'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' debuted on the US chart, just as it had in the UK, at No. 8.
His talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
Ranging across a wide mix of styles and artists, The best Beatles covers are testament to the sheer breadth and quality of their music.
It was an incongruous head-to-head chart contest that continued in the UK for months.
After the promise of the ‘Killing An Arab' single came the LP arrival of 20-year-old Robert Smith and the band.
The song, which has already attracted more than one hundred versions, is one of June's Hendrix favourites.
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Before rising to international fame in the late 1960s, the iconic guitarist grew up in Seattle, spending much of his youth in the Central District and attending Garfield High School.
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The peerless guitarist passed away on 17 September 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
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.
The death has been announced of Harold Pendleton, the founder of London's legendary Marquee Club and also the Reading Festival
50 Years of 'Rolling Stone' magazine are on display at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio from 4 May 2017.