YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike

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YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike
Yu 100 - najbolji yu albumi.jpg
Author Duško Antonić, Danilo Štrbac
Country FR Yugoslavia
Language Serbian
Published 1998 (YU Rock Press)
Pages 104 pages
ISBN 60720652

YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike (trans. YU 100: the Greatest Yugoslav Rock and Pop Music Albums) is a book by Duško Antonić and Danilo Štrbac, published in 1998.[1] It features a list of top 100 former Yugoslav popular music albums, formed according to the poll of 70 Serbian music critics, journalists, artists and others.[2][3]

Statistics[edit]

Artists with the most albums[edit]

Record labels by the number of albums[edit]

Producers with the most albums[edit]

Voters[edit]

The voters were music critics, journalists, artists closely associated to the former Yugoslav popular music scene, and others. There are only several musicians among them. Each of them suggested ten former Yugoslav popular music albums he considers the greatest, and the second part of the book features short biographies of every one of them, and each one's choice of ten albums. The list was completed according to their suggestions.[4] The voters were:

Book cover[edit]

The book cover was inspired by the cover of The Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It features rock and pop musicians Josipa Lisac, Bebi Dol, Nele Karajlić, Oliver Mandić, Marina Perazić, Branimir Štulić, Slađana Milošević and Dado Topić, Đorđe Marjanović, Dušan Kojić, Arsen Dedić, Đorđe Balašević, Viktorija, Kornelije Kovač, Zoran Miščević, Goran Bregović, Žika and Dragi Jelić, Oliver Dragojević and Mišo Kovač, Zdravko Čolić (in the Yugoslav People's Army uniform, from a photograph taken during his army service), Bora Đorđević (in a uniform similar to the ones The Beatles members are wearing on the cover of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band), and Momčilo Bajagić. The album cover also features the White Angel, Saint Sava, football player Dragan Džajić, bodybuilder Petar Čelik and his wife Irena (from the cover of Laboratorija Zvuka album Telo), actor Zoran Radmilović (in the role of King Ubu), scientist Nikola Tesla, film director Emir Kusturica, basketball player Vlade Divac, folk musician Toma Zdravković, Romani musician Šaban Bajramović, actors Dragan Nikolić and Milena Dravić (from the time of their hit TV show Obraz uz obraz), and a bust of the former Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito.

Reactions[edit]

In his 2010 book Smijurijada, former Azra frontman Branimir Štulić commented on the book:

In a 2011 interview for Večernje novosti, Električni Orgazam frontman Srđan Gojković "Gile", to the question what the fact that Električni Orgazam albums Distorzija and Kako bubanj kaže were polled No.24 and No.73 respectively means to him, answered:

In 2013, for the book's 15th anniversary, the webzine Balkanrock.com interviewed some of the musicians whose work made the list. Zdenko Kolar (who played on Idoli albums Odbrana i poslednji dani, VIS Idoli, ranked No.1 and No.71 respectively, and on the split album Paket aranžman, ranked No.2) stated:

For the same text, Vedad Hadžiabdić, Teška Industrija guitarist (whose album Teška Industrija was ranked No.95), stated:

For the same text, Nikola Čuturilo (whose solo album 9 lakih komada was ranked No.99, and who played on Riblja Čorba albums Istina and Osmi nervni slom, ranked No.43 and No.83 respectively) stated:

References[edit]

  • Antonić, Duško – Štrbac, Danilo (1998) YU 100: najbolji albumi jugoslovenske rok i pop muzike 60720652

See also[edit]