November 10: The Clash released Give ‘Em Enough Rope in 1978

It’s rock and roll all over In every street and every station Kids fight like different nations And it’s brawn against brain And it’s knife against chain But it’s all young blood Flowing down the drain One of those albums that was played so much on vinyl that it got worn out and bought again (twice!), Fantastic album! Give ‘Em …

November 1: MTV Unplugged Live in NY by Nirvana was released in 1994

This is not easy listening, it’s uneasy listening! MTV Unplugged in New York is a live album by the American rock band Nirvana. It features an acoustic performance taped at Sony Music Studios in New York City on November 18, 1993 for the television series MTV Unplugged. The show was directed by Beth McCarthy and first aired on the cable …

October 17: Johnny Cash – American III: Solitary Man was released in 2000

In the liner notes, Johnny Cash writes: “The song is the thing that matters. Before I can record, I have to hear it, sing it, and know that I can make it feel like my own, or it won’t work. I worked on these songs until I felt like they were my own.” Released October 17, 2000 Genre Country, americana Length …

October 9: Tunnel of Love by Bruce Springsteen was released in 1987

“On his right hand Billy tattooed the word love and on his left hand was the word fear. And in which hand he held his fate was never clear” I think Darkness on the edge of town is Springsteen’s best album, but I think Tunnel of Love is his most overlooked record. This is a quiet, often acoustic country-tinged album that …

September 30: Bruce Springsteen released Nebraska in 1982

They declared me unfit to live, said into that great void my soul be hurled.  They wanted to know why I did what I did;  Well sir, I guess there’s just a meanness in this world. – Nebraska   “The fact that you didn’t intend to release it makes it the most intimate record you’ll ever do. This is an absolutely …