1971: Music From 50 Years Ago

What a great mix of musical styles. Pop, rock, heavy metal, R&B, blues. This was the singer-songwriter era too, the laidback Southern California sound. Carole King would have the largest selling album with Tapestry, the touchstone for the singer-songwriter generation. Other landmark albums were: Led Zeppelin IV, Fragile, Who’s Next, Sticky Fingers, Aqualung, What’s Going … More 1971: Music From 50 Years Ago


Read down to the end for a video clip of Bowie on Conan O’Brien. The first Bowie album I owed was a used copy of his greatest hits, ChangesOneBowie. I already knew a few of the songs, “Rebel, Rebel,” “Changes,” “Space Oddity” and “Fame.”  This album opened my curiosity to dig deeper into his music. … More Bowie