WXPN’s Dan Reed hosts latest episode of The Greatest Year In Music on Slacker, 1978.
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For WXPN’s Greatest Year in Music, we asked local musician Ben Arnold to pick his favorite.
1972’s top records include Exile on Main Street, Ziggy Stardust, Let’s Stay Together and Carly Simon’s breakthrough No Secrets.
Plus Simon & Garfunkel, The Supremes, and The Mamas and the Papas.
WXPN staff member Wes Bower believes three of the most important albums ever were released in 1966.
1971 marks the first live performance of “Stairway to Heaven” and Concert for Bangladesh takes place at Madison Square Garden.
Highlights of 1968: The White Album, Electric Ladyland, psychedelic exploration and the roots of prog rock.
Philebrity editor and local rock star Joey Sweeney casts a vote for 1972 as the Greatest Year in Music.
There is no doubt that 1964 was dominated by The Beatles, a group that changed the relationship between band and fan forever.