What is it that's so appealing about live albums? The same thing that makes the concert experience so appealing to the audience. It's the ultimate test of an artist's ability to achieve perfection in one take, and to create a bond with the audience.
This has been an exceptionally good year for live albums from classic rock artists -- a year that has included Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion concert, a previously unreleased Janis Joplin performance from 1968, and a restored version of a 1968 gig with The Doors.
And that's just for starters! READ MORE