From The Pretty Things to Frank Zappa to Janelle Monae to Beyonce, these artists have had stories to tell and they’ve done it in these concept albums.
Between The Fifth Dimension and songwriter Jimmy Webb, “The Magic Garden” should’ve been a hit. It wasn’t. But it’s still worth a listen.
Hot off “Ode to Billie Joe,” Bobbie Gentry took her Southern roots to the next level with her concept album, “The Delta Sweete.”