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- Posted on Feb 14th 2010 4:00PM by Liz Colville
The newspaper lists Michael Jackson's 'Thriller,' Oasis's arguable crowning achievement '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?,' the Beatles' 'Revolver,' Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon,' and U2's 'Achtung Baby,' as well as Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours,' Donald Fagen's 'The Nightfly,' Carlos Santana's 'Supernatural,' Paul Simon's 'Graceland' and David Crosby's 'If I Could Only Remember My Name.' 'Revolver' was given the top slot.
L'Osservatore prefaced its list in an editorial Sunday, saying, "A little handbook of musical resistance could be useful during this time of the year in which, in addition to having put up with the rigours of winter, we have to endure a rising tide of musical festivals." One such festival, the Sam Remo festival in Liguria, starts Monday.
But the paper also called its pop and rock picks "semi-serious," perhaps so that the publication doesn't appear to be endorsing the hard-partying lifestyles of some of the musicians in the list.
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