Down on the corner, out in the street, Willy and the Poor Boys are playing, bring a nickel, tap your feet.
Tag: 1960s albums
Jethro Tull – Stand Up: #451 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Let us close our eyes – outside their lives go on much faster. Oh, we wont give in, we’ll keep living in the past.
The Guess Who – Wheatfield Soul: #456 of best 1,000 albums ever!
These eyes cry every night for you.
Lee Morgan – Cornbread: #461 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Hot, fresh, and tasty.
The Easybeats – Easy: #474 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I woke up bright and early this morning, my little girl was not in sight. I been looking everywhere, morning, noon, and daylight.
John Coltrane – Giant Steps: #502 of best 1,000 albums ever!
You’re going to want to take a few long-ish steps or multiple little ones to get your ears closer to this one.
The Animals – Animal Tracks: #521 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’m just a soul whose intentions are good. Oh lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bayou Country: #524 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Left a good job in the city, working for the man every night and day, and I never lost one minute of sleeping, worrying ‘bout the way things might have been.
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Creedence Clearwater Revival: #532 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I ain’t never been in trouble, I ain’t got the time. I don’t mess around with magic, child, what I got is mine.
Bob Dylan – Bringing It All Back Home: #580 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Johnny’s in the basement, mixin’ up the medicine. I’m on the pavement, thinkin’ about the government.
Elvis Presley – ’68 Comeback Special: #584 of best 1,000 albums ever!
There must be lights burning brighter somewhere, got to be birds flying higher in a sky more blue.
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Going to a Go-Go: #608 of best 1,000 albums ever!
People say I’m the life of the party ‘cause I tell a joke or two. Although I might be laughing loud and hearty deep inside I’m blue.
The Everly Brothers – The Very Best of The Everly Brothers: #612 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’m through with romance, I’m through with love, I’m through with countin’ the stars above.
Cream – Disraeli Gears: #619 of best 1,000 albums ever!
I’ve been waiting so long to be where I’m going, in the sunshine of your love.
The Yardbirds – Having A Rave Up: #639 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Yeah, smokestack lightning. Don’t you hear me calling?
Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited: #649 of best 1,000 albums ever!
How does it feel? To be without a home, like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone.
Love – Forever Changes: #707 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Eclectic psychedelic rock released at the pinnacle of the Flower Power era.
Bob Dylan – John Wesley Harding: #719 of best 1,000 albums ever!
From whatever position you occupy with regard to the watchtower, this is another classic Dylan album.
Cream – Wheels of Fire: #741 of best 1,000 albums ever!
There are some powerful powerful, favorite favorite, classic classics going on here.
The Yardbirds – For Your Love: #761 of best 1,000 albums ever!
It’ll get stuck in your head and make you go wild.
Aretha Franklin – Lady Soul: #777 of best 1,000 albums ever!
The Queen of Soul delivers some sweet impressions.
The Ronettes – Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes: #812 of best 1,000 albums ever!
It makes you feel like you’ve walked into the world of a Martin Scorsese movie. There are much worse things.
Aretha Franklin – Aretha Now: #818 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Let your mind go, let yourself be free.
Dusty Springfield – Dusty in Memphis: #838 of best 1,000 albums ever!
A sweet talkin’ – not to mention singin’ – pop-soul gem.
The Meters – Look-Ka Py Py: #843 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Get down with the funky miracle.
Nina Simone – Wild is the Wind: #846 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Striking, powerful, and evocative vocals mapped against a wild variety of musical styles.
Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan: #852 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Take a freewheelin’ classic folk rock ride with a young artist named Bob Dylan, early ‘60s style.
Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense and Peppermints: #873 of best 1,000 albums ever!
A kaleidoscopic spectacle of psychedelic hippie rock.
Laura Nyro – Eli and the Thirteenth Confession: #881 of best 1,000 albums ever!
A bombshell of a singer songwriter album from 1968.
The Flying Burrito Brothers – The Gilded Palace of Sin: #886 of best 1,000 albums ever!
A crucial late ‘60s rock and country album that would influence much of what was coming in the ‘70s. And, bonus: a great listen all the way through.
Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen: #888 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Melancholy and hauntingly beautiful, with lyrics that are strikingly original and poetic.
The Beach Boys – The Beach Boys Today! #895 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Brian Wilson and the Boys get into more mature, interesting, and nuanced territory versus the early hits.
Four Tops – Reach Out: #897 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Reach out for some fantastic old school Motown soul.
Crosby, Stills & Nash – Crosby, Stills & Nash: #899 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Master craftsmen at the art of the harmony and a soft rock-meets-folk rock vibe that would dominate the 1970s.
The Chocolate Watchband – Inner Mystique: #924 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Any band with a name that has a food word in front of a time telling device-related word has a huge shot of making this list.
Eddie Cochran – 12 of His Biggest Hits: #940 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Old school rock n’ roll that jumps and swings and pulses and grooves.
Etta James – At Last! #959 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Spanning elegant, gorgeous pop, soul, and down and dirty blues in the best kind of way.
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk: #986 of best 1,000 albums ever!
This zig zag wander ain’t for everyone, but for me it’s sure ‘nuff ‘n’ yes, I do!
Steppenwolf – The Second: #999 of best 1,000 albums ever!
Steppenwolf is a blend of late ‘60s psychedelia and hard rock which, melded together, gets you the term Acid Rock.