‘Breaking Hearts’ found Elton John fusing new technology with his timeless songwriting to record Bernie Taupin’s “favourite album of that period”.
Rising to fame with James Brown’s revue, Lyn Collins fought for female artists during a difficult period, leaving a trail of soul and funk classics behind.
“Better than anything they’ve done before,” ‘Aftermath’ found The Rolling Stones pushing pop music forward and creating a rock-era classic.
One of the first songs recorded for “The White Album”, ‘Blackbird’ found Paul McCartney responding to the civil-rights movement of the 60s.
Assembled from a year’s worth of separate projects, ‘Body Talk’ found Robyn hitting remarkable highs throughout a stunningly creative period.
The Knack’s Prescott Niles talks to uDiscover Music about why pop fans succumbed to the charms of ‘Get The Knack’, proving that they were no one-hit wonders.
'What Am I Going To Do Without Your Love' was a minor US pop chart entry, but missed the soul chart altogether.
The album included some fine later-period Carpenters moments and, as always, those incredible Richard & Karen harmonies.
One of the finest artists on the illustrious Chess label, Howlin’ Wolf shaped the blues, as this playlist of 20 of the best Howlin’ Wolf songs shows.
The four-track EP became a vital staging post in the band's record schedule.
It was an incongruous head-to-head chart contest that continued in the UK for months.
When The Kingston Trio released their self-titled debut, they revived a maligned folk tradition, influencing everyone from Dylan to The Beach Boys.
The film theme entered the UK singles chart on 9 June 1973, and remains a key moment in McCartney's live set more than 45 years later.
The acclaimed 1978 release was soon making it six No. 1 US albums in a row for the Stones, when it replaced Gerry Rafferty’s ‘City To City’ at the top.
The track was on the band's fifth studio album 'A Day At The Races,' and became the lead song on 'Queen's First EP.'
Showcasing Les Paul’s dazzling flights of fancy and Mary Ford’s warmth and feeling as a singer, ‘Les And Mary’ captured the duo at a watershed moment in 1955.