Monday, March 19, 2018

50 Most Important Albums (To My Life)

These are the fifty albums that I was attached to in my formative years as a child/teenager that shaped the type of person I turned out to be.  All female singers.  I was very gay from the get-go.


The Immaculate Collection - Madonna (1990)

My jams:
Into the Groove
Like a Prayer
Material Girl
Vogue


Unison - Celine Dion (1990)

My jams:
Have a Heart
The Last To Know
Unison
Where Does My Heart Beat Now?


Wilson Phillips - Wilson Phillips (1990)

My jams:
The Dream Is Still Alive
Hold On
Impulsive
Release Me
You're In Love


Move To This - Cathy Dennis (1990)

My jams:
C'mon and Get My Love
Just Another Dream
Too Many Walls
Touch Me (All Night Long)


Heart in Motion - Amy Grant (1991)

My jams:
Baby Baby
Every Heartbeat
Hats
I Will Remember You
That's What Love is For


Joyride - Roxette (1991)

My jams:
Fading Like a Flower (Every Time I See You)
Hotblooded
Joyride
Spending My Time


Spellbound - Paula Abdul (1991)

My jams:
Blowing Kisses in the Wind
The Promise of a New Day
Rush, Rush
Vibeology


The Comfort Zone - Vanessa Williams (1991)

My jams:
Just For Tonight
Running Back To You
Save the Best For Last


Ooooooohhh...on the TLC Tip - TLC (1992)

My jams:
Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg
Baby-Baby-Baby
Shock Dat Monkey
What About Your Friends


Greatest Hits - Gloria Estefan (1992)

My jams:
Anything For You
Coming Out of the Dark
Don't Wanna Lose You
Rhythm Is Gonna Get You


Celine Dion - Celine Dion (1992)

My jams:
Beauty and the Beast
If You Asked Me To
Nothing Broken But My Heart
Water From the Moon


Funky Divas - En Vogue (1992)

My jams:
Free Your Mind
Give It Up, Turn It Loose
Giving Him Something He Can Feel
My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)


Expose - Expose (1992)

My jams:
Angel
Give Me All Your Love
I Specialize In Love
I'll Never Ger Over You (Getting Over Me)


Erotica - Madonna (1992)

My jams:
Bad Girl
Deeper and Deeper
Thief of Hearts
Waiting


The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album - Whitney Houston & Various (1992)

My jams:
I Have Nothing
I Will Always Love You
Queen of the Night
Run To You


Boy Krazy - Boy Krazy (1993)

My jams:
Good Times With Bad Boys
Just Like a Dream Come True
Love is a Freaky Thing
On a Wing and a Prayer


Tuesday Night Music Club - Sheryl Crow (1993)

My jams:
All I Wanna Do
Can't Cry Anymore
I Shall Believe
Leaving Las Vegas
Strong Enough


Yes I Am - Melissa Etheridge (1993)

My jams:
Come To My Window
I'm the Only One
If I Wanted To


Janet. - Janet Jackson (1993)

My jams:
Again
If
That's the Way Love Goes
This Time


Music Box  - Mariah Carey (1993)

My jams:
Dreamlover
Hero
Music Box
Without You


Whaler - Sophie B. Hawkins (1994)

My jams:
The Ballad of Sleeping Beauty
I Need Nothing Else
Mr. Tugboat Hello
Right Beside You


Merry Christmas - Mariah Carey (1994)

My jams:
All I Want For Christmas Is You
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/Gloria (In Excelsis Deo)
O Holy Night


Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette (1995)

My jams:
Hand in My Pocket
Head Over Feet
Ironic
You Oughta Know


Garbage - Garbage (1995)

My jams:
Only Happy When It Rains
Queer
Stupid Girl
Vow


Tragic Kingdom - No Doubt (1995)

My jams:
Don't Speak
Just a Girl
Spiderwebs
Sunday Morning


Hello - Poe (1995)

My jams:
Angry Johnny
Fingertips
Fly Away
Hello


Ten Thousand Angels - Mindy McCready (1996)

My jams:
A Girl's Gotta Do (What a Girl's Gotta Do)
Breakin' It
Have a Nice Day
Ten Thousand Angels


Words - Sherrie Austin (1997)

My jams:
I Want To Fall In Love (So Hard It Hurts)
One Solitary Tear
That's No Way To Break a Heart
Tenderly
Words


If I Don't Stay the Night - Mindy McCready (1997)

My jams:
If I Don't Stay the Night
Long, Long Time'
What If I Do
You'll Never Know


Let Me In - Chely Wright (1997)

My jams:
I Already Do
Shut Up and Drive
Just Another Heartache


Left of the Middle - Natalie Imbruglia (1997)

My jams:
Big Mistake
Smoke
Torn
Wishing I Was There


Shakin' Things Up - Lorrie Morgan (1997)

My jams:
Go Away
I'm Not That Easy To Forget
One of Those Nights Tonight
Will You Love Me Tomorrow?


Come On Over - Shania Twain (1997)

My jams:
From This Moment On
Love Gets Me Every Time
Whatever You Do! Don't!
When
You're Still the One



Anastasia: Original Soundtrack Album - Various (1997)

My jams:
Journey To the Past
Learn To Do It
Once Upon a December
Paris Holds the Key (To Your Heart)


Evolution - Martina McBride (1997)

My jams:
A Broken Wing
Valentine
Whatever You Say
Wrong Again


Ray of Light - Madonna (1998)

My jams:
Drowned World/Substitute For Love
Frozen
The Power of Good-Bye
Skin


Version 2.0 - Garbage (1998)

My jams:
Hammering in My Head
Push It
The Trick Is To Keep Breathing
You Look So Fine


...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears (1998)

My jams:
...Baby One More Time
The Beat Goes On
Born To Make You Happy
E-Mail My Heart
From the Bottom of My Broken Heart


The Boy Is Mine - Monica (1998)

My jams:
Angel of Mine
The Boy Is Mine
Street Symphony


Heart-Shaped World - Jessica Andrews (1999)

My jams:
I Will Be There For You
The Riverside
Unbreakable Heart
You Go First


On the 6 - Jennifer Lopez (1999)

My jams:
Feelin' So Good
If You Had My Love
Let's Get Loud
Waiting For Tonight


Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera (1999)

My jams:
Genie In a Bottle
Obvious
Reflection


I'm Not So Tough - Mindy McCready (1999)

My jams:
All I Want is Everything
I'm Not So Tough
I've Got a Feeling
Over and Over
Take Me Apart


Love in the Real World - Sherrie Austin (1999)

My jams:
All the Love a Heart Can Hold
Good Live Comin' On
Heart Hold On
Heart to Heart
Little Bird


I Wanna Be With You - Mandy Moore (2000)

My jams:
Everything My Heart Desires
I Wanna Be With You
Lock Me In Your Heart
Your Face


Brand New Year - SHeDAISY (2000)

My jams:
Deck the Halls
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/Carol of the Bells
Santa's Got a Brand New Bag
Tinseltown


Who I Am - Jessica Andrews (2001)

My jams:
Every Time
Helplessly, Hopelessly
Karma
These Wings
Who I Am


Mandy Moore - Mandy Moore (2001)

My jams:
17
In My Pocket
One-Sided Love
Saturate Me


Beautiful Garbage - Garbage (2001)

My jams:
Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go!)
Cup of Coffee
Drive You Home
Nobody Love You
Parade


White Lilies Island - Natalie Imbruglia (2001)

My jams:
Beauty on the Fire
Butterflies
Do You Love?
Sunlight