With albums still largely reserved for jazz, big band and in-concert recordings, 1962 was another big year for singles.
Chubby Checker’s recording of “The Twist” inspires the first global dance craze.
WXPN staff member Wes Bower believes three of the most important albums ever were released in 1966.
1965 was the official birth of “folk rock,” a term first used by U.S. press outlets to describe The Byrds.
Highlights of 1968: The White Album, Electric Ladyland, psychedelic exploration and the roots of prog rock.
There is no doubt that 1964 was dominated by The Beatles, a group that changed the relationship between band and fan forever.
1961 was chockfull of songs that still get airplay on radio stations. Was it the greatest year in music?
1969 was a watershed year in music. It was the summer of Woodstock, one of the most iconic live concerts…