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Go BIG: Getting the Most from Your Hoopla Credits

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A Woman Listening to Music

To maximize your Hoopla borrowing power, we've compiled a list of super-sized musical collections.


This genre-jumping sampler includes career-spanning anthologies and jam-packed greatest hits sets. You can take a deep dive into the catalogs of your favorite artists, or get adventurous and experience some exciting new sounds.


This mountain of music—and hundreds of other high-quality compilations in the Hoopla treasure trove—will be a welcome diversion during these uneasy days:


Aretha Franklin: 30 Greatest Hits

Otis Redding: Complete & Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul [32 songs]

Fleetwood Mac: 50 Years – Don't Stop [50 songs]

Steely Dan: Citizen Steely Dan: 1972-1980 [66 songs]

Elton John: Diamonds [51 songs]

The Who: The Who Hits 50! [42 songs]

INXS: The INXS Collection [98 songs]

Pretenders: The Best Of/Break Up the Concrete [33 songs]

Tori Amos: A Piano: The Collection [86 songs]

Charles Mingus: Passions Of a Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1956-1961) [41 songs]

Ornette Coleman: The Atlantic Years [56 songs]

The Allman Brothers Band: Trouble No More: 50th Anniversary Collection [61 songs]

The Doors: The Complete Studio Albums [nine albums, 79 songs]

The Cars: The Elektra Years 1978-1987 [60 songs]

Prince: The Hits/The B-Sides [56 songs]

Duran Duran: The Singles 81-85 [40 songs]

Emmylou Harris: The '80s Studio Album Collection [eight albums, 85 songs]

Merle Haggard: Down Every Road: 1962-1994 [100 songs]

David Bowie: Sound and Vision [69 songs]


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