"The Pram's Album Show" on 2MCE-FM presents...
Your Favourite Featured Album for Tuesday 15th June 2010, 1.30 - 3.30 pm (AEST) was :
"Kind of Blue", by Miles Davis (1959)
* What does this album remind you of?
* Who were you with when you first heard music from this album?
* Why does this albums' music sound special to you?
* What were you doing when you first heard music from this album?
* How does hearing songs from this album make you feel?
- Kind of Blue has been cited by many music writers not only as Davis's best-selling album, but as the best-selling jazz record of all time.
- In 2008 it was certified quadruple platinum in sales by the RIAA.
- It has been regarded by many critics as the greatest jazz album of all time and Miles Davis's masterpiece.
- The album's influence on music, including jazz, rock and classical music, has led music writers to acknowledge it as one of the most influential albums of all time.
- In 2002, it was one of fifty recordings chosen that year by the Library of Congress to be added to the National Recording Registry.
- In 2003, the album was ranked number 12 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. (Source)
- 1959 in music ... 51 years ago ...
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