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My Favorite Record Albums of the 1971 Cruise of Intrepid
By Steven R. Butler, Ph.D. (formerly PR3, VS-24)

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(Note: Some of these LPs were released in 1969 and 1970, as well as 1971.)



Black Sabbath

especially the song Paranoid

Judy Collins

Whales and Nightingales
especially the songs Farewell to Tarawathie and Amazing Grace

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

4-Way Street
especially the songs Chicago and Find the Cost of Freedom

Derek and the Dominos
(Eric Clapton)

Derek and the Dominos
especially the songs Layla and Bell Bottom Blues

The Doors

Morrison Hotel
especially the songs Road House Blues and The Spy

The Doors

L. A. Woman
especially the song Riders on the Storm

Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Emerson, Lake and Palmer
especially the song Lucky Man

Jethro Tull

especially the songs Aqualung, Cross-eyed Mary, and Locomotive Breath

Elton John

Empty Sky
especially the songs Empty Sky and Skyline Pigeon

Elton John


Elton John

Tumbleweed Connection
especially the songs Come Down In Time, Where To Now St. Peter?, and Burn Down the Mission

Elton John

Friends (movie soundtrack)
especially the songs Friends, I Meant To Do My Work Today, and Michelle's Song

Joni Mitchell

epecially the song This Flight Tonight

The Moody Blues

Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
especially the songs Emily's Song, The Story In Your Eyes,
and Our Guessing Game

Plastic Ono Band (John Lennon)

Plastic Ono Band
especially the songs Love, I Found Out, Mother,
and Well, Well, Well

The Rolling Stones

Sticky Fingers
especially the songs Brown Sugar, Can't You Hear Me Knocking and Wild Horses


especially the songs Black Magic Woman and Oye Como Va

Rod Stewart

Every Picture Tells A Story
especially the songs Maggie May


On the Boards
especially the songs On The Boards, What's Going On,
and Railway and Gun


John Barleycorn Must Die
especially the songs Glad and Freedom Rider

Van Morrison

Tupelo Honey
especially the song Tupelo Honey

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