Genesis ‎– From Genesis to Revelation (1969)

From Genesis to Revelation is the 1969 debut album from English quintet Genesis. Recorded in 1968 while the teenage members were still enrolled at Charterhouse boarding school, the album was produced by eccentric pop maestro Jonathan King. Mood-wise, the album ranges from orchestral melodrama (“In the Wilderness”) and lithe romanticism (“One Day”) to haunting suspense […]

The Kinks ‎– Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) (1969)

Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) is a concept album by English rock/music-hall combo The Kinks, released in October 1969 on Pye/Reprise.   Tracklist: A1. “Victoria” (3:40) A2. “Yes Sir, No Sir” (3:46) A3. “Some Mother’s Son” (3:25) A4. “Drivin’” (3:21)* A5. “Brainwashed” (2:34) A6. “Australia” (6:46) B1. “Shangri-La” (5:20) B2. […]

The Soft Machine ‎– Volume Two (1969)

Volume Two is the second album by English psychedelic jazz-rock trio Soft Machine, released in April 1969 on ABC-subsidiary Probe. Tracklist: Rivmic Melodies A1. “Pataphysical Introduction – Pt. I” (1:00) A2. “A Concise British Alphabet – Pt. I” (0:10) A3. “Hibou, Anemone and Bear” (5:58) A4. “A Concise British Alphabet – Pt. II” (0:12) A5. […]

Colosseum ‎– Valentyne Suite (1969)

Valentyne Suite is the second album by English jazz-rock quintet Colosseum, released in November 1969 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “The Kettle” (4:28) A2. “Elegy” (3:13) A3. “Butty’s Blues” (6:45) A4. “The Machine Demands a Sacrifice” (3:54) B. “The Valentyne Suite” (16:53) —i. “January’s Search” (6:20) —ii. “February’s Valentyne” (3:36) —iii. “The Grass is Always Greener…” […]

Family ‎– Family Entertainment (1969)

Family Entertainment is the second album by English art-rock band Family, released in 1969 on Reprise. Tracklist: A1. “The Weaver’s Answer” (5:01) A2. “Observations From a Hill” (3:12) A3. “Hung Up Down” (3:13) A4. “Summer 67” (3:18) A5. “How-Hi-the-Li” (4:59) B1. “Second Generation Woman” (3:14) B2. “From Past Archives” (3:21) B3. “Dim” (2:32) B4. “Processions” […]

Chicago Transit Authority ‎– Chicago Transit Authority (1969)

Chicago Transit Authority is a double-album by the namesake American jazz-rock sextet. After this debut, the band would henceforth be known as Chicago. The album was released in 1969 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. Introduction (6:35) A2. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? (4:33) A3. Beginnings (7:58) B1. Questions 67 and 68 (5:04) […]

Ten Wheel Drive ‎– Construction #1 (1969)

Construction #1 is the debut album by American brass-rock ensemble Ten Wheel Drive, released in 1969 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Tightrope” (5:10) A2. “Lapidary” (4:32) A3. “Eye of the Needle” (8:11) A4. “Candy Man Blues” (4:36) B1. “Ain’t Gonna Happen” (5:37) B2. “Polar Bear Rug” (4:34) B3. “House in Central Park” (4:32) B4. “I Am […]

Spooky Tooth ‎– Spooky Two (1969)

Spooky Two is the second album by English hard-rock band Spooky Tooth, released in 1969 on Island Records. Tracklist: A1. “Waitin’ for the Wind” (3:32) A2. “Feelin’ Bad” (3:18) A3. “I’ve Got Enough Heartaches” (3:27) A4. “Evil Woman” (9:02) B1. “Lost in My Dream” (5:03) B2. “That Was Only Yesterday” (3:53) B3. “Better by You, […]

Ashton, Gardner & Dyke ‎– Ashton Gardner and Dyke (1969)

Ashton Gardner and Dyke is the debut album by the namesake English organ-rock trio, released in 1969 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Rolling Home” (3:35) A2. “Why Did You Go” (3:00) A3. “The Falling Song” (3:32) A4. “Young Man Ain’t Nothing In The World These Days” (4:06) A5. “Billy And His Piano Without” (4:02) A6. “Maiden […]

Jack Bruce ‎– Songs for a Tailor (1969)

Songs for a Tailor is the debut solo album by ex-Cream bassist/vocalist Jack Bruce, released in 1969 on Polydor/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune” (3:41) A2. “Theme for an Imaginary Western” (3:30) A3. “Tickets to Waterfalls” (3:00) A4. “Weird of Hermiston” (2:24) A5. “Rope Ladder to the Moon” (2:54) B1. […]

Bulldog Breed ‎– Made in England (1969)

Made in England is the sole longplayer by English rock/freakbeat band Bulldog Breed, released in 1969 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Paper Man” (3:20) A2. “Sheba’s Broomstick Ride” (2:22) A3. “I Flew” (2:44) A4. “Eileen’s Haberdashery Store” (2:46) A5. “Folder Men” (2:36) A6. “Dougal” (2:26) A7. “When the Sun Stands Still” (2:44) B1. “Reborn” (2:31) B2. […]

Jethro Tull ‎– Stand Up (1969)

Stand Up is the second album by English blues/folk-rock band Jethro Tull, released in 1969 on Chrysalis. Tracklist: A1. “A New Day Yesterday” (4:10) A2. “Jeffrey Goes to Leicester Square” (2:12) A3. “Bourée” (3:46) A4. “Back to the Family” (3:48) A5. “Look Into the Sun” (4:20) B1. “Nothing Is Easy” (4:25) B2. “Fat Man” (2:52) […]

Blind Faith ‎– Blind Faith (1969)

Blind Faith is the lone album by the namesake English supergroup, released in 1969 on Polydor/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Had to Cry Today” (8:49) A2. “Can’t Find My Way Home” (3:17) A3. “Well All Right” (4:28) A4. “Presence of the Lord” (4:56) B1. “Sea of Joy” (5:22) B2. “Do What You Like” (15:20) Credits: Steve Winwood […]

Manfred Mann Chapter Three ‎– Manfred Mann Chapter Three (1969)

Manfred Mann Chapter Three is the first of two albums by the namesake jazz-rock/psych band, released in 1969 on Vertigo. The album was issued stateside with different artwork on Polydor the following year. Tracklist: A1. “Travelling Lady” (5:48) A2. “Snakeskin Garter” (5:48) A3. “Konekuf” (5:58) A4. “Sometimes” (2:38) A5. “Devil Woman” (5:27) B1. “Time” (7:32) […]

The Moody Blues ‎– To Our Children’s Children’s Children (1969)

To Our Children’s Children’s Children is the second of two 1969 studio albums by Brummie symphonic-pop band the Moody Blues. The album is the band’s fifth overall, their fourth with the classic Hayward/Lodge lineup, and the first to appear on Decca-distributed Moodies imprint Threshold — a name derived from the band’s prior album On the […]

It’s a Beautiful Day ‎– It’s a Beautiful Day (1969)

It’s a Beautiful Day is the debut album by the namesake American classical/folk-rock band, released in 1969 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “White Bird” (6:06) A2. “Hot Summer Day” (5:46) A3. “Wasted Union Blues” (4:00) A4. “Girl With No Eyes” (3:49) B1. “Bombay Calling” (4:25) B2. “Bulgaria” (6:10) B3. “Time Is” (9:42) Credits: David LaFlamme — […]

Wigwam – Hard N’ Horny (1969)

Hard N’ Horny is the debut album by Finnish jazz-rock/pop band Wigwam, released in 1969 on Love Records. Tracklist: A1. “633 Jesu Fåglar” (0:08) A2. “Pidän sinusta” (5:38) A3. “En aio paeta” (3:00) A4. “Neron muistolle; hyvää yötä” (3:07) A5. “Guardian Angel, the Future” (4:56) A6. “No Pens, ei karsinoita” (4:51) B1. “Henry’s …Mountain Range […]

Nazz ‎– Nazz Nazz (1969)

Nazz Nazz is the second album by American psych-rock/orchestral-pop band Nazz, released in 1969 on SGC/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Forget All About It” (3:15) A2. “Not Wrong Long” (2:30) A3. “Rain Rider” (3:52) A4. “Gonna Cry Today” (3:15) A5. “Meridian Leeward” (3:20) A6. “Under the Ice” (5:40) B1. “Hang On Paul” (2:42) B2. “Kiddie Boy” (3:30) […]

Crosby, Stills & Nash – Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969)

Crosby, Stills & Nash is the debut album by the namesake English/American folk-rock trio, released in 1969 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” (7:22) A2. “Marrakesh Express” (2:36) A3. “Guinnevere” (4:43) A4. “You Don’t Have to Cry” (2:43) A5. “Pre-Road Downs” (2:59) B1. “Wooden Ships” (5:22) B2. “Lady of the Island” (2:36) B3. […]

Keef Hartley Band – The Battle of North West Six (1969)

The Battle of North West Six is the second album by the English blues-rock/brass-rock ensemble led by drummer Keef Hartley, released in 1969 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “The Dansette Kid Hartley Jam for Bread” (3:59) A2. “Don’t Give Up” (4:07) A3. “Me and My Woman” (4:24) A4. “Hickory” (2:45) A5. “Don’t Be Afraid” (4:25) B1. […]

Terumasa Hino Quintet ‎– Hi-Nology (1969)

Hi-Nology is an album by Japanese post-bop/free-jazz trumpeter Terumasa Hino, recorded live with a quintet featuring pianist Hiromasa Suzuki and drummer Motohiko Hino. The album was originally released in 1969 as part of Columbia Records’ Takt Jazz Series. Tracklist: A1. “Like Miles” (9:54) A2. “Electric Zoo” (12:30) B1. “Hi-Nology” (14:29) B2. “Dupe” (7:02) Credits: Terumasa […]

The Alan Bown ‎– The Alan Bown! (1969)

The Alan Bown! is the second album by the rock/soul ensemble led by English trumpeter Alan Bown, released in 1969 on Deram. The album features vocals by a young Robert Palmer, who replaced breakout star Jess Roden for these sessions. Tracklist: A1. “My Friend” (3:06)* A2. “Strange Little Friend” (2:21) A3. “Elope” (3:21) A4. “Perfect […]

Thelma Houston ‎– Sunshower (1969)

Sunshower is the debut album by American soul singer Thelma Houston, produced by Jimmy Webb and released in 1969 on Dunhill. Tracklist: A1. “Sunshower” (3:19) A2. “Everybody Gets to Go to the Moon” (4:15) A3. “To Make Is Easier On You” (4:43) A4. “Didn’t We” (3:07) A5. “Crazy Mixed-Up Girl” (4:15) A6. “Someone Is Standing […]

Horace Tapscott Quintet ‎– The Giant Is Awakened (1969)

The Giant Is Awakened is an album by American avant-jazz pianist Horace Tapscott, released in 1969 on Flying Dutchman. Tracklist: A1. “The Giant Is Awakened” (17:23) A2. “For Fats” (2:20) B1. “The Dark Tree” (7:01) B2. “Niger’s Theme” (11:55) Credits: Horace Tapscott — piano Black Arthur Blythe — alto saxophone David Bryant — bass Walter […]

The Free Design ‎– Heaven / Earth (1969)

Heaven / Earth is the fourth album by American pop-vocal act the Free Design, released in 1969 on Project 3 Records. Tracklist: A1. “My Very Own Angel” (3:00) A2. “Now Is the Time” (2:14) A3. “If I Were a Carpenter” (3:17) A4. “You Be You and I’ll Be Me” (2:34) A5. “Girls Alone” (3:55) A6. […]

Audience ‎– Audience (1969)

Audience is the first album by the namesake English psych/folk foursome, released in 1969 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Banquet” (3:45) A2. “Poet” (3:02) A3. “Waverley Stage Coach” (2:58) A4. “River Boat Queen” (2:57) A5. “Harlequin” (2:35) A6. “Heaven Was An Island” (4:17) A7. “Too Late I’m Gone” (2:36) B1. “Maidens Cry” (4:45) B2. “Pleasant Convalescence” […]

Galliard ‎– Strange Pleasure (1969)

Strange Pleasure is the first of two albums by English brass-rock ensemble Galliard, released in 1969 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Skillet” (3:44) A2. “A Modern Day Fairy Tale” (3:14) A3. “Pastorale” (2:29) A4. “I Wrapped Her in Ribbons” (3:51) A5. “Children of the Sun” (3:45) B1. “Got to Make In” (3:59) B2. “Frog Galliard” (3:22) […]

Burnin Red Ivanhoe ‎– M 144 (1969)

M 144 is the debut album by Danish psych/jam band Burnin Red Ivanhoe, released in 1969 on Sonet. Tracklist: A1. “Ivanhoe i Brøndbyerne” (3:50) A2. “Ridder Rød” (3:48) A3. “Saxophone Piece 1” (2:14) A4. “Marsfesten” (5:30) A5. “Antique Peppermint” (4:05) B1. “Indre landskab” (2:57) B2. “Jiizlou” (2:38) B3. “Kaj” (2:41) B4. “Tingel-tangelmanden” (5:27) B5. “Læg […]

King Crimson ‎– In the Court of the Crimson King (1969)

In the Court of the Crimson King is the debut album by English symphonic-rock band King Crimson, released in 1969 on Island/Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “21st Century Schizoid Man (Including ‘Mirrors’)” (6:52) A2. “I Talk to the Wind” (5:40) A3. “Epitaph (Including ‘March for No Reason’ and ‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow’)” (8:30) B1. “Moonchild (Including ‘The Dream’ […]

Isaac Hayes ‎– Hot Buttered Soul (1969)

Hot Buttered Soul is the second album by American R&B musician/vocalist Isaac Hayes, released in September 1969 on Stax-subsidiary Enterprise. Tracklist: A1. “Walk On By” Burt Bacharach, Hal David (12:03) A2. “Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic” Isaac Hayes, Alvertis Isbell (9:38) B1. “One Woman” Charles Chalmers, Sandra Rhodes (5:10) B2. “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” Jimmy Webb […]

High Tide ‎– Sea Shanties (1969)

Sea Shanties is the first of two albums by the initial formation of English/American hard-rock combo High Tide, released in 1969 on Liberty. Tracklist: A1. “Futilist’s Lament” (5:17) A2. “Death Warmed Up” (9:08) A3. “Pushed, but Not Forgotten” (4:43) B1. “Walking Down Their Outlook” (4:58) B2. “Missing Out” (9:38) B3. “Nowhere” (5:54) Credits: Tony Hill […]

Miles Davis ‎– In a Silent Way (1969)

In a Silent Way is the first album from the electric phase of American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1969 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A. “Shhh / Peaceful” (18:19) B. “In a Silent Way / It’s About That Time” (19:53) (:01—4:15—15:40—19:53) Credits: Miles Davis — trumpet, composer Wayne Shorter — soprano saxophone Chick Corea — […]

Laura Nyro ‎– New York Tendaberry (1969)

New York Tendaberry is the third album by American singer/songwriter Laura Nyro, released in 1969 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “You Don’t Love Me When I Cry” (4:24) A2. “Captain for Dark Mornings” (4:38) A3. “Tom Cat Goodbye” (5:32) A4. “Mercy on Broadway” (2:18) A5. “Save the Country” (4:36) B1. “Gibsom Street” (4:47) B2. “Time and […]

Kool & the Gang ‎– Kool and the Gang (1969)

Kool and the Gang is the debut album by the namesake American funk/jazz/soul ensemble, released in 1969 on De-Lite. Tracklist: A1. “Kool & the Gang” (2:54) A2. “Breeze & Soul” (5:29) A3. “Chocolate Buttermilk” (2:14) A4. “Sea of Tranquility” (3:34) B1. “Give It Up” (3:40) B2. “Since I Lost My Baby” (2:08) B3. “Kools Back […]

Eire Apparent ‎– Sunrise (1969)

Sunrise is an album by Irish psych-rock band Eire Apparent, released in 1969 on Buddah. Tracklist: A1. “Yes, I Need Someone” (3:13) A2. “Got to Get Away” (3:20) A3. “The Clown” (2:50) A4. “Mr. Guy Fawkes” (5:55) A5. “Someone Is Sure To (Want You)” (2:36) B1. “Morning Glory” (3:26) B2. “Magic Carpet” (2:51) B3. “Captive […]

Led Zeppelin ‎– Led Zeppelin II (1969)

Led Zeppelin II is the second album by English hard-rock band Led Zeppelin, released in 1969 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Whole Lotta Love” (5:33) A2. “What Is and What Should Never Be” (4:47) A3. “The Lemon Song” (6:20) A4. “Thank You” (3:50) B1. “Heartbreaker” (4:15) B2. “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman)” (2:40) B3. […]

Tasavallan Presidentti ‎– Tasavallan Presidentti (1969)

Tasavallan Presidentti is the debut album by the namesake Finnish jazz-rock/pop quintet, released in 1969 on Love Records. Tracklist: A1. “Introduction / You’ll Be Back for More” (6:17) A2. “Obsolete Machine” (3:54) A3. “Who’s Free” (3:29) A4. “I Love You Teddy Bear” (3:40) A5. “Crazy Thing, No. 1” (0:45) A6. “Drinking” (3:15) B1. “Crazy Thing, […]

Manfred Schoof ‎– European Echoes (1969)

European Echoes is an album by German free-jazz trumpeter Manfred Schoof, released in 1969 on FMP. Tracklist: A. “European Echoes – Part 1” (15:24) B. “European Echoes – Part 2” (15:26) Credits: Derek Bailey — guitar Han Bennink — drums Pierre Favre — drums Peter Brötzmann — tenor saxophone Gerd Dudek — tenor saxophone Evan […]

Renaissance ‎– Renaissance (1969)

Renaissance is the debut album by the English symphonic-folk quintet of the same name, released in 1969 on the Island and Elektra labels. Tracklist: A1. Kings & Queens (10:56) A2. Innocence (7:07) B1. Island* (5:58) B2. Wanderer (4:02) B3. Bullet (11:20) 7″ version b/w The Sea Credits: Louis Cennamo — bass Jim McCarty — percussion, […]

Pharoah Sanders ‎– Karma (1969)

Karma is the third headlining album by American spiritual jazz saxist Pharoah Sanders, released in 1969 on Impulse! Tracklist: A. “The Creator Has a Master Plan” (19:20) B1. “The Creator Has a Master Plan (continued)” (13:36) B2. “Colors” (5:37) Credits: Pharoah Sanders — tenor saxophone, composer Leon Thomas — percussion, vocals, composer Julius Watkins — French […]

The Neon Philharmonic ‎– The Moth Confesses (1969)

The Moth Confesses is the first of two albums by American orchestral-pop band the Neon Philharmonic, released in 1969 on Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. Tracklist: A1. “Brilliant Colors” (4:12) A2. “Cowboy” (2:21) A3. “The New Life Out There” (5:30) A4. “Morning Girl” (2:09) B1. “Midsummer Night” (6:42) B2. “Little Sparrow” (3:12) B3. “The Last Time I […]

The Mothers of Invention ‎– Uncle Meat (1969)

Uncle Meat is a 1969 double-album by Frank Zappa and the The Mothers of Invention. The album — his sixth overall and fifth under the “Mothers” nameplate — is his first release to appear on Bizarre Records, which the artist established as a signature imprint under Warner/Reprise. Tracklist: A 1. “Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme” […]

Terry Riley ‎– A Rainbow in Curved Air (1969)

A Rainbow in Curved Air is the debut album by American minimalist composer Terry Riley, released in 1969 on Columbia Masterworks. Tracklist: A. “A Rainbow in Curved Air” (18:40) B. “Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band” (21:40) Credits: Terry Riley — electric harpsichord, dumbeck, tambourine, soprano saxophone, electric organ, liner notes David Behrman — producer […]

Touch ‎– Touch (1969)

Touch is the lone album by the Portland, Ore., symphonic/psych band of the same name, released in 1969 on London Records-subsidiary Coliseum. Tracklist: A1. “We Feel Fine” (4:33) A2. “Friendly Birds” (4:50) A3. “Miss Teach” (3:22) A4. “The Spiritual Death of Howard Greer” (9:31) B1. “Down at Circes’ Place” (3:52) B2. “Alesha and Others” (3:05) B3. […]

Fleetwood Mac ‎– Then Play On (1969)

Then Play On is the third album by English blues-rock combo Fleetwood Mac, released in 1969 on Reprise. Tracklist: A1. “Coming Your Way” (3:47) A2. “Closing My Eyes” (4:50) A3. “Fighting for Madge” (2:45) A4. “When You Say” (4:22) A5. “Show-Biz Blues” (3:50) A6. “Underway” (3:06) A7. “One Sunny Day” (3:12) B1. “Although the Sun […]

Locomotive ‎– We Are Everything You See (1969)

We Are Everything You See is an album by Brummie brass-rock ensemble Locomotive, released in 1969 on Parlophone. Tracklist: A1. “Overture” A2. “Mr. Armageddon” * A3. “Now Is the End – The End Is When” A4. “Lay Me Down Gently” A5. “Nobody Asked You to Come” A6. “You Must Be Joking” ** B1. “A Day […]

Sons of Champlin – Loosen Up Naturally (1969)

Loosen Up Naturally is the debut album by Bay Area R&B/jam-rock band the Sons of Champlin, originally released in 1969 as a two-LP set on Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “1982-A” (3:50) A2. “The Thing to Do” (4:45) A3. “Misery Isn’t Free” (4:13) A4. “Rooftop” (3:42) B1. “Everywhere” (3:45) B2. “Don’t Fight It, Do It!” (4:15) B3. […]

Van der Graaf Generator – The Aerosol Grey Machine (1969)

The Aerosol Grey Machine is the 1969 debut album by English psychedelic-rock band Van der Graaf Generator, originally issued on Mercury (USA) and Fontana (Germany). Tracklist: A1. “Afterwards” (4:53) A2. “Orthenthian St (Part I)” (2:23) A3. “Orthenthian St (Part II)” (3:53) A4. “Running Back” (6:32) A5. “Into a Game” (5:56) B1. “Aerosol Grey Machine” (0:56) […]

Xhol Caravan – Electrip (1969)

Electrip is the debut album by German experimental jazz-rock collective Xhol Caravan, released in 1969 on Hansa. The band would drop “Caravan” from the nameplate on subsequent releases. Tracklist: A1. “Electric Fun Fair” (6:25) A2. “Pop Games” (6:56) A3. “All Green” (7:38) B1. “Raise Up High” (17:45) B2. “Walla Masallah” (1:38) 1969 shortplayer: A. “Planet Earth” […]

Methuselah – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John (1969)

Matthew, Mark, Luke and John is an album by English folk/pop five-piece Methuselah, released in 1969 on Elektra. Tracklist: A1. “Matthew” (4:40) A2. “Mark” (3:03) A3. “Luke” (3:00) A4. “John” (4:15) A5. “High in the Tower of Coombe” (3:15) B1. “Methuselah” (4:26) B2. “My Poor Mary” (3:17) B3. “Fireball Woman” (3:38) B4. “Fairy Tale” (3:01) […]

Writing on the Wall – The Power of the Picts (1969)

The Power of the Picts is the first and only album by Scottish heavy-psych band Writing on the Wall, released in 1969 on Middle Earth. Tracklist: A1. “It Came on Sunday” (4:10) A2. “Mrs. Coopers Pie” (4:50) A3. “Ladybird” (4:48) A4. “Aries” (6:02) B1. “Bogeyman” (3:10) B2. “Shadow of Man” (6:30) B3. “Taskers Successor” (3:36) […]

Yes – Yes (1969)

Yes is the debut album by the English psychedelic-rock band of the same name, released in 1969 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Beyond and Before” (4:52) A2. “I See You” (6:47) A3. “Yesterday and Today” (2:49) A4. “Looking Around” (3:58) B1. “Harold Land” (5:40) B2. “Every Little Thing” (5:41) B3. “Sweetness” (4:31) B4. “Survival” (6:18) Credits: […]

Frank Zappa – Hot Rats (1969)

Hot Rats is an album by American jazz-rock musician/composer Frank Zappa, released in 1969 on Bizarre/Reprise. Tracklist: A1. “Peaches en regalia” (3:58) A2. “Willie the Pimp” (9:25) A3. “Son of Mr. Green Genes” (8:58) B1. “Little Umbrellas” (3:09) B2. “The Gumbo Variations” (12:55) B3. “It Must Be a Camel” (5:18) Credits: Frank Zappa — guitar, […]

The Impressions – The Young Mods’ Forgotten Story (1969)

The Young Mods’ Forgotten Story is an album by American soul combo The Impressions, released in 1969 on Curtom. Tracklist: A1. “The Young Mods’ Forgotten Story” (2:00) A2. “Choice of Colors” (3:15) A3. “The Girl I Find” (2:37) A4. “Wherever You Leadeth Me” (2:32) A5. “Deceiving Heart” (2:49) B1. “Seven Years” (2:21) B2. “Love’s Miracle” […]

Inner Dialogue ‎– Inner Dialogue (1969)

Inner Dialogue is an album by the namesake American orchestral-pop/vocal combo, released in 1969 on Ranwood. Tracklist: A1. “I Go to Life” (2:35) A2. “Inner Dialogue” (2:26) A3. “The Touch” (1:42) A4. “Yesterday the Dog” (2:28) A5. “Little Bits of Paper” (2:00) A6. “Little Children” (2:54) B1. “Within You” (2:30) B2. “In Sequence” (2:15) B3. […]

The Who – Tommy (1969)

Tommy is a concept album by English rock band The Who, released in 1969 as a two-LP set on Track/Decca. The songs concern the coming of age of the disabled titular character, whose traumatic inner-war childhood is salvaged by his mastery of pinball. Essentially a rock opera, the album’s concept and songs have formed the basis […]

The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969)

Abbey Road is the last-recorded but chronologically penultimate studio album in the Beatles catalog, released in 1969 on Apple Records. Tracklist: A1. “Come Together” (4:16) A2. “Something” (2:59) A3. “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” (3:24) A4. “Oh! Darling” (3:28) A5. “Octopus’s Garden” (2:49) A6. “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” (7:49) B1. “Here Comes the Sun” (3:04) […]

Man – Two Ozs of Plastic With a Hole in the Middle (1969)

Two Ozs of Plastic With a Hole in the Middle is the second album by Welsh psychedelic jam-band Man, released in 1969 on Dawn. Tracklist: A1. “Prelude / The Storm” (12:18) A2. “It is As it Must Be” (8:27) B1. “Spunk Box” (5:45) B2. “My Name Is Jesus Smith” (4:03) B3. “Parchment and Candles” (1:51) […]

Free – Free (1969)

Free is the second album by the namesake English blues-rock/hard-rock band, released in October 1969 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “I’ll Be Creepin’” (3:15)* A2. “Songs of Yesterday” (3:31) A3. “Lying in the Sunshine” (4:02) A4. “Trouble on Double Time” (3:34) A5. “Mouthful of Grass” (3:36) B1. “Woman” (3:45) B2. “Free Me” (5:37) B3. “Broad Daylight” […]

Free – Tons of Sobs (1969)

Tons of Sobs is the debut album by English blues-rock/hard-rock band Free, released in March 1969 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “Over the Green Hills Pt. I” (1:01) A2. “Worry” (3:25) A3. “Walk in My Shadow” (3:20) A4. “Wild Indian Woman” (3:19) A5. “Goin’ Down Slow” (8:08) B1. “I’m a Mover” (2:49) B2. “The Hunter” (4:11) […]

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1969)

Blood, Sweat & Tears is the second album by the namesake American brass-rock ensemble, released in 1969 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Smiling Phases” (5:08) A2. “Sometimes in Winter” (3:08) A3. “More and More” (3:03) A4. “And When I Die” (4:04) A5. “God Bless the Child” (5:57) B1. “Spinning Wheel” (4:06) B2. “You’ve Made Me So […]