Following The Rise of Psychedelic Rock in the mid-1960s, a musical revolution was about to begin in 1967. It truly was a golden year in rock history, as the albums re-released this year are far beyond comparison in the realms of rock music. .
There are many famous rock bands that released their first album in 1967, when new rock bands formed during the growing interest in rock music in the mid-1960s. These are just a few examples of the most influential rock records.
The year 1967 began with The Doors’ legendary self-titled album in the first week of January. The UCLA film school alumni reunion in 1965 resulted in the formation of an influential rock band. The active members of The Doors didn’t stop at their wonderful first album, and released their second album, Strange Days, in September of that year.
The first album by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Are You Experienced?, was released in May 1967. Jimi Hendrix, known as one of the best guitarists of all time, on his first release showcased his talent on guitar and sound effects. In December of that year, The Jimi Hendrix Experience released another album, Axis: Bold as Love.
Cambridge rock band Pink Floyd released their first album, The Piper at the Gates of Down, in August 1967. The album was the first and only album under the leadership of Syd Barrett, which was significantly different from the works of the famous Pink Floyd. . However, the album was a pioneering rock record, which had noticeable effects on subsequent rock progress.
Eric Burdon and the Animals
After the success of the British band The Animals, the band officially broke up in 1966, but a new band called Eric Burdon & The Animals released a new album, Winds of Change, in September 1967. The album was connected to other rock records , and it had a new version of Pain It Black by the Rolling Stones and a track called ‘Yes, I Am Experienced’, in response to Are You Experienced?
the rolling stones
In 1967, the Rolling Stones released three albums, Between the Buttons, Flowers and Their Satanic Majesties Request, in January, June and November, respectively. Despite all being considered good work by the Rolling Stones, Between the Buttons is one of their best albums and even a brilliant work in rock history. It was the time when the Rolling Stones turned to psychedelic rock.
In February 1967, Jefferson Airplane released their second album, Surrealistic Pillow, with a new vocalist named Grace Slick, who went on to become one of the greatest female vocalists of all time in rock history. The legendary song, White Rabbit, was the first of its kind with a rock solid female vocal; as a result, Grace Slick made a name for herself in the rock music realm. The band released another album, After Bathing at Baxter’s, in November of that year.
Big Brother & the Holding Company released their self-titled debut album in September 1967. It was the debut of another great female rock vocalist, Janis Joplin.