Dizzy Gillespie was crazy, unpredictable, brash, extrovert, stylish – he was also a trumpet virtuoso, a jazz icon, and an inspiration.
For all the hurried circumstances of its production, Pete Townshend viewed 1982's 'It's Hard' as a creative success.
The band’s third LP provided a commercial breakthrough, hit singles and gold status.
Curiously, the gap between the group's UK single and album chart debuts was over 24 months.
One of the most pervasive hits of 90s alt-rock, Live’s ‘Lightning Crashes’ launched the band to fame and struck a sensitive collective nerve
Aggressive and ultra-confident, ‘Nothing Was The Same’ is arguably Drake’s most consistently thrilling album, more than living up to its title.
With ‘Pinkerton’, a disillusioned Rivers Cuomo steered Weezer to its most essential album, but the band would never be the same afterwards.
With their “classic” line-up in place, Megadeth’s ‘Rust In Peace’ emerged as one of the greatest thrash metal albums of all time.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
Californian pacesetter Beck was 32 when he recorded 'Sea Change,' and reviewers enthused that they’d never heard him write and perform with such maturity.
‘If I Were A Carpenter’ is also closely associated with the Four Tops, Johnny Cash & June Carter and many others.
The album made a modest sales start, but turned into a defining record for the seminal Seattle band.
'Money For Nothing' enjoyed a three-week reign as the band's only American No.1 single.
The band's eighth studio album hit the US Top 40 and went gold in the UK.
Two musical worlds came together in Purple's epic 1969 live recording.
'Beauty Is Only Skin Deep' became the third of four consecutive R&B No.1s for the Emperors of Soul.