Those magazine cover stories were an albatross around Springsteen's neck for a long time. I recall he incorporated them into the lyrics of Rosalita during his concerts at the time. I also remember my father had a Time subscription at the time and he wondered who that guy was and why on earth he...
Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
With highly honorable mention to the usual suspects: Stones, Beatles, Hendrix, Velvet Underground.
Miles Davis recorded a great album, Nefertitti, among his final all-acoustic albums before going electric.
Covering the last couple of days:
Sea of Joy - Blind Faith
In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
Psychotic Reaction - Count Five
Here Comes the Summer - The Undertones
No Side To Fall In - The Raincoats
Out of Doors - Bela Bartok
Night Time - The Strangeloves
Madame George - Van...
I chose Stairway to Heaven, Baba O'Riley and Hocus Pocus. The first two of those are overplayed but they somehow remain fresh. If i had more choices i may have picked Eighteen, Roundabout, Wild Night or Me & Bobby McGee.