Allman Brothers Band – Eat a Peach (100)

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The Allman Brothers Band’s Eat a Peach will forever be known as a tribute to Duane Allman, the band’s lead guitarist, co-founder, and brother to lead singer Gregg. The album, released in 1972, just shortly followed their third album, At Fillmore East, which is accredited as the band’s breakthrough album. Duane died in a tragic…

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MC5 – Kick Out the Jams (100)

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In the heart of Detroit in the late sixties, MC5 utilized elements of rhythm and blues thrown on a foundation of garage rock as its popularity declined, and added a touch of psychedelic influence as its own popularity was on the rise. More importantly, they became one of the most significant and influential contributors to…

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Beatles – Meet The Beatles! (100)

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Meet the Beatles! wasn’t quite the first album released in the United States by the innovative Brit-pop sensations, the Beatles. A little less than a week prior to the Meet the Beatles! release, Vee-Jay Records gave the eager U.S. its first taste of the band with Introducing… The Beatles. But after multiple legal and economic struggles, Introducing…’s…

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Paul Simon – Paul Simon (100)

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Following the split of Simon & Garfunkel in 1970, Paul Simon began experimenting with his solo musical career, which spawned his self-establishing album, Paul Simon. Although it was technically his second studio album, his first, The Paul Simon Songbook, was not released in the U.S. until 1981. Simon kicks off Paul Simon with a surprising…

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