The Temptations were at a crossroads with 1966’s ‘Gettin’ Ready’: producing dancefloor hits of the highest order while heading towards the future of soul.
Drake was now carrying the rap-R&B torch and starting to find his footing as a vocalist.
The progressive rock trailblazers' fifth studio release was their first with producer Rodger Bain.
After Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson made a move toward minimalism on The Beach Boys follow-up album Smiley Smile, released on 11 September 1967.
A reminder of why people started bands in the first place, Aerosmith caught the attentions a whole new generation with ‘Get A Grip’.
An ambitious album that paid homage to William Blake’s poetry, ‘Tyger’ marked the end of another era for Tangerine Dream when it was released in June 1987.
The album included some fine later-period Carpenters moments and, as always, those incredible Richard & Karen harmonies.
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.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Electronic Meditation’ is an experimental work that leans heavily on Edgar Froese’s tape collages and band improvisation.
It's his only album never to have made the UK charts, but it’s an essential part of Elton's story.
Hailed upon its release, Paul McCartney’s 1989 album, ‘Flowers In The Dirt’, saw the ex-Beatle team up with Elvis Costello for one of his finest albums.
Of all Booker T & The MGs’ hits and genre-defining recordings for Stax Records, none of their albums had the success of Hip Hug-Her.
Small Faces’ ‘From The Beginning’ is a treasure trove of songs that catches the mod icons at the start of their most creative period.
Released at the dawn of the Summer If Love, David Bowie’s debut album contains the seeds of ideas that he would return to throughout his career.
Blink-182’s ‘Enema Of The State’ remains one of the defining pop-punk albums of all time and is a must for any music collection.