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JAIMIE VERNON: The Top 125 Most Influential Top 100 albums – Part 1

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 2, 2013 by segarini

vernon_1997This week a meme went viral on Facebook of a poll asking readers to identify the number of albums they owned from a random list of 100 ‘Most Influential Albums of All Time’. In the end it was discovered that this was nothing but a front for an app that hijacked Facebook user personal info. However, the debate about the validity of the list itself remained. Music, like all artistic disciplines, is in the ears of the beholder. I expect that had I actually taken the quiz there would have been little commonality between the contents of my personal collection and the ones deemed ‘most influential’.
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