Music Reviews

age 8+
 
Fab Four hit top form in first all-original soundtrack.
By The Beatles
(1964)
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age 8+
 
Fun movie songs, "Yesterday," and other Beatles favorites.
By The Beatles
(1965)
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age 14+
 
Morrison & Co.'s debut: dark, hypnotic all-time classic.
By The Doors
(1967)
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age 12+
 
Band's best, most notable classics fill warm, sweet album.
By Grateful Dead
(1970)
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age 14+
 
Dark sex, drug, and death themes infuse classic tunes.
By Rolling Stones
(1971)
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age 12+
 
Possibly The Who's best album; essential to the rock canon.
By The Who
(1971)
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age 12+
 
"Stairway" and more classics on Led Zep masterpiece.
By Led Zeppelin
(1971)
age 14+
 
Still a hit decades later, this album made Floyd superstars.
By Pink Floyd
(1973)
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age 12+
 
Poetic teen anthems of desperation still resonate.
By Bruce Springsteen
(1975)
age 13+
 
Album of country-rock classics is still a bestseller.
By Eagles
(1976)
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age 11+
 
Power rocker's tour de force stands the test of time.
By Steve Miller Band
(1976)
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age 12+
 
Classic album wraps breakups in impeccable pop-rock.
By Fleetwood Mac
(1977)
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age 12+
 
Eloquent songwriting, punk attitude from influential artist.
By Elvis Costello
(1978)
age 13+
 
Guitar Hero band is tame compared to today's rock.
By Aerosmith
(1980)
age 11+
 
Catchy power pop from all-female new wave pioneers.
By The Go-Go's
(1981)
age 12+
 
Catchy hits fill soundtrack to 1984 teen dance movie.
By Various Artists
(1984)
age 12+
 
Strong collection of later tunes heavy on satire, sentiment.
By The Kinks
(1986)
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age 14+
 
Harsh, loud, complex; probably best metal album of all time.
By Metallica
(1986)
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age 10+
 
Probably Simon's best, certainly his most engaging.
By Paul Simon
(1986)
age 9+
 
Surfer boys at their best in sunny, bouncy hits collection.
By Beach Boys
(1999)

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