Best Rock Double Albums

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1Quadrophenia (The Who)

It's a story telling album about the Mod movement of the sixties. Amphetamines, Vespas, Clothes, battles between rockers and mods. But most of all it's an album ( with wonderful songs by the way ) who tells the story of an individual with a identity crisis who wants to be like nobody else, who wants to be in a elite group of mind-a-likes. He soon find out that most of them are hypocrits and just " week end mods " and not really commited to the movement. Only a genius like Pete Townsend could write a double-album story like that.

Yeah, like The Wall with it's worst melodies and less interesant plot could beat it.

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2The White Album (The Beatles)

This Beatles album has such a varied, rich sounding, and eclectic composition of music ranging from the 1920s ragtime of "Honey Pie, " the avant-garde sound of "Revolution #9, " to the proto-metal roar of "Helter Skelter, " "Yer Blues, " and "Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me and My Monkey. "

3Blonde On Blonde (Bob Dylan)
4The Wall (Pink Floyd)

Comfortably Numb, Hey You, Another Brick In The Wall, Mother, etc. This album goes beyond human conception. It is the most sold double album of all time.

This is my personal favorite album from Pink Floyd - pure brilliance and perfection. Modern rock artists don't make albums like this anymore - Irina2932

Every song is pure magic and the concept is so amazing. Should be the 1.

Just the best ever! Love them so much!

5Exile On Main Street (The Rolling Stones)

50 million times better than the wall or london calling. physical graffiti should be 3rd

6Live at Leeds (The Who)
7All Things Must Pass (George Harrison)
8Physical Graffiti (Led Zeppelin)

The record that showed just how versatile and flexible they were. This was the record that cemented the idea that no style was beyond them.

Some great ones on this list, but this one is the greatest in my opinion

Absolutely belongs in top two all time double rock albums.

9The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (Genesis)

This album-masterpiece wasn't even mentioned here. I'm shocked. "The Lamb... " should be in the Top 3 - Irina2932

YEAH! It's in the top ten! That is so awesome! I wasn't expecting that.

10Ummagumma (Pink Floyd)

The Newcomers

?At Fillmore East - Allman Brothers Band
?Hardwired... to Self-Destruct (Metallica)
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The Contenders

11London Calling (The Clash)
12Tommy (The Who)
13Mellon Collie & the Infinite Sadness (Smashing Pumpkins)

One Of The Greatest Alternative Rock Double Albums. - FettiMC

14Electric Ladyland (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
15Use Your Illusion (Guns N' Roses)

I personally think that these are at least as good as Appetite. Some of the songs (Dust N' Bones, 14 Years, etc. ) are severely underrated

16Blinking Lights and Other Revelations (Eels)

Mr Es most personal songs yet I can absolutely relate to most (not all) of his lyrics. The feel of the album is exactly how the album cover looks - Melancholic, nostalgic and yet beautiful. Memorable songs with real meaning.

A deeply personal album containing some of Mr E's best work. An album that sounds like the front cover looks, melancholic, nostalgic, beautiful. Listen to Railroad Man - an absolutely incredible song...

17The River (Bruce Springsteen)
18The Book of Souls (Iron Maiden)
19Stadium Arcadium (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
20Aerial (Kate Bush)

A very strange (and unique) mix of Pop with progressive rock. Disk one being a fairly straight-forward Rock/Pop album, Disk two being one of the best 40 minutes of music I've heard (and a single song-piece depending on the version you own! )

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