Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The 11 Best Albums of 1958

A year when major musical careers were launched were all but lost on the music buying public of the day who were scooping up soundtracks for South Pacific and Gigi...completely ignoring the alternative music scene (jazz scene) that would be the backbone of all modern music.

1. Little Richard - Little Richard
2. Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me
3. Billie Holiday - Lady in Satin
4. The Everly Brothers - The Everly Brothers
5. Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly
6. Max Roach - Deeds Not Words
7. Miles Davis - Porgy and Bess
8. John Coltrane - Soultrane
9. Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Swings Lightly
10. Sam Cooke - Sam Cooke
11. Chuck Berry - One Dozen Berrys

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