To mark the one-year anniversary of his passing, a look at Prince’s musical identities, from rock guitarist to jazz piano man.
The Stones, The Doors, and Steely Dan each have at least one album fit for this unofficial holiday.
The Beatles had “big ears” that were open to influences from all sorts of music — and it showed on their very first single. They were the first in Rock n’ Roll (we think) to use chord changes that later appeared everywhere.
Depeche Mode and The Velvet Underground find the spirit.
A quirky album that doubles as a response to the rise of Punk and New Wave.