10 Classic Rock Albums Turning 50 in… 2017

Here are ten blockbusters from one of the most important years in popular music, 1967, as some groundbreaking, legendary artists released their astonishing debut albums (The Doors, Pink Floyd, The Velvet Underground,  Jimi Hendrix, and Leonard Cohen) and other giants continued to produce flabbergasted LPs. It sounds incredible, but yes, these masterpieces
turn 50 in 2017

1/ ‘The Doors’ by THE DOORS
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doors
Released: 4 January 1967 – debut LP

2/’The Velvet Underground & Nico’ by THE VELVET UNDERGROUND
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vu
Released: 12 March 1967 – debut album

3/’Are You Experienced’ by THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE
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jimiexp
Released: 12 May 1967 – debut LP

4/’Absolutely Free’ by MOTHERS OF INVENTION
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mothers
Released: 26 May 1967 – second LP

5/ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ by THE BEATLES
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beatlespepper
Released: 1 June 1967 – 8th album

6/’The Piper At the Gates Of Dawn’ by PINK FLOYD
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pinkfloyd
Released: 5 August 1967 – debut LP

7/’Forever Changes’ by LOVE
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loveforever
Released: November 1967 – 3rd album

8/’Their Satanic Majesties Request’ by THE ROLLING STONES 
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stones
Released: 8 December 1967 – sixth (British) album

9/ ‘The Who Sell Out’ by THE WHO
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whosell
Released: 15 December 1967 – 3rd LP

10/ ‘Songs Of Leonard Cohen‘ by LEONARD COHEN
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leonardcohen
Released: 27 December 1967 – debut album

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