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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Top-Selling Albums of 1980: Look Back

Many all-time greats were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are among the biggest sellers of all time

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Radio Hits of January 1965: British Invasion

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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Top Selling Albums of 1971: Look Back

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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Top Selling Albums of 1973: Look Back

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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Top Albums October 1981: Look Back

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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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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When Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Hit #1

Sales estimates put it as the 4th biggest seller of all time. It reached the top in the U.S. in just six weeks, though never returned

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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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Top Selling Albums in April 1976: Look Back

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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