Released on Oct. 26, 1973, ‘Quadrophenia’ has never quite escaped the shadow of ‘Tommy,’ despite the Who’s best efforts. Here’s why it should have.
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The Traveling Wilburys’ debut, released in October 1988, featured a should’ve-been-hit that summed up this all-star amalgam’s enduring charm.
‘Chrome Dreams II,’ released Oct. 23, 2007, showcased all of Neil Young’s many sides. A blockbuster 18-minute track brought everything into focus.
When Bruce Springsteen issued ‘The River’ in October of 1980, I didn’t like it very much. Time has changed that – and here’s why.
‘Mystery to Me,’ released this week in 1973, included a standout moment that pointed the way to Fleetwood Mac’s charttopping promised land.
‘Tug of War,’ an album that chronicled Paul McCartney’s journey from fond reminiscing to grief to artistic rebirth, has aged well.
When ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ arrived on Oct. 11, 2010, it looked as if Toto was over. Steve Lukather stepped forward to accept the mantle.
Albums like Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Tunnel of Love,’ released on Oct. 9, 1987, are the dark but needed respites before his E Street Band roars back to life.
Turns out, John Lennon – who would have been 75 today – was just as mercurially intriguing to his sidemen as he was to everyone else.
‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ released on Oct. 5, 1973, illustrates why – and how – Elton John became Elton John.