Slide Show: Albums Almost as Old as We Are

The other day, the Rocks Off brain trust was sitting around talking, and one of us happened to mention whatever album it was we were talking about - it might have been Duran Duran's Rio - came out the year one of us was born. That got us thinking, "How much have albums released within 12 months after our birthdays influenced our musical tastes?" Quite a bit, really.

Click on the Rocks Off staffer's name for their slideshow; release dates are based on the best information we could gather via Wikipedia, and

Chris Gray (December 18, 1974)

John Seaborn Gray (July 29, 1979)

Craig Hlavaty (April 19, 1983)

Kim Douglass (January 25, 1988)

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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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