Moving closer to the mainstream with ‘XO’, Elliott Smith revelled in all he could master while making his deeply personal songs resonate even further.
On 15 September 1958, 'Carol' became Chuck Berry's 12th record to make the Billboard R&B chart and became a hugely influential song for young British bands.
The 'Show Boat' tune became one of the master organist's dozen appearances on the Hot 100.
Furious yet thought-provoking, ‘Prophets Of Rage’ took no prisoners, offering a much-needed shot of adrenaline for the body politic in these uncertain times.
With his album ‘Rock Revolution’, virtuoso violinist David Garrett gave the classic rock canon a thrilling classical-rock makeover.
‘Blue Train’ is part of Blue Note’s fabled 1500 Series that presents a collector’s savvy curation of 10 classic albums with studio quality sound via Apple Digital Masters.
Fusing lo-fi production with a singer-songwriter sensibility, Phair helped shaped what would become “indie rock” and defied expectations of what a female rock star could be.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'
The much-covered song became a single for the country queen some 18 months after her death.
'Third Annual Pipe Dream' gave the Atlanta collective their US album chart debut.
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
Jimmy Smith’s 'The Cat' cuts through grease like fresh battery acid.
On 13 September 1974, George Harrison’s record label, Dark Horse Records released its first two singles: Ravi Shanker’s ‘I Am Missing You’ and Splinter’s ‘Costafine Town’.
Released in September 1973, ‘In A Glass House’ was a major turning point for the British prog rock legends Gentle Giant, setting them up for further glory.
Don Was is a widely-respected artist, producer and record label boss and overall Renaissance man.
The man born on 12 September 1931 in Saratoga, Texas is still seen by many as the greatest singer in country history.