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The Essential Boomer Album Collection - Part 4
The Doors (1967) Was there ever a debut album as brilliant as the Doors? Recorded in the summer of 1966, released in January of 1967 and on almost every rock radio station and Baby Boomer’s…
The Songs Lennon & McCartney Gave Away
While we all marvel at the astounding success the Beatles had when Beatlemania broke big throughout the world – landing multiple songs of theirs in the charts simultaneously, what makes their success even more remarkable…
That One-Hit Wonder: Lou Reed?
Lou Reed is a giant in rock & roll history. As one of the key members of the Velvet Underground in the late 1960s, commercial success may have eluded him; but the Velvets were a…
The Essential Boomer Album Collection - Part 7
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye (1971) The late 60’s and early 70’s were not good times for Marvin Gaye: tax trouble with the IRS, a failing marriage to the “boss’ daughter” (Anna Gordy), a…
Now It Can Be Told!
From the pages of 16 Magazine, what Sally Fields really thinks of the Monkees, Bobby Sherman and more!
How the Who Finally Cracked the U.S. Market
More than anything, the Who craved success in America. Despite overwhelming success in their native England, the band had trouble selling records in the States. They had reached the American Top 10 with their singles…