Yet Sgt. Pepper is the Number One album of the RS not just because of its firsts — it is simply the best of everything the Beatles ever did as musicians, pioneers and pop stars, all in one place. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Mercury, Rock's greatest live double LP is an unbeatable testimony to the Allman Brothers ' improvisational skills, as well as evidence of how they connected with audiences to make jamming feel communal.
Def Jam, Loud, obnoxious, funky, avant-garde, political, hilarious — Public Enemy 's brilliant second album is all of these things, all at once. Impulse, Two important things happened to John Coltrane in The saxophonist left Miles Davis ' employ to join Thelonious Monk's band and hit new heights in extended, ecstatic soloing. Island, Bob Marley said, "Reggae music is too simple for [American musicians].
Elektra, After blowing minds as the house band at L. Warner Bros. Elektra, "When I did that album," singer Arthur Lee said, "I thought I was going to die at that particular time, so those were my last words. Asylum, In pursuit of note-perfect Hollywood-cowboy ennui, the Eagles spent eight months in the studio polishing take after take after take.
RCA, This album documents one of the most elaborate self-mythologizing schemes in rock, as David Bowie created the glittery, messianic alter ego Ziggy Stardust "well-hung and snow-white tan". Capitol, "Big Pink" was a pink house in Woodstock, New York, where the Band — Bob Dylan 's ''66 backup band on tour — moved to be near Dylan after his motorcycle accident.
London, The Rolling Stones ' final record of the Sixties kicks off with the terrifying "Gimme Shelter," the song that came to symbolize not only the catastrophe of the Stones' free show at Altamont but the death of the decade's utopian spirit. Columbia, "It's very complicated to play with electricity," Bob Dylan said in the summer of Atlantic, On their first album, Led Zeppelin were still in the process of inventing their own sound, moving on from the heavy rave-ups of guitarist Jimmy Page 's previous band, the Yardbirds.
Decca, Pete Townshend said he suffered a nervous breakdown when his planned follow-up to the rock opera Tommy , the ambitious, theatrical Lifehouse , fell apart. King, Perhaps the greatest live album ever recorded. Tamala, Stevie Wonder 's high-flying musical experimentation and penetrating lyrical insight made Innervisions a textured, but never self-indulgent, work of soulful self-discovery. Columbia, "You want to know how good the blues can get?
Epic, Michael Jackson towered over the s the way Elvis Presley dominated the s, and here's why. Columbia, Bruce Springsteen spent everything he had — patience, energy, studio time, the physical endurance of his E Street Band — to make his masterpiece.
Load Previous. Geffen, The overnight-success story of the s, Nirvana 's second album and its totemic first single, "Smells Like Teen Spirit," shot up from the nascent grunge scene in Seattle to kick Michael Jackson off the top of the Billboard album chart and blow hair metal off the map. View Complete List. Columbia, Bob Dylan once introduced this album's opening song, "Tangled Up in Blue," onstage as taking him 10 years to live and two years to write.
Capitol, "It was a very happy record," said producer George Martin. Verve, "We were trying to do a Phil Spector thing with as few instruments as possible," John Cale, the classically trained pianist and viola player of the Velvet Underground , said of this record. Columbia, This painterly masterpiece would become one of the most important, influential and popular albums in jazz.
Capitol, They wrote the songs while on retreat with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in India, taking a break from the celebrity whirl. Columbia, Released on May 16th, , rock's first studio double LP by a major artist was, as Dylan declared in , "the closest I ever got to the sound I hear in my mind… that thin, that wild-mercury sound. Rolling Stones Records, A dirty whirl of blues and boogie, the Rolling Stones ' double LP "was the first grunge record," guitarist Keith Richards crowed proudly in a interview.
Motown, "In or , I began to re-evaluate my whole concept of what I wanted my music to say," Marvin Gaye said. Columbia, Bruce Springsteen described the beginning of "Like a Rolling Stone," the opening song on Highway 61 Revisited , as the "snare shot that sounded like somebody'd kicked open the door to your mind.
Capitol, "Who's gonna hear this shit? Capitol, Sgt. Newswire Powered by. Close the menu. Rolling Stone. Log In. To help keep your account secure, please log-in again. DPReview Digital Photography. East Dane Designer Men's Fashion. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Deals and Shenanigans. Ring Smart Home Security Systems.
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If your going to be rich and famous at least don't be a hipocrit. The working class hero was John. John was the hero in which the people idolized as a hero. I think there is a coincidental irony in this, "But first you must learn how to smile as you kill" Mark David Chapman was smiling with every bullet that came out of that gun.
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Green Day. But these are minor complaints: anybody who wants a succinct yet comprehensive compilation of most of Lennon 's solo best should be satisfied with this.
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