The Big Five-Oh | 50 years later, these albums still rock

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David Bowie
David Bowie
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There must have been something in the water in 1972 - there almost certainly was for these guys.

It was a year that spawned several instant Americana classics - and one that was seemingly beamed down from outer space - that came to define rock music and set the template for the sexy, seedy decade to come.

Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones

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