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Jeff Beck – Beck-Ola

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Jeff Beck - Beck-Ola       Jerry McCulley: ' While Truth, the first Jeff Beck Group album, has often been touted as the blueprint for Led Zeppelin and much of the bombastic blues rock that followed, the group's sopho...

Ron Wood – I’ve Got My Own Album To Do

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Ron Wood - I've Got My Own Album To Do       'I've Got My Own Album To Do' is the first solo album by Ron Wood, released in September 1974. An all-star project recorded outside of his activities with the Faces, the t...

Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S.A.

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      Born in the U.S.A. is the seventh studio album by American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, released on June 4, 1984. A critical and commercial success, it found Springsteen marking a departure in his s...

Queen – Greatest Hits 1

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      William Ruhlmann: "They may not have started out that way, but by 1981 Queen definitely was perceived as a singles act. This record gathers their biggest US/UK hits, 1973-1981, including the collaboration with D...

Faces – First Step

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      Stephen Thomas Erlewine: 'The notorious sloppiness of the Faces was apparent on their debut, almost moreso on the cover than on the music, as the group was stilled billed as the Small Faces on this 1970 debut al...

Big Star – #1 Record

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      William Ruhlmann: 'The problem with coming in late on an artwork lauded as "influential" is that you've probably encountered the work it influenced first, so its truly innovative qualities are lost. Thus, if you...

Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms

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      Stephen Thomas Erlewine: 'Brothers in Arms brought the atmospheric, jazz-rock inclinations of Love Over Gold into a pop setting, resulting in a surprise international best-seller. Of course, the success of Broth...

The Stooges – Raw Power

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The Stooges - Raw Power       Mark Deming: 'In 1972, the Stooges were near the point of collapse when David Bowie's management team, MainMan, took a chance on the band at Bowie's behest. By this point, guitarist Ron ...

Foreigner – 4

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Foreigner - 4 Eduardo Rivadavia: 'Over the course of their first three late-'70s albums, Foreigner had firmly established themselves (along with Journey and Styx) as one of the top AOR bands of the era. But the band ...

Elvis Presley – The Platinum Collection

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Elvis Presley - The Platinum Collection It is easy to run out of superlatives when talking of the phenomenon that was Elvis Presley. As a solo artist he remains unparalleled and only the Beatles have outstripped him ...

Atomic Rooster – In Hearing Of Atomic Rooster

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Atomic Rooster - In Hearing Of Atomic Rooster Progarchives: 'Probably the best progressive album ever produced by a group that no one talks about. In Hearing of Atomic Rooster belts out a broad range of great songs f...

Van Morrison – Moondance

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Van Morrison - Moondance Jason Ankeny: 'The yang to Astral Weeks' yin, the brilliant Moondance is every bit as much a classic as its predecessor; Van Morrison's first commercially successful solo effort, it retains t...

Motörhead – Overkill

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Motörhead - Overkill Jason Birchmeier: 'Motörhead's landmark second album, Overkill, marked a major leap forward for the band, and it remains one of their all-time best, without question. In fact, some fans consider ...

Eric Clapton – 461 Ocean boulevard

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Eric Clapton - 461 Ocean boulevard Stephen Thomas Erlewine: '461 Ocean Boulevard is Eric Clapton's second studio solo album, arriving after his side project of Derek and the Dominos and a long struggle with heroin ad...

Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic pillow

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      Bruce Eder: 'The second album by Jefferson Airplane, Surrealistic Pillow was a groundbreaking piece of folk-rock-based psychedelia, and it hit like a shot heard round the world; where the later efforts from band...

The Beatles – Help !

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The Beatles - Help ! Stephen Thomas Erlewine: 'Considering that Help! functions as the Beatles' fifth album and as the soundtrack to their second film -- while filming, they continued to release non-LP singles on a r...

Thin lizzy – The Black Rose

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Thin lizzy - The Black Rose Greg Prato 'Black Rose: A Rock Legend would prove to be Thin Lizzy's last true classic album (and last produced by Tony Visconti). Guitarist Brian Robertson was replaced by Gary Moore prio...

Rolling Stones – Some Girls

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Rolling Stones - Some Girls       Stephen Thomas Erlewine 'During the mid-'70s, the Rolling Stones remained massively popular, but their records suffered from Jagger's fascination with celebrity and Keith's worsening...

John Lennon Legend – The Very Best Of

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John Lennon Legend - The Very Best Of Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon is the third official compilation album of John Lennon's solo career, coming after 1975's Shaved Fish and 1982's The John Lennon Colle...

Humble Pie – Humble Pie

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Humble Pie - Humble Pie ' im Newsom' Alternating hard-driving blues-rockers with country-folk numbers, Humble Pie neatly showcases the two sides of this band's personality on their first release for a major American ...

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