I'm starting with an empty library. Any suggestions for bands, songs, and albums that I should add?

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What kind of music do you like?

You can't go wrong with a little Professor Longhair.

Kenny Loggins

Give us a genre. You can include the Beatles of course, since they transcend all genres.

70s rock and indie music mostly. 

Kansas

Skynyrd

ELO

Heart

Harry Chapin

Fogelberg

Aerosmith

Queen

Bee Gees

Carpenters

Styx

...you may not like all those, but they should be enough to remind you of other things you like.

You might also make a Pandora station, and see what turns up.

I don't think you can go wrong with pretty much anything from the 80's.

Liturgical Chant?

A little. Only in small doses. The closest I get to liturgical (Gregorian) Chant on a regular basis is Mozart's Requiem. Though that's less a chant and more a work of classical music art. 

I dig some Gregorian chant. It relaxes me. Various Orthodox chants too.

If you're into rock, I recommend the Raconteurs.   

Explosions in the Sky is great. Very good music when you just want to drive around and think about things.

The white stripes
Architecture in Helsinki
Beck
Ben folds five
Ben lee
Bob Marley
Bruno mars
Devendra Banhart
The donnas
The vogues
Fatty gets a stylist
Feist
The flaming lips
Fountains of Wayne
The go betweens
Hunters & collectors
Israel kamakawiwo'ole
Johnny cash
Kitty , daisy & Lewis
Martha wainwright
The naked and famous
Nick cave
Olof Arnold's
The smiths

Sabaton

Ex Dio

Amon Amarth

Bruce Springsteen

Rolling Stones

Pink floyd

Queen

Manowar

REM

Billy Joel

Aerosmith

Led Zepplin

Black Sabbath

Guns n' Roses

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