“We created something special,” says Big Star’s Jody Stephens about ‘Radio City’, the album that cemented them as the archetypal cult band.
The 2006 album broke new creative and audio-visual ground and was hailed as a "sonic tour de force."
Part-recorded live in 1975, Frank Zappa’s ‘Bongo Fury’ saw Captain Beefheart join the celebrated Mothers Of Invention on tour for a unique pairing.
Some outstanding guitar performances and a host of guests helped the 2006 release to its award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
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.
Recorded when Lee Morgan was just 19, ‘The Cooker’ sees the young Blue Note trumpet star transcend his influences to find his own voice.
The band’s third LP provided a commercial breakthrough and hit singles in both the UK and US.
On 21 September 1974, ‘Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe’ became America's favourite song for Barry White, hitting the Hot 100.
A mature and eminently satisfying collection suffused with soul, beauty and splendour, ‘Higher Truth’ remains a life-affirming gem from the late, lamented singer.
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.
Don Was is a widely-respected artist, producer and record label boss and overall Renaissance man.
On 28 August 1974, Mike Oldfield released his sophisticated solo effort and follow-up to 'Tubular Bells', the ambitious 'Hergest Ridge'.
‘Hot August Night III’ chronicles Neil Diamond’s triumphant return to the Greek Theater, in 2012, for a compelling performance that ranks among his greatest.
A trip through the musical life and times of the world-class singer-guitarist, born on 12 August 1949.
Remembering one of the last international stars of the original Motown empire.
"I’m sick and tired of all their lies," said Stevie as his politically motivated 'You Haven't Done Nothin'' was released.