Originally Posted by Anon La Ply
1966 - 1975 for me. The amount of creative breakthroughs that came out of that time - in pop, rock, prog, jazz and fusion - has never come close to being repeated in my lifetime.
It was a great period for music - a time when music was the most popular entertainment, and it is now very much behind movies, reality video and gaming. It now mostly occupies a utility role - dance and background. So it goes.
That's a perfect 10 year span there. Beatles through mid 1970s. That covers British Invasion, Beach Boys, psychedelic, Woodstock, Jesus Rock, singer-songwriter, Led Zep, fusion and Steve Gadd, etc.,etc.