The 8 best psychedelic Classic Rock albums

Frank Zappa’s debut with The Mothers introduced American underground music and influenced major works like The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper; most psychedelic moment: "Who Are The Brain Police?"

The Mothers Of Invention - Freak Out! (June 27, 1966):

Post-Gene Clark, The Byrds ventured into original, mystical material, marking a shift from their Bob Dylan covers; most psychedelic moment: "Eight Miles High."

The Byrds - Fifth Dimension (July 18, 1966):

Infused with the psychedelic experiences of John Lennon and George Harrison, Revolver features innovative sounds and Eastern influences; most psychedelic moment: "Tomorrow Never Knows."

The Beatles - Revolver (August 5, 1966):

Donovan’s album, blending folk and psychedelic pop, was later combined with tracks from Mellow Yellow, highlighting his light, whimsical take on the genre; most psychedelic moment: "Season Of The Witch."

Donovan - Sunshine Superman (August 26, 1966):

Known for their hits like "I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)," their debut album encapsulates the essence of the era’s psychedelic rock; most psychedelic moment: "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)."

The Electric Prunes - The Electric Prunes (February 1967):

With Grace Slick on board, Jefferson Airplane’s bluesy-rock sound embraced the counter-culture, becoming pivotal in the San Francisco hippy scene; most psychedelic moment: "White Rabbit."

Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow (February 1, 1967):

Jimi Hendrix’s debut album marked his rise to superstardom, pushing musical boundaries and exploring new sonic territories; most psychedelic moment: "Are You Experienced?"

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced? (May 12, 1967):

This British folk group, beloved by DJ John Peel, became significant figures in the psychedelic scene with their eclectic and influential sound; most psychedelic moment: "Painting Box."

The Incredible String Band - The 5000 Spirits Or the Layers Of The Onion (July 1967):