Throughout the history of rock, many great albums have been released. Some of these albums have become iconic and are considered to be some of the best rock and roll albums ever. Others may not be as well-known, but still make a claim.
Pink Floyd’s album, Dark Side Of The Moon, is regarded as one of the greatest rock albums of all time. The album contains philosophical quotes, interviews, and longer songs. It is a poetic reflection of what had gone before.
Fleetwood Mac is an iconic rock band that started out as a blues outfit. They grew into a tight pop-rock group. Their first album showcases Jim Morrison’s poetic songwriting and Stevie Nicks’ gravelly vocals. The album contains a few instantly recognizable songs.
Led Zeppelin’s first album showcased blues and R&B influences. The band had heavy guitars and virtuosic skills. Their second album laid out their musical plans for the future.
One of the first rock concept albums, Purple Rain drew inspiration from blues, Indian music, and Motown. It has been ranked as the number one album on several lists.
Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album Rumours contains several instantly recognizable songs. The album is a precursor to the alt-rock style. It is also a defining record for the genre.
Bob Seger is an iconic rocker who knows how to put on a rock and roll show. His live album was released in April 1976. However, he never reached a widespread audience.