50 Years Gone: The Music of 1969

In wine, we talk a lot about vintages – what the weather was like as the grapes grew, how the vines and grapes were cared for before harvest, etc.

1969 was, in wine terms, not such a great year (especially in world-famous Bordeaux!). But for rock fans, it was arguably one of the greatest “vintages” ever – giving birth to music that has, like the finest wines, only gotten better with age. Ahem – Led Zeppelin, anyone?

Our friends over at Best Classic Bands have a pretty cool take on this stellar year for rock. Read it (glass in hand, of course), and reminisce with us …