Currently in the shops there is a special issue of Mojo covering the 40th anniversary of the ‘Summer Of Love’. Interesting stuff, even though much of it is familiar. Here for no particular reason are my top 20 albums of 1967:

20 MOBY GRAPE – Moby Grape (Columbia)
19 RED CRAYOLA – The Parable Of Arable Land (International Artists)
18 COUNTRY JOE & THE FISH – Electric Music For The Mind And Body (Vanguard)
17 CREAM – Disraeli Gears (Reaction)
16 MILES DAVIS – Miles Smiles (Columbia)
15 FOUR TOPS – Reach Out (Motown)
14 PINK FLOYD – Piper At The Gates Of Dawn (EMI)
13 JEFFERSON AIRPLANE – After Bathing At Baxters (RCA)
12 THIRTEENTH FLOOR ELEVATORS – Easter Everywhere (International Artists)
11 LOVE – Da Capo (Elektra)
10 DOORS – Doors (Elektra)
9 BOB DYLAN – John Wesley Harding (Columbia)
8 SCOTT WALKER – Scott (Philips)
7 ARETHA FRANKLIN – I Never Loved A Man (Atlantic)
6 JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE – Axis: Bold As Love (Track)
5 BYRDS – Younger Than Yesterday (Columbia)
4 TIM BUCKLEY – Goodbye And Hello (Elektra)
3 JEFFERSON AIRPLANE – Surrealistic Pillow (RCA)
2 JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE – Are You Experienced? (Track)
1 VELVET UNDERGROUND – Velvet Underground & Nico (Verve)


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