Reliving 5 Classic Country Rock Albums Of 1975

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The year 1975 provided generally good feeling music, either rock, country, metal, new wave, or prog. However, if you want to get down to earth, Country Rock music comes to mind as it takes you on a journey far from home. Here’s our look at the 5 best Classic Country Rock Albums Of 1975:

1. Emmylou Harris – Elite Hotel

Emmylou Harris’s third studio album which she released in 1975. The album would surpass her second album, Pieces of the Sky as it reached the Billboard charts, becoming her’ first country-rock album that peaked the number one spot.


2. Eagles – One of These Nights

The fourth studio album of the Eagles which they released in 1975. The album would become the band’s first number one record that hit the Billboard’s album chart the same year. The album included three of their top hit singles, “One of These Nights”, “Lyin’ Eyes” and “Take It to the Limit.”


3. John Prine – Common Sense

The fourth studio album by John Prine which he released in 1975. With this album, he flourished his gifts and the foundation of his artistry. Prine’s gift as a songwriter was incredible and this is a must-listen album.


4. Crazy Horse and Neil Young – Zuma

The seventh studio album of Neil Young which he co-credited to Crazy Horse. He released the album via Reprise Records in November 1975 — the record included Young’s hit song, “Cortez the Killer,” — and it reached at #25 on the Billboard 200.


5. The Marshall Tucker Band – Searchin’ for a Rainbow

The fourth studio album of the band, released in 1975 via their label Capricorn produced by Paul Hornsby. All songs were written by the band’s guitarist, Toy Caldwell.