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THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 154

RAIN STATUS QUO (1972-75) A1: PAPER PLANE (2:56); A2: CAROLINE (3:44); A3: DOWN DOWN (3:50). B1: RAIN (4:34); B2: MYSTERY SONG (3:59). CATEGORY: POP-ROCK | DURATION: 20 MINUTES Starting as a quasi-psychedelic pop group in the late 1960s, English band Status Quo were inspired by The Doors’ “Roadhouse…

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THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 153

TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT LED ZEPPELIN (1972-74) A1: THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME (5:32); A2: DANCING DAYS (3:44); A3: OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY (4:51); A4: HOUSES OF THE HOLY (4:03). B1: TRAMPLED UNDERFOOT (5:36); B2: KASHMIR (8:29). CATEGORY: POP-ROCK | DURATION: 33 MINUTES After culminating their initial phase with their untitled and definitive fourth album, Led Zeppelin re-emerged in…

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THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 151

OPEN UP AND BLEED IGGY AND THE STOOGES (1972-73) A1: I GOT A RIGHT (3:26); A2: GIMME SOME SKIN (2:49); A3: SCENE OF THE CRIME (2:56); A4: I’M SICK OF YOU (6:57). B1: COCK IN MY POCKET (3:54); B2: OPEN UP AND BLEED (4:59); B3: RUBBER LEGS (5:30); B4: SHE CREATURES OF THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS (4:48); B5: WILD LOVE (MY GIRL HATES MY HEROIN) (4:41); B6: JOHANNA (4:30). CATEGORY: TRANSGRESSIVE | DURATION:…

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INTERMISSION 3

The third 50 of The Electric Bible‘s 500 essential albums, listed in chronological order: T-REX “ELECTRIC WARRIOR” (1971)LED ZEPPELIN “FOUR” (1971)BLACK SABBATH “MASTER OF REALITY” (1971)BUDGIE “BUDGIE” (1971)DEEP PURPLE “MACHINE HEAD” (1971)EGISTO MACCHI “I FUTURIBILI” (1971)CLUSTER “CLUSTER” (1971)NEU! “NEU!” (1971)FAUST “FAUST” (1971)SILBERBART “4 TIMES SOUND RAZING” (1971)ASH RA TEMPEL “ASH RA TEMPEL” (1971)CAN “TAGO MAGO” (1971)LITTLE FEAT “SAILIN SHOES” (1971)BIG STAR “#1…

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