As the former pop idol adjusted his sound to suit more adult tastes, 'Dream Weaver' was one of his singles that missed the US bestsellers.
Released on 23 September 1969, Isaac Hayes’ Hot Buttered Soul remains a visionary album, and a masterpiece that single-handedly invented symphonic soul.
In July 1970, the seven-year-old Burt Bacharach & Hal David song 'Close To You' gave the siblings their first US No. 1.
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.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
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.
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.
The EP’s four songs with unrecorded Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash lyrics first appeared on vinyl for this year’s Record Store Day.
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.