Into the ’60s, I was still not of a frame of mind that we were not only making music, we were making HISTORY.
– Smokey Robinson
As mentioned numerous times already, the 1960s are the most critically acclaimed decade. Or, in other words:
THE SIXTIES ARE THE HOLY GRAIL IN TERMS OF MUSIC QUALITY.
This is the music you need to know if you want to become a great artist, no matter what genre you’re doing nowadays. This is the music you need to compare your own work to if you want to improve it: