What are some of your favorite, forgotten albums that have stood the test of time?
Submitted by PeterGibbons.

when i was about seven years old my mom would put on olivia newton-johns's album, physical, to get me up in the morning. and i can't help it i still love it. the subject matter of some songs i ofcourse didn't understand as a child but i sang along with every word. the album liner is photos of olivia swimming with dolphins, so pretty. the lyrics are printed on those pics.
i attached myself to revolver by the beatles fairly young. i listened to it on a cassette. here there and everywhere changed my heart.
and one last recording would have to be edie brickell and the new bohemians shooting rubber bands at the sky. i rewrote her lyrics over and over again.
oops, i lied, last one is little earthquakes from tori amos. she and that album felt like the soundtrack to my life when i was 16. i was getting ready for school one random morning and mtv was on on my bedroom tv. they happened to play tori's video for silent all these years. this was the first moment i had heard of tori. it felt as if she was singing the words i knew but hadn't put together yet. she sang inside my heart and her music is still a touchstone for me.

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