman - the best of

Eric Clapton

Unplugged This is a really wonderful album

Roy Orbison

The Big O - The original Singles Collection

Eddie Cochran

12 of his biggest hits/Never to be forgotten

Elton John

The very best of..

Rod Stewart

The Best Of

The Bee Gees

The Very best of


Sunshine Superman: The Very Best Of

The Eagles

The Very best of Superb guitar sounds from the Eagles; 'Hotel California' is just superb

Don McLean

The Best Of Mainly bought because it includes the full length version of American Pie which is difficult to come by

Gerry Rafferty

Baker Street

Simon & Garfunkel

The Definitive One of my favorite CDs; includes the bizarre 'At the Zoo' and a lot of the classics.

Paul Simon



Reggae Greats

Bob Marley

Legend - the best of Bob Marley and the Wailers

The Beach Boys

Made in the U.S.A.

Simply Red


Sting and the Police

The very best of...

Dr. Hook

Love Songs

The Rolling Stones

Hot Rocks 1964-1971

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The best of Unusual African band - very nice, very different

Hot Chocolate

Their Greatest Hits

Grover Washington

The Best of Grover Washington Jr.

Tom Waits

Valentine Possibly one of the most depressing blues albums of all time (in a good way!) :-)

Johnnie Allan

Promised Land I bought this because I'd heard the superb title track on another CD. The rest of the CD is OK, but much more standard country than the very nice cajun/blues stuff of the title track.

John Denver

The very best of Annie's song and Rocky Mountain High are my favorites on here, the rest is pleasant but not brilliant

Paul McCartney

Flaming Pie


A Nite at the Cotton Club

Otis Redding

The dock of the bay/The definitive collection

The commodores

The Ultimate Collection

Crystal Gayle

The Crystal Gayle Collection

Andy Williams



70s Soul Classics


The Very Best of (Vol.1 and 2) I bought this originally I think for 'Metal Guru' and didn't know most of the rest of their work, but now recognise a lot of it that I had heard without knowing who it was by. I particularly like 'Zip Gun Boogie' and 'Spaceball Ricochet'.


Glam Greats 2

Ike & Tina Turner

18 Classic tracks

Hank Williams Snr

The Best of oops – I didn't realise this CD was 'snr' – oh well, its kind of nice – rather old recordings!

The Monkees

20 Greatest Hits I'm not sure you can really call all of them hits - but there are perhaps 5 very nice classics and a few pleasent ones

The Animals

The Best of

Michael Jackson & The Jackson Five

The Best

Douglas Adams/BBC

The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy - Primary phase (1st radio series)

Douglas Adams/BBC

The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy - Secondary phase (2nd radio series) Just brilliant - actual recordings of the radio series rather than readings. A man must know where his towel is....