Top 50 List of Canterbury Albums

Welcome on the Canterbury Top 50 page. More than a hundred people sent in their top 10 to make this list what it is today. You can also cast your vote by sending a top 10 list to Hulloder.

Use only albums that are in the Ultimate Canterbury Discography (or albums that should IYHO be in it).

The score is made up of the points an album has been given (10 for a number 1 spot, 9 for number 2, etc.) and how many people voted for this album.

Check The Best of the Rest, all the records that couldn’t get enough votes to enter the first 50.

Update March 17th 2007

Ranking

Artist

Album Title

Score

1.

Soft Machine

Third

705-87

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/SMThird.jpg

2.

Hatfield & The North

Hatfield & The North

525-81

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/Hatfield1.jpg

3.

Robert Wyatt

Rock Bottom

484-72

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/RWRB.jpg

4.

Hatfield & The North

The Rotters’ Club

479-68

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/Hatfield2.jpg

5.

Caravan

In the Land of Grey and Pink

465-75

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/CarLand.jpg

6.

Soft Machine

Volume Two

405-58

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/sm2.jpg

7.

National Health

Of Queues And Cures

301-48

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/NH2.jpg

8.

Soft Machine

Soft Machine

287-45

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/sm1.jpg

9.

Gong

You

218-38

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/gongyou.jpg

10.

Matching Mole

Matching Mole

203-47

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/mm1.jpg

11.

Gong

Angel’s Egg

195-34

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/gongangel.jpg

12.

Caravan

If I Could Do It All Over Again…

193-32

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/CarIf.jpg

13.

Matching Mole

Little Red Record

180-31

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/mm2.jpg

14.

National Health

National Health

158-33

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/nh1.jpg

15.

Soft Machine

Fourth

148-28

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/SM4.jpg

16.

Kevin Ayers

Joy Of A Toy

124-21

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/kajoy.jpg

17.

Khan

Space Shanty

101-19

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/khan.jpg

18.

Egg

The Polite Force

97-21

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/egg2.jpg

19.

Gong

Camembert Electrique

91-21

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/gongcam.jpg

20.

Henry Cow

Leg End

87-19

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/hc1.jpg

21.

Soft Machine

Six

85-20

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/Sm6.jpg

22.

Soft Machine

5

84-18

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/Sm5.jpg

23.

Caravan

For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night

83-15

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/cargirls.jpg

24.

Gong

The Flying Teapot

80-15

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/gongfly.jpg

25.

Henry Cow

Unrest

77-13

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/hc2.jpg

26.

Henry Cow/Slapp Happy

In Praise of Learning

74-14

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/hc3.jpg

27.

Camel

Mirage

72-17

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/camelmir.jpg

28.

Caravan

Caravan

70-14

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/car1.jpg

29.

Centipede

Septober Energy

67-11

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/centipede.jpg

30.

National Health

Complete

65-12

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/NHCom.jpg

31.

Kevin Ayers

Whatevershebringswesing

64-12

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/kawhat.jpg

32.

Egg

The Civil Surface

58-10

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/egg3.jpg

33.

Nucleus

Elastic Rock

53-8

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/elastic.jpg

34.

Hugh Hopper

Hoppertunity Box

50-10

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/hoppertunity.jpg

35.

Keith Tippett

Dedicated To You, But You Weren’t Listening

50-9

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/tippett.jpg

36.

Greaves, Blegvad, Herman

Kew.Rhône

49-8

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/kewrhone.jpg

37.

Caravan

Waterloo Lily

45-8

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/carwat.jpg

38.

Egg

Egg

44-11

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/egg1.jpg

39.

Kevin Ayers & The Whole World

Shooting at the Moon

44-8

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/kashoot.jpg

40.

Soft Machine

Peel Sessions

43-9

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/smps.jpg

41.

Robert Wyatt

Shleep

41-12

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/RWShleep.jpg

42.

Soft Machine

Seven

41-9

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/sm7.jpg

43.

Soft Machine

Jet-Propelled Photographs

41-6

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/smjet.jpg

44.

Robert Wyatt

End Of An Ear

40-9

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/RWEnd.jpg

45.

Hopper/Dean/Tippett/Gallivan

Cruel but Fair

40-8

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/cruelbut.jpg

46.

Robert Wyatt

Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard

39-11

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/RWRuth.jpg

Steve Hillage

Fish Rising

39-11

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/shfish.jpg

47.

Daevid Allen & Euterpe

Good Morning

39-7

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/daevidgood.jpg

48.

Camel

A Live Record

37-6

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/camellive.jpg

49.

Soft Machine

Live At Paradiso

36-8

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/paradiso.jpg

50.

Henry Cow

Concerts

36-7

https://web.archive.org/web/20180129153403im_/http:/www.hulloder.nl/covers/hc4.jpg

Check the Best of the rest.

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