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Five Great Lost Albums

By Mark Keresman

Brian Eno was quoted as saying, "The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band."

Rock history is filled with bands and albums that were somewhat unappreciated in their time yet occupy an enviable (by some people, at any rate) position as a cult favorite, a disc that will be treasured long after This Year's Cool has been consigned to the dustbin of history (or the bins of thrift stores). These are albums not widely known but anticipated what was to come, and most are available in that popular CD format...

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