The Shirelles, John Lennon, and Pink Floyd all put their thoughts about mom into song.
“The Final Cut” may not rank at the top of many Pink Floyd fan lists, but It is an album whose narrative, if you manage to connect with it, will stay with you forever.
In response to our hefty of list of concept albums you may have missed, you reminded us that there are plenty more…
“Welcome to the catch ’em before they croak festival,” Mick Jagger told the audience at last weekend’s Desert Trip concerts, in the California desert near Palm Springs. “Who are they gonna dig up if they try to do this again next year?!” added Pete Townshend,
As long as there have been records, there have been concept albums. As early as Frank Sinatra’s In the Wee Small Hours, with its songs about lost love, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ themed albums (Going Places, Whipped Cream and Other Delights), and Ella