40 Albums That Baby Boomers Loved That Millennials Don’t Know

The streaming era has changed a LOT about how music is discovered and consumed . . . and one negative side effect MIGHT be that without physical copies being passed down, some albums get lost in the shuffle.

Dire Straits | Helge Øverås

“Rolling Stone” put together a list of 40 albums that Baby Boomers loved that Millennials “don’t know.”

There’s no specific formula for how they came up with the list . . . but they do say that “The Dark Side of the Moon” by Pink Floyd and “London Calling” by The Clash are examples of albums that young people ARE finding.  And of course, there’s also “Toto 4”, which had a random rebirth thanks to “Africa” and Weezer.

Here are 15 highlights, in reverse chronological order:

1.  Bonnie Raitt“Nick of Time”, 1989

2.  Dire Straits“Brothers in Arms”, 1986

3.  Phil Collins“No Jacket Required”, 1985

4.  Tina Turner“Private Dancer”, 1984

5.  Supertramp“Breakfast in America”, 1979

6.  Eric Clapton“Slowhand”, 1977

7.  Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band“Night Moves”, 1976

8.  Steve Miller Band“Fly Like an Eagle”, 1976

9.  Blue Oyster Cult“Agents of Fortune”, 1976

10.  The Isley Brothers“The Heat is On”, 1975

11.  Humble Pie“Smokin”, 1972

12.  Various Artists, “The Concert for Bangladesh”, 1971

13.  The Guess Who“American Woman”, 1970

14.  Roberta Flack“First Take”, 1968

15.  Arlo Guthrie“Alice’s Restaurant”, 1967

(Hit up RollingStone.com for the full list.)

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