No. 1 Albums - 60's
1960 - Elvis is Back - Elvis Presley
1961 - The Shadows - The Shadows
1962 - Green Onions - Booker T and the MG's
1963 - Live at the Apollo - James Brown
1964 - A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
1965 - Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
1966 - Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
1967 - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
1968 - The White Album - The Beatles
1969 - Abbey Road - The Beatles
No. 1 Albums - 70's
1970 - Paranoid - Black Sabbath
1971 - What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
1972 - Exile on Main Street - The Rolling Stones
1973 - Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
1974 - Fulfillingness' First Finale - Stevie Wonder
1975 - Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
1976 - Songs In the Key of Life - Stevie Wonder
1977 - Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
1978 - Parallel Lines - Blondie
1979 - Off the Wall - Michael Jackson
SOMETHING YOU MAY NOT KNOW
In 1969, a 22-year old pianist named ELTON JOHN appeared on The Hollies' single "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother."
Paul McCartney once called The Beach Boys "GOD ONLY KNOWS" the greatest song ever written.
Even with over 40 Billboard Top 40 hits, JAMES BROWN never hit #1 in the charts.
In an interview with Howard Stern, CARLY SIMON revealed that her hit "Anticpation" came to her while waiting for her date, CAT STEVENS.
The Doors unexpected hit "LIGHT MY FIRE" blew up and reached No.1 in 1967.
Many rock experts say that Led Zeppelin's "STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN" is still considered one of the best rock songs ever because it bridged the gap between 60's Acoustic Rock and 70's Hard Rock.