The group may have split, but their version of Robert Johnson’s ‘Crossroads’ became a US single just as they were entering the UK charts with ‘White Room.’
'Blues From Laurel Canyon' was Mayall's first so-called solo record since retiring the band name the Bluesbreakers.
A phenomenon upon release, ‘Desert Rose’ was an inspired fusion of Algerian folk music and contemporary electronica that became a high-water mark for Sting.
At art school in 1960 Charlie Watts wrote and illustrated a book, Ode To A High Flying Bird, the bird being Charlie Parker, the jazz saxophonist.
The Roots’ ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ brought an ambitious sense of experimentation to hip-hop, revealing what a live band could do with the genre.
Hailed as ‘a musical diary of the heart,’ ‘The Soul Cages’ found Sting reckoning with the death of his father, channeling his grief into a creative peak.
The singer's final album in her first spell with Fairport Convention became a folk music cornerstone.
Celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
With a new creative foil and a fresh focus, ‘The Pale Emperor’ found Marilyn Manson turning his mirror on himself as he waved goodbye to The God Of F__k.
The formidable Blue Cheer was the prototype metal band and one of the greatest power trios.
‘At The Pershing: But Not For Me’ became one of the biggest records in the history of Chess Records. Ahmad Jamal recalls how it happened.
Leave it to the French to turn retro-leaning lounge music into space-age scores. With their 1998 debut 'Moon Safari,' Air did just that.
Completed at the end of 1978 at ABBA's Polar Music Studios, ‘Chiquitita’ soon emerged as the first single from their ‘Voulez-Vous’ album.
On January 16, 1971, it was farewell Tyrannosaurus Rex, long live T. Rex the band and T. Rex the LP.
The Mack Gordon and Harry Warren song was already nearly 20 years old when Etta cut it for her debut album.