Turning 50: Albums That Changed Music History
Bibek Bhattacharya

Perhaps every genre of music was forever changed by the music that was released in 1968. In honor of these albums turning 50 years old, Livemint.com has featured an article written by Bibek Bhattacharya that discusses some of the most important and popular albums from the year. On this list you'll find artists who were just emerging into the world of music and songs that remain a staple in today's music landscape. Maybe you grew up listening to some of these albums or you still do today. Check out the list and see how many you recognize.

Filles de Kilimanjaro by Miles Davis

The Beatles by The Beatles

At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash

Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones

White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground

Life by Sly And The Family Stone

Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Music From Big Pink by The Band

Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company

Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin

Read more about these albums and why they were so instrumental in shaping music to come.


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