A Nearly Impossible Question - What are Your Top 5 Albums?

As Record Store Day 2016 approaches, we asked some of our artists and staff what their Top 5 favorite albums of all time were. Admittedly, this is nearly an impossible question for a music lover to answer, so we left 'favorite' up for interpretaton. Here are what some of them said were their 'favorite' albums.

Charlie Parr
1. Texas Songster - Mance Lipscomb
2. Free Again - Robert Pete Williams
3. Mirror Man - Captain Beefheart
4. Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music
5. Volume 1 of the Complete Recorded Works - Memphis Minnie

Nicky Mehta, of The Wailin' Jennys
1. The Walking - Jane Siberry
2. Outlandos D'amour - The Police
3. Hats - The Blue Nile
4. Lloyd Cole - Lloyd Cole
5. Fat City - Shawn Colvin
*****Honorable Mentions
The Queen is Dead - The Smiths
1000 Kisses - Patty Griffin
14 Songs - Paul Westerburg
Mule Variations - Tom Waits
Anything Anytime Anywhere - Bruce Cockburn

Dale Watson
1. Nightlife - Ray Price
2. Live at Panther Hall - WIllie Nelson
3. Life's Like Poetry - Lefty Frizell
4. For the Last Time - Bob Wills
5. It Could Happen to You - Chet Baker

Teresa Williams
1. All Lucinda Williams (Hey, I'm not Solomon)
2. Percy Sledge one with "At the Dark End of the Street" (vinyl: I hurt myself with that one)
3. Lynyrd Skynyrd Pronounced (I am what I am)
4. Complete Hank Williams (This is a box set, but again, I'm not Solomon)
5. Maria Callas Sings Puccini - Maria Callas 
6. All of the Blues (That's just the way it is.)

Ray Bonneville
1. Flyo on the Bayou - The Neville Brothers
2. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
3. Stand Back Here Comes Charlie Musselwhite's South Side Band - Charlie Musselwhite
4. Naturally - JJ Cale
5. Natural Blues - Taj Mahal

Staff Picks
Luke Welsh - Marketing Director
1. American Graffiti Soundtrack - Various
2. Weasels Ripped My Flesh...RZZZZZ - The Mothers of Invention
3. From Hawaii - Johnny Pineapple & Company
4. Sabotage - Black Sabbath
5. Clambake Soundtrack - Elvis Presley

Brandon Henry - Digital Czar
1. Into the Great Wide Open - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
2. Foo Fighters, Foo Fighters
3. A Ghost is Born - Wilco
4. Boston - Boston
5. Sticky Fingers - Rolling Stones

Jon Rodine - Customer Service/Shipping
*Top 5 recent vinyl buys
1. Only Visiting This Planet - Larry Norman
2.  Big Band Standards with an Oriental Flavor arranged and conducted by Tak Shindo
3. Sing Heart Songs - Ray Price
4. Music of the Devil God Cult - Strange Sounds from Dunwich, The Dunwich Horror
5. The Allman Brothers Band - The Allman Brothers Band