Billy Joel celebrates his birthday today (May 9), and while we’re all well aware of just how storied his career has been, sometimes reading a bunch of stats is a friendly reminder of someone’s greatness.
The Beatles’ final studio release Let it Be was an effort to get back to the basics. The album was recorded almost completely live and had little to no over-dubbing or effects. This, however, didn’t last long.
After gaining mainstream success with April 1976’s Live Bullet, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band proceeded to release an incredible trilogy of albums, and just like The Godfather: Part II, the second album in the Seger trilogy could easily be viewed as the strongest.
Aerosmith’s Rocks was released 42 years ago today (May 3), and in its own right, it’s a classic album, but it certainly had a lot to live up to considering it was released a little over a year after Toys in the Attic.