We’re An American Band remains Grand Funk Railroad’s finest moment, oozing with confidence and radio-friendly accessibility, and peaking at No.2 in the US.
The third and most successful album by Tavares, ‘In The City’ is a passion-drenched classic of mid-70s R&B, and has much to offer beyond its hit singles.
Issued at the turn of the millennium, Coldplay’s debut album, ‘Parachutes’, was hailed as “a work of real transcendence” that made them a household name.
Showcasing Les Paul’s dazzling flights of fancy and Mary Ford’s warmth and feeling as a singer, ‘Les And Mary’ captured the duo at a watershed moment in 1955.
Casting a long shadow from 1985 through to 1987, the self-titled album by Seattle rockers Heart became their biggest hit – and continues to endure today.
After the end of Nirvana, Dave Grohl pulled off one of the biggest second-acts in rock history, starting with Foo Fighers’ debut album.
If “Americana” has ever had any solid definition, it is in the songs that The Band recorded for their epochal debut album, ‘Music From Big Pink’.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's pioneering musical Oklahoma! paved the way for the modern musical and represented the golden era of Hollywood musicals.
The Knack’s Prescott Niles talks to uDiscover Music about why pop fans succumbed to the charms of ‘Get The Knack’, proving that they were no one-hit wonders.
When The Kingston Trio released their self-titled debut, they revived a maligned folk tradition, influencing everyone from Dylan to The Beach Boys.
The defining album of the Summer Of Love, The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band remains a benchmark album in music history.
Transforming Sam Smith into into a global megastar, ‘In The Lonely Hour’ remains a special album sung directly from the heart.
Released in 1961, Wanda Jackson crowned herself Queen Of Rockabilly with the raw rock’n’roll belters found on ‘There’s A Party Goin’ On’.
With a gritty rock and blues approach to her R&B roots, Tina Turner’s ‘Private Dancer’ was a landmark album that transformed her into a star to rival Madonna.
Though less than a decade old, Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ is widely regarded as a pop classic, and proved that Katy had both star quality and staying power.