T.Rex’s ‘Electric Warrior’ debuted at No.2 on the UK chart of October 9, 1971 and a new fan phenomenon was confirmed.
With ‘The $5.98 EP: Garage Days Re-Revisited’, Metallica dug into their influences to create a covers record that was uniquely their own.
With her debut album, ‘Ode To Billie Joe’, Bobbie Gentry knocked The Beatles off the top of the charts and made herself a household name.
Commonly referred to as “The Black Album”, Metallica’s self-titled record packed a bigger punch than ever before, upping the ante on heavy metal.
With their debut album, ‘Kill ’Em All’, Metallica took thrash metal to another level, laying the groundwork for its arrival on the global stage.
T. Rex followed up their seminal ‘Electric Warrior’ with ‘The Slider,’ another glam rock classic that’s every bit as great as its predecessor.
Adding washes of electronica to their stadium-sized anthems, ‘Evolve’ was 80s-flecked rock that found Imagine Dragons at their life-affirming best.
Stuffed with arena-friendly anthems, The Killers’ debut album, ‘Hot Fuss,’ captured a special moment in time, helping define alt.rock for a new generation.
‘Blacks And Blues’ found flautist Bobbi Humphrey teaming up with Larry Mizell for a groove-laden album that provided future sample-fodder for hip-hop.
'Made In Japan,' the double live set recorded in the summer of 1972 during the band's first tour of Japan, charted in January 1973.
Already an American chart-topper for a month the previous autumn, 'Green River' made the UK bestsellers on January 24, 1970.
The hit single 'All Right Now' and album 'Fire and Water' led Free to the follow-up LP 'Highway,' which made its UK chart debut on January 23, 1971.
With 'You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’’ climbing everywhere, the album of the same name made a January 1965 chart debut.
Perhaps the best-known work by the English outfit, the album is seen by many as their finest hour.
The UK charts of January 20, 1966 made good reading for the SDG.