Sly & The Family Stone - There’s a Riot Goin’ On
Sly & The Family Stone - There’s a Riot Goin’ On

Sly & The Family Stone - There’s a Riot Goin’ On

Ljubinko Zivkovic
The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses

The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses

Jeff Penczak
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

I confess, I’m not much of a Fleetwood Mac fan. Their limo driven, pseudo hippie decadence makes my skin crawl. Everything I couldn’t stand about the 70’s. The long hair. The beards. The coke. The football jerseys and flairs. Then there’s Stevie, with her ballet slippers, gypsy costumes and patchouli posturing. When it comes to 1977, I’m far more drawn to the likes of Television and The Clash. In terms of late 70’s Pop, give me Blondie or give me death. Which makes it even more ironic, that I simply adore the album, Rumours.

Kevin Orton
The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers
The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers

The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers

Mark Moody
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Ljubinko Zivkovic
T. Rex - Electric Warrior
T. Rex - Electric Warrior

T. Rex - Electric Warrior

This is it. When your friends ask you what’s all the fuss about “glam” and “glitter” rock, put this on and sit back and smile. All the signposts are here: simple melodies that stay in your head for days; misogynistic lyrics about ball-busting birds succumbing to the charms and sexual prowess of the electric warrior, Marc Bolan; introspective evaluations of our place in the universe, all delivered in a soupcon of blues, folks, rawk, and pedal-to-the-metal, foot-stomping bravado that’s rarely been equaled, certainly in the subsequent careers of fellow glitterati, Bowie, Ian Hunter, Gary Glitter, and Roy Wood’s Wizzard. Slade may have moved more product, but that was over an extended career of chart toppers.

Jeff Penczak
Joy Division - Closer
Joy Division - Closer

Joy Division - Closer

Kevin Orton
The Soft Boys - A Can Of Bees
The Soft Boys - A Can Of Bees

The Soft Boys - A Can Of Bees

Kevin Orton
Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime
Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime

Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime

Mark Moody
The Who - Who's Next
The Who - Who's Next

The Who - Who's Next

Steve Ricciutti
Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream

Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream

James Weiskittel
Led Zeppelin - IV
Led Zeppelin - IV

Led Zeppelin - IV

Jack Kiser