Album Reviews – 40th Edition

The Rolling Stones drown in sex, drugs, and rock and roll to produce the genre’s greatest album, The Clash announces the ending of rock music by envisioning a future in which it is mixed with other styles, Tom Waits celebrates the darkest aspects of life by going primal and swimming in its sewage, and Pink Floyd writes a rock opera on human relations and the isolation that stems from their rupture.

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Album Reviews – 10th Edition

The Clash channels the punk rock anger into political upheaval without losing sight of catchy hooks, Led Zeppelin branches out onto new territory with mixed results, Bruce Springsteen captures the sound and drama of the streets, and Joni Mitchell starts to show great growth as a songwriter.

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