Best Bay Area Albums Of All Time List

To commemorate the 100th post on SF Rebirth, a baker's dozen of musicians, DJs, entrepreneurs, writers, and other insiders on the Bay Area music scene selected the 10 best Bay Area albums of all time.  Here were the results:

1. Sly & the Family Stone - Stand!/There's A Riot Goin' On
2. Grateful Dead - American Beauty
3. Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow
4. Big Brother & the Holding Company - Cheap Thrills
5. Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
6. Flamin' Groovies - Teenage Head
7. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo's Factory
8. Operation Ivy - Energy
9. The Coup - Steal This Album
10. Picture Atlantic - Kleos

The Panel:
Miles Atkins (Eyes Like Oceans)
Daniel Bromfield (writer, SF Rebirth)
Carlos Cisneros (The Bay Area Native)
Nick Corson (Frak & Nicky C)
Sam Crocker (ex-Madders, music writer)
Alex Fraknoi (Frak & Nicky C)
Evan Greenwald (Handshake)
Zak Mandel-Romann (Audiophiles, Tumbleweed Wanderers)
Ed Maxwell (admin, Local Bay Area Music Facebook page)
Dan Poppe (Kitten Charmer Records)
Rena Simon-Igra (Bass 10, writer, 924 Gilman regular)
Ray Wilcox (DJ, musician, entrepreneur)
Zen Zenith (Please Do Not Fight)