Pink Floyd – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

Depending on your mindset, this is one strange album. By 1967 Pink Floyd had become the latest darlings of the lysergic underground movement in London. While The Beatles were at Abbey Road Studios applying the finishing touches to their latest masterpiece Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Pink Floyd were busy upstairs recording their debut,… Read More Pink Floyd – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

The Doors – Waiting for the Sun

Unlike The Doors’ previous two albums, Waiting for the Sun, their third, is one of disparity. While the band’s earlier efforts formed an effective marriage between madness and melody, a dark Dionysian blend of electronic Baroque intermixed with blues, jazz, and early vaudeville, all held together with a strong literary expression, they were perhaps just a little… Read More The Doors – Waiting for the Sun

The Allman Brothers Band – At Fillmore East

When it comes to the title of ‘greatest live albums of all time’ there is certainly no shortage of contenders. Whether it’s Live Rust by Neil Young; The Who’s Live at Leeds; Duke Ellington Ellington at Newport; Van Morrison’s It’s Too Late to Stop Now, or The Band’s The Last Waltz, the list just goes on and on. At Fillmore East could… Read More The Allman Brothers Band – At Fillmore East