Believe it or not, this is the Penultimate Anniversary Edition of Jeffrey Morgan's Media Blackout!
Penultimate Platters of the Century:
The Who Who's on First (Track) :: They all laughed when Pete Townshend announced that he was going to write a rock opera about Abbott and Costello. Well, they're not laughing now.
Aerostones It's Only Rock and a Hard Place (Toxic Glimmer) :: They all laughed when rock's big-lippers finally united. Well, they're not laughing now. Includes the hit single "Dude (Looked Like Lady Jane's Got a Gun)."
Don Kirshner Presents The Byrds, The Beatles & The Monkees (Colgems) :: They all laughed when Mr. Rock Concert reunited three of the world's greatest bands. Well, they're not laughing now.
The Doors Manzarek, Densmore, Krieger & Jones Ltd. (Camden) :: They all laughed when Davy Jones was hired to replace Jim Morrison. Well, they're not laughing now. Includes the hit single "The Doors Into Summer."
David Byrne & Brian Eno My Life in the Bush of Your Wife (Sire) :: They all laughed when these aging art fops decided to record music for adulterers. Well, they're not laughing now.
Keith Richards "Don't Fall Out of the Apple Tree" (Daddy Jack) :: It only hurts when he laughs.
Styx & Stones Break My Bones (Plaster Caster) :: They all laughed when Dennis DeYoung and Mick Jagger waxed some tracks together. Well, they're not laughing now.
Cars Traffic Jam 4 Way Stop (Motown) :: They all laughed when Ric Ocasek, Steve Winwood and Paul Weller created a new supergroup. Well, they're not laughing now.
Tom Scholz & Hugh Cornwell Boston Stranglers (Death Row) :: They're definitely not laughing now.
Bruce Springstone Greetings From Bedrock Park (Hanna-Barbera) :: Includes the hit single "Quarry Days." Rest in peace, Bill.
The Rolling Boulders Get Yer Yabba Yabbas Out (Hanna-Barbera) :: Includes the hit single "No Excavations." Rest in peace, Joe.
NEXT WEEK: The moment you've all been waiting for! The 100th Anniversary Edition of Jeffrey Morgan's Media Blackout!
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