The famous Manchester R&B club reopened in its new location on September 18, 1965 with a visit from a favourite band.
Critics and fans acclaimed 'Let's Get It On' as his best album yet, and it promptly went platinum within three weeks.
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in September 1957, ‘Blue Train’ is one of John Coltrane's masterpieces.
Jimmy Smith’s 'The Cat' cuts through grease like fresh battery acid.
'Third Annual Pipe Dream' gave the Atlanta collective their US album chart debut.
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'
In September 1963, Rick revived Glenn Miller's World War II hit 'Fools Rush In' for his next successful 45.
'Jenny, Jenny' was one of no fewer than seven irresistible singles to make the UK charts in a memorable year for the rock'n'roller.
The much-covered song became a single for the country queen some 18 months after her death.
Fans were delighted to hear Elton the pianist reclaiming the nimble brilliance that only amplified the impact of his vocals and Bernie Taupin’s lyrics.
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison and many more.
Synthesizers and programming were still the sound of the day, but now there were elements of rock on an album employing two lead guitarists.
Midway through the 1970s, Grand Funk fans had another chance to experience the band’s on-stage energy on disc.
Paul McCartney's band endured all manner of challenges in the making of 'Band On The Run,' making its success all the sweeter.
Don Was is a widely-respected artist, record label boss and hugely in-demand A-list producer.