о журнале

Дейтройтский журнал полностью назывался «CREEM: America’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Magazine».
Выходил раз в месяц, впервые в 1969-ом году.

1973
CREEM MAGAZINE 1973 READER POLL RESULTS

Top Albums

1. Mott The Hoople — Mott
2. The Who — Quadrophenia
3. Elton John — Goodbye Yellowbrick Road
4. Rolling Stones — Goat’s Head Soup
5. New York Dolls
6. Pink Floyd — Dark Side Of The Moon
7. Allman Brothers — Brothers & Sisters
8. Led Zeppelin — Houses Of The Holy
9. Alice Cooper — Billion Dollar Babies
10. Stooges — Raw Power
11. Blue Oyster Cult — Tyranny & Mutation
12. David Bowie — Aladdin Sane
13. Paul McCartney & Wings — Band On The Run
14. Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Brain Salad Surgery
15. Todd Rundgren — A Wizard, A True Star
16. Yes — Yessongs
17. Paul Simon — There Goes Rhymin’ Simon
18. David Bowie — Pin-Ups
19. J. Geils Band — Bloodshot
20. Jethro Tull — A Passion Play

Top Singles

1. Rolling Stones — Angie
2. Elton John — Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting
3. Allman Brothers — Ramblin’ Man
4. Grand Funk — We’re An American Band
5. Stories — Brother Louie
6. Mott The Hoople — All The Way From Memphis
7. Edgar Winter Group — Frankenstein
8. Pink Floyd — Money
9. Steely Dan — Reelin’ In The Years
10. Todd Rundgren — Hello It’s Me

Best R&B Album

1. Stevie Wonder — Innervisions
2. Marvin Gaye — Let’s Get It On
3. J. Geils Band — Bloodshot
4. Sly & The Family Stone — Fresh
5. War — Deliver The Word
6. The Spinners
7. Al Green — Call Me
8. Soundtrack — The Harder They Come
9. O’Jays — Ship Ahoy
10. Allman Brothers — Brothers & Sisters

Best R&B Single

1. Marvin Gaye — Let’s Get It On
2. Stevie Wonder — Livin’ For The City
3. Isley Brothers — That Lady
4. Gladys Knight & Pips — Midnight Train To Georgia
5. Eddie Kendricks — Keep On Truckin’
6. O’Jays — Love Train
7. J. Geils Band — Give It To Me
8. Stevie Wonder — Higher Ground
9. Sly & The Family Stone — If You Want Me To Stay
10. Ann Peebles — I Can’t Stand The Rain

Best Reissue

1. Thunderclap Newman — Hollywood Dream
2. Allman Brothers — Beginnings
3. Beatles — 1967-1970
4. Todd Rundgren — Something/Anything? [huh?]
5. Soundtrack — American Graffiti
6. Pink Floyd — A Nice Pair
7. Beatles — 1963-1966
8. Spirit — Best Of Spirit
9. Buffalo Springfield
10. The Move — Split Ends

Best Jazz Album

1. Mahavishnu Orchestra — Birds Of Fire
2. Billy Cobham — Spectrum
3. Weather Report — Sweetnighter
4. Chick Corea — Return To Forever
5. Deodato — Prelude
6. Keith Jarrett — Fort Yahweh
7. Gato Barbieri — Latin America
8. Carlos Santana/John McLaughlin — Love Devotion Surrender
9. Deodato — II
10. Larry Coryell — Real Great Escape

Top 10’s or 20’s were also published for the following, which I’ve
abbreviated to the top 3 or 4:

Top Group: 1) Mott The Hoople 2) The Who 3) Allman Brothers 4) Rolling Stones
Top Live Group: 1) The Who 2) Alice Cooper 3) J. Geils Band 4) New York Dolls
Best Male Singer: 1) David Bowie 2) Elton John 3) Mick Jagger
Best Female Singer: 1) Bette Midler 2) Carly Simon 3) Joni Mitchell
Best R&B Singer: 1) Stevie Wonder 2) Al Green 3) Marvin Gaye
Best R&B Group: 1) War 2) J. Geils Band 3) The Spinners
Best Guitarist: 1) Jimmy Page 2) Mick Ronson 3) Richard Betts
Best Keyboard: 1) Keith Emerson 2) Rick Wakeman 3) Elton John
Best Bassist: 1) Paul McCartney 2) John Entwistle 3) Chris Squire
Best Drummer: 1) Keith Moon 2) Billy Cobham 3) Aynsley Dunbar
Best Horn Man: 1) Bobby Keyes 2) Andrew Mackay 3) Miles Davis
Misc. Instr. 1) Magic Dick (harp) 2) Ian Anderson (flute) 3) Todd Rundgren (studio)
Best Producer: 1) Todd Rundgren 2) Richard Perry 3) Bob Ezrin
Worst Group: 1) New York Dolls 2) Osmonds 3) Grand Funk 4) Slade
Best Songwriter: 1) Elton John/Bernie Taupin 2) David Bowie 3) Pete Townshend
Best New Group: 1) New York Dolls 2) Queen 3) Aerosmith 4) Lynyrd Skynyrd
Disappointment: 1) Stones/Goat’s Head Soup 2) Bowie retirement 3) Lou Reed-Berlin
Most Pathetic: 1) Richard Nixon 2) Lou Reed 3) New York Dolls
Drug: 1) Marijuana 2) Alcohol 3) Quaalude
Hero: 1) Elton John 2) Sam Ervin 3) Todd Rundgren
Comeback: 1) The Stooges 2) Paul McCartney 3) Johnny Winter
Rip-off: 1) Richard Nixon 2) Watergate 3) Record Prices
Most Valuable Player: 1) Mick Ronson 2) Todd Rundgren 3) Pete Townshend
Critic: 1) Lester Bangs 2) Robert Christgau 3) R. Melzer
Fad: 1) Glitter 2) The 1950’s 3) Homosexuality 4) Watergate
Best R&R Movie: 1) American Graffiti 2) Jimi Hendrix 3) The Harder They Come
Album Cover: 1) ELP — Brain Salad Surgery 2) New York Dolls 3) Alice Cooper
Billion Dollar Babies 4) Roxy Music — For Your Pleasure

1974

Журнал Creеm (1974/2)

CREEM MAGAZINE 1974 READER POLL RESULTS

Top Albums

1. Rolling Stones- It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It)
2. David Bowie- Diamond Dogs
3. Bad Company- Bad Co.
4. David Bowie- David Live
5. Roxy Music- Stranded
6. Elton John- Caribou
7. Emerson, Lake & Palmer- Welcome Back My Friends…
8. Lou Reed- Rock ‘n’ Roll Animal
9. Robin Trower- Bridge Of Sighs
10. The Who- Odds and Sods
11. Todd Rundgren’s Utopia
12. Jethro Tull- War Child
13. New York Dolls- In Too Much, Too Soon
14. Bachman-Turner Overdrive- Not Fragile
15. Sparks- Kimono My House
16. Mott The Hoople- The Hoople
17. Kiss
18. Eno- Here Come The Warm Jets
19. Mott The Hoople- Mott Live
20. Blue Oyster Cult- Secret Treaties

Top Singles

1. Bad Company- Can’t Get Enough
2. David Bowie- Rebel, Rebel
3. Rolling Stones- It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll
4. Elton John- The Bitch Is Back
5. Bachman-Turner Overdrive- You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet
6. Golden Earring- Radar Love
7. Jethro Tull- Bungle In The Jungle
8. Paul McCartney & Wings- Junior’s Farm
9. Elton John- Bennie and the Jets
10. Lynyrd Skynyrd- Sweet Home Alabama

Top R&B Album

1. Stevie Wonder- Fullfillingness’ First Finale
2. J. Geils Band- Nightmares From The Vinyl Jungle
3. Rolling Stones- It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It)
4. Average White Band
5. Rufus- Rags To Rufus
6. Stevie Wonder- Innervisions
7. Eric Clapton- 461 Ocean Blvd.
8. Marvin Gaye Live
9. Ohio Players- Fire
10. Gladys Knight & The Pips- Imagination

Best Re-Issue

1. The Who- A Quick One
2. Beach Boys- Endless Summer
3. Move- Best Of The Move
4. Mott The Hoople- Rock ‘n’ Roll Queen
5. Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits
6. Elton John’s Greatest Hits
7. Various Artists- History Of British Rock, Vol. II
8. Genesis- From Genesis To Revelation
9. Them- Backtrackin’
10. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young- So Far

Best Jazz Album

1. Herbie Hancock- Headhunters
2. Weather Report- Mysterious Traveller
3. Herbie Hancock- Thrust
4. Chick Corea- Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy
5. Larry Coryell- Eleventh House
6. Chicago — VII
7. Billy Cobham- Crosswinds
8. Mahavishnu Orchestra- Apocalypse
9. Chick Corea- Where Have I Known You Before
10. Keith Jarrett- Solo Concerts

Album Cover Of The Year

1. Diamond Dogs (David Bowie)
2. It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (Rolling Stones)
3. Dragonfly (Jefferson Starship)
4. Nightmares (J. Geils Band)
5. Relayer (Yes)
6. Stranded (Roxy Music)
7. War Child (Jethro Tull)
8. Eldorado (Electric Light Orchestra)
9. Shinin’ On (Grand Funk)
10. Caribou (Elton John)

Top 10’s or 20’s were also published for the following, which I’ve
abbreviated to the top 3 or 4:

Top Group: 1) Rolling Stones 2) The Who 3) Roxy Music
Top Live Group: 1) Emerson, Lake & Palmer 2) The Who 3) David Bowie
Best Male Singer: 1) David Bowie 2) Elton John 3) Mick Jagger
Best Female Singer: 1) Joni Mitchell 2) Suzi Quatro 3)Grace Slick
Best R&B Singer: 1) Stevie Wonder 2) Peter Wolf 3) Al Green
Best R&B Group: 1) J. Geils Band 2) Rufus 3) Gladys Knight & The Pips
Best Guitarist: 1) Jimmy Page 2) Mick Ronson 3)Eric Clapton
Best Keyboard: 1) Keith Emerson 2) Elton John 3) Rick Wakeman
Best Bassist: 1) Paul McCartney 2) John Entwistle 3) Bill Wyman
Best Drummer: 1) Carl Palmer 2) Keith Moon 3) Nigel Olsson
Best Horn Man: 1) Andy Mackay 2) Bobby Keyes 3) Edgar Winter
Most Valuable Player: 1) Elton John 2) Pete Townshend 3) Nicky Hopkins
Best Producer: 1) Todd Rundgren 2) Gus Dudgeon 3) David Bowie
Worst Group: 1) New York Dolls 2) The Osmonds 3) Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Best Songwriter: 1) Elton John-Bernie Tapin 2) David Bowie 3) Jagger-Richard
Best New Group: 1) Bad Company 2) Kiss 3) Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Best Instrumentalist: 1) Ian Anderson 2) Eno 3) Magic Dick
Most Pathetic Of The Year: 1) Richard Nixon 2) David Bowie 3) Elton John
Drug Of The Year: 1) Marijuana 2) Cocaine 3) Alcohol
Hero(ine) Of The Year: 1) Elton John 2) David Bowie 3) Judge John Sirica
Comeback Of The Year: 1) Eric Clapton 2) Bob Dylan 3) David Bowie
Biggest Disappointment: 1) George Harrison 2)David Bowie 3) Jerry Ford 4) Nixon pardon
Rip-Off Of The Year: 1) Record Prices 2) Evel Knieval 3) David Bowie 4) Nixon pardon
Critic Of The Year: 1) Lester Bangs 2) Robert Christgau 3) Jaan Uhelszki
Fad Of The Year: 1) Streaking 2) Glitter 3) Elton John
Sex Object Of The Year: 1) Suzi Quatro 2) David Bowie 3) Elton John
Best Rock ‘n’ Roll Movie: 1) Ladies and Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones 2) Phantom Of The Paradise 3) Pink Floyd

1975

CREEM MAGAZINE 1975 READER POLL RESULTS

Top Albums

1. Led Zeppelin — Phyical Graffiti
2. Bruce Springsteen — Born To Run
3. Aerosmith — Toys In The Attic
4. David Bowie — Young Americans
5. Kiss — Alive
6. Elton John — Captain Fantastic & The Brown Dirt Cowboy
7. The Who — By Numbers
8. Elton John — Rock Of The Westies
9. Pink Floyd — Wish You Were Here
10. Black Sabbath — Sabotage
11. Rod Stewart — Atlantic Crossing
12. Jefferson Starship — Red Octopus
13. Alice Cooper — Welcome To My Nightmare
14. Jeff Beck — Blow By Blow
15. Paul McCartney & Wings — Venus and Mars
16. Rolling Stones — Made In The Shade
17. Peter Frampton — Frampton
18. Ian Hunter
19. The Tubes
20. Kiss — Dressed To Kill

Top Singles

1. David Bowie — Fame
2. Bruce Springsteen — Born To Run
3. Jefferson Starship — Miracles
4. Sweet — Ballroom Blitz
5. Eagles — One Of These Nights
6. Aerosmith — Sweet Emotion
7. David Bowie — Young Americans
8. 10cc — I’m Not In Love
9. Z.Z. Top — Tush
10. Kiss — Rock ‘n’ Roll All Night

Top R&B Album

1. David Bowie — Youg Americans
2. J. Geils Band — Hotline
3. Average White Band — Cut The cake
4. War — Why Can’t We Be Friends?
5. Bob Marley & The Wailers — Natty Dread
6. Isley Brothers — The Heat Is On
7. Earth, Wind & Fire — That’s The Way Of The World
8. Ohio Players — Honey
9. Labelle — Phoenix
10. Spinners — Pick Of The Litter

Top R&B Singles

1. David Bowie — Fame
2. KC & The Sunshine Band — Get Down Tonight
3. Shirley & Company — Shame, Shame, Shame
4. Labelle — Lady Marmalade
5. Spinners — Games People Play
6. Earth, Wind & Fire — Shinin’ Star
7. Average White Band — Cut The cake
8. Van McCoy — The Hustle
9. KC & The Sunshine Band — That’s The way (I Like It)
10. Bee Gees — Jive Talkin’

Best Reissue

1. Rolling Stones — Made In The Shade
2. Rolling Stones — Metamorphosis
3. Bob Dylan — Basement Tapes
4. John Lennon — Shaved Fish
5. Free — Best Of Free
6. Yes — Yesterdays
7. Elton John — Empty Sky
8. Jeff Beck & The Yardbirds
9. The Who — The Who Sell Out/A Quick One
10. Chicago — Chicago IX, Chicago’s Greatest Hits

Best Jazz Album

1. Jeff Beck — Blow By Blow
2. Stanley Clarke — Journey To Love
3. Chicago — VIII
4. Chick Corea — Return To Forever
5. Weather Report — Tailspinnin’
6. Herbie Hancock — Manchild
7. Billy Cobham — Shabazz
8. Lou Reed — Metal Machine Music
9. Keith Jarrett — Koln Concert
10. John McLaughlin/Mahavishnu Orchestra — Visions Of Emerald Beyond

Top 10’s or 20’s were also published for the following, which I’ve
abbreviated to the top 3 or 4:

Top Group: 1) Rolling Stones 2) Led Zeppelin 3) The Who 4) Aerosmith
Top Live Group: 1) Rolling Stones 2) Kiss 3) Led Zeppelin 4) The Who
Best Male Singer: 1) David Bowie 2) Mick Jagger 3) Elton John
Best Female Singer: 1) Linda Ronstadt 2) Grace Slick 3) Patti Smith
Best R&B Singer: 1) Stevie Wonder 2) David Bowie 3) Mick Jagger
Best Guitarist: 1) Jimmy Page 2) Eric Clapton 3) Keith Richard
Best Keyboard: 1) Elton John 2) Keith Emerson 3)Rick Wakeman
Best Bassist: 1) John Entwhistle 2) Bill Wyman 3) Paul McCartney
Best Drummer: 1) Keith Moon 2) Charlie Watts 3) Nigel Olsson
Best Horn Man: 1) Andy Mackay 2) Clarence Clemons 3) Edgar Winter
Best Songwriter: 1) Elton John/Bernie Taupin 2) David Bowie 3) Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Most Valuable Player: 1) Ron Wood 2) Keith Richard 3) Elton John
Best Producer: 1) Todd Rundgren 2) Gus Dudgeon 3) Jimmy Page
Best R&B Group: 1) Rolling Stones 2) J. Geils Band 3) Average White Band
Worst Group: 1) Bay City Rollers 2) Kiss 3) Elton John
Best New Group: 1) The Tubes 2) Bruce Springsteen 3) The Outlaws 4) Patti Smith
Best Instrumentalist: 1) Ian Anderson 2) Eno 3) Ray Cooper
Drug Of The Year: 1) Marijuana 2) Alcohol 3) Cocaine
Rip-off Of The Year: 1) Concert Prices 2) Album Prices 3) Metal Machine Music
Comeback Of The Year: 1) Neil Sedaka 2) Rolling Stones 3) Bob Dylan
Hero/ine Of The year: 1) Elton John 2) Bruce Springsteen 3) Ron Wood
Most Pathetic: 1) Elton John 2) David Bowie 3) President Ford
Biggest Disappointment: 1) Elton John 2) David Bowie 3) No Led Zeppelin Tour
Critic Of The Year: 1) Lester Bangs 2) Jaan Uhelski 3) Robert Christgau
Fad Of The Year: 1) Disco 2) Bruce Springsteen 3) Trying to kill the President
Album Cover Of The Year: 1) Elton John-Captain Fantastic 2) Rod Stewart — Atlantic Crossing
3) Roxy Music — Country Life 4) Pink Floyd — Wish You Were Here
Fashion Plate Of Year: 1) Bryan Ferry 2) Cher 3) Elton John
Sex Object Of The Year: 1) David Bowie 2) Mick Jagger 3) Linda Ronstadt
Best Rock&Roll Movie: 1) Tommy 2) Stardust 3) Lisztomania
Punk Of The Year: 1) Lou Reed 2) Steven Tyler 3) Elton John