Category Ranking Records

Ranking Records: The 10 Best LPs of 1986

Now here’s a look at my ten fave records from 1986. Surprisingly, this list came together quite quickly for me. Please tell me what your faves were from this great year in music. Did you too feel the emergence of Americana that year? Thanks for your support and please LIKE, SHARE and most importantly, SUBCRIBE […]

Ranking Records: The 10 Best Records of 1972

Well, when I started to look at my favorite records for 1972, I had no idea just how many records I loved from that year. In the end, I whittled my list down to 20, so please bear with me through this extended look at this amazing year in music. As always, please tell me […]

Ranking Records: Prefab Sprout

Well, I got myself in trouble when I chose Prefab Sprout’s Steve McQueen (UK) / Two Wheels Good (US) as my pick for my favorite LP of 1985. My gushing over this record led to a few requests for me to rank their entire catalog. Given how much I love this band, this was no easy task. And […]

Ranking Records: The 10 Best LPs of 1985

Looking over the releases from 1985, I had some clear favorites but soon realized that I was probably being a bit contrary to what was popular that year. Nonetheless, I really liked all 10 that I picked. Have a watch and hear my stories, then tell me what your choices are from 1985. Thanks for […]

The Ten Best Rock Autobiographies

Well, maybe they aren’t the ten best, but they are ones that I really enjoyed and think you too should read if you are a Rock music fan like me. As always, let me know what you think. There are some surprises in here! Please LIKE, SUBSCRIBE and SHARE!

Ranking Records: The 10 Best LPs of 1973

When I started looking over the record releases from 1973, I was gobsmacked about how many great records came out that year. But once I got to looking over my initial list of possible candidates, picking out my top ten came quickly since they each were records that I spent a lot of time with […]

Ranking Records: Fountains of Wayne

This may by far be the toughest ranking I’ve had to do. FOW has made five great studio LPs and I’m more here to make sure that you give a listen to each and every one of them. Also be sure to see my summary of all the Proper Nouns you can find in their […]

Ranking Records: Rock Goes Disco

Do you remember Disco? How about when some rockers tried to embrace the movement and cut a track with a Disco beat meant to get you on the dance floor? Watch me take a look at a handful of Disco songs cut by rockers during the Disco days of the late 70s. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE […]

Ranking Records—The 10 Best LPs of 1984

I was surprised how easy it was for me to put together my fave records from 1984. However, I could not stop at just ten and had to list a dozen. It was an interesting year in music for sure. MTV reigned and two artists on my list became bonafide superstars after releasing multi-platinum smashes […]

Ranking Records—The Music of David Johansen: New York Dolls/Solo/Buster Poindexter/The Harry Smiths

Wow! What a long and diverse musical career Staten Island’s David Johansen has had. From the seminal Punk of the New York Dolls, a solo career, his alter-ego Buster Poindexter, and the roots music of the Harry Smiths. One of my all-time favorite recording artists and live performers, watch me rank 15 studio LPs from […]