I’ve been struck down by virus this week so haven’t prepared a post.
Luckily vinylconnection has produced this eloquent look at 1977 through 10 albums. Yep it wasn’t all punk there was no stopping Genesis or Jethro Tull. Little Feet had hit the end of the road and o thought Low was 1976 but haven’t really got the energy to check that. Thanks Vinyl you’ve save my bacon
Forty years ago.
Punk sprouted, prog continued, pop morphed; great albums littered the highways of contemporary music…
This is the first post of a possible series, presenting albums worthy of acclaim four decades after release.
I’ve excluded albums previously covered at Vinyl Connection. So to read about the following gold-plated favourites, just click on the link.
Steely Dan — Aja
Genesis — Wind & Wuthering
Radio Birdman — Radios Appear
Steve Winwood — Steve Winwood
Tangerine Dream — Sorcerer
The Vibrators — Pure Mania
Ramones — Rocket To Russia
The biggest challenge was limiting this pop/rock list to just ten. Leaving out The Idiot by Iggy Pop was painful, while overlooking faux-Essex poet Ian Dury (New Boots & Panties) was an outrage. But enough equivocating.
Let the countdown begin.
10 Santana — Moonflower
Given its unusual combination…
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