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10 albums that changed Mark Olson life

When asked for his 10 most essential albums, Jayhawks founder Mark Olson attempted to increase the total and include works by The Band, Nick Drake, The Clash and Joni Mitchell, among others.

All hell breaks loose: 1968 in review, Part III

In article/All_hell_breaks_loose_1968_in_review_part_II/”>part II of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year, and we began to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. In this installment, we take a closer look at the albums that marked the year, from the then-dismissed (but now oft-revered) Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks, to the heartbreak and betrayal Jeff Beck felt over Led Zeppelin I.