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    36 Essential Albums To Add To Your Record Collection

    Do you have all of these?

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite records in their collections. Here are their go-to choices:

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    1. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac

    2. C'est Si Bon by Louis Armstrong

    3. Is This It by The Strokes

    4. Hotel California by the Eagles

    5. Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd

    6. A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi Trio

    7. Prince by Prince

    8. Golden Hits by the Four Seasons

    9. American Pie by Don McLean

    10. Parachutes by Coldplay

    11. The Sound of Music Soundtrack by various artists

    12. I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning by Bright Eyes

    13. Grace by Jeff Buckley

    14. Loaded by The Velvet Underground

    15. Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams

    16. Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

    17. Abbey Road by The Beatles

    18. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie

    19. The Game by Queen

    20. The 50 Greatest Hits by Elvis Presley

    21. I Care Because You Do by Aphex Twin

    22. In an Aeroplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel

    23. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Soundtrack by various artists

    24. Thriller by Michael Jackson

    25. The Perks of Being a Wallflower Soundtrack by various artists

    26. Dirty Dancing Soundtrack by various artists

    27. Kindly Now by Keaton Henson

    28. Midnight Marauders by A Tribe Called Quest

    29. The Concert in Central Park by Simon and Garfunkel

    30. An Awesome Wave by Alt-J

    31. Let it Bleed by The Rolling Stones.

    32. Tapestry by Carole King

    33. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver

    34. The American Graffiti Soundtrackby Various Artists

    35. Madonna by Madonna

    36. Deja Entendu by Brand New

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