The Beatles are arguably the most important and influential rock group in history, and yet they’re on a search for redemption after losing to the Kinks in the finals of last month’s UCR Hall of Fame poll. They took a big step towards that goal by absolutely trouncing Buffalo Springfield (88% to 12%) in round one.
Of course, the Who are no small potatoes themselves, having just scored their own landslide victory (in this case, by an 85% to 15% margin over the Guess Who) in the first round of our competition. Without classics such as ‘Tommy’ and ‘Quadrophenia,’ it’s hard to say what the template for classic rock albums would look like today.
Source: Ultimate Classic Rock