Seen as a return to Camel's principles, Harbour Of Tears represents an extended rumination on 19th-century Irish famine immigrants heading to America.
Recorded at the famed Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Alabama, The Rolling Stones’ classic ’Brown Sugar’ topped the American Hot 100 on 29 May 1971.
The Alabama soul man recorded a host of other great material in his long career.
The 1977 song had earlier been given by Stevens to British soul-pop talent Linda Lewis, an artist he went on to produce.
Delaney And Bonnie had a profound influence on Eric Clapton when they released ‘Home’. The album remains a down-home classic mixing blues with blue-eyed soul.
'Mystery Train', recorded by Little Junior Parker at Sun Studios in late 1953 has become a blues standard and has been covered by countless artists.
Slowhand's love of the songs and style of his late, great friend and inspiration has been well known throughout his entire solo career.
The blues master's 1969 album had him working with the combined might of Booker T and the MGs.
The day the rock sophisticates hit the Hot 100 with the story of a crooked speculator.
A song-by-song trip through some of the most memorable work of a pop laureate.
As a lifelong student of rock’n’roll and the genre’s most vocal evangelist, Steven Van Zandt’s 'Soulfire' represented his dedication to the form.
10cc's I'm Not In Love is one of rock and pop's most loved love songs, released in 1975 it topped the charts in the UK and almost did the same in America.
Gil Evans was one of the most important arrangers in the history of jazz.
The labourer's son became one half of dynamic soul duo Sam & Dave.
Kick-starting Boyz II Men’s stratospheric career, ‘Cooleyhighharmony’ merged hip-hop and doo-wop to produce some of R&B’s undisputed classics.
Charley Patton was the inspiration for every Delta bluesman that followed in his wake and his influence still resonates today