I really don't know how to make the final cuts though. All three greatly influenced both my musical tastes and who I am as a person.
I think the only responsible thing to do is to listen to al three back-to-back-to-back and see if that helps. But then I'm faced with the dilemma of what order to listen to them in. Any suggestions from my teeny tiny audience would be welcome... the three finalists are:
Yeah, I know. Black Monk Time? Little Earthquakes? Astral Weeks? A bit predictable. A little too 'music criticy'. But hey, the greats are sometimes great for a reason.