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The Stooges – The Stooges

The Stooges – The Stooges The Stooges was released on August 5, 1969 by record label Elektra and is the debut studio album by American rock band The Stooges. Two songs, “I Wanna Be Your Dog” and “1969”, were released as singles and the album peaked at No. 106 on the Billboard album chart. While […]

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Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left

Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left AMG Review: It’s little wonder why Drake felt frustrated at the lack of commercial success his music initially gathered, considering the help he had on his debut record. Besides fine production from Joe Boyd and assistance from folks like Fairport Convention’s Richard Thompson and his unrelated bass counterpart from Pentangle, […]

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Moondog – Moondog

Moondog – Moondog AMGF Review: Moondog’s second self-titled album (the first one came out in 1956 on the independent jazz label Prestige) was the idiosyncratic composer’s first release in 12 years, and it shows how much Moondog’s already rich music had matured since 1957’s The Story of Moondog. Where Moondog’s ’50s records were jazz-based, Moondog […]

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Santana – Santana

Santana – Santana Santana – Santana is the debut studio album by the San Francisco chicano rock group Santana released in 1969. It is a release of largely instrumental music, recorded by what was originally a purely free-form jam band. At the suggestion of manager Bill Graham, the band took to writing more conventional songs […]

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Pink Floyd – More

Pink Floyd – More Pink Floyd – More: Soundtrack from the Film More (US original title: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the film More) is the first full-length soundtrack album, and third studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 13 June 1969 in the UK and 9 August in the US. The […]

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The Who – Tommy

The Who – Tommy       The Who – Tommy is the fourth album by English rock band The Who, released by Track Records and Polydor Records in the UK and Decca Records/MCA in the US. A double album telling a loose story about a “deaf, dumb and blind kid”, It was the first […]

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Gandalf – Gandalf Album

Gandalf – Gandalf Album Gandalf were an influential late 1960s psychedelic rock group.They were an American band originally called the Rahgoos and formed by Peter Sando, Frank Hubach, Bob Muller and Davy Bauer. They signed a record deal with Capitol Records in 1967 who made them rename the band Gandalf. They recorded their first and […]

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David Bowie – Space Oddity

David Bowie – Space Oddity       David Bowie is a 1969 album by rock musician David Bowie, released under that title by Philips in the UK, and by Mercury in the US as Man of Words/Man of Music. It was later rereleased by RCA as David Bowie – Space Oddity but reverted to […]

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Miles Davis – In A Silent Way

Miles Davis – In A Silent Way AMG review: Listening to Miles Davis’ originally released version of In a Silent Way in light of the complete sessions released by Sony in 2001 (Columbia Legacy 65362) reveals just how strategic and dramatic a studio construction it was. If one listens to Joe Zawinul’s original version of […]

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