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The 60s were a groundbreaking time for music. It was a decade where certain artists exploded onto the scene and found a way to move us. All of a sudden there were screaming and in some cases, weeping girls chasing after their idols performing.

Though this list barely scrapes the surface of our favourite 60s records, take a look at some of the best picks. We’ve put together a collection of a few album covers and their hit songs from the record. It was hard not to fill the list with just the Beatles and Bob Dylan! Did your favourite record make the cut?

Tell us, which ones did you love most? Do you remember listening to these from the jukebox?


Abbey Road (1969) – The Beatles

It was the last album recorded by the Beatles but there wasn’t the slightest indication of the band’s turmoil in the songs, such as “Let is Be”, “Come Together” and “Oh! Darling”.

abbey road

 Are You Experienced? (1967) – The Jimi Hendrix Experience

It is regarded as one of the greatest debuts in the history of rock music. What is your favourite Jimi Hendrix song?


Led Zeppelin (1969) – Led Zeppelin

Did you love “Good Times Bad Times”?

led zeppelin 1969

Revolver (1966) – The Beatles

Impossible question: is this your favourite Beatles album? The Revolver album is another masterpiece by the band. Songs like “Elanor Rigby” and “Tomorow Never Knows” are truly beautiful.

The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963) – Bob Dylan

It was Bob Dylan’s second album, at a 21-year-old musician. He’s gone on to write many more magical songs but this album is filled with some of the greats: “Blowin’ in the Wing”, “Girl From North Country”, and “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right”. What is your favourite song from this record?

bob dylan

Everybody Knows This is Nowhere (1969) – Neil Young

Do you still catch yourself humming his tune, “Down By The River” or how about “Cowgirl in the Sand”? This album is known for its long jams.

neil young

Pet Sounds (1966) – The Beach Boys

This was initially an unsuccessful album for the band but has grown into its most beloved. Did you love the songs “Wouldn’t It be Nice” and “I’m Waiting for the Day”?

Astral Weeks (1968) – Van Morrison

This album had to follow his best-known single, “Brown Eyed Girl”, yet this album still is regarded as brilliant. Morrison poured his heart into this record. Do you remember listening to “Astral Weeks” or “Slim Slow Slider”?

van morrison

Live at the Apollo (1963) – James Brown

It has become one of the most popular live recorded albums. Have you listened to the beautiful ballad, “Try Me” recently?

james brown

At Folsom Prison (1968) – Johnny Cash

It was Johnny’s 27th album and it truly was unique. He recorded this performance at a prison! Do you remember listening to this album?

johnny cash

Highway 61 Revisited (1965) – Bob Dylan

Was this your favourite Bob Dylan masterpiece?

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) – The Beatles

Another album that contributed to Beatle-mania!

I Never Loved A Man the Way I Love You (1967) – Aretha Franklin

How many times have you sang along to this song?


Let it Bleed (1969) – Rolling Stones

It really did wrap up a truly spectacular decade of music.

let it bleed



What was favourite record? Do you remember playing these songs from the jukebox? 


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  1. Only one Stones album? that can’t be right

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