Tony Franklin rose to prominence in the ’80s as the bassist with The Firm, the supergroup that grew out of the ashes of the mighty Led Zeppelin, with Jimmy Page leading on guitar. The 10 albums that influenced Franklin’s life built the backbone of his nickname, “The Fretless Monster.”
It was a struggle to get English troubadour Michael Weston King to narrow his choices to only 10 albums. Perhaps there is a sequel in the offing.
To say that Henry Rollins is a music collector is an understatement. And here are the 10 albums that changed his life.
Here are the 10 albums that influenced singer-songwriter Chip Taylor’s songwriting style.
Ray Dorset and Mungo Jerry are two sets of words that are to this day interchangeable. Being a lover of all things rock ‘n’ roll, Dorset was pleased to give Goldmine a list of the albums that changed his life.
Founding member of the band America, Gerry Beckley is known for writing and singing many memorable songs. Here are 10 albums that influenced his life.
Reading John Oates’ Top 10 albums selections reflects his broad musical taste.
By Martin Popoff Guitarist James Williamson is most famous for his work on the incendiary “Raw Power” album — James, of course, being lead Stooge in Iggy and the Stooges. But he’s also on the latest Stooges album “Ready to …
Vanilla Fudge vocalist/organist Mark Stein knows his fair share of quality music — a perfect subject for 10 Albums That Changed My Life.
By Lee Zimmerman Throughout his career, Dave Pirner (above, second from left, with Soul Asylum in 2013) has consistently shown his musical adaptability. Prior to establishing himself as a swaggering frontman known for emotive vocals and low-slung guitar, he taught …