The group were huge all year round, but two big hits helped make summer particularly special for them.
The recent sad passing of James Last put us in mind of a favourite story told by Jim Lea, guitarist with UK chart regulars of the 1970s and ‘80s, Slade.
These are classic underrated albums that are all worth checking out. Brilliance in every groove and music that derives to be heard!
On June 19, 1976, the Neil Diamond album ‘Beautiful Noise’ album produced a US Hot 100 entry in the stirring ‘If You Know What I Mean.’
With ‘Before This World’ about to land his highest UK ranking for a studio album since at least the early 1970s, James Taylor talks about the new release.
Songs for Young Lovers is Frank Sinatra's first Capitol long playing record release.
James Last RIP 1919 - 2015 A musical legend who brought joy to millions
The welcome at Brighton Centre for the Beach Boys last night was warm & even if the surf was not up on Brighton’s beach the music made you feel like it was
The duo's second album in four months took its name from their outstanding single 'Just Once In My Life.'
‘About The Young Idea — The Very Best Of The Jam,' a two-disc, 47-track retrospective, will be released on June 22 to coincide with a new London exhibition.
Widely-respected British drummer Bobby Irwin, known for his work with Nick Lowe, Van Morrison and countless others, has died from cancer at the age of 62.
May 18 marks the release on vinyl by Universal Music Catalogue of no fewer than six albums from the 1970s and ‘80s catalogue of the mighty Beach Boys.
May 2 was a day of firsts for Elton John. He and his band made their debut at Jazzfest in New Orleans and, backstage, Elton met his hero Jerry Lee Lewis.
The six original studio albums in the Blondie catalogue, from 1976 to 1982, have been reissued today (May 4) on vinyl by Universal Music Catalogue.
Influential 1980s British band Lloyd Cole and the Commotions will have a ‘Collected Recordings 1983-1989' box set released by Universal on June 29.
33 years ago, Phil Collins scored his first solo American No. 1 single, with a Grammy-winner that might have landed an Oscar if not for Stevie Wonder.