Category Archives: Album

THE BEATLES: How ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ Changed The Face Of Music | uDiscover

These days, game-changers are everywhere, in every facet of our society, yet there was a time when people really had no idea what they were. In 1967 along came Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the eighth studio album by … Continue reading

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WOODSTOCK: How the Soundtrack Highlighted Peace, Love and Hippie Music | Ultimate Classic Rock

By Dave Swanson May 11, 2015 2:24 PM Source: How the ‘Woodstock’ Soundtrack Highlighted Peace, Love and Hippie Music The Woodstock festival was experienced by “half a million strong,” as the song goes. But the movie and its soundtrack brought the “Three … Continue reading

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ELTON JOHN: Midsummer Fantastical!

10 Things You Need to Know About Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy By the Editor@EltonJohn.com Before there was Google there was Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy. To explain… For many an Elton fan in 1975, listening … Continue reading

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GEORGE HARRISON: “All Things Must Pass” – An Appreciation – uDiscover

Classic album is a term that’s used way too much when describing records from the golden era of rock music; of course, one person’s classic album is another’s long-forgotten record, but we think that without fear of contradiction George Harrison’s … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY: How he built rock ‘n’ roll on his self-titled debut | Record Bin | Nooga.com

By JOSHUA PICKARD  During the course of any reasonable discussion about the history of modern music, there are always going to be a few names that pop up again and again—Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Robert Johnson and Elvis Presley spring … Continue reading

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JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE: Miami Pop Festival | PopMatters

BY J.C. MACEK III 12 December 2013 Previously unreleased live tracks of some of Hendrix’s best… in the RAW! Be they clichés or universally accepted facts, there are a few things that most every music fan knows about the late, great Jimi … Continue reading

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THE ROLLING STONES: “Sticky Fingers” | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers Rolling Stones; 1971/2015 By Mark Richardson; June 19, 2015   The story of the Baby Boomers, and their movement from adolescence to adulthood, has been documented and re-told endlessly. And few bands represent that story, and the move … Continue reading

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THE BEATLES: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

Alternate photo cover The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band EMI; 1967/2009 By Scott Plagenhoef; September 9, 2009 Finally free of touring, the Beatles next sought to be free of themselves, hitting on the rather daft concept of recording as an … Continue reading

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THE BEACH BOYS: ‘Smiley Smile’ / ‘Wild Honey’ | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

The Beach Boys Smiley Smile Capitol; 2001 By Spencer Owen; March 29, 2001 In the mid-60’s, Brian Wilson declared a race to the next major development in record production techniques. Everything looked good in Wilson’s Beach Boys camp. He’d just produced one … Continue reading

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BRIAN WILSON’s ‘SMiLE’ vs. THE BEACH BOYS’ ‘The Smile Sessions’ | Consequence of Sound

Ten years later, Dean Essner speculates which one’s the real deal. BY DEAN ESSNER ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2014, 6:25AM How do you write a follow-up to Pet Sounds? Such was the dilemma of The Beach Boys architect Brian Wilson, who, at the … Continue reading

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