Thursday, February 20, 2014

40 Year Itch : Top 20 Albums Feb 1974

On February 16, 1974, riding the wave of excitement over his just completed concert tour with The Band,  Bob Dylan's Planet Waves took the top spot on Billboard Album Chart. Among those who attended the last concerts were celebrities whose reactions were obtained by Rolling Stone.

Neil Young:
   Man this is so fuckin funky I think I'm gonna go out of my mind
Neil Diamond
   After tonight, how is anybody going to do a concert tour?
Ramblin Jack Elliot
   The greatest show I've ever seen
Jerry Garcia
 It was an event and all the old  freaks came out for it
David Crosby
  Man, it got me fuckin ' off !
Ringo Starr
 It was bloody fantastic, the best concert I've ever been to!


1. Bob Dylan Planet Waves
2. John Denver Greatest Hits

3. Love Unlimited Under the Influence

4. Jim Croce You Don't Mess Around With Jim
5. Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

6. Jim Croce I Got a Name
7. Steve Miller Band The Joker
8. Paul McCartney and Wings Band on the Run

9. Charlie Rich Behind Closed Doors
10. Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans

11. American Grafitti Soundtrack
12. The Carpenters The Singles 1968-1973

13. O Jays Ship Ahoy
14. Joni Mitchell Court and Spark

15. Ringo Starr Ringo
16. Carly Simon Hotcakes

17. Emerson Lake and Palmer Brain Salad Surgery
18. Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

19. Greg Allman Laid Back
20. Temptations 1990

No comments:

Post a Comment