Feb 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. Quicksilver Messenger Service – Happy Trails (March 29)
  2. Frank Zappa – Uncle Meat (April 21)
  3. Neil Young – Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (May 14)
  4. Pink Floyd – More (June 13)
  5. Captain Beefheart – Trout Mask Replica (June 16)
  6. Grateful Dead – Aoxomoxoa (June 20)
  7. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left (September 1)
  8. King Crimson – In The Court Of The Crimson King (October 10)
  9. Pink Floyd – Ummagumma (October 25)
  10. Grateful Dead – Live Dead (November 10)

Others:

  • Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin (January 12)
  • MC5 – Kick Out the Jams (February)
  • The Who – Tommy (May 23)
  • Leonard Cohen – Songs From A Room (April 7)
  • Townes Van Zandt – Our Mother the Mountain (April)
  • Fairport Convention – Unhalfbricking (July 3)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River (August 3)
  • The Stooges – The Stooges (August 5)
  • Can – Monster Movie (August)
  • The Band – The Band (September 22)
  • The Beatles – Abbey Road (September 26)
  • Jethro Tull – Stand Up (September)
  • Frank Zappa – Hot Rats (October 10)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – Willy And The Poorboys (November 2)
  • Jefferson Airplane – Volunteers (November)
  • Kevin Ayers – Joy of a Toy (November)
  • Colosseum – Valentyne Suite (November)
  • The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed (December 5)
  • Amon Duul II – Phallus Dei (?)

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Feb 062016
 

Release date order:

  1. The Velvet Underground – White Light / White Heat (January 30)
  2. Quicksilver Messenger Service – Quicksilver Messenger Service (May)
  3. Pink Floyd – A Saucerful Of Secrets (June 29)
  4. The Band – Music from Big Pink (July 1)
  5. Grateful Dead – Anthem Of The Sun (July 18)
  6. Big Brother and the Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (August 12)
  7. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Electric Ladyland (October 16)
  8. The Beatles – The Beatles (The White Album) (November 22)
  9. The Pretty Things – S.F. Sorrow (December)
  10. Mad River – Mad River (?)

Others:

  • The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers (January 15)
  • Spirit – Spirit (January 22)
  • Kaleidoscope (US) – A Beacon from Mars (January)
  • Tomorrow – Tomorrow (February)
  • Frank Zappa – We’re Only in It for the Money (March 4)
  • The Zombies – Odessey and Oracle (April 19)
  • Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison (May)
  • Silver Apples – Silver Apples (June)
  • Family – Music In A Doll’s House  (July 19)
  • Cream – Wheels of Fire (July)
  • Pearls Before Swine – Balaklava (November)
  • Van Morrison – Astral Weeks (November)
  • The Rolling Stones – Beggars Banquet (December 6)
  • Spirit – The Family That Plays Together (December)

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Feb 052016
 

Release date order:

  1. The Doors – The Doors (January 4)
  2. The Byrds – Younger Than Yesterday (February 6)
  3. The Velvet Underground & Nico – Velvet Underground & Nico (March 12)
  4. Grateful Dead – The Grateful Dead (March 17)
  5. The Red Crayola – The Parable Of Arable Land (March)
  6. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced? (May 12)
  7. Pink Floyd – The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn (August 5)
  8. The Doors – Strange Days (September 25)
  9. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk (September)
  10. Jefferson Airplane – After Bathing At Baxter’s (November 27)

Others:

  • The Rolling Stones – Between the Buttons (January 20)
  • Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow (February 1)
  • John Coltrane – Interstellar Space (recorded: February 22, 1967, released on September 1974)
  • The Electric Prunes – The Electric Prunes (April)
  • Frank Zappa – Absolutely Free (May 26)
  • The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (June 1)
  • Tim Buckley – Goodbye and Hello (August)
  • The Electric Prunes – Underground (August)
  • Procol Harum – Procol Harum (September)
  • Cream – Disraeli Gears (November 2)
  • Love – Forever Changes (November)
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Axis: Bold as Love (December 1)
  • Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen (December 27)
  • Traffic – Mr. Fantasy (December)
  • The Deviants – Ptooff! (?)

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Feb 052016
 

Release date order:

  1. The Rolling Stones – Aftermath (April 15)
  2. Bob Dylan – Blonde On Blonde (May 16)
  3. Frank Zappa – Freak Out! (June 27)
  4. The Byrds – Fifth Dimension (July 18)
  5. John Mayall – Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton (July 22)
  6. The Beatles – Revolver (August 5)
  7. Donovan – Sunshine Superman (August 26)
  8. The 13th Floor Elevators – The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (October 17)
  9. Love – Da Capo (November)
  10. Ennio Morricone – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (?)(IT)

Others:

  • John Coltrane – Ascension (February)
  • The Fugs – The Fugs (March)
  • Paul Revere & the Raiders – Midnight Ride (May 6)
  • The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds (May 16)
  • The Kinks – Face to Face (October 28)
  • Count Five – Psychotic Reaction (October)
  • Cream – Fresh Cream (December 9)
  • The Music Machine – (Turn On) The Music Machine (December 31)
  • Doc Watson – Southbound (?)

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Feb 052016
 

Release date order:

  1. John Coltrane – A Love Supreme (February)
  2. Bob Dylan – Bringing It All Back Home (March 22)
  3. Sonics – Here Are The Sonics (March)
  4. The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine Man (June 21)
  5. Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited (August 30)
  6. Donovan – Fairy Tale (October 22)
  7. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band – The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (October)
  8. The Who – My Generation (December 3)
  9. The Beatles – Rubber Soul (December 3)
  10. The Byrds – Turn! Turn! Turn! (December 6)

Others:

  • Them – The Angry Young Them (June 11)
  • The Beatles – Help! (August 6)
  • B.B. King – Live At The Regal (?)

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Feb 042016
 

Release date order:

  1. Bob Dylan – The Times They Are a-Changin’ (January 13)
  2. The Rolling Stones – The Rolling Stones (April 16)
  3. Jesse Colin Young – The Soul Of A City Boy (April)
  4. Bob Dylan – Another Side of Bob Dylan (August 8)
  5. The Animals – The Animals (Us Release) (September)
  6. The Kinks – Kinks (October 2)
  7. The Yardbirds – Five Live Yardbirds (December 31)
  8. Lonnie Mack – The Wham of that Memphis Man (?)
  9. Doc Watson – Doc Watson (?)

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Feb 032016
 

Release date order:

  1. Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (May 27)
  2. James Brown – Live at the Apollo (May)
  3. Dick Dale – King of the Surf Guitar (June)
  4. The Trashmen – Surfin’ Bird (November 13)
  5. Charles Mingus – The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady (?)

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