Two late '60's classic album releases and an awesomely funky '70's single that we still love to turn way up loud-loud...

(Courtesy of Fantasy Records)

11/2/1967 (51 years ago today) - This album completely floored us when it turned out to be a showcase for superb musicianship and not just another trendy psychedelic cash-in: Cream kick it up several notches on the follow-up to "Fresh Cream", their masterful blues-based debut -- "Disraeli Gears" is released on this date and goes on to become one of the best selling albums of 1968, hitting No. 4 on the Billboard chart while re-defining what a "power trio" could do -- It wasn't just the classic singles "Sunshine Of Your Love" and "Strange Brew" either: "We're Going Wrong" sounded like a swirly nightmare, "Tales Of Brave Ulysses" absolutely torched the flower-power competition, while "Swlabr" and "Take It Back" blasted their blues roots to outer space. A must-have LP.

11/2/1969 (49 years ago today) - Creedence Clearwater Revival released "Willy And The Poor Boys" which features the still-played-on-the-radio-every-day classics "Down On The Corner" and "Fortunate Son", along with notable (deeper) tracks "The Midnight Special", "It Came Out Of The Sky" and a cover of Leadbelly's "Cotton Fields" --  Somewhat unbelievably, it was the band's third studio album of the year(!!!); "Bayou Country" came out back on January 5th, and "Green River" on August 3rd -- Makes some of the fussy artists of today look and sound like chump-a-losers...

11/2/1974 (44 years ago today) - Stevie Wonder scored his fourth No. 1 single with the so-funky-you-can-chew-on-it-for-days "You Haven't Done Nothin'", starring The Jackson Five on backing vocals which is exactly the kinda thing you can do when you're Stevie Wonder. Great song...

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