Demonstrating a late-flowering but deep and instinctive talent, Dennis Wilson’s best Beach Boys songs remain highlights of the group’s later period.
The French film noir may be long forgotten, but Miles Davis’ soundtrack for ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud’ remains a groundbreaking development in modal jazz.
The Rolling Stones’ third US album in a year, ‘December’s Children (And Everybody’s)’ was a mix of covers and originals, including unexpected treasures.
Decades into his career, Jay Z can truly claim to run the town. We look at his best collaborations, from Kanye West to Rihanna.
Non-conformist to the core and a peerless satirist who nevertheless took his musicianship very seriously, Zappa left a huge legacy of recorded music.
The final single by The Jam was one of those rare cases where a band really did quit at the top.
A remarkable 1965 for the vocal duo came towards an end with a new hit in December, 'Ebb Tide.'
The world-famous singer-songwriter had already taken part in many vocal pairings on disc by the time the 'Duets' album arrived in 1993.
A match made in retro-futurist heaven, the ‘Tron: Legacy’ soundtrack found French duo Daft Punk rebooting Disney’s cult classic movie.
Prefacing the ambient music which Brian Eno would pursue later on, ‘Before And After Science’ pulled off the feat of uniting “pro” and “anti” punks in 1977.
The McCartney composition that has sold more copies in the UK than anything by The Beatles was rising to No.1 in early December 1977.
A song that Jones had admired in its version by Jerry Lee Lewis gave the Welsh star his second UK chart-topper in December 1966.
Recorded across two sessions, ‘The Sermon!’ finds the Hammond organ master Jimmy Smith at his finest for Blue Note, and pointing the future towards soul jazz.
The track was the final release from 'Thinkin' About You,' Yearwood's fourth regular LP, which continued the incredible success started with her self-titled 1991 debut set.
On December 2, 1992, 'Avalon' went platinum for Roxy in the US, fully a decade after it was released.