Tag "record world magazine"

Bob Dylan 1965: Evolving to Electric

In the spring of that pivotal year, Columbia Records ran industry ads proclaiming “No One Sings Dylan Like Dylan!” We examine several items not seen since then

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Radio Hits May 1969: Look Back

With the Apollo 11 moon landing and Woodstock just around the corner, many future pop classics were climbing the Top 40 chart

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45 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon #1

Sales estimates put it as the 3rd biggest seller of all time. It reached the top in the U.S. in just six weeks, though never returned

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Look Back: Top Selling Albums April 1976

In a month when Apple Computer was formed, the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and Peter Frampton were dominating the US sales charts

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Look Back: Top Selling Albums of 1971

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era dominated the list of top-selling albums in the U.S.

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Look Back: Top Selling Albums of 1973

Classic rock was in its heyday and many of its biggest names released #1 albums this year. But only one could be the year’s biggest

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John Lennon: Lost Interview From 1973

In this Q-and-A that hasn’t appeared for decades, the musician talks about his upcoming recording plans, Apple business, the reunion question, and getting old

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British Invasion Dominates January 1965 Pop Chart

Songs from the Dave Clark Five, Zombies and more. And demand for the Beatles on Top 40 was so great that radio DJs played both sides of their singles

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Look Back: Top Albums October 1981

Though Top 40 programmers stubbornly played songs by A/C acts, the top 9 slots on the US album sales chart were occupied by rock acts

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Look Back: The Top-Selling Albums of 1980

Many all-time classics were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are the #5 and #6 best sellers of all time

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