April 24: David Bowie released Diamond Dogs in 1974

 When this came out in 1974, it was roundly dismissed as Ziggy Stardust’s last strangled gasp. In hindsight, Diamond Dogs is marginally more worthwhile; its resigned nihilism inspired interesting gloom and doom from later goth and industrial acts such as Bauhaus and Nine Inch Nails. ~Mark Kemp (rollingstone.com in 2004) April 24: David Bowie released Diamond Dogs in 1974

April 23: The Rolling Stones released Sticky Fingers in 1971

Sticky Fingers was never meant to be the title. It’s just what we called it while we were working on it. Usually though, the working titles stick. ~Keith Richards 1971 — While many hold their next album, Exile On Main St., as their zenith, Sticky Fingers, balancing on the knife edge between the 60s and 70s, remains their most coherent …

April 18: Pixies released Doolittle in 1989

..the songs on Doolittle have the power to make you literally jump out of your skin with excitement. ~NME     Doolittle is a mix of the band’s earlier hardcore storms, Black Francis’ self­described “stream of unconsciousness” rants, and the strange melodicism and surf-metal guitar that defined its creepy magic. ~rollingstone.com April 18: Pixies released  Doolittle in 1989

April 17: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – “The Good Son” 1990

 Come sail your ships around me And burn your bridges down We make a little history, baby Every time you come around ~Nick Cave (The Ship Song) – …the Seeds followed up Tender Prey with the equally brilliant but generally calmer Good Son. ~Ned Raggett (allmusic.com)

Great Albums articles @ alldylan.com

                      Here are the posts we’ve created in this category so far…. there are many to come… 1950’s Miles Davis – ‘Round About Midnight (1957) Miles Davis – “Kind of Blue” (1959) The Louvin Brothers – “Satan Is Real” (1959) 1960’s Elvis Presley – “Elvis is Back” (1960) James Brown …

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