Dad Rock: Music's best years were 1966, 1991

January 29, 2016 8:24 PM

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This year's calendar reset means that we're experiencing golden and silver anniversaries of two of the greatest years in pop music history.

Fifty years ago, 1966, was a pivotal year in the maturation of rock as an art form, with the release of The Beatles' Revolver, The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds and Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde albums, along with many other pop and soul songs now considered classics.

Also read: Chuck Berry brought a poet's touch — and respectability — to a brash new style of music

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