After the delayed success of 'Layla,' 1972 also brought a single from Eric’s self-titled debut solo album of two years before.
His third UK top ten album in a year proved just how successfully Mayall had taken blues to the British masses.
Released on September 23, 1970, The Allman Brothers Band's Idlewild South is a quintessential slice of Southern Rock and remains an underrated gem.
The set will be available in a half-speed, remastered 4LP vinyl edition, with a certificate of authentication.
September 20, 1969 marked a transatlantic triumph for the short-lived but fondly-remembered quartet.
The peerless guitarist passed away on September 18, 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', B.B. King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream of America.
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison and many more.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
Remembering a great collaboration 1973 between giants of blues and soul.
Barry's years of struggle made his bestselling album and single successes all the sweeter.
Starting life as a tender acoustic song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ became an epic rock track, and one of George Harrison’s finest Beatles moments.
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.