To celebrate my friend's birthday, the opening of the codeshirts.rocks store, and a blog post about his favorite albums, I thought it might be fun to share a few of my favorite rock albums in no particular order.
Blast from my past
5: Led Zepplin. Led Zepplin IV 1971.
Rock and Roll was rad to play on guitar.
4: Cheap Trick, at buddokan 1979.
Always a favorite while playing pool (billards) with the neighborhood boys.
3: Thin Lizzy, Live and Dangerous. 1978. Andy is right, this is a great album. Jailbreak is the top hit and still rocks.
2: UFO, Strangers in the night. 1979.
I was a big fan of guitarist Michael Schenker. His Flying V guitar and long, sweet solo in Rock Botton was huge. I saw him live when he went solo, but forget the club and year.
1: AC-DC, Highway to Hell. 1979.
"Songs that defined the way hard rock and heavy metal would be played for decades to come." Nuff said.
Ludwig van Beethoven. A Clockwork Orange brought Beethoven's Ninth Symphony to my attention. I remember driving fast listening to the Ninth. Thankfully I never got into an accident or hurt anyone. Although, there was a time we stole a golf cart and flipped it on the golf course in Woodland Hills. Ah, youth...