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Latest Album Anniversary Reviews
Date Artist Album Review  
11/20/22 The Badlees Diamonds In the Coal 30th Anniversary
10/22/22 Lynyrd Skynyrd Street Survivors 45th Anniversary
03/31/22 Bruce Springsteen Human Touch & Lucky Town 30th Anniversary
03/12/22 The Byrds Younger Than Yesterday 55th Anniversary
03/04/22 David Bowie Earthling 25th Anniversary
02/01/22 Jefferson Airplane Surrealistic Pillow 55th Anniversary
01/01/22 Jackson Browne Jackson Browne 50th Anniversary
2021 Album Anniversary Reviews
Date Artist Album Review  
10/29/21 The Kinks Face to Face 55th Anniversary
10/13/21 The Monkees The Monkees 55th Anniversary
09/15/21 Genesis Abacab 40th Anniversary
07/18/21 The Byrds Fifth Dimension 55th Anniversary
07/07/21 Al Stewart Year of the Cat 45th Anniversary
06/30/21 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Into the Great Wide Open 30th Anniversary
06/09/21 George Harrison Somewhere In England 40th Anniversary
06/03/21 The Runaways The Runaways 45th Anniversary
05/30/21 Steely Dan The Royal Scam 45th Anniversary
05/25/21 Emerson, Lake & Powell Emerson, Lake & Powell 35th Anniversary
02/24/21 Carole King Tapestry 50th Anniversary
2020 Album Anniversary Reviews
Date Artist Album Review  
12/27/20 Steve Winwood Arc of a Diver 40th Anniversary
12/18/20 Patti Smith Horses 45th Anniversary
11/30/20 REO Speedwagon Hi Infidelity 40th Anniversary
10/21/20 Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness 25th Anniversary
10/13/20 Dire Straits Making Movies 40th Anniversary
09/27/20 Santana Abraxas 50th Anniversary
09/16/20 Ted Nugent Ted Nugent 45th Anniversary
08/28/20 Jane’s Addiction Ritual de lo Habitual 30th Anniversary
08/04/20 Rainbow Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow 45th Anniversary
07/29/20 Hall and Oates Voices 40th Anniversary
03/21/20 Donnie Iris Back On the Streets 40th Anniversary
07/13/20 James Gang James Gang Rides Again 50th Anniversary
07/07/20 The Stooges Fun House 50th Anniversary
07/02/20 Sonic Youth Goo 30th Anniversary
06/27/20 The Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man 55th Anniversary
06/16/20 Neil Young Tonight’s the Night 45th Anniversary
06/12/20 Rod Stewart Gasoline Alley 50th Anniversary
06/01/20 Sting The Dream of the Blue Turtles 35th Anniversary
05/24/20 Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (1980) 40th Anniversary
05/17/20 Supergrass I Should Coco 25th Anniversary
05/05/20 The Animals Animal Tracks 55th Anniversary
04/29/20 Free Fire and Water 50th Anniversary
04/25/20 Donald Fagen Kamakiriad Mike Fishman
03/30/20 Silverchair Frogstomp 25th Anniversary
03/25/20 Genesis Duke 40th Anniversary
03/20/20 The Sonics Here Are the Sonics!!! 55th Anniversary
03/09/20 The Beach Boys The Beach Boys Today! 55th Anniversary
03/07/20 David Bowie Young Americans 45th Anniversary
02/29/20 Bob Seger Against the Wind 40th Anniversary
01/29/20 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 50th Anniversary
01/13/20 Van Morrison Veedon Fleece Mike Fishman
1999 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/28/19 Sting Brand New Day Ric Albano
12/11/19 The White Stripes The White Stripes Ric Albano
10/20/19 Creed Human Clay Ric Albano
10/11/19 Chris Cornell Euphoria Mourning Ric Albano
07/28/19 Widespread Panic ‘Til the Medicine Takes Ric Albano
07/23/19 David Bowie Hours Ric Albano
06/11/19 Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication Ric Albano
05/12/19 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Echo Ric Albano
04/08/19 The Badlees Amazing Grace & Up There Down Here Karyn & Ric Albano
03/13/19 Santana Supernatural Ric Albano
02/12/19 Collective Soul Dosage Ric Albano
2019 Album Anniversary Reviews
Date Artist Album Review  
12/17/19 Stevie Wonder Fulfillingness’ First Finale 45th Anniversary
11/21/19 Stevie Ray Vaughn Couldn’t Stand the Weather 35th Anniversary
10/27/19 The Police Reggatta de Blanc 40th Anniversary
09/15/19 Frank Zappa Joe’s Garage 40th Anniversary
08/07/19 Van Morrison Into the Music 40th Anniversary
06/30/19 AC/DC Highway to Hell 40th Anniversary
06/22/19 The Knack Get the Knack 40th Anniversary
06/17/19 Pink Floyd More & Ummagumma 50th Anniversary
06/06/19 Stevie Ray Vaughn In Step 30th Anniversary
06/03/19 Neil Young Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere 50th Anniversary
05/05/19 Tommy James & the Shondells Crimson and Clover 50th Anniversary
03/22/19 Motörhead Overkill & Bomber 40th Anniversary
03/10/19 The Guess Who Wheatfield Soul & Canned Wheat 50th Anniversary
02/27/19 George Harrison George Harrison 40th Anniversary
02/17/19 Deep Purple Burn & Stormbringer 45th Anniversary
01/24/19 Skid Row Skid Row 30th Anniversary
1998 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/29/18 Beck Mutations Ric Albano
09/29/18 Goo Goo Dolls Dizzy Up the Girl Ric Albano
09/10/18 Powderfinger Internationalist Ric Albano
07/28/18 Lucinda Williams Car Wheels On a Gravel Road Ric Albano
07/10/18 Barenaked Ladies Stunt Ric Albano
05/20/18 Lenny Kravitz Lenny Kravitz 5 Ric Albano
04/21/18 Page & Plant Walking Into Clarksdale Ric Albano
04/07/18 Jerry Cantrell Boggy Depot Ric Albano
03/10/18 Eric Clapton Pilgrim Ric Albano
02/02/18 Pearl Jam Yield Ric Albano
2018 Album Anniversary Reviews
Date Artist Album Review  
12/09/18 Pink Floyd The Final Cut 35th Anniversary
11/07/18 Dire Straits Dire Straits 40th Anniversary
11/03/18 Hall & Oates Abandoned Luncheonette 45th Anniversary
10/27/18 Bob Dylan Infidels 35th Anniversary
10/15/18 Grateful Dead Wake of the Flood 45th Anniversary
10/10/18 U2 Rattle and Hum 30th Anniversary
09/21/18 Thin Lizzy Vagabonds of the Western World 45th Anniversary
09/15/18 Huey Lewis and the News Sports 35th Anniversary
08/28/18 Jim Croce LIfe and Times & I Got a Name 45th Anniversary
08/18/18 The Who Who Are You 40th Anniversary
08/09/18 Billy Joel An Innocent Man 35th Anniversary
08/04/18 Jeff Beck Truth 50th Anniversary
07/15/18 Talking Heads More Songs About Buildings and Food 40th Anniversary
06/18/18 Joe Walsh The Smoker You Drink,
the Player You Get
45th Anniversary
06/03/18 George Harrison Living in the Material World 45th Anniversary
05/25/18 Dio Holy Diver 35th Anniversary
05/03/18 David Bowie Aladdin Sane 45th Anniversary
04/10/18 Jethro Tull Heavy Horses 40th Anniversary
03/16/18 REO Speedwagon You Can Tune a Piano,
but You Can’t Tuna Fish
40th Anniversary
02/20/18 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac & Mr. Wonderful 50th Anniversary
01/28/18 David Lee Roth Skyscraper 30th Anniversary
01/22/18 The Byrds The Notorious Byrd Brothers & Sweetheart of the Rodeo 50th Anniversary
1997 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
10/17/14 Green Day Nimrod Ric Albano
08/26/17 Creed My Own Prison Ric Albano
07/02/17 Blues Traveler Straight on Till Morning Ric Albano
06/03/17 Days of the New Days of the New Ric Albano
05/20/17 Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape Ric Albano
05/06/17 Paul McCartney Flaming Pie Ric Albano
03/21/17 Aerosmith Nine Lives Ric Albano
03/10/17 Collective Soul Disciplined Breakdown Ric Albano
02/18/17 Live Secret Samadhi Ric Albano
02/04/17 The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre Ric Albano
2017 Album Anniversary Reviews
12/29/17 Bob Dylan John Wesley Harding 50th Anniversary
12/03/17 Jimi Hendrix Experience Axis: Bold As Love 50th Anniversary
11/15/17 America Homecoming 45th Anniversary
09/27/17 Billy Joel The Nylon Curtain 35th Anniversary
09/14/17 Yes Close to the Edge 45th Anniversary
09/07/17 Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (1982) 35th Anniversary
08/10/17 Elvis Costello My Aim is True 40th Anniversary
07/27/17 Grateful Dead Terrapin Station 40th Anniversary
07/23/17 Billy Squier Emotions in Motion 35th Anniversary
07/10/17 Chicago Chicago V 45th Anniversary
05/15/17 Heart Little Queen 40th Anniversary
04/28/17 Wishbone Ash Argus 45th Anniversary
02/26/17 Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (1977) 40th Anniversary
1996 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/31/16 Pearl Jam No Code Ric Albano
11/25/16 The Clarks Someday Maybe Ric Albano
11/05/16 Johnny Cash American II: Unchained Ric Albano
10/20/16 Journey Trial by Fire Ric Albano
10/15/16 Phish Billy Breathes Ric Albano
10/01/16 Matchbox 20 Yourself or Someone Like You Ric Albano
09/10/16 Rush Test for Echo Ric Albano
08/18/16 Eels Beautiful Freak Ric Albano
06/18/16 Beck Odelay Ric Albano
06/04/16 Metallica Load Ric Albano
05/30/16 Soundgarden Down On the Upside Ric Albano
05/20/16 The Wallflowers Bringing Down the Horse Ric Albano
2016 Album Anniversary Reviews
12/23/16 David Bowie Station to Station 40th Anniversary
12/08/16 Tesla Mechanical Resonance 30th Anniversary
12/04/16 Rainbow Rising 40th Anniversary
11/21/16 The Young Rascals The Young Rascals 50th Anniversary
11/14/16 Harry Nilsson Nilsson Schmilsson 45th Anniversary
10/31/16 The Pretenders Get Close 30th Anniversary
10/08/16 Soundgarden Badmotofinger 25th Anniversary
09/17/16 Ozzy Osbourne No More Tears 25th Anniversary
09/06/16 Donovan Sunshine Superman 50th Anniversary
07/21/16 Black Sabbath Master of Reality 45th Anniversary
07/10/16 Foreigner Foreigner 4 35th Anniversary
06/30/16 Blue Öyster Cult Fire of Unknown Origin 35th Anniversary
06/22/16 Joni Mitchell Blue 45th Anniversary
06/12/16 Steve Miller Band Fly Like An Eagle 40th Anniversary
06/09/16 Genesis Invisible Touch 30th Anniversary
05/25/16 Blue Oyster Cult Agents of Fortune 40th Anniversary
05/15/16 The Moody Blues Long Distance Voyager 35th Anniversary
04/30/16 Yes Union 25th Anniversary
04/22/16 Joe Walsh Ordinary Average Guy 25th Anniversary
04/16/16 Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog 25th Anniversary
03/26/16 Thin Lizzy Jailbreak 40th Anniversary
1995 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
03/21/16 Collective Soul Collective Soul1 Ric Albano
03/17/16 The Badlees River Songs Karyn & Ric Albano
03/12/16 Alice In Chains Alice In Chains Ric Albano
03/08/16 Van Halen Balance Ric Albano
02/28/16 Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill Ric Albano
02/19/16 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzmosis Ric Albano
02/13/16 Oasis (What’s the Story)
Morning Glory?
Ric Albano
02/03/16 Radiohead The Bends Ric Albano
01/14/16 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Ric Albano
12/29/15 No Doubt Tragic Kingdom Ric Albano
1 1995 Album of the Year
50th Anniversary Reviews of 1965 Albums
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/14/15 The Who My Generation Ric Albano
12/06/15 The Byrds Turn! Turn! Turn! Ric Albano
12/03/15 The Beatles Rubber Soul Karyn & Ric Albano
11/26/15 The Lovin’ Spoonful Do You Believe in Magic Ric Albano
11/15/15 The Yardbirds Having a Rave Up Ric Albano
09/15/15 Otis Redding Otis Blue Ric Albano
08/30/15 Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited 1 J.D. Cook
08/06/15 The Beatles Help! Karyn & Ric Albano
07/30/15 Rolling Stones Out of Our Heads Ric Albano
06/13/15 The Yardbirds For Your Love Ric Albano
03/22/15 Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home Ric Albano
03/05/15 The Kinks Kinda Kinks Ric Albano
01/28/15 The Zombies Begin Here Ric Albano
1 1965 Album of the Year
1975 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
10/29/15 Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti1 Ric Albano
10/25/15 The Who The Who By Numbers Ric Albano
10/22/15 Joni Mitchell The Hissing of Summer Lawns Ric Albano
10/19/15 Foghat Fool For the City Ric Albano
10/15/15 Rush Rush’s 1975 Albums2 Ric Albano
10/12/15 The Eagles One of These Nights Ric Albano
10/09/15 Grateful Dead Blues for Allah Ric Albano
10/04/15 Aerosmith Toys in the Attic Ric Albano
10/01/15 Queen A Night at the Opera Ric Albano
09/27/15 Supertramp Crisis? What Crisis? Ric Albano
09/24/15 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Ric Albano
09/20/15 Nazareth Hair of the Dog Ric Albano
09/17/15 Bruce Springsteen Born To Run Ric Albano
09/12/15 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Ric Albano
09/07/15 Bad Company Straight Shooter Ric Albano
09/03/15 Bob Dylan Blood On the Tracks Ric Albano
1 1975 Album of the Year      2 Double Review
1985 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
08/27/15 The Firm The Firm1 Ric Albano
08/24/15 Tears For Fears Songs From the Big Chair Ric Albano
08/21/15 INXS Listen Like Thieves Karyn & Ric Albano
08/18/15 ‘Til Tuesday Voices Carry Ric Albano
08/14/15 Marillion Misplaced Childhood Ric Albano
08/10/15 Mike + the Mechanics Mike + the Mechanics Ric Albano
08/04/15 Heart Heart Ric Albano
08/01/15 Howard Jones Dream Into Action Karyn Albano
07/28/15 John Fogerty Centerfield Ric Albano
07/25/15 John Mellencamp Scarecrow Ric Albano
07/21/15 Tom Petty Southern Accents Ric Albano
07/17/15 The Hooters Nervous Night Karyn Albano
07/14/15 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms Ric Albano
1 1985 Album of the Year
1970 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
07/10/15 Van Morrison Moondance1 Ric Albano
07/06/15 Crosby Stills Nash Young Déjà Vu Ric Albano
07/03/15 Chicago Chicago II Ric Albano
06/30/15 Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo’s Factory Ric Albano
06/27/15 The Guess Who Guess Who’s 1970 Albums2 Ric Albano
06/23/15 The Beatles Let It Be Ric Albano
06/19/15 Grateful Dead Grateful Dead’s 1970 Albums2 Ric Albano
06/15/15 Derek & the Dominos Layla & Assorted Love Songs Ric Albano
06/10/15 Neil Young After the Gold Rush Jake & Ric Albano
06/06/15 Deep Purple In Rock Ric Albano
06/02/15 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath’s 1970 Albums2 Ric Albano
05/29/15 Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die Ric Albano
05/25/15 Badfinger Badfinger’s 1970 Albums2 Ric Albano
05/21/15 John Lennon Plastic Ono Band Karyn & Ric Albano
05/18/15 Paul McCartney McCartney Ric Albano
05/15/15 George Harrison All Things Must Pass Ric Albano
05/11/15 Syd Barrett The Madcap Laughs Ric Albano
05/07/15 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III Ric Albano
05/03/15 The Doors Morrison Hotel Ric Albano
1 1970 Album of the Year      2 Double Review
1990 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
04/29/15 The Black Crowes Shake Your Money Maker1 Ric Albano
04/22/15 Phish Lawn Boy Ric Albano
04/18/15 Traveling Wilburys Traveling Wilburys Vol. 3 Ric Albano
04/15/15 Scorpions Crazy World Ric Albano
04/11/15 AC/DC The Razor’s Edge Ric Albano
04/07/15 Queensrÿche Empire Ric Albano
04/02/15 Pixies Bossanova Ric Albano
03/29/15 Extreme Extreme II: Pornograffitti Ric Albano
03/25/15 Social Distortion Social Distortion Ric Albano
03/19/15 Paul Simon Rhythm of Saints Ric Albano
03/15/15 Alice In Chains Facelift Ric Albano
03/11/15 Damn Yankees Damn Yankees Ric Albano
03/07/15 Robert Plant Manic Nirvana Ric Albano
1 1990 Album of the Year
1980 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
02/28/15 AC/DC Back In Black1 Ric Albano
02/24/15 Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz Ric Albano
02/21/15 Judas Priest British Steel Ric Albano
02/17/15 Yes Drama Ric Albano
02/13/15 Steely Dan Gaucho Ric Albano
02/09/15 The Police Zenyatta Mondatta Ric Albano
02/06/15 Alan Parsons Project Turn of a Friendly Card Ric Albano
02/03/15 Talking Heads Remain In Light Ric Albano
01/30/15 Grateful Dead Go To Heaven Ric Albano
01/25/15 The Pretenders Pretenders Ric Albano
01/21/15 Def Leppard On Through the Night Ric Albano
01/18/15 John Lennon Double Fantasy Ric Albano
01/15/15 Queen The Game Ric Albano
01/11/15 Rush Permanent Waves Ric Albano
01/07/15 Bruce Springsteen The River Ric Albano
01/03/15 Journey Departure Ric Albano
1 1980 Album of the Year
2014 Classic Rock Review Special Features
12/27/14 Top 9 Rock Moments from 1964 Ric Albano
08/17/14 Top 9 Rock Festivals of All Time Ric Albano
06/22/14 Comebacks and Reunions Ric Albano
1979 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/30/14 Supertramp Breakfast In America1 Ric Albano
12/27/14 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Damn the Torpedoes Ric Albano
12/23/14 The Boomtown Rats The Fine Art of Surfacing Ric Albano
12/20/14 The Clash London Calling Ric Albano
12/17/14 Cheap Trick Dream Police Ric Albano
12/14/14 Led Zeppelin In Through the Out Door Ric Albano
12/10/14 The Eagles The Long Run Ric Albano
12/07/14 Molly Hatchet Flirtin’ with Disaster Ric Albano
12/04/14 Jethro Tull Stormwatch Ric Albano
12/01/14 ZZ Top Deguello Ric Albano
11/28/14 Thin Lizzy Black Rose: A Rock Legend Ric Albano
11/24/14 Neil Young Rust Never Sleeps Ric Albano
11/19/14 Van Halen Van Halen II Ric Albano
11/16/14 The Kinks Low Budget Ric Albano
11/13/14 Foreigner Head Games Ric Albano
11/09/14 Pink Floyd The Wall Ric Albano
11/04/14 The Cars Candy-O Ric Albano
1 1979 Album of the Year
1984 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
10/29/14 Bruce Springsteen Born In the U.S.A.1 Ric Albano
10/26/14 David Gilmour About Face J.D. Cook
10/23/14 Scorpions Love at First Sting Ric Albano
10/20/14 Bryan Adams Reckless Ric Albano
10/17/14 Tina Turner Private Dancer Ric Albano
10/14/14 Whitesnake Slide It In Ric Albano
10/11/14 Roger Waters The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking Ric Albano
10/07/14 Rush Grace Under Pressure Ric Albano
10/02/14 Van Halen 1984 Ric Albano
09/29/14 Dio The Last In Line Ric Albano
09/25/14 U2 The Unforgettable Fire Ric Albano
09/21/14 Roger Hodgson In the Eye of the Storm Ric Albano
09/16/14 Prince Purple Rain Karyn Albano
09/12/14 Queen The Works Ric Albano
09/08/14 Deep Purple Perfect Strangers Ric Albano
09/04/14 The Pretenders Learning to Crawl Ric Albano
1 1984 Album of the Year
1974 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
08/31/14 Genesis Lamb Lies Down on Broadway1 Ric Albano
08/27/14 Electric Light Orchestra Eldorado Ric Albano
08/23/14 Joni Mitchell Court and Spark Ric Albano
08/19/14 Bad Company Bad Company Ric Albano
08/15/14 Jethro Tull War Child Ric Albano
08/11/14 Robin Trower Bridge of Sighs Ric Albano
08/07/14 David Bowie Diamond Dogs Ric Albano
08/03/14 Rush Rush Ric Albano
07/31/14 Eric Clapton 461 Ocean Boulevard Ric Albano
07/26/14 Steely Dan Pretzel Logic Ric Albano
07/21/14 Supertramp Crime of the Century Ric Albano
07/17/14 Badfinger Badfinger’s 1974 Albums2 Ric Albano
07/14/14 Aerosmith Get Your Wings Ric Albano
07/10/14 John Lennon Walls and Bridges Ric Albano
07/07/14 Lynyrd Skynyrd Second Helping Ric Albano
07/04/14 America Holiday Ric Albano
1 1974 Album of the Year      2 Double Review
1994 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
06/30/14 Blues Traveler Four1 Ric Albano
06/27/14 Hole Live Through This Ric Albano
06/24/14 The Black Crowes Amorica Ric Albano
06/20/14 Stone Temple Pilots Purple Ric Albano
06/17/14 The Offspring Smash Ric Albano
06/14/14 Johnny Cash American Recordings Ric Albano
06/10/14 Soundgarden Superunknown Ric Albano
06/07/14 R.E.M. Monster Ric Albano
06/03/14 Pearl Jam Vitalogy Ric Albano
05/30/14 Alice In Chains Jar of Flies Ric Albano
05/26/14 Oasis Definitely Maybe Ric Albano
05/23/14 Dave Matthews Band Under the Table and Dreaming Ric Albano
05/21/14 Pink Floyd The Division Bell Ric Albano
05/17/14 Green Day Dookie Ric Albano
05/13/14 Hootie & the Blowfish Cracked Rear View Ric Albano
05/09/14 Weezer Weezer Ric Albano
05/05/14 Live Throwing Copper Ric Albano
1 1994 Album of the Year
1989 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
04/29/14 Tom Petty Full Moon Fever1 Karyn Albano
04/25/14 Faith No More The Real Thing Ric Albano
04/21/14 Lenny Kravitz Let Love Rule Ric Albano
04/17/14 Lizzy Borden Master of Disguise Ric Albano
04/12/14 The Stone Roses The Stone Roses Ric Albano
04/08/14 Billy Joel Storm Front Ric Albano
04/04/14 The Cure Disintegration Ric Albano
03/31/14 Tesla Great Radio Controversy Ric Albano
03/26/14 Aerosmith Pump Ric Albano
03/22/14 Don Henley The End of the Innocence Ric Albano
03/17/14 Rush Presto Ric Albano
03/13/14 Eric Clapton Journeyman Ric Albano
03/09/14 Phish Junta Ric Albano
1 1989 Album of the Year
1969 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
03/04/14 The Beatles Abbey Road1 Karyn Albano
02/25/14 James Gang Yer Album Ric Albano
02/20/14 King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King J.D. Cook
02/17/14 The Kinks Arthur (or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) Ric Albano
02/14/14 Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band Ric Albano
02/10/14 Grateful Dead Aoxomoxoa Ric Albano
02/06/14 Jethro Tull Stand Up Ric Albano
02/03/14 Crosby, Stills, & Nash Crosby, Stills, & Nash Ric Albano
01/31/14 The Band The Band Ric Albano
01/28/14 The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed Ric Albano
01/24/14 Creedence Clearwater Revival CCR 1969 albums 3 Ric Albano
01/20/14 The Who Tommy J.D. Cook
01/16/14 Chicago Chicago Transit Authority Ric Albano
01/12/14 The Doors The Soft Parade Ric Albano
01/08/14 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin 1969 Albums 2 Ric Albano
01/03/14 Blind Faith Blind Faith Ric Albano
1 1969 Album of the Year      2 Double Review      3 Triple Review
2013 Classic Rock Review Special Features
08/08/13 Compilations and Box Sets Ric Albano
06/30/13 Classic Rock Review, Half Way There Ric Albano
03/28/13 Jesus Christ Superstar, a Rock Opera Ric Albano
1968 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/30/13 The Kinks The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society 1 J.D. Cook
12/26/13 The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet Ric Albano
12/21/13 The Moody Blues In Search of the Lost Chord Ric Albano
12/17/13 Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland Ric Albano
12/13/13 Van Morrison Astral Weeks Ric Albano
12/09/13 Cream Wheels of Fire Ric Albano
12/05/13 The Zombies Odessey and Oracle Ric Albano
11/30/13 Deep Purple Deep Purple 1968 Albums 2 Ric Albano
11/26/13 Pink Floyd A Saucerful of Secrets Ric Albano
11/23/13 Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison Ric Albano
11/19/13 The Pretty Things SF Sorrow Ric Albano
11/14/13 The Doors Waiting For the Sun Ric Albano
11/11/13 Steppenwolf Steppenwolf 1968 Albums 2 Ric Albano
11/07/13 The Band Music from Big Pink Ric Albano
11/03/13 The Beatles The Beatles (“White Album”) Ric Albano
1 1968 Album of the Year    2 Double Review
1978 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
10/29/13 Van Halen Van Halen 1 Ric Albano
10/24/13 Al Stewart Time Passages Ric Albano
10/20/13 Journey Infinity Ric Albano
10/16/13 Rush Hemispheres Ric Albano
10/11/13 Gerry Rafferty City to City Ric Albano
10/07/13 Rolling Stones Some Girls Ric Albano
10/02/13 Bob Seger Stranger In Town Ric Albano
09/27/13 Elvis Costello This Year’s Model Ric Albano
09/23/13 Boston Don’t Look Back Ric Albano
09/19/13 Bruce Springsteen Darkness On the Edge of Town Ric Albano
09/15/13 Warren Zevon Excitable Boy Karyn Albano
09/12/13 Blondie Parallel Lines Ric Albano
09/09/13 The Cars The Cars Ric Albano
09/05/13 Billy Joel 52nd Street Ric Albano
09/02/13 Wings London Town Ric Albano
08/30/13 Joe Walsh But Seriously, Folks Ric Albano
1 1978 Album of the Year
1988 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
08/26/13 Traveling Wilburys Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 1 Ric Albano
08/20/13 Robert Plant Now and Zen Ric Albano
08/17/13 Steve Earle Copperhead Road Ric Albano
08/13/13 R.E.M. Green Ric Albano
08/03/13 Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son Ric Albano
07/28/13 Melissa Etheridge Melissa Etheridge Ric Albano
07/25/13 Cheap Trick Lap of Luxury Ric Albano
07/22/13 Van Halen OU812 Ric Albano
07/18/13 Jimmy Page Outrider Ric Albano
07/14/13 Talking Heads Naked Ric Albano
07/10/13 Metallica …And Justice for All Ric Albano
07/05/13 Tommy Conwell Rumble Karyn Albano
07/02/13 Kingdom Come Kingdom Come Ric Albano
1 1988 Album of the Year
1983 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
06/27/13 The Police Synchronicity 1 Ric Albano
06/23/13 Def Leppard Pyromania Ric Albano
06/20/13 Genesis Genesis Ric Albano
06/17/13 ZZ Top Eliminator Ric Albano
06/14/13 Journey Frontiers Ric Albano
06/10/13 Mötley Crüe Shout at the Devil Ric Albano
06/05/13 David Bowie Let’s Dance Ric Albano
06/01/13 Billy Idol Rebel Yell Ric Albano
05/28/13 U2 War Ric Albano
05/23/13 The Kinks State of Confusion Ric Albano
05/19/13 Zebra Zebra Ric Albano
05/15/13 Yes 90125 Ric Albano
05/11/13 Cyndi Lauper She’s So Unusual Ric Albano
05/07/13 Men At Work Cargo Ric Albano
05/03/13 Robert Plant The Principle of Moments Ric Albano
1 1983 Album of the Year
1993 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
04/28/13 Sheryl Crow Tuesday Night Music Club 1 Ric Albano
04/24/13 Radiohead Pablo Honey Ric Albano
04/20/13 Collective Soul Hints, Allegations & Things Unsaid Ric Albano
04/16/13 The Hooters Out of Body Karyn Albano
04/12/13 Counting Crows August and Everything After Ric Albano
04/07/13 Coverdale-Page Coverdale-Page Ric Albano
04/02/13 Nirvana In Utero Ric Albano
03/25/13 Aerosmith Get a Grip Ric Albano
03/21/13 Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream Ric Albano
03/16/13 Pearl Jam Vs. Ric Albano
03/12/13 Rush Counterparts Ric Albano
03/07/13 Candlebox Candlebox Ric Albano
1 1993 Album of the Year
1973 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
03/01/13 Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon 1 J.D. Cook
02/24/13 The Who Quadrophenia Ric Albano
02/21/13 The Doobie Brothers The Captain and Me Ric Albano
02/17/13 Paul McCartney & Wings Band On the Run Karyn Albano
02/13/13 Alice Cooper Band Billion Dollar Babies Ric Albano
02/10/13 Stevie Wonder Innervisions Ric Albano
02/06/13 Allman Brothers Band Brothers and Sisters Ric Albano
02/01/13 Genesis Selling England by the Pound Ric Albano
01/29/13 Billy Joel Piano Man Ric Albano
01/25/13 Lynyrd Skynyrd Pronounced ‘lĕh-’nérd ‘skin-’nérd Ric Albano
01/21/13 Emerson, Lake, & Palmer Brain Salad Surgery Ric Albano
01/17/13 Bruce Springsteen Springsteen’s 1973 Albums 2 Ric Albano
01/14/13 Paul Simon There Goes Rhymin’ Simon Ric Albano
01/10/13 Aerosmith Aerosmith Ric Albano
01/07/13 Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Ric Albano
01/03/13 Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy Ric Albano
1 1973 Album of the Year    2 Double Review
2012 Classic Rock Review Special Features
12/08/12 Classic Rock Christmas Songs Ric Albano
06/06/12 The Beatles First Abbey Road Session Ric Albano
04/09/12 The Movie Soundtrack Ric Albano
1972 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/29/12 Deep Purple Machine Head 1 Ric Albano
12/25/12 Jethro Tull Thick As a Brick Ric Albano
12/20/12 Elton John Honky Château Ric Albano
12/17/12 Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult Ric Albano
12/14/12 The Allman Brothers Band Eat a Peach Ric Albano
12/10/12 Yes Fragile Ric Albano
12/03/12 Paul Simon Paul Simon Ric Albano
11/29/12 The Eagles The Eagles Ric Albano
11/25/12 The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street Ric Albano
11/20/12 David Bowie Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars Ric Albano
11/15/12 Pink Floyd Obcscured by Clouds Ric Albano
11/11/12 Neil Young Harvest Ric Albano
11/07/12 Steely Dan Can’t Buy a Thrill Ric Albano
11/02/12 Genesis Foxtrot Ric Albano
1 1972 Album of the Year
1987 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
10/28/12 U2 The Joshua Tree 1 Ric Albano
10/23/12 Aerosmith Permanent Vacation Ric Albano
10/20/12 John Mellencamp The Lonesome Jubilee Ric Albano
10/17/12 Bruce Springsteen Tunnel of Love Ric Albano
10/13/12 The Hooters One Way Home Karyn Albano
10/09/12 Deep Purple The House of Blue Light Ric Albano
10/05/12 Yes Big Generator Ric Albano
10/01/12 Guns n’ Roses Appetite for Destruction Ric Albano
09/27/12 George Harrison Cloud Nine Ric Albano
09/24/12 Fleetwood Mac Tango In the Night Ric Albano
09/21/12 INXS Kick Ric Albano
09/17/12 Whitesnake Whitesnake Ric Albano
09/12/12 Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse of Reason Ric Albano
09/07/12 Grateful Dead In the Dark Ric Albano
09/03/12 Def Leppard Hysteria Ric Albano
1 1987 Album of the Year
1967 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
08/29/12 Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced? 1 Ric Albano
08/25/12 The Who The Who Sell Out Ric Albano
08/21/12 Neil Diamond Just For You Ric Albano
08/17/12 Procol Harum Procol Harum Ric Albano
08/10/12 The Kinks Something Else Ric Albano
08/04/12 The Beatles Beatles 1967 Albums 2 Karyn Albano
07/28/12 The Rolling Stones Between the Buttons Ric Albano
07/19/12 Love Forever Changes Ric Albano
07/19/12 Cream Disraeli Gears Ric Albano
07/15/12 Pink Floyd The Piper At the Gates of Dawn Ric Albano
07/11/12 The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico Ric Albano
07/07/12 The Moody Blues Days of Future Passed Ric Albano
07/02/12 The Doors The Doors 1967 Albums 2 Ric Albano
1 1967 Album of the Year    2 Double Review
1992 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
06/25/12 Neil Young Harvest Moon 1 Ric Albano
06/21/12 Alice in Chains Dirt Ric Albano
06/17/12 Soul Asylum Grave Dancers Union Ric Albano
06/13/12 Blind Melon Blind Melon Ric Albano
06/04/12 Dream Theater Images and Words Ric Albano
05/31/12 Gin Blossoms New Miserable Experience Ric Albano
05/26/12 The Black Crowes The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion Karyn Albano
05/21/12 Roger Waters Amused to Death Ric Albano
05/16/12 R.E.M. Automatic For the People Ric Albano
05/09/12 Tori Amos Little Earthquakes Ric Albano
05/05/12 Stone Temple Pilots Core Ric Albano
1 1992 Album of the Year
1982 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
04/27/12 Men At Work Business As Usual 1 Ric Albano
04/22/12 Asia Asia Ric Albano
04/19/12 John Cougar American Fool Ric Albano
04/15/12 Bruce Springsteen Nebraska Karyn Albano
04/11/12 Billy Idol Billy Idol Ric Albano
04/07/12 Led Zeppelin Coda Ric Albano
04/04/12 Cheap Trick One On One Ric Albano
04/02/12 Prince 1999 Ric Albano
03/30/12 Marshall Crenshaw Marshall Crenshaw Karyn Albano
03/26/12 The Clash Combat Rock Ric Albano
03/22/12 Aerosmith Rock In a Hard Place Ric Albano
03/19/12 Paul McCartney Tug Of War Ric Albano
03/16/12 Iron Maiden The Number Of the Beast Ric Albano
03/13/12 Michael Jackson Thriller Ric Albano
03/10/12 Rush Signals Jacob Albano
03/06/12 Robert Plant Pictures At Eleven Ric Albano
03/02/12 Van Halen Diver Down Ric Albano
1 1982 Album of the Year
1977 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
 02/27/12  Billy Joel  The Stranger 1  Ric Albano
 02/23/12  David Bowie  Low  Ric Albano
 02/20/12  Electric Light Orchestra  Out Of the Blue  Ric Albano
 02/18/12  Queen  News Of the World  Ric Albano
 02/14/12  Steve Miller Band  Book of Dreams  Ric Albano
 02/11/12  Eric Clapton  Slowhand  Ric Albano
 02/07/12  Meat Loaf  Bat Out of Hell  Ric Albano
 02/03/12  Styx  The Grand Illusion  Ric Albano
 01/31/12  The Sex Pistols  Never Mind the Bollocks,
 Here’s the Sex Pistols
 Karyn Albano
 01/27/12  Aerosmith  Draw the Line  Ric Albano
 01/23/12  Kansas  Point of Know Return  Ric Albano
 01/19/12  Fleetwood Mac  Rumours  Ric Albano
 01/15/12  Steely Dan  Aja  Ric Albano
 01/11/12  Rush  A Farewell to Kings  J.D. Cook
 01/07/12  Supertramp  Even In the Quietest Moments  Ric Albano
 01/02/12  Pink Floyd  Animals  Ric Albano
1 1977 Album of the Year
2011 Classic Rock Review Special Features
12/16/11 The Live Album Ric Albano
11/23/11 Robert Johnson Recordings Ric Albano
10/16/11 The Album Ric Albano
1976 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
12/29/11 Boston Boston 1 Ric Albano
12/26/11 The Eagles Hotel California Ric Albano
12/23/11 Kiss Destroyer Ric Albano
12/22/11 Heart Dreamboat Annie Ric Albano
12/19/11 Stevie Wonder Songs In the Key of Life Ric Albano
12/17/11 Kansas Leftoverture Ric Albano
12/14/11 Joni Mitchell Hejira Ric Albano
12/12/11 AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap Ric Albano
12/09/11 Jackson Browne The Pretender Karyn Albano
12/04/11 Bob Seger Night Moves Ric Albano
11/30/11 Electric Light Orchestra New World Record Ric Albano
11/24/11 Led Zeppelin Presence Ric Albano
11/20/11 Billy Joel Turnstiles Ric Albano
11/14/11 Rush 2112 Ric Albano
11/09/11 Genesis Genesis 1976 Albums 2 Karyn Albano
11/02/11 Aerosmith Rocks Ric Albano
1 1976 Album of the Year    2 Double Review
1966 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
10/27/11 The Beach Boys Pet Sounds 1 Ric Albano
10/24/11 Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Ric Albano
10/20/11 The Yardbirds “Roger the Engineer” Ric Albano
10/15/11 The Who A Quick One Ric Albano
10/09/11 Love Love Ric Albano
10/04/11 Cream Fresh Cream Ric Albano
09/29/11 13th Floor Elevators The Psychedelic Sounds of the
13th Floor Elevators
Ric Albano
09/25/11 The Mothers of Invention Freak Out! Ric Albano
09/21/11 Simon & Garfunkel Parsley Sage Rosemary Thyme Ric Albano
09/15/11 The Rolling Stones Aftermath Ric Albano
09/10/11 Bob Dylan Blonde On Blonde J.D. Cook
09/03/11 The Beatles Revolver Karyn Albano
1 1966 Album of the Year
1991 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
08/27/11 Pearl Jam Ten 1 Ric Albano
08/22/11 Metallica Metallica (Black Album) Ric Albano
08/18/11 Tesla Psychotic Supper Ric Albano
08/13/11 Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik Ric Albano
08/07/11 Nirvana Nevermind J.D. Cook
08/03/11 R.E.M. Out of Time Ric Albano
07/30/11 Bonnie Raitt Luck Of the Draw Karyn Albano
07/25/11 Spin Doctors Pocket Full of Kryptonite Ric Albano
07/20/11 Lenny Kravitz Mama Said Ric Albano
07/16/11 Smashing Pumpkins Gish Ric Albano
07/12/11 Guns n’ Roses Use Your Illusion I & II 2 Ric Albano
07/08/11 The Dylans The Dylans Ric Albano
07/03/11 U2 Achtung Baby Ric Albano
1 1991 Album of the Year 2 Double Review
1986 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
06/29/11 Steve Winwood Back In the High Life 1 Karyn Albano
06/24/11 Paul Simon Graceland Ric Albano
06/19/11 Journey Raised On Radio Ric Albano
06/14/11 Billy Joel The Bridge Ric Albano
06/09/11 Robert Cray Strong Persuader Karyn Albano
06/03/11 Zebra 3.V Ric Albano
05/30/11 Peter Gabriel So Ric Albano
05/17/11 Boston Third Stage Ric Albano
05/11/11 The Firm Mean Business Ric Albano
05/05/11 Van Halen 5150 Ric Albano
1 1986 Album of the Year
1981 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
04/30/11 Rush Moving Pictures 1 Ric Albano
04/25/11 The Who Face Dances Ric Albano
04/20/11 Mötley Crüe Too Fast for Love Ric Albano
04/15/11 Styx Paradise Theatre Ric Albano
04/10/11 Ozzy Osbourne Diary of a Madman Ric Albano
04/05/11 Billy Squier Don’t Say No Ric Albano
03/31/11 The Police Ghost in the Machine Karyn Albano
03/26/11 J. Geils Band Freeze Frame Ric Albano
03/22/11 Squeeze East Side Story Ric Albano
03/18/11 Stevie Nicks Bella Donna Ric Albano
03/13/11 The Kinks Give the People What They Want Ric Albano
03/08/11 The Rolling Stones Tattoo You Ric Albano
03/03/11 Journey Escape Ric Albano
1 1981 Album of the Year
1971 Reviews
Date Artist Album Review Author
02/28/11 The Who Who’s Next 1 Ric Albano
02/24/11 Janis Joplin Pearl Karyn Albano
02/21/11 The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers Ric Albano
02/17/11 The Beach Boys Surf’s Up Ric Albano
02/14/11 Alice Cooper Band Alice Cooper Band 1971 Albums 2 Ric Albano
02/12/11 Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story Ric Albano
02/08/11 Traffic Low Spark of High Heeled Boys Karyn Albano
02/05/11 Marvin Gaye What’s Going On Ric Albano
02/02/11 Deep Purple Fireball Ric Albano
01/30/11 Paul & Linda McCartney Ram Ric Albano
01/27/11 Pink Floyd Meddle Ric Albano
01/24/11 Badfinger Straight Up Ric Albano
01/19/11 John Lennon Imagine Karyn Albano
01/15/11 Jethro Tull Aqualung Ric Albano
01/10/11 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin (IV) Ric Albano
01/05/11 Yes The Yes Album Ric Albano
01/01/11 The Doors L.A. Woman J.D. Cook
11/01/14 David Bowie Hunky Dory J.D. Cook
12/25/14 Elton John Madman Across the Water Ric Albano
1 1971 Album of the Year 2 Double Review
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