The Miracles’ ‘Shop Around’ is one of the greatest soul songs of all time. Here's the story of how it got made.
Before Beatlemania set in, George Harrison visited his sister in Illinois on 16 September 1963, becoming the first Beatle on American soil.
The ‘Bobbie Gentry And Glen Campbell’ album is a 1968 country-lounge classic that brought together Capitol Records’ new rising stars.
Audacious and forward-looking, Talk Talk’s final album, ‘Laughing Stock’, remains one of the most stunning creations in all of music.
More than living up to its title, ‘Top Priority’ found Rory Gallagher stripping his sound back to basics. It remains a vital album by the Irish guitar hero.
After Bolan’s death on September 16, 1977, the passing decades have brought new admiration of a unique and quintessential pop star.
The double-sided ‘That’s Where It’s At’ and ‘Cousin Of Mine’ represented the last time Sam would see his own name in the charts.
Del's brilliant follow-up to ’Runaway’ had us gripped from the very first lyric.
Furious yet thought-provoking, Prophets Of Rage’s debut album took no prisoners, offering a shot of adrenaline for the body politic in uncertain times.
With a fresh set of songs – and a storming, career-defining single – Maroon 5 reached for glory with their third album, ‘Hands All Over’.
Fusing lo-fi production with a singer-songwriter sensibility, Phair helped shaped what would become “indie rock” and defied expectations of what a female rock star could be.
Recorded live at Capitol Studios, in front of family and friends, ‘Mercy, Mercy, Mercy’ transformed “the new Charlie Parker” into an unlikely 60s pop star.
The saxophonist's name isn't as known as among non-jazz fans these days, but he should be remembered as a pioneer and innovator.
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in September 1957, ‘Blue Train’ is one of John Coltrane's masterpieces.
The ballad continued Rogers’ chart-topping country form and went on to win a Grammy for Country Song of the Year.
The ‘Show Boat’ tune became one of the master organist’s dozen appearances on the Hot 100.