Van Morrison – Astral Weeks (1968)

Like most classic albums, there seems to be nothing to say about Van Morrison’s iconic “Astral Weeks” that hasn’t already been said.  This album still captivates audiences 40 years later because of it’s courageous originality and because it is like nothing ever heard before or since. ...

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – “Damn The Torpedoes” – (1979)

"Damn the Torpedoes, full steam ahead." Indeed. This, the third release by the Heartbreakers did just that; bringing the band to a new level of stardom, screaming it's way into a new decade. The number of quality tunes on this record borders on ridiculous. With even-your-grandmom's heard 'em hit'...