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  • 1965 - Rock 'n Roll dominates the charts!

    While 1964 showed that Rock 'n Roll had truly arrived, it was 1965 that cemented its popularity and subsequent years would prove there was no turning back. The Top 10 included 2 Bob Dylan and 2 The Beatles albums, plus one each from The Beach Boys, The Who and The Byrds.

    http://www.besteveralbums.com/yearstats.php?y=1965

    1965 Top 10 Albums
    1. Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
    2. The Beatles - Rubber Soul
    3. Bob Dylan - Bringing It All Back Home
    4. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
    5. The Beatles - Help!
    6. Otis Redding - Otis Blue/ Otis Redding Sings Soul
    7. The Who - My Generation
    8. The Beach Boys - Today!
    9. Albert Ayler - Spiritual Unity
    10. The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man

    I was a 12-year old at the time, living in The Netherlands, and still much more interested in playing football (soccer) than listening to music, but it started to capture my attention. It would be another 2 years before I bought my very first album, but I did buy a Trini Lopez and Nancy Sinatra 45rpm single.

    I have 5 of the ones listed above.
    Only 8 out of the Top 50.
    Last edited by Johnny Vinyl; 04-20-2016, 11:07 AM.
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    Should I be ashamed to say I don't recall ever hearing of Albert Ayler?

    I do have several of the other albums listed, though.
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    • Johnny Vinyl
      Johnny Vinyl commented
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      Not at all! I don't know of him either!

    • cpp
      cpp commented
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      I never heard of hm either, but I do have all the other LP's.

    • Steve Lefkowicz
      Steve Lefkowicz commented
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      According to Allmusic - "One of the giants of free jazz..."

      Free jazz in the top 10? Times were different back then!

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    Songs from the Dave Clark Five, Zombies and more. And demand for the Beatles on Top 40 was so great that radio DJs played both sides of their singles
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    • #4
      Free jazz in the top 10? Times were different back then!

      You can say that again! I don;t usually spend any time looking at those award shows, but when I see who is nominated for best whatever in the music industry I usually don;lt recognize anyone. Damn, I think I've turned into my parents.

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      • #5
        That was the year I graduated from high school. The songs I recall hearing most frequently were "Satisfaction", "Oh Pretty Woman" and "I Can't Help Myself". I think the top 100 songs more accurately shows what was happening musically.

        http://www.musicoutfitters.com/topsongs/1965.htm
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        • Garth
          Garth commented
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          any list that starts with wooly bully you know it is all class stuff

        • mkuller
          mkuller commented
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          No doubt there are people here who have it in vinyl :-)
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