Freeman had his own hit with the song at 18 and saw it covered by everyone from the Beach Boys to John Lennon.
In early 1964, Capitol Records were essentially playing catch-up on UK Beatles releases, leading to the cherry-picking and title change for the US 'Meet The Beatles' album.
Inspired by The Band’s pioneering Americana, Elton John’s ‘Tumbleweed Connection’ was cinematic in its scope, and a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.
On 16 January 1971, it was farewell Tyrannosaurus Rex, long live T. Rex the band and T. Rex the LP.
'Plastic Ono Band' was recorded over at both Abbey Road and Ascot Sound Studios, the studio that John Lennon and Yoko Ono had built at Tittenhurst Park.
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
The 'Double Fantasy' album, released three weeks before John Lennon's passing, has become something of a requiem for John's 40 years on earth.
'Revival (Love Is Everywhere)' emerged from the band's 'Idlewild South' album and gave them a debut on the Billboard Hot 100.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
Shannon's distinctive singing style, and especially his winning use of falsetto, would serve him well throughout a superior career.
On both of Billboard’s main surveys for 27 December 1980, John climbed to No. 1.
'Sally G' was directly inspired by Paul's trip to Nashville with his wife Linda and the other members of Wings.
On the chart of 20 December 1980, ‘(Just Like) Starting Over’ became a posthumous UK No. 1.
The UNICEF event featured John and George's first scheduled performance since The Beatles' last concert in 1966, and Lennon's last UK live appearance.
Capturing “the delirious optimism of the era”, ‘The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus’ remains one of the most ambitious extravaganzas in rock history.