The blues-rock quartet made a UK album chart breakthrough in their banner month of June 1970.
Words are by Ginger Baker's oldest daughter Nettie, and the foreword by Tony Palmer, who directed the 'Cream's Farewell Concert' film.
As had just happened on the album side, the band's British singles debut was well before they achieved the same feat in America.
Our audio interview series highlights the man who co-wrote and recorded the original of 'Knock On Wood' and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
The rock giants proved there was plenty of fuel in the adult oriented rock tank with their fourth album 'Walk On.'
Released on 25 June 1971 as a UK single, the song was a preview of what became, for many, The Who's greatest album, 'Who’s Next.'
Bartholomew helped shape the sound of R&B with his recording, writing and production for so many Crescent City artists.
Released on 24 June 1968, the self-produced album was not successful in the US, but has steadily grown in stature.
'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' debuted on the US chart, just as it had in the UK, at No. 8.
His talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.
Taking country traditions and giving them a tweak, ‘Pageant Material’ found Kacey Musgraves defying those who “need to put you in some kind of box”.
Backed with 'Healing Hands,' the single finally gave Elton a solo UK No. 1 — even though when initially released separately, neither made the top 40.
More than two years after his first US and international hit singles, Shannon made the US LP bestsellers at last.
The duo's place in the pop firmament was so assured that they could approach their fourth album as a broad-based concept record.
His first singles chart appearance captured the improvised, call-and-response electricity between Stevie and a Chicago crowd.