Bob Dylan’s “Blonde On Blonde” And The Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds” Were Released 54 Years Ago Today

54 years ago today, two albums were released that contributed to the birth of a new musical nation: Bob Dylan’s Blonde On Blonde* and the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds.

The Tallest Man On Earth takes on Dylan …

Take Cover! The Tallest Man On Earth Vs. Bob Dylan

… while Frank Black takes on the Beach Boys:

Take Cover! The Beach Boys Vs. Frank Black

*No one is quite sure if Blonde On Blonde was issued in May, June or July 1966, but the “official” release date is May 16