Before Beatlemania set in, George Harrison visited his sister in Illinois on 16 September 1963, becoming the first Beatle on American soil.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', BB King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream America.
‘Blue Train’ is part of Blue Note’s fabled 1500 Series that presents a collector’s savvy curation of 10 classic albums with studio quality sound via Apple Digital Masters.
Jimmy Smith’s 'The Cat' cuts through grease like fresh battery acid.
On 13 September 1974, George Harrison’s record label, Dark Horse Records released its first two singles: Ravi Shanker’s ‘I Am Missing You’ and Splinter’s ‘Costafine Town’.
‘Come Fly With Me’ was Frank’s first album with Billy May as arranger and conductor; it still exudes style and sophistication.
Mel Tormé was also a composer, arranger and drummer who possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of American music.
The artwork of the legendary Blue Note jazz record label has come to represent everything that is brilliant and innovative in album cover design.
‘Live In Cook County Jail’ is a truly classic BB King album that deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with his ‘Live At The Regal’.
'Imagine' is John Lennon’s second solo album release, in the autumn of 1971, full of brilliant songs, great hooks and John’s ever-present acerbic wit.
On 7 September 1968, Fats Domino's cover version of The Beatles' Lady Madonna became his last ever hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
Born on 7 September 1936, Buddy Holly stood apart from the rest of the 50s teen idols and oozed rock ‘n’ roll sensibility without even having to try.
Nicky Hopkins was one of the most in demand session players of his generation and featured on one of Rolling Stones Records’ first releases, ‘Jamming With Edward’.
Josh White, singer, guitarist, songwriter and civil rights activist often gets left out of "official" Blues history, but helped to popularize the genre.
'Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook' is consummate vocal jazz that took over a year to record, but it was well worth the wait.