Canadian music journalist Darryl Sterdan has put together a list of albums that he feels are essential to anyone’s collection. He says, “Call them essentials, classics, milestones, landmarks, game-changers, desert-island discs, whatever. All I know is, if you don’t have these albums in your life, you’re missing out.” The list includes:

Beach Boys – Pet Sounds

Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

James Brown – 20 All-Time Greatest Hits

Clash – London Calling

Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited

Guns n’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction

Jimi Hendrix – Are You Experienced?

Michael Jackson – Thriller

Led Zeppelin – IV

Nirvana – Nevermind

Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon

Elvis Presley

Radiohead – OK Computer

The Ramones

Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street

Sex Pistols – Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols

Bruce Springsteen -Born to Run

The Velvet Underground & Nico

The Who – Who’s Next

Neil Young – Decade

Here’s the entire list: click here