At the dawn of the 80s, George Harrison delivered his musical retort to the decadence of the decade with 'Somewhere In England'
As 'Brothers and Sisters' entered the album chart, its Dickey Betts song ‘Ramblin’ Man'' hit the Hot 100 to become the band's first major hit.
It was the year of the band's 25th anniversary tour, which brought new performances of Pete Townshend's opus.
Such was his influence in Music City and beyond that Rose was one of the first three inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
When Sam told us about being alone on yet 'Another Saturday Night,' everybody listened, including the Londoner we came to call Cat.
'Born To Be Wild' was an anthem to rebellion, the ultimate biker song and an iconic rock original.
In the summer of 1963, young Stevie Wonder ruled the US charts with both the 'Fingertips' single and the album 'The 12 Year Old Genius.'
Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ is widely regarded as a pop classic, and proved that Katy had both star quality and staying power.
His fourth album for the iconic Blue Note label, ‘Expansions’ was an ambitious work that found pianist McCoy Tyner in brand new territory.
With his award-winning The Shape Of Water score, Alexandre Desplat furthered a stunningly varied career as one of Hollywood’s most inventive composers.
With partner Daevid Allen, Smith formed the first incarnation of Gong in 1967.
In August 1941, John Lomax recorded Muddy Waters with Henry ‘Son’ Sims playing ‘Country Blues’, ‘I Be Troubled’ and ‘Burr Clover Blues’.
Twenty fascinating John Lee Hooker quotes describing the remarkable life and times of the blues legend, born on 22 August 1917.
Portishead’s debut album, ‘Dummy’, merged hip-hop with soundtrack atmospherics to create one of the defining albums of the 90s.
The best John Lee Hooker songs find an imitiable groove to prove that the blues could make you feel, but it could also make you dance.
‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ made Bobby McFerrin a household name, while his ‘Simple Pleasures’ album was a high-water mark for vocal jazz.