Founder of Capitol Records, songwriter Johnny Mercer released just one album under his own name, but ‘Accentuate The Positive’ contained a host of classics.
'From Hello Dolly To Goodbye Charlie' took its snappy title from the versions of those songs that bookended the great singer's 1964 album.
The first solo album by Ringo Starr, Sentimental Journey, was released on 27 March 1970, and was inspired by his own family and childhood.
In March 1945 Nat King Cole's debut album for Capitol Records became the first to top the Billboard album chart
In anticipation of the centenary of Ella Fitzgerald's birth in April, the new installation Ella Sings The Songbook has gone on display in Carmel, Indiana.