Recently I had the pleasure of playing the iconic album, Dark Side of the Moon, (live concert recorded in ’74) on the radio in its entirety. No breaks or stops, straight from start to finish. Pink Floyd recently celebrated their 50th anniversary of Dark Side of the Moon. It’s one of those albums in history that is a part of the music culture that sets this album apart from other albums of its time.
What’s an album you have loved every time the needle hit the vinyl? From the music, and the lyrics, to even the album cover and packaging there are certain albums that give me the “Feel Good Factor.” It’s hard to describe, but it is a whole-body experience that you feel when you hear a certain song. Overwhelming love comes over you as you are one with the artist. As the end of the record trails out on the inner groove, you feel better about everything. The mind has been filled with a sense of joy. That’s my own, “Feel Good Factor.”
What Iconic Album Can You Play All The Way Through From Start to Finish?
Do you have an album near and dear to your heart? Which record albums stand the test of time? Sometimes there is a question asking you, “If you had one album to listen to for the rest of your life, what album would you choose?” I can only think of a few albums. One of mine would be, The Beatles Sgt. Pepper album. Another honorable mention I would choose is Elton John‘s, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. Lastly, how could you not include, Fleetwood Mac’s, Rumours?
You are the best critic of what is the best of the best. Many factors go into a discussion of how the music affects you and makes you feel. The best part is there are no wrong answers.
I talked with the WCSX air staff and put the question up for debate on social media on Facebook to get some of your views and fellow co-workers:
“Big Jim” O’Brien -WCSX said, ” Bob Seger – “Against the Wind.”
Donielle Flynn WCSX- Mid Day Goddess said,” Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin’s IV
Captain Joel Morgan – WCSX – Van Halen – Van Halen II
From Social Media:
Dave T. said, “YES, The YES ALBUM.”
Michael D. said, “Kansas, Left Overture.”
Mattew S. said, “Megadeth, Rust in Peace”
Bill D. said, “Montrose, first album”
Jane N. said, “Frampton Comes Alive”
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