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The #1 Albums: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

If you like music and you like to write, challenge yourself with this task: Say something fresh about Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts...

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The #1 Albums: The Return of Herb Alpert and the Monkees

As the spring of ’67 turned into the Summer of Love, two of the top acts of 1966 returned to the top of the album chart as the world...

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The #1 Albums: Monkeemania Everywhere

The original Pre-Fab Four set chart marks the original Fabs never matched....

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The #1 Albums: “Doctor Zhivago”

Billboard magazine began publishing an album chart in 1945, and it wasn’t long before a soundtrack album hit #1: Song of Norway, from...

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The #1 Albums: “Supremes A’ Go Go”

The list of great Motown albums doesn’t start to fill in until 1971 or so, when Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder used their new creative...

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The #1 Albums: The Beatles’ “Yesterday and Today” and “Revolver”

One of the many fascinating subtexts in the current season of Mad Men involves the seismic shift in youth culture that began in 1966, the...

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The #1 Albums: Frank Sinatra’s “Strangers in the Night”

The Chairman of the Board is not finished, by a long shot....

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The #1 Albums: The Mamas and the Papas’ “If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears”

The album that contains some of the most magnificent music to come out of the 1960s, including "California Dreamin'" and "Monday Monday."...

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The #1 Albums: “Ballads of the Green Berets” by SSgt. Barry Sadler

Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler had been wounded in Vietnam while serving with the Green Berets, an elite special-forces unit. While...

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The #1 Albums: Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Times Three

While the kids were buying Beatles records, their parents were buying Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass....

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The #1 Albums: “Rubber Soul”

The Fab Four's first great leap forward....