Contact Us

10 Declarations of Independence: Rock’s Best First Solo Albums

The best solo albums are more than just mere solo albums. They’re mad dashes toward freedom and expression, statements of purpose from voices who have been silenced too long and declarations of independence from creatively stagnant artists who have something to say outside of their stifling groups.

In our look at 10 Declarations of Independence: Rock’s Best First Solo Albums, some of the artists waited for years to make their break. Some were still feeling the sting of the door on their ass. And some were still in their moneymaking bands but itching for a new outlet.

So just as John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Button Gwinnett and that attention-whore John Hancock lent their signatures to the United States Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, so did these 10 artists proclaim their freedom from their very own British Empires. Whether it be John and Paul‘s insistence that “Wild Honey Pie” was more worthy of a spot on the White Album than “Not Guilty” or Mick Jagger‘s increasingly shameless pop moves throughout the ’80s, their bandmates finally had enough in 10 Declarations of Independence: Rock’s Best First Solo Albums.

Next: 10 Worst Solo Albums by Superstar Band Members

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Ultimate Classic Rock

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!