It's time to celebrate the MCA years of Patti LaBelle, whose refusal to tone her Patti’ness down prevented her from becoming a true pop superstar.
Few songwriters have covered as much ground as this shape-shifting artist has in the past four decades, as the best Elvis Costello songs show.
The Los Angeles museum continues to offer a robust schedule of archival content, while its doors are closed amid the pandemic.
50 years ago, A&M Records co-founder Herb Alpert sent Richard and Karen Carpenter a personal message that had far greater meaning than just a few words on the page...
In July 1964, Dusty reached into the Bacharach & David songbook for one of her classic covers.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
The LP marked the star's debut at his new home of Decca Records.
After initial top ten hits written by Jagger/Richards and by Jackie DeShannon, the teenage pop star's next success came with a John D. Loudermilk song.
The group were still 'Ridin' High' even without the help of Holland-Dozier-Holland.
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
Hit Maker! completely missed the US charts, but became a significant success in the UK, where Burt recorded it.
Remembering the vocal stylist and songwriter's second solo sojourn.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
The modern-day line-up of the Motown legends burnished their recorded legacy with their first new album in eight years.