Top Ten Years for Music
The Top Ten
A few 1969 bands and artists people have heard of:
The Rolling Stones
The Beach Boys
The Four Tops
Other years need not even try to compete.
The Beatles were very big defiantly the best of the decade elvis was still going he was boss little Michael Jackson with the Jackson 5 played on the ed Sullivan show which was awesome Led Zeppelin had tones of great hits the beach boys sounded almost as good as Beatles and way more the King of pop the King of rock n roll and greatest band of all time we're going at the same time during this year best year for music ever
Abbey Road, In the Court of the Crimson King, Led Zeppelin I and II, Pink Floyd's More and Ummagumma, Yes's debut, Let it Bleed, The Soft Parade, Nashville Skyline, Bayou Country, Then Play On, Hot Rats, Five Leaves Left, Arthur or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire, The Band, Tommy, Trout Mask Replica, MANY MANY more great albums. - SammySpore
There was a small concert held in mid-summer of that year you may have heard of, called WOODSTOCK.V 2 Comments
Great year, it has: The Doors, The Velvet Underground & Nico, Are You Experienced, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band.
2nd greatest album ever, sgt. pepper. - SammySpore
Green Day's first full album, Red Hot Chili Peppers had Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Nirvana had Nevermind, and Metallica had the Black Album.
I love all the music that came out this year my favourite is Michael Jackson's dangerous album but that doesn't mean I don't like everyone else one of the best years for music
In terms of music this year was good but this was also the year freddie mercury died
Nirvana's Beveridge, Metallica's black album, Pearl Jan's Ten, RHCP's Bssm and Soundgarden's Badmotorfinger all came out in this year.V 6 Comments
I don't know why the '80s are so low on this list, especially compared to the garbage of 1999+ music (ever since Napster, its never been the same! ) In addition to Purple Rain (and other Prince protege artists like Sheila E's Glamorous Life), you also had Born in the USA, Twisted Sister's, Madonna's Like A Virgin, Footloose, Ghostbusters, Wham! 's Make It Big, Hall & Oates' Big Bam Boom, Duran Duran's Reflex and Wild Boys, Tina Turner's huge comeback, U2's Pride (In The Name of Love), Huey Lewis Sports (released in '83 but the hits were mostly in '84), MTV in its prime, and much more! It seems like this list is bias towards just albums, but remember that singles also count, and if you listen to Top 40 countdowns from this year (and 1983 and 1985), it was a time where it was easy to find a variety of fun songs to "sing along" to, which is what music should be about. Appreciate the one-and two-hit wonders and artists who don't get more appreciation, such as Shannon with her ...more
Some critics and experts claim that this is the best year for public music. It's hard to disagree with them. This is the golden year of the golden decade, the cream of the cream. Just look at the charts. - TangyTiger
Ride the Lightning. Enough said. - Songsta41
This wasn't just the best year for music. It was the best year for entertainment. - Tangy TigerV 3 Comments
Pet Sounds. Revolver. Enough said. - PetSounds
This year sucks. You wanna know why? Because Justin Bieber was born that year.
Very much cult black metal albums came out then
One word-Dookie - mmarce445
Definitely Maybe, The Downward Spiral, Dookie, Vitology, Nirvana MTV Unplugged, Live Though This, Superunknown, Weezer, Mellow Gold, Ready to Die, American Recordings, Smash, Parklife, Roman Candle, Blade Runner Soundtrack, Korn, Sleeps With Angels, Pulp Fiction Sountrack, One Foot in the Grave, Cross Road, II(two), No Quarter, and best of all Grace by Jeff Buckley. - PewPewAssassinV 2 Comments
First pantera album metal magic, shout out the devil by motley crue which was a commercial success and first thrash metal album become available in stores show no mercy by slayer this was one the heaviest years in music history
Also pyromania released by def leppard which was a very commercial success and kill'em all by metallica the first ultimate thrash metal album but they did the first tour in chicago and thriller ranked number one by michael jackson and became the best selling album of all time
Thrash metal was just getting going in '83
Metallica's debut album Kill Em' AllV 1 Comment
Why does the majority of the music from the 2010s suck?
Well, the fact that you dislike it is why. There really isn't any other explanation, lol. - TheEvilNuggetCookie
This Year Was Horrible (For The Exception Of Some.) - FettiMC
Is this year being on the list a joke? Because if it is then it's not funny.
Everyone's just hating because it's not from the 1900s. This was the last year pop music was good. favorite = Counting Stars.
Kansas released two of their best albums that year, Song For America and Masque. Jethro Tull also had Minstrel in the Gallery and Iron Maiden was formed this year. - DarkenedBrutality (Obviously since no other user would likely mention Kansas)
Physical Graffiti, Wish You Were Here, and A Night at the Opera. - SammySpore
The Beatles explode in America and the world.
My Dad Was Also Born In This Year!
This year was great
This is the year that supernatural released by santana and ranked number one for long weeks on the chards and they won 8 grammy awards in 2000 and bruce dickinson returns back in the band what great comeback
HOW IS THIS SO LOW? It may not have been a great year for music (with the exception of Californication by RHCP), but multiple fantastic bands and singers released their first public albums and EPs that year, letting it be known that they would be to force to be reckoned with. 1999 gave birth to them. - Songsta41
Unpopular opinion, but 2012 was the best year in pop music. It was before pop (at the least the bad pop) lost meaning in their lyrics and creativity.
This year was amazing. - TheEvilNuggetCookie
Should be number 1. Coldplay's Paradise is my favorite from this year.
Michael Jackson's thriller the best selling album of all time came out prince released in my opinion his best song 1999 this year should be in the top ten please
Thriller was released. Enough said.
As probably the only person who liked this year, in just the top 40 there were a TON of great songs. From Linkin Park, Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Fall Out Boy, and Rihanna, to name a few. - WonkeyDude98
Three legendary classic rock bands reunited for at least one show this year. The bands are namely: Led Zeppelin, Genesis, and The Police. - Oneside
Loved this year
Fall Out Boy sucks, WonkeyDude98
Jethro Tull became a well-known prog rock band (although overshadowed by bands such as Rush and Genesis) with their Aqualung album, Led Zeppelin their 4th self-titled album, Black Sabbath continued building heavy metal with Master of Reality, John Lennon's Imagine was released, Genesis released The Musical Box and Return of the Giant Hogweed, two prog rock classics, and a third would be made by Yes called Roundabout. Not only that, but The Who became legends with their biggest album featuring songs like Won't Get Fooled Again. This was truly the best year for all of music, as two of the three greatest songs of all time according to most people were released this year.
You have some stuff from the Who, some Floyd, some Zeppelin. How can you get any better? - Beatlesboy9
Led Zeppelin IV, Who's Next, Sticky Fingers, Meddle, Fragile, Concert for Bangladesh, Imagine, Hunky Dory, What's Going On, Harvest, Tapestry…
I say again…Really? Does any other year come close?
I must admit, though, it is difficult to pick a year in which the neither the Beatles nor Van Halen nor Rush nor Michael Jackson put out material. Oh well.
October of 1968 saw the following on the charts AT THE SAME TIME;
The Rolling Stones
The Beach Boys
The Four Tops
... And many more HOF acts.
Albums like :
Slipknot - All Hope Is Gone
Disturbed - Indestructible
Metallica - Death Magnetic
3 Doors Down - 3 Doors Down
Ac/Dc - Black Ice - Disturbedpotato
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