#988 The Beta Band – Heroes to Zeros

The Beta Band released their third and final album Heroes to Zeros is 2004. They disbanded the same year due to financial troubles with their record label. Radiohead and Oasis expressed admiration for the band. My favourite songs were “Assessment”, “Pure For”, “Space”, “Wonderful”, and the rest of the album. I actually added the whole […]

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#933 Ryan Adams – Gold

Ryan Adams is back with his second album on the list and his second studio album in his career: Gold. As you may know I hate country music, but Adams is not really country. He is rock and alternative country. Some critics have classified him as Americana, which is a blend of different genres. My favourite […]

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#929 Radiohead – Amnesiac

Amnesiac is Radiohead‘s fourth album on the list of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. It was included in the 2005 version, but it was removed from later editions. Some fans were disappointed that the band did not return to its former style. I prefer this Radiohead over the rock one. I like […]

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1001 Albums #50

Bringing It All Back Home is the fifth studio album from Bob Dylan. I cannot tell you how excited I was when I saw another album of his on the list. I was surprised that the book and other critics skipped his two albums from 1964 The Times They Are a-Changin’ and Another Side of Bob Dylan. It seems they were not well loved. I will skip them for now, but return to them at a later date. Dylan fans were not happy […]

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1001 Albums #2

When I saw that Elvis Presley’s first album was the second one on the list I felt relieved. I know who he is because my grandfather watched his films all the time while he was getting his drinking done. I know a lot of Presley’s songs and he is the “King of Rock and Roll.” […]

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