Ten Classic Albums Turning Fifty This Year

Yellow Submarine, the quirky animated film involving The Beatles, is returning to theaters this season. The special screening has been scheduled to honor the fiftieth anniversary of its release, not long after the band had created its iconic Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album.

Another psychedelic film from a popular musical quartet, which like Yellow Submarine was accompanied by an album of the same title, came out in 1967. With a simple one word title, Head portrayed the Monkees in a much different light than fans of their hit television show had seen.

Neither the film nor the record received much critical acclaim, but the Monkees did that same year release an album that has long been considered … Read the rest