I’ve decided that I would like to start exploring more music, especially since I’m in the process of compiling a list of great non-musical theatre pop-rock audition songs. So I’m going to be keeping track of any non-musical theatre album I listen to below.

Albums I’ve Listened to: 116


 

Rating: 5/5 – Albums I Loved

 

☑  A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory
☑  Blues Traveler – Four
☑  Bob Dylan – Love and Theft
☑  Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
☑  Gang of Four – Entertainment!
☑  Incubus – A Crow Left of the Murder
☑  Incubus – Make Yourself
☑  Incubus – Morning View
☑  Janet Jackson – Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814
☑  Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison
☑  Lionel Ritchie – Can’t Slow Down
☑  Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
☑  Michael Jackson – Thriller
☑  Oh Land – Oh Land
☑  OutKast – Stankonia
☑  Randy Newman – Sail Away
☑  Rodrigo y Gabriela – Rodrigo y Gabriela
☑  Simon & Garfunkel – Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme
☑  SZA – Ctrl
☑  The Go-Go’s – Beauty and the Beat
☑  TLC – CrazySexyCool
☑  Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
☑  Tracy Chapman – Tracy Chapman
☑  Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
☑  Van Morrison – Moondance

 


 

Rating: 4/5 – Albums I Really Liked

 

☑  Aretha Franklin – Lady Soul
☑  Beyoncé – 4
☑  Churupaca – Churupaca
☑  Creedence Clearwater Revival – Willy and the Poor Boys
☑  D’Angelo – Voodoo
☑  Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors
☑  Elton John – Honky Château
☑  Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac
☑  Flight of the Conchords – I Told You I Was Freaky
☑  George Michael – Faith
☑  Howlin’ Wolf – Howlin’ Wolf
☑  Incubus – Light Grenades
☑  John Coltrane – Giant Steps
☑  John Mayer – Room for Squares
☑  Labelle – Nightbirds
☑  Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
☑  Manu Chao – Próxima Estación: Esperanza
☑  Mariah Carey – Mariah Carey
☑  Mary J. Blige – My Life
☑  Michael Jackson – Bad
☑  Otis Redding – The Dock of the Bay
☑  OutKast – Aquemini
☑  Prince – Purple Rain
☑  Santana – Santana
☑  Sara Bareilles – Amidst the Chaos
☑  Simon & Garfunkel – Bookends
☑  Steely Dan – Can’t Buy a Thrill
☑  Steely Dan – Pretzel Logic
☑  The Police – Synchronicity
☑  The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses

 


 

Rating: 3/5 – Albums I Liked

 

☑  Albert King – Born Under a Bad Sign
☑  Amy Winehouse – Back to Black
☑  Barry White – Can’t Get Enough
☑  Billy Joel – 52nd Street
☑  Bob Marley & The Wailers – Natty Dread
☑  Cat Stevens – Tea for the Tillerman
☑  Cheap Trick – In Color
☑  Earth, Wind & Fire – That’s the Way of the World
☑  EPMD – Strictly Business
☑  Eurythmics – Touch
☑  Frank Sinatra – Songs for Swingin’ Lovers!
☑  Madonna – Ray of Light
☑  Marc Anthony – 3 (.0)
☑  Marvin Gaye – Here, My Dear
☑  Jackson Browne – For Everyman
☑  John Prine – John Prine
☑  Journey – Escape
☑  Los Lobos – How Will the Wolf Survive?
☑  Megan Thee Stallion – Suga
☑  Nas – Illmatic
☑  N.W.A. – Straight Outta Compton
☑  Phil Spector – A Christmas Gift for You
☑  Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
☑  Stan Getz & João Gilberto-Getz/Gilberto
☑  The Beatles – Let It Be
☑  The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
☑  Tom Waits – The Heart of Saturday Night
☑  Toots & The Maytals – Funky Kingston
☑  Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
☑  Willie Nelson – Stardust

 


 

Rating: 2/5 – Albums I Thought Were OK

 

☑  B.B. King – Live in Cook County Jail
☑  Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel of Love
☑  Eric Clapton – Slowhand
☑  Fugees – The Score
☑  James Brown – In the Jungle Groove
☑  KISS – Destroyer
☑  MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
☑  Miles Davis – Sketches of Spain
☑  Randy Newman – 12 Songs
☑  Sam Cooke – Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963
☑  Steve Miller Band – Fly Like an Eagle
☑  The Paul Butterfield Blues Band – The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
☑  The Police – Outlandos d’Amour
☑  The Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers
☑  The Ronettes – Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica
☑  Tracy Chapman – One Bright Future
☑  War – The World Is a Ghetto
☑  ZZ Top – Tres Hombres

 


 

Rating: 1/5 – Albums That Weren’t My Personal Favorite

 

☑  Bonnie Raitt – Give It Up
☑  Brian Eno – Here Come the Warm Jets
☑  Boz Scaggs – Boz Scaggs
☑  Cyndi Lauper – She’s So Unusual
☑  Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
☑  Jackson Browne – Late For The Sky
☑  LL Cool J – Radio
☑  Loretta Lynn – All Time Greatest Hits
☑  PJ Harvey – Rid of Me
☑  Richard & Linda Thompson – I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
☑  Steve Earle – Guitar Town
☑  The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat
☑  The White Stripes – White Blood Cells