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The Rolling Stones released what many say was their finest LP, “Sticky Fingers” on April 23, 1971. It was their ninth British and 11th American studio album. It was the band’s first album of the 1970s and its first release on the band’s newly formed label, Rolling Stones Records. It is also Mick Taylor’s first […]

On April 21, 1973, Alice Cooper’s LP “Billion Dollar Babies” reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. The album would only stay at #1 for one week and it was the first and only time that an Alice Cooper LP would top the charts. How many of you still have your […]

Paul McCartney released his self-titled debut solo LP “McCartney” in the US on April 20, 1970. It had been released in the UK 3 days earlier. It was issued on Apple Records in April after McCartney had resisted attempts by his fellow Beatles to have the release delayed to allow for Apple’s previously scheduled titles, […]

Jethro Tull released their third LP “Benefit” on April 20, 1970. It was the first Tull album to include pianist and organist John Evan – though he was not yet a permanent member of the group – and the last to include bass guitarist Glenn Cornick. Recorded in a better studio than the previous albums, […]

The Rolling Stones released their debut LP simply titled “The Rolling Stones” in the UK on April 16, 1964. The UK version was released on Decca Records. The American edition of the record, with a slightly different track list, came out on London Records on May 30, 1964, with the added title England’s Newest Hit […]

Creedence Clearwater Revival released their 7th and final LP Mardi Gras on April 11, 1972. Unlike previous albums, Mardi Gras had Stu Cook and Doug Clifford sharing songwriting and production with John Fogerty, as well as their own lead vocal contributions for the first time. Reviews were mixed to poor, with Jon Landau saying in […]

Aerosmith released their 3rd and most successful LP “Toys In The Attic” on April 8, 1975. Its first single, “Sweet Emotion”, was released a month later in May, and the second single, “Walk This Way” was released in Aug. in the same year. Steven Tyler said that his original idea for the album cover was […]

On April 2, 1971, Janis Joplin’s LP “Pearl” became the #1 record in the US. It was her first #1 solo album but she never got to see it go to the top as she had passed away before its release. Do you remember the first time you heard this record? Read It Here!

Supertramp released their sixth LP “Breakfast in America” on March 29, 1978. It featured four U.S. Billboard hit singles: “The Logical Song” (No. 6), “Goodbye Stranger” (No. 15), “Take the Long Way Home” (No. 10), and “Breakfast in America” (No. 62). In the UK, “The Logical Song” and the title track were both top 10 […]

Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention released the live LP “Just Another Band from L.A” on March 26, 1972. The record was recorded live on August 7, 1971 in Pauley Pavilion on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles. A notable inclusion on this album is “Billy the Mountain”, Zappa’s long, narrative parody of […]


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