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59. The Who – My Generation

It would be so easy to start this review with a sniffy jab at Roger Daltrey’s “Hope I die before I get old” lyric seeing as (most of) the boys have promised to tour in 2015, but really it would be to miss the point. That line in “My...

58. Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited

If there’s a lesson in being patient, it’s that infamous “Judas” heckle to Bob when he picked up the electric guitar and took a step away from acoustic folk. It all seems silly now in many ways, but the real truth is, the man probably...

57. The Byrds – Mr Tambourine Man

Jimi Hendrix owned “All along the Watchtower”, Elvis owned “Always on my Mind” and Johnny Cash owned “Hurt”. And The Byrds’ cover of “Mr Tambourine Man” fits along with them nicely as one of those cover versions...

56. Bert Jansch – Bert Jansch

I’ll admit to having never heard of Bert Jansch before this tune trek kicked off, and it took me a few listens before I got past trying to work out who he reminded me of and actually appreciate the album (It was Donovan by the way). Shame really, because once...

55. The Beatles – Rubber Soul

Some people will cite The White Album, many will talk about “Sgt Pepper…” and everyone else will hail “Revolver”, but for me, THIS is my favourite Beatles album (well, wrestling with “Abbey Road” anyway). Why? Well, it’s always felt to me a lot like Revolver,...