“Chuck Berry Is on Top” plays like a greatest hits compilation. Nevertheless, it’s still a classic of early rock & roll.
Newk’s Time – Sonny Rollins
Recorded in 1957 but released in 1959, “Newk’s Time” was the last LP before the legendary saxophonist’s self-imposed, three-year exile.
Greatest! – Johnny Cash
A couple sentences about Johnny Cash’s 1959 LP, “Greatest!”
Moanin’ in the Moonlight – Howlin’ Wolf
One of the most influential blues albums of all time.
Little Girl Blue – Nina Simone
Nina Simone’s 1959 debut album introduces a fresh new take on vocal jazz.
Lightnin’ Hopkins album review
Lightnin’ Hopkins’ 1959 debut album is one of the greatest blues recordings in history.