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.
With her first two hits already secured, anticipation was high for Springfield's album debut.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
Surprisingly unsuccessful at the time, the album has thankfully become a monument to the unique soulfulness of one of Britain’s finest-ever voices.
The 29-track set covers just over a decade, from Jones' early recording days in 1964 through to 1975.
When 24-year-old Tom Jones released his second single for Decca Records in 1965, it seemed to take the world by surprise.