The designer created some of the most well-known album covers and pop imagery of the 1960s and 70s.
How (and why) did musicians make epic music? There's no one answer, as this race through the history of popular music shows.
After the 'Perfect Strangers' reunion, Deep Purple were back on album duty little more than two years later with 'The House Of Blue Light.'
We present a uDiscover Music playlist celebrating Laurens Hammond's fantastic invention, starring Jimmy Smith, Booker T and the MGs, Procol Harum and many more.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalog.
People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
To follow 'Hush,' the band covered a Neil Diamond song that had been a Top 30 hit for the singer-songwriter less than a year earlier.
The Mk I line-up's show at the famed venue was part of their new focus on the American market.
'Stormbringer' was the second Purple album to feature Mk II staples Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord and Ian Paice along with David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes.
The loudest rock bands in history have damaged buildings, destroyed eardrums, and become health-and-safety hazards. Where are those earplugs…?
'Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy' is listed by some sources as the first country disc to sell a million.
In recognition of a man who was a key ingredient in the early emergence of a British rock institution.
In November 1984, the Mk II Deep Purple line-up of Blackmore-Gillan-Glover-Lord-Paice reconvened in style for the album 'Perfect Strangers.'
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical's cast album.