Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited

Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited

Album #20 - August 1965

Episode date - April 20, 2016

If you play this album along with other albums that were released at approximately the same time, you might better understand the full genius of Bob Dylan.

The Beatles: HELP!

The Beatles: HELP!

Album #19: August 1965

Episode date - April 13, 2016

Oh, the indignities American fans of the Beatles were forced to suffer.

The Beach Boys: Summer Days (and Summer Nights)

The Beach Boys: Summer Days (and Summer Nights)

Album #18: July 1965

Episode date - April 6, 2016

SUMMER DAYS AND SUMMER NIGHTS – THE BEACH BOYS The Beach Boys’ previous album, “Today”, (#14 in this series, featured just four weeks ago) marked a significant change in sty

The Byrds: Mr. Tambourine Man

The Byrds: Mr. Tambourine Man

Album #17: June 1965

Episode date - March 30, 2016

Here’s more proof that everyone was listening to everyone else back in 1965, and studying what they heard.

The Beatles: Beatles VI

The Beatles: Beatles VI

Album #16: June 1965

Episode date - March 23, 2016

Once again, Capitol created an album from leftovers (and it would not be the last time).

Bob Dylan: Bringing It All Back Home

Bob Dylan: Bringing It All Back Home

Album #15 - March 1965

Episode date - March 16, 2016

One of the great pleasures of playing all of these great albums in chronological order is hearing how they relate to one another.

The Beach Boys - TODAY!

The Beach Boys: TODAY!

Album #14: March 1965

Episode date - March 9, 2016

By 1965, the world of Brian Wilson started to change radically.

The Rolling Stones: The Rolling Stones NOW!

The Rolling Stones: The Rolling Stones NOW!

Album #13: May 1964

Episode date - March 2, 2016

I suppose that, like everything that is subjective, we all harbor our own prejudices about what constitutes importance or greatness in popular music.

The Beatles: Beatles '65

The Beatles: Beatles '65

Album #12: December 1964

Episode date - February 24, 2016

The Beatles juggernaut rolled on through 1964, until even the haters started to join the ranks.

The Rolling Stones: 12 X 5

The Rolling Stones: 12 X 5

Album #11: May 1964

Episode date - February 17, 2016

Somehow, the Rolling Stones managed to evade the same indignities that faced the Beatles in regard to American album releases.

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