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Crime of the Century: Rolling Stone's #27 of 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time

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Crime of the Century Studio album: Supertramp Released: September 13, 1974 Recorded: February–June 1974 Genre: Art rock, progressive rock Producer: Ken Scott, Supertramp  Crime of the Century is the third studio album by the English rock band Supertramp.  It's the group's commercial breakthrough in the UK, Canada and Germany where it peaked in the Top Five.  It made the Top 20 in Australia and France and was the first U.S. Top 40 album.  In 1978, Crime of the Century was ranked 108th of 200 greatest albums of all time in The World Critic Lists as voted for by notable rock critics and DJs. A 1998 public poll of more than 200,000 music fans placed Crime of the Century among the all-time top 1000 albums and it was among " 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die" in the 2005 book on the subject. The LP ranks number 27 of Rolling Stone's "50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time."

Dusty Springfield: Rolling Stone's #35 of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time

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Dusty Springfield Birth name: Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien Born: April 16, 1939 West Hampstead, London, United Kingdom Died: March 2, 1999  Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Genres:  Pop, R&B, blue-eyed soul Occupation: Singer, musician, record producer, television presenter Instruments: Vocals, guitar, piano, percussion Dusty Springfield was a tom-boy. She earned her nickname playing soccer with the guys. While a member of her brother's folk music trio, The Springfields, Dusty took Springfield as her stage name. Rolling Stone magazine ranked her LP Dusty in Memphis  number 83 on its list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. She is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the UK Music Hall of Fame.  In 2008, Dusty ranked number 35 on the Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Singers of All Time". 

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Tommy James & the Shondells

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Tommy James & the Shondells Origin: Niles, Michigan, U.S. Genres: Rock, pop, psychedelic rock, rock & roll Label: Roulette Tommy James and the Shondells formed in Niles, Michigan, in 1964. They had two number 1 singles in the U.S.: " Hanky Panky " in July 1966 and " Crimson and Clover " in February 1969. Twelve more of the band's tunes were Top 40 hits, including five in the Hot 100's Top Ten: " I Think We're Alone Now ," " Mirage ," " Mony Mony ," " Sweet Cherry Wine ," and " Crystal Blue Persuasion ."

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In My Time of Dying: Led Zeppelin

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In My Time of Dying By: Led Zeppelin Album: Physical Graffiti Released: February 24, 1975 Recorded: 1974 Genre: Blues, rock, hard rock Songwriters Credits: John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant Producer: Jimmy Page "In My Time of Dying" by Led Zeppelin  was released on their Physical Graffiti album. At 11 minutes and 6 seconds, it is the longest studio track by the group. Zeppelin borrowed from a traditional gospel song, " Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed ," inspired by a passage in the Bible from  Psalms 41:3 :  "The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing, thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness."

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One Hit Wonders: Toni Basil (1982)

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Mickey Single: Toni Basil Album: Word of Mouth Released: 1982 Genre: New wave, bubblegum Songwriters: Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn "Mickey" by Toni Basil topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for one week and reached number two on the UK Singles Chart.  The songwriting team of Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn wrote several other pop hits, including " Love Is A Battlefield " and " Ballroom Blitz ." Their 1982 hit "Mickey" ranks number 5 on VH1's 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of All Time and number 57 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the '80s.