Thu, 10 September 2020
I'm joined by guest Phil Stacey as we discuss our favorite albums of 1973.
- Recorded via Zoom
- "Tie a Yellow Ribbon" was big in '73
- Dark Side of the Moon spent 741 weeks on the Billboard albums chart
- Big singles from Jim Croce, Paul Simon, Roberta Flack, Stories, Joe Walsh, Stealers Wheel
- Jay's bubbling under albums: Wings, Queen, Lou Reed, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, John Lennon, Sabbath
- Marvin Gaye: Not a subtle man
- Phil's bubbling under: Bob Marley and the Wailers, ZZ Top, Grateful Dead, Gram Parsons, Rolling Stones, ELP, Iggy and the Stooges
- Jay's top albums: NY Dolls, Bowie, Pink Floyd, The Who, Led Zep
- Dark Side of the Moon has been so overplayed over the years, but still a great album
- Phil's top albums: Allman Brothers, Elton John, Bowie, The Who, Led Zep
- The ridiculous coincidences of HBO's Vinyl
- Quadrophenia is the last great Who album
- The underrated John Paul Jones
- Jay's favorite: Iggy and the Stooges with a blistering comeback
- Full of snarl and punk attitude
- Phil's favorite: Pink Floyd
- Favorite songs: Jay - "Search and Destroy"; Phil - "The Great Gig in the Sky"
- R.I.P., Chadwick Boseman, who was amazing in Get On Up, a 2014 biopic about James Brown
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