“We created something special,” says Big Star’s Jody Stephens about ‘Radio City’, the album that cemented them as the archetypal cult band.
In November 1973, Elton scored his third US No. 1 album with 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.'
On the cover of Rolling Stone when they launched their very first issue on 9 November 1967 was John Lennon…the first of many great covers.
It wasn’t easy for musicians to be openly feminist – or, indeed, to be openly women. But right from the start, they’ve been there...
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.
They’re both unpredictable, overwhelmingly prolific, and sometimes wilfully obtuse: if you like Neil Young… you’ll love Ryan Adams.
The first solo album by a member of the Beatles, George Harrison's Wonderwall Music was heavily influenced by Ravi Shankar and The Byrds.
If there was any initial hesitancy among pop radio programmers about the raunchy nature of 'Sexual Healing,' it was soon dispersed.
Uneasy listening on a mission, ‘Death Certificate’ shocked many at the time, with Ice Cube kicking ass musically, verbally and politically.
In October 1964 THE place to be, if you were teenagers, living in Southern California, was the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium where the TAMI show was filmed.
The UK band's first top 40 album included their club-friendly recasting of Neil Young's 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart.'
‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ was the most important TV show for bands hoping to break America. The Rolling Stones played it for the first time on 25 October 1964.
The Greek composer's '1492: Conquest of Paradise' was inspired, like the film it soundtracked, by the explorer's historic voyage to America.
Ben Webster’s ‘Soulville’ is classic album by one of the Big Three Tenors of the jazz saxophone – perfect go-to late-night jazz.
His 'Albedo 0.39' album made its UK chart debut on 9 October 1976 and went on to become his first British top 20 title.
Steppenwolf captured the zeitgeist with their enduring hit single 'Magic Carpet Ride', which made the US Hot 100 on 5 October.