After a decade of hard work, the Los Angeles native was on her way, as the ‘Mistaken Identity’ album followed ‘Bette Davis Eyes’ to the US chart summit.
Ella Fitzgerald singing The Rodgers and Hart Songbook was a fantastic idea brilliantly executed, leading to a revitalization of Ella's career.
Master drummer Art Blakey’s final release for Blue Note, ‘Indestructible’ found him living up to the album’s title, creating a timeless album.
Released in May 1990, Concrete Blonde’s ‘Bloodletting’ was an oasis to those dying for a drop of something deep, dark, and rich.
On ‘Relapse,’ Eminem returned in full force, proving himself one of the most formidable rappers in the world, with one of his most extreme collections yet.
The band's first album soared to US sales alone in excess of four million.
Their 13th UK studio album marked the arrival as an official member of Ronnie Wood.
How the group followed 'Surf's Up,' as they negotiated the uncertain commercial waters of the early 1970s.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ makes life worth living, reaffirming the notion that pop music is the most admired art form in the world.
Rising to the challenge of grunge music, Def Leppard’s ‘Slang’ proved the group could hold their own among the changing rock landscape.
The departure of Kevin Godley and Lol Crème didn't deter Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart.
The duo’s self-titled third album is a superb piece of work, with hand-picked covers and equally striking originals.
The tastemaking London quartet were on the radio with the new single ‘Hey Girl’ when their first LP hit the streets.
The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began its UK chapter on May 25, 1985.
Full of spirit and humanity, ‘The Prodigal Son’ is vintage Cooder that speaks to people at risk and oppressed on all sides.