1966 Beach Boys – Good Vibrations
1967 The Doors – Strange Days
Cited as the first major Rock and Roll recording to feature a Moog synthesizer, the Doors album Strange Days exposed the masses to the possibilities of analog synthesis.
1967 The Monkees – Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.
Micky Dolenz plays an early Moog synth on “Daily Nightly” and Paul Beaver plays a Moog on “Star Collector.”
1967 The Zodiac – Cosmic Sounds
A conceptual album featuring Paul Beaver on Moog synthesizer.
1968 The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers
1968 Simon and Garfunkel – Bookends
After seeing the Moog synthesizer on display at the Monterey Pop Festival, Simon and Garfunkel added a synth track to their song “Save the Life of my Child.”
1968 Wendy Carlos – Switched-on Bach
Wendy Carlos purchased the first Moog modular synthesizer and recorded Switched-on Bach, which was recorded entirely of hand created voices one track at a time.
1969 The Beatles – Abbey Road
1969 Bread – Bread
1969 Gershon Kingsley – Music to Moog By
Features the original version of the hit single, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter