Posts tagged with 1960s
‘Forever Changes’: Behind Love’s Eternal 60s Masterpiece
Love’s third album, ‘Forever Changes’ was written during a crisis for frontman Arthur Lee. It is one of rock’s greatest records.
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman: Aretha Franklin’s Song Of Discovery
A song inviting multiple readings, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman became an anthem in Aretha Franklin’s hands.
‘Clouds’: How Joni Mitchell Began To See Life From All Sides Now
With the ‘Clouds’ album, Joni Mitchell found her sweet spots: the joins between love and freedom, hope and despair, and much, much more.
‘Song To A Seagull’: The Story Behind Joni Mitchell’s Debut Flight
Far from a regular ‘folk’ album, Joni Mitchell’s debut, ‘Song To A Seagull’, explored her voracious exploratory impulse.
‘I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You’: Aretha Franklin’s Soul Serenade
Crowning Aretha Franklin the ‘Queen Of Soul’, the ‘I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You’ album was ‘the sound of self-assurance’.
The Monkees: Why Pop’s “Manufactured” Primates Deserve Respect
Seeing through fame’s facade and demanding to be themselves, The Monkees created perfect 60s pop that was more subversive than you think…
Best Crosby, Stills & Nash (& Young) Songs: 10 Harmonious Rock Classics
Definitive 70s supergroup classics, the best Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young songs range from political diatribes to countercultural anthems.
Break On Through: How The Doors’ Debut Single Found New States Of Mind
The opening song on The Doors’ debut album, Break On Through (To The Other Side) established the band’s groundbreaking musical vision.
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