Originally posted on Good Music Speaks:
I have this image in my head of three albums that were almost required of a college student in the early 1960’s. Albums that were essential to a resident of a dormitory at one of the universities on the east coast of the United States. There was so much great music in the sixties, but the things I have in mind were specific to a student trying to seem collegiate, sophisticated and worldly. I could have this picture all wrong. I wasn’t there. But these are three great albums just the same.
I miss albums, those twelve inch vinyl records with good sized artwork and liner notes on the back of the sleeve. Compact discs were a trade off, being more durable but having smaller artwork and not quite the same feel. Digital downloads are even more of a sacrifice for convenience and cost. I get tiny thumbnail images, no…
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