Blog
1 minute reading time (253 words)

1971 Albums Celebrate Fifty Years

In the early seventies, I started buying vinyl records.  Some fifty years later, I am still collecting.  When I would stroll into Saffell's in downtown Richland Center, I would dream about someday owning the majority of the records that were on display.  There were so many albums that came out fifty years ago that I have purchased along the way.  The spring of 1971 was an amazing creative time for artists in popular music.  This Saturday night on WRCOs' Those Were The Days, I will take a look at some of those iconic long players.  Here is a list of a few 1971 albums you may recognize.........

4 Way Street-Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young,  Sticky Fingers-Rolling Stones,  L.A. Woman-Doors,  What's Going On-Marvin Gaye,  Every Picture Tells A Story-Rod Stewart,  Blue-Joni Mitchell,  Who's Next-the Who,  Poems, Prayers, & Promises-John Denver,  Survival-Grand Funk Railroad,  Thirds-James Gang,  and Ram-Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney.

I will be in the studio to spin some vinyl for you and I hope you will take the trivia challenge Saturday night between six and midnight.  Your requests of favorite pop radio memories from the fifties through the eighties are welcome.  It is still amazing to me the number of newbies we get each week.  A couple of camping parties discovered us last week for the first time. One of the groups asked me if WRCO just started doing this show.  I told him it seems like it, however, it is coming up on our 35th anniversary later this year! 

Phil

 

×
Stay Informed

When you subscribe to the blog, we will send you an e-mail when there are new updates on the site so you wouldn't miss them.

Feel Fine In '69 Saturday Night
Do You Want To Dance In 1984?
 

Comments 1

Guest
Guest - Jeff Hardesey on Saturday, May 15 2021 10:04
71 albums rock!

I bought my first albums in 1971. McCartney's Ram was one of them. I can't believe it has been 50 years.

I bought my first albums in 1971. McCartney's Ram was one of them. I can't believe it has been 50 years.
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Tuesday, August 09 2022

Captcha Image

Recent Comments

Guest - Dave B. Party With the Beach Boys
August 05 2022
I love the Beach Boys! I am glad to see you spotlighting them. My favorites are some of the late 6...
Guest - Terri Nee-Holtz Rock n' Rodeo Hits
June 09 2022
Sister Mary said you were discussing the cheese roll. My daughter attended it. Said it was "wild m...
Guest - Debbie Stafslien Let's Try 1982 Again
April 23 2022
1982 was a dynamite year for music. MTV was a driving force. When I watch old clips i can’t believ...
Guest - Shelly 1977 April Hits
April 08 2022
1977 was a great year for albums. ELO-Out Of The Blue and Meatloaf were among my faves.
Guest - Donna Clements Little River Band With Phil
February 13 2022
The Little River Band and me I have been following the little River band since early 80s when you pl...
Guest - Craig Woodhouse Sitting By The Radio In 1972
January 14 2022
Although not a 1972 song, I'll make my request now for "Be My Baby" by the Ronettes. This is probab...
Guest - Toni E. Happy Birthday Elvis!
January 07 2022
Elvis movies are so cool!!!!!!!! They are so innocent. My favorite is Viva Las Vegas with Ann Marga...
Phil Nee December 1969 Hot Hits
December 15 2021
It is a thrill to find an old record that has not been played for a bunch of years and give it a spi...
Guest - Craig R Woodhouse December 1969 Hot Hits
December 12 2021
Hey Rock and Rollers! Thank you Phil for the Shout Out. It's a thrill to share records in downtown...
Guest - Ryan Butler Put On Your Dancing Shoes
September 29 2021
I loved the one hit wonders. There were many that I have not heard in some time. I would like to h...