A new deal with Capitol Records led to the serendipity of a working relationship with producer Don Was, and the best set of songs Bonnie had gathered since her earliest albums.
Nat King Cole’s ‘Unforgettable’ album remains a timeless classic of vocal jazz, arguably representing the high point of his incredible music.
The classically trained jazz pianist has always straddled the two worlds of jazz and hip-hop, most audibly on pathfinding albums the likes of ‘Black Radio’.
Norah Jones’ multi-Grammy-winning debut album, ‘Come Away With Me’, is one of the 21st Century’s must-own recordings, and an instant classic.
This 12th official album had Beck widely hailed for his most mature body of songs to date.
A creative and commercial peak, MC Hammer’s ‘Please Hammer Don't Hurt ’Em’ included ‘U Can’t Touch This’ and introduced the world to “Hammer time”.
‘Come Fly With Me’ was Frank’s first album with Billy May as arranger and conductor; it still exudes style and sophistication.
The ever versatile Bobby Darin turned his hand to country music on 1963’s ‘You’re The Reason I’m Living’, and put his own unique spin on the style.
A standout album in a remarkable career, ‘Is That All There Is?’ dared to be different, revealing a new versatility to Peggy Lee’s singing.
When Rosanne Cash wrote the songs for ‘Black Cadillac’, she was ready to open her heart. The results were an album hailed as the most intense of her career.
Founder of Capitol Records, songwriter Johnny Mercer released just one album under his own name, but ‘Accentuate The Positive’ contained a host of classics.
It may get many people's vote as the ultimate Wings album, but it took nearly nine months to reach No. 1 in the UK.
With his third Capitol LP in five months, the singer-guitarist was ending 1967 as one of the hottest new properties in country music.
On her Grammy-winning album, How Glad I Am, Nancy Wilson established herself as a singular storyteller able to switch effortlessly between pop, jazz and R&B
Fifty years after its release, The White Album remains a groundbreaking record, lauded my many Beatles fans – though dividing the opinions of some.