The Kinks – Something Else by The Kinks (1967)

Something Else by The Kinks is the fifth proper studio album by The Kinks, released in 1967 on Pye (UK) and Reprise (US). Recorded during the band’s four-year exile from stateside touring, the album reflects a more idiosyncratically English sensibility than prior efforts. The album covers a range of styles, including harpsichord-laden narratives (“Two Sisters”), […]

Nirvana – The Story of Simon Simopath (1967)

The Story of Simon Simopath is a 1967 concept album by English symphonic/psych ensemble Nirvana. Clocking in at just under 30 minutes, the album’s songs are tied together by a plot line, making this possibly the world’s first full-length rock opera, predating similar concept works by The Pretty Things, Small Faces, and The Who. Tracklist: […]

Pink Floyd – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967)

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn is the debut album by English psychedelic-rock band Pink Floyd, released in August 1967 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Astronomy Dominé” (4:12) A2. “Lucifer Sam” (3:07) A3. “Matilda Mother” (3:08) A4. “Flaming” (2:46) A5. “Pow R Toc H” (4:26) A6. “Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk” (3:05) B1. […]

Blossom Toes – We are Ever so Clean (1967)

We are Ever so Clean is the first of two albums by English pop/psych foursome the Blossom Toes, released in 1967 on Marmalade/Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Look at Me I’m You” (4:09) A2. “I’ll Be Late for Tea” (2:38) A3. “The Remarkable Saga of the Frozen Dog” (2:35) A4. “Telegram Tuesday” (2:28) A5. “Love Is” (2:22) […]

Tages – Studio (1967)

Studio is the fifth and final album by Swedish beat group Tages, released in December 1967 on Parlophone. Tracklist: A1. “Have You Seen Your Brother Lately” (2:15) A2. “It’s My Life” (2:40) A3. “Like a Woman” (2:25)* A4. “People Without Faces” (1:55) A5. “I Left My Shoes at Home” (1:40) A6. “She Is a Man” […]

Cat Stevens – Matthew and Son (1967)

Matthew and Son is the debut album by English singer/songwriter Cat Stevens, released in March 1967 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Matthew and Son” (2:46) A2. “I Love My Dog” (2:23) A3. “Here Comes My Baby” (2:58) A4. “Bring Another Bottle Baby” (2:44) A5. “Portobello Road” (2:29) A6. “I’ve Found a Love” (2:32) A7. “I See […]

Small Faces – There Are but Four Small Faces (1967)

There Are but Four Small Faces is a 1967 album by English mod/psych foursome the Small Faces, released on Andrew Loog Oldham’s Immediate label. The album is a U.S. re-sequence of their eponymous third longplayer, released in the U.K. in June of the same year. Tracklist: A1. “Itchycoo Park” (2:44) A2. “Talk to You” (2:05) […]

The Left Banke – Walk Away Renée / Pretty Ballerina (1967)

Walk Away Renée / Pretty Ballerina is the first of two ’60s-era albums by American pop/rock foursome the Left Banke, released in February 1967 on Mercury’s Smash Records subsidiary. Tracklist: A1. “Pretty Ballerina” (2:32) A2. “She May Call You Up Tonight” (2:18) A3. “Barterers and Their Wives” (2:56) A4. “I’ve Got Something on My Mind” (2:46) […]

The Rolling Stones – Between the Buttons (1967)

Between the Buttons is the first of two 1967 albums by English rockers the Rolling Stones, released that January on Decca (UK) and London (US). The US version replaces the tracks “Back Street Girl” and “Please Go Home” with both sides of the concurrent double-A-sided single “Let’s Spend the Night Together” / “Ruby Tuesday.” “Yesterday’s […]

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced? (1967)

Are You Experienced? is the debut album by American/English power trio the Jimi Hendrix Experience, released in May 1967 on Track and Reprise. Tracklist (UK Track version): A1. “Foxy Lady” (3:22) A2. “Manic Depression” (3:46) A3. “Red House” (3:44) A4. “Can You See Me” (2:35) A5. “Love or Confusion” (3:17) A6. “I Don’t Live Today” […]

Cream – Disraeli Gears (1967)

Disraeli Gears is the second album by English psych/blues-rock trio Cream, released in 1967 on Reaction/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Strange Brew” (2:49) A2. “Sunshine of Your Love” (4:12) A3. “World of Pain” (3:05) A4. “Dance the Night Away” (3:36) A5. “Blue Condition” (3:32) B1. “Tales of Brave Ulysses” (2:49) B2. “Swlabr” (2:34) B3. “We’re Going Wrong” […]

Traffic – Mr. Fantasy (1967)

Mr. Fantasy is the debut album by English psych-rockers Traffic, released in December 1967 on Island. The album was issued stateside the following year on United Artists with a revised tracklist to accommodate then-current shortplayer sides. Tracklist (UK version): A1. “Heaven Is in Your Mind” (4:19) A2. “Berkshire Poppies” (2:58) A3. “House for Everyone” (2:04) […]

Harry Nilsson – Pandemonium Shadow Show (1967)

Pandemonium Shadow Show is the first proper album by American songwriter/vocalist Harry Nilsson, released in December 1967 on RCA Victor. Tracklist: A1. “Ten Little Indians” (2:13) A2. “1941” (2:36) A3. “Cuddly Toy” (2:45) A4. “She Sang Hymns Out of Tune” (2:19) A5. “You Can’t Do That” (2:16) A6. “Sleep Late, My Lady Friend” (2:41) B1. […]

The Moody Blues – Days of Future Passed (1967)

Days of Future Passed is the second album by English symphonic-pop/rock band the Moody Blues, recorded with the London Festival Orchestra and released in December 1967 on Deram. The album is the band’s first to feature the classic Moodies lineup with vocalist/guitarist Justin Hayward and bassist John Lodge. Tracklist: A1. “The Day Begins” (5:45) A2. […]

The Who – The Who Sell Out (1967)

The Who Sell Out is the third album by English rockers The Who, released in December 1967 on Track. Tracklist: A1. “Armenia City in the Sky” (3:47) A2. “Heinz Baked Beans” (1:00) A3. “Mary Ann With the Shaky Hand” (2:28) A4. “Odorono” (2:34) A5. “Tattoo” (2:51) A6. “Our Love Was” (3:23) A7. “I Can See […]

Art – Supernatural Fairy Tales (1967)

Supernatural Fairy Tales is an album by English heavy-psych band Art, released in 1967 on Island. After the album’s release, the band changed its name to Spooky Tooth. Tracklist: A1. “I Think I’m Going Weird” (3:19) A2. “What’s That Sound” (2:47) A3. “African Thing” (4:04) A4. “Room With a View” (3:38) A5. “Flying Anchors” (2:40) […]

Scott Walker – Scott (1967)

Scott is the debut solo album from American vocalist Scott Walker, released in September 1967 on Philips. Tracklist: A1. “Mathilde” Jacques Brel, Gérard Jouannest, Mort Shuman (2:39) A2. “Montague Terrace (In Blue)” Noel Scott Engel (3:31) A3. “Angelica” Cynthia Weil, Barry Mann (4:02) A4. “The Lady Came from Baltimore” Tim Hardin (1:59) A5. “When Joanna […]

Yardbirds – Little Games (1967)

Little Games is the final studio album by English freakbeat combo the Yardbirds, released in July 1967 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Little Games” (2:21) A2. “Smile on Me” (3:10) A3. “White Summer” (3:50) A4. “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor” (2:39) A5. “Glimpses” (4:20) B1. “Drinking Muddy Water” (2:50) B2. “No Excess Baggage” (2:28) B3. “Stealing, Stealing” […]

Miles Davis Quintet – Miles Smiles (1967)

Miles Smiles is an album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1967 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Orbits” (4:35) A2. “Circle” (5:52) A3. “Footprints” (9:44) B1. “Dolores” (6:20) B2. “Freedom Jazz Dance” (7:11) B3. “Ginger Bread Boy” (7:40) Credits: Miles Davis — trumpet, composer Wayne Shorter — tenor saxophone, composer Herbie Hancock — […]

Kenny Rankin – Mind-Dusters (1967)

Mind-Dusters is the debut album by American songwriter/vocalist Kenny Rankin, released in 1967 on Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “Cotton Candy Sandman” (1:55) A2. “The Dolphin” (3:00) A3. “Every Passing Moment” (2:50) A4. “It Never Changes” (2:40) A5. “My Carousel” (2:25) A6. “Mr. Tamborine Man” (3:05) B1. “Peaceful” (2:37) B2. “Come Away Melinda” (4:02) B3. “Song For […]

Laura Nyro – More Than a New Discovery (1967)

More Than a New Discovery is the debut album by American singer/songwriter Laura Nyro, released in January 1967 on Verve Folkways. The album was twice reissued on vinyl — first as Laura Nyro (1969) and again in track-reshuffled form as The First Songs (1973). Tracklist: A1. “Goodbye Joe” (2:36) A2. “Billy’s Blues” (3:16) A3. “And […]

The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth proper UK studio album by English pop/rock foursome The Beatles, released in June 1967 on Parlophone/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (2:02) A2. “With a Little Help From My Friends” (2:44) A3. “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” (3:30) A4. “Getting Better” (2:49) […]