Steely Dan – Aja (100)


The core members of Steely Dan, multi-instrumentalists Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, are obviously outstanding musicians who can also be categorized as eccentric perfectionists.  Since their formation in 1972, the band released six remarkable records during this decade – followed by the stellar 1980 release of Gaucho – each having a story to tell due…

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The Band – The Band (100)


The Band may not be from Lake Charles, Louisiana, as mentioned in ‘Up On Cripple Creek’ or heading there any time soon. But the Canadian group struck gold with their second studio album featuring several of the band’s most historic songs, such as ‘Up On Cripple Creek.” Even though The Band sticks to their iconic…

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Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (100)


After the overwhelming success of Pink Floyd’s innovative and groundbreaking Dark Side of the Moon in 1972, its popularity and acclaim seems to often eclipse the group’s follow-up album Wish You Were Here released two years later. A quite difficult process to attain in the studio, the album was eventually completed and much of the…

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