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March 19: Bob Dylan released his debut album in 1962 – 55 years ago




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..His talent takes many forms. He is one of the most compelling white blues singers ever recorded. He is a songwriter of exceptional facility and cleverness. He is an uncommonly skillful guitar player and harmonica player.
~Stacy Williams (“Bob Dylan” LP. liner notes)

Dylan’s first album can hardly be faulted. It is a brilliant debut, a performer’s tour de force,….
~Michael Gray (BD Encyclopedia)

Talkin’ New York:

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October 2: Kinks released their self titled debut album in 1964

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Kinks (album) is mix of blues rock, rockabilly, and that overall “British Invasion sound” that mixes R&B, skiffle, rock with catchy melodies. This is a time-capsule and it’s funny to open it up from time to time.

Kinks is the self-titled debut album by English rock band The Kinks, released in 1964. It was released with three tracks omitted as You Really Got Me in the US.

It is not rated among the best Kinks album and I can see why, it was made to capitalize on the success of the You Really Got Me single and were filled out with (nice enough) covers. It is a promising record and points toward greatness.

The best tracks are the Kinks’s own songs, and the highlights are Stop Your Sobbing, You really got me and So Mystifying.

Fun fact: It has Jimmy Page on guitar and Jon Lord on piano.

You really got me:

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