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It was their third album, but it was their first to be overtly political. On Feb. 28, 1983, U2 released “War”.The album has come to be regarded as political, in part because of songs like “Sunday Bloody Sunday” and “New Year’s Day”, as well as the title, which stems from the band’s perception of the […]

Blue Oyster Cult released their first live album “On Your Feet or on Your Knees” on Feb 27, 1975. Each of the band’s first three studio albums is represented by three songs each, two other songs are covers (“I Ain’t Got You”, albeit with modified lyrics, and “Born to Be Wild”), and one (“Buck’s Boogie”) […]

On Feb. 27, 1971, Janis Joplin finally had a #1 album. Her LP “Pearl”, which had been released on Jan. 11 hit the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. It would remain there for 9 straight weeks. As you all know, Janis wasn’t there to see it happen. Janis had passed away on Oct. […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/worst-album-covers-time/ The Bad, The Bad And The Ugly: The Worst Album Covers Of All Time For every classic album artwork there are thousands of eyesores that should be consigned to the bin. uDiscover salutes the worst album covers of all time. Read it here

23rd February 1985, The Smiths scored their first UK No.1 album with Meat Is Murder. The album’s sleeve uses a 1967 photograph of Marine Cpl. Michael Wynn in the Vietnam War, though with the wording on his helmet changed from “Make War Not Love” to “Meat Is Murder”. The original image was used for Emile […]

YES released their third LP “The Yes Album” on Feb.19, 1971. It was their first album with guitarist Steve Howe who replaced Peter Banks in 1970, and their last in the 1970s to feature keyboardist Tony Kaye. The album was the first by the group not to feature any cover versions, which had been a […]

On Feb. 17, 1976. the Eagles released “Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)” album. The record was a singles compilation album. As of November 2012, 29 million copies have been shipped in the domestic market, making it tied with Michael Jackson’s Thriller as the best-selling album in the United States. With an additional 13 million internationally, for […]

17th February 1978, Kate Bush released her debut studio album The Kick Inside which contained her UK number one hit, ‘Wuthering Heights’, (marking the first time a female singer-songwriter topped the charts with a self-penned song). Bush was just 19 years old and had written some of the songs when she was only 13. Read […]

16th February 1985, Bruce Springsteen went to No.1 on the UK album chart with Born In The USA, his first UK No.1 album. The singers seventh studio album, was the best-selling album of 1985 in the United States (and also Springsteen’s most successful album ever). The album produced a record-tying string of seven Top 10 […]

What’s on the deck? The Who Live at Leeds. Is this the best live album ever? What do you think? Read it here


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