Read a selection of some WXPN Facebook comments on what being talked about for the greatest year in music.
“Any year that Springsteen releases anything.”
“1972. So many stellar albums to list them all but here are my favs: Rolling Stones- Exile On Main St; Grateful Dead- Europe ’72; Nick Drake- Pink Moon; Fleetwood Mac- Bare Trees; Elton John- Honkey Chateau; David Bowie- Ziggy Stardust; Rod Stewart- Never A Dull Moment; Yes- Close To The Edge; Genesis- Foxtrot; James Taylor- One Man Dog; Steely Dan- Can’t Buy A Thrill.”
“1968 – Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland, The Beatles White Album, The Rolling Stones – Beggars Banquet, The Doors – Waiting for the Sun, The Graduate soundtrack from Simon & Garfunkel…should I continue?”
“1971… albums released… Led Zeppelin IV, Who’s Next, Sticky Fingers, L.A. Woman, Tupelo Honey, Imagine, Concert for Bangladesh, Tapestry, What’s Going On, American Pie, Madman Across the Water, The Yes Album, 4 Way Street (CSN&Y), Every Picture Tells a Story, Low Spark of High Heeled Boys.”
“All the fours were good ’64, ’74, ’84, ’94, ’04, ’14. Lol the fours.”
“1979, because that’s when the Clash released London Calling.”
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