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Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Posted on: January 21, 2009 9:59 pm
Edited on: January 21, 2009 10:05 pm
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The Sweet 16 is here. There were a few surprises, just remember your votes made it happen.

For Rd.2 results just hit the link: http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/
entry/12788791/12998823/5
 

WEST Bracket

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71

      (sold) 23 million   (charted) #2

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

      (sold)  7 million    (charted) #17


3.   Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti   '75

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1

2.   Boston - Boston   '76

      (sold) 17 million    (charted) #3


Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #4

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

      (sold)  4 million    (charted) #1


6.   Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced   '73

      (sold)  2 million    (charted) #27

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

      (sold) 10 million    (charted) #19

EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73

      (sold) 15 million    (charted) #1

4.   Jethro Tull - Aqualung   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #7


3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

      (sold)   500,000    (charted) #9

2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77

      (sold) 19 million    (charted) #1

4.   Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East   '71

      (sold) ??               (charted) #13


3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

      (sold)  6 million     (charted) #1

2.   Rush - 2112   '76

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #61

 

 

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Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2009 6:47 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Here are the results for the Sweet 16. Looks like the No. 1 seeds easily survive to the Elite 8 but which one will be the first to fall.

WEST Bracket

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71     &nb
sp;    25-8   76%

      (sold) 23 million   (charted) #2

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

      (sold)  7 million    (charted) #17


3.   Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti   '75

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1

2.   Boston - Boston   '76     &nb
sp;   17-16   52%

      (sold) 17 million    (charted) #3


Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71     24-9   73%

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #4

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

      (sold)  4 million    (charted) #1


6.   Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced   '73

      (sold)  2 million    (charted) #27

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78      22-11   66%

      (sold) 10 million    (charted) #19

EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73    27-6   82%

      (sold) 15 million    (charted) #1

4.   Jethro Tull - Aqualung   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #7


3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

      (sold)   500,000    (charted) #9

2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76    24-9    73%

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77    20-13   61%

      (sold) 19 million    (charted) #1

4.   Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East   '71

      (sold) ??      
;     &nbs
p;   (charted) #13


3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75    22-11   66%

      (sold)  6 million     (charted) #1

2.   Rush - 2112   '76

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #61




Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2009 4:34 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

thanks a bunch guys for the votes




Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: January 27, 2009 12:36 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Alright, Cleve, you asked for it. Tongue out   You have done a nice job with the blog.  I am sorry it has taken me so long to get to it.


Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71

      (sold) 23 million   (charted) #2

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

      (sold)  7 million    (charted) #17


3.   Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti   '75

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1

2.   Boston - Boston   '76

      (sold) 17 million    (charted) #3



Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #4

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

      (sold)  4 million    (charted) #1



6.   Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced   '73

      (sold)  2 million    (charted) #27

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

      (sold) 10 million    (charted) #19


EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73

      (sold) 15 million    (charted) #1

4.   Jethro Tull - Aqualung   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #7



3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

      (sold)   500,000    (charted) #9


2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77

      (sold) 19 million    (charted) #1

4.   Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East   '71

      (sold) ??      
;     &nbs
p;   (charted) #13



3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

      (sold)  6 million     (charted) #1

2.   Rush - 2112   '76

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #61


It was, actually, easier than I thought!  I only had a couple tough choices.




Since: Jan 21, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2009 12:11 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

  • Good job again, cleve.  Some more tough choices.

EAST:

Alpha:

  • Led Zepplin IV
  • Boston - Boston

Delta:

  • The Who - Who's Next
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced  (I wouldn't be allowed back in the south if I voted against Skynyrd)

WEST:

Beta:

  • Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon
  • The Eagles - Hotel California

Charlie:

  • Allman Brothers - At Filmore East
  • Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

 

 

 




Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: January 27, 2009 6:39 am
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

WEST Bracket

 

Alpha Region:

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

2.   Boston - Boston   '76


Delta Region:

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

     EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73

3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

  

Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77

3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

 




Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 26, 2009 9:57 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Thanks you peeps for the votes & comments




Since: Nov 7, 2008
Posted on: January 26, 2009 9:41 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Hey Cleve....

My winners---

WEST Bracket

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71


2.   Boston - Boston   '76

     


Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71


2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

     

EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73


2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76

     


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77


3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

  Thx Cleve....

 

 




Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: January 26, 2009 12:07 pm
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

WEST Bracket

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71

      (sold) 23 million   (charted) #2

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

      (sold)  7 million    (charted) #17


3.   Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti   '75

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1

2.   Boston - Boston   '76

      (sold) 17 million    (charted) #3


Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #4

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

      (sold)  4 million    (charted) #1


6.   Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced   '73

      (sold)  2 million    (charted) #27

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

      (sold) 10 million    (charted) #19

EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73

      (sold) 15 million    (charted) #1

4.   Jethro Tull - Aqualung   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #7


3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

      (sold)   500,000    (charted) #9

2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77

      (sold) 19 million    (charted) #1

4.   Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East   '71

      (sold) ??      
;     &nbs
p;   (charted) #13


3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

      (sold)  6 million     (charted) #1

2.   Rush - 2112   '76

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #61




Since: Oct 10, 2006
Posted on: January 26, 2009 11:25 am
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

OK CR.  I'm nabbed.  I'll admit that I've been kinda "overlooking" your blog.  Yeah, yeah, I have a problem with making decisions.  But --

 

Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71

      (sold) 23 million   (charted) #2

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

      (sold)  7 million    (charted) #17


3.   Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti   '75

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1

2.   Boston - Boston   '76

      (sold) 17 million    (charted) #3


Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #4

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

      (sold)  4 million    (charted) #1


6.   Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced   '73

      (sold)  2 million    (charted) #27

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

      (sold) 10 million    (charted) #19

EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73

      (sold) 15 million    (charted) #1

4.   Jethro Tull - Aqualung   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #7


3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

      (sold)   500,000    (charted) #9

2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77

      (sold) 19 million    (charted) #1

4.   Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East   '71

      (sold) ??      
;     &nbs
p;   (charted) #13


3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

      (sold)  6 million     (charted) #1

2.   Rush - 2112   '76

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #61

 

 Ouch and ouch again.  That hurt.  It hurt good.  Thanks, abez2




Since: Dec 22, 2006
Posted on: January 26, 2009 11:24 am
 

Sweet 16: Best Rock Album of the 70's

Alpha Region:

1.   Led Zeppelin - IV   '71

      (sold) 23 million   (charted) #2

4.   AC/DC - Highway to Hell  '79

      (sold)  7 million    (charted) #17


3.   Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti   '75

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1

2.   Boston - Boston   '76

      (sold) 17 million    (charted) #3


Delta Region:

1.   The Who - Who's Next   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #4

13. Supertramp - Breakfast in America   '79

      (sold)  4 million    (charted) #1


6.   Lynyrd Skynyrd - Pronounced   '73

      (sold)  2 million    (charted) #27

2.   Van Halen - Van Halen   '78

      (sold) 10 million    (charted) #19

EAST Bracket


Beta Region:

1.   Pink Floyd - Dark side of the Moon   '73

      (sold) 15 million    (charted) #1

4.   Jethro Tull - Aqualung   '71

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #7


3.   Kiss - Alive   '75

      (sold)   500,000    (charted) #9

2.   The Eagles - Hotel California   '76

      (sold) 16 million    (charted) #1


Charlie Region:

1.   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours   '77

      (sold) 19 million    (charted) #1

4.   Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East   '71

      (sold) ??      
;     &nbs
p;   (charted) #13


3.   Pink Floyd - Wish you were Here   '75

      (sold)  6 million     (charted) #1

2.   Rush - 2112   '76

      (sold)  3 million    (charted) #61



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