10 Classic Album Concerts We Want: Dylan, Madonna – Rolling Stone
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10 Classic Album Concerts We’d Like to See: From Dylan to Madonna

Now that the mighty U2 have given into the trend, we’re calling out other major acts we’d love to see play a landmark LP

Dylan, Madonna, Fleetwood Mac, here are our picks for other acts that should do album shows.

Now that U2 are taking The Joshua Tree on tour it seems like nearly every major band has gone on a classic album tour of some sort in recent years. It’s easy to understand why. The collapse of the recording industry has forced artists to make more and more of their money on the road, and at a certain point fans want to see something different. Not only does a complete album show guarantee they will see their favorite songs, it also offers a unique experience that may never come around again. Casual fans get guaranteed hits and hardcore fans get the promise of deep cuts. But there’s still many acts that haven’t given into the trend. Here are 10 complete album shows we’d like to see in the future.

10 Classic Album Concerts We'd Like to See: From Dylan to Madonna

Fleetwood Mac, ‘Rumors’

It seems pretty unlikely that Stevie Nicks is going to agree to record a new Fleetwood Mac album anytime soon, which means their shows will continue to focus exclusively on the music they made between 1975 and 1987. A tour late in the year or early 2018 seems like a very safe bet at this point, but it would be a shame if it was just a repeat of the last one. With Christine McVie back in the fold now, they have the chance to do Rumors straight through. They already do nine of the eleven songs. They'd just need to add in "I Don't Want To Know," "Oh Daddy" and then play them all in sequence. The hardcores are going to ask for Tusk, but let's do one thing at a time here. We need to live in the land of the possible.