Fifty years after its release, The White Album remains a groundbreaking record, lauded my many Beatles fans – though dividing the opinions of some.
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”.
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.
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
Released in 1977, Natalie Cole’s Unpredictable documented the singer evolving into an accomplished, multi-faceted artist.
Capitol released the self-titled debut LP by the Texan country original in January 1961.
A compelling slice of 80s R&B, Freddie Jackson’s debut album, Rock Me Tonight, remains the much in-demand singer’s best-loved album.
Radiohead’s art-rock opus OK Computer created a generation with a deep cynical streak and a healthy sense of paranoia and we’re forever thankful for it