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
2. Hatfield & The North Hatfield & The North 525-81
3. Robert Wyatt Rock Bottom 484-72
4. Hatfield & The North The Rotters' Club 479-68
5. Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink 465-75
6. Soft Machine Volume Two 405-58
7. National Health Of Queues And Cures 301-48
8. Soft Machine Soft Machine 287-45
9. Gong You 218-38
10. Matching Mole Matching Mole 203-47
11. Gong Angel's Egg 195-34
12. Caravan If I Could Do It All Over Again... 193-32
13. Matching Mole Little Red Record 180-31
14. National Health National Health 158-33
15. Soft Machine Fourth 148-28
16. Kevin Ayers Joy Of A Toy 124-21
17. Khan Space Shanty 101-19
18. Egg The Polite Force 97-21
19. Gong Camembert Electrique 91-21
20. Henry Cow Leg End 87-19
21. Soft Machine Six 85-20
22. Soft Machine 5 84-18
23. Caravan For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night 83-15
24. Gong The Flying Teapot 80-15
25. Henry Cow Unrest 77-13
26. Henry Cow/Slapp Happy In Praise of Learning 74-14
27. Camel Mirage 72-17
28. Caravan Caravan 70-14
29. Centipede Septober Energy 67-11
30. National Health Complete 65-12
31. Kevin Ayers Whatevershebringswesing 64-12
32. Egg The Civil Surface 58-10
33. Nucleus Elastic Rock 53-8
34. Hugh Hopper Hoppertunity Box 50-10
35. Keith Tippett Dedicated To You, But You Weren't Listening 50-9
36. Greaves, Blegvad, Herman Kew.Rhône 49-8
37. Caravan Waterloo Lily 45-8
38. Egg Egg 44-11
39. Kevin Ayers & The Whole World Shooting at the Moon 44-8
40. Soft Machine Peel Sessions 43-9
41. Robert Wyatt Shleep 41-12
42. Soft Machine Seven 41-9
43. Soft Machine Jet-Propelled Photographs 41-6
44. Robert Wyatt End Of An Ear 40-9
45. Hopper/Dean/Tippett/Gallivan Cruel but Fair 40-8
46. Robert Wyatt Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard 39-11
Steve Hillage Fish Rising 39-11
47. Daevid Allen & Euterpe Good Morning 39-7
48. Camel A Live Record 37-6
49. Soft Machine Live At Paradiso 36-8
50. Henry Cow Concerts 36-7

Check the Best of the rest.