Recorded live with a 17-piece orchestra, ‘Late Orchestration’ was an early sign that Kanye West would create art that transcends time.
Knocking Oasis off the top of the UK charts, The Verve circa ‘Urban Hymns’ were a force of nature capturing the zeitgeist as Britpop went into decline.
Hitting upon his perfect meld of street-tough gangsterism and hook-heavy commerciality, ‘Vol.2… Hard Knock Life’ turned Jay Z into a superstar.
The Rolling Stones' first tour, which began on 29 September 1963, was a star-studded affair featuring the Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley and Little Richard, among others.
In 1998, ‘Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star’ forged a new path in which culture and unity took precedence over hip-hop’s beefs and disses.
What is it that connects the great country singer with an American president of the 1920s? The answer lies in this bizarre tale.
Recorded when Lee Morgan was just 19, The Cooker sees the young Blue Note trumpet star transcend his influences to find his own voice.
If you want to luxuriate in jazz then look no further than the Bill Evans Trio and a 48-piece orchestra on Bill Evans Trio With Symphony Orchestra.
The country king's third studio album debuted atop both the US pop and country charts on 28 September 1991.
The album contained such international signature hits as 'Get Down On It' and 'Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It).'
After receiving just one play, at 4am in the morning, Guns N Roses’ Welcome To The Jungle video caused a meltdown at MTV and make the group overnight stars.
Before Ella Fitzgerald covered 'Mack The Knife', Louis Armstrong had the original hit in 1955 and proved to be Louis’s biggest hit for years.
The song would give the album rock giants their sole US pop No. 1 single.
Fully 11 years after the Wailers’ first No. 1 in Jamaica with ‘Simmer Down,' they hit the UK singles chart for the first time.
A measured, melodic affair, Haim’s debut album, ‘Days Are ’Gone, introduced the sibling three-piece as a band for whom anything was possible.
Muddy Waters’ 1969 album ‘Fathers And Sons’ was one of the biggest selling records of his career and justifiably so.