Unravelling the ‘Derek And The Dominos In Concert’ album and its subsequent incarnations, culled from different shows, is a bit like doing a jigsaw puzzle.
Faced with a dilapidated piano and suffering from back aches and sleep withdrawal, Keith Jarrett recorded a legendary jazz album, ‘The Köln Concert’.
The album would continue the San Francisco band's run of four US top 30 placings in a row.
When Rosanne Cash wrote the songs for ‘Black Cadillac’, she was ready to open her heart. The results were an album hailed as the most intense of her career.
By the early 1970s, Humble Pie were undeniably bigger in the US than the UK, but they nudged back into the British charts with the notable live double album 'Performance – Rockin’...
Making success sound so easy, Tone Lōc’s ‘Lōc-ed After Dark’ was a laidback mega-hit with two juggernaut singles, ‘Wild Thing’ and ‘Funky Cold Medina’.
After leaving Yes, Rick Wakeman’s first solo work, ‘The Six Wives Of Henry VIII’, was an ambitious concept album that remains a jewel in his crown.
‘Dystopia’ found Megadeth hitting the Reset button and returning to their thrash metal roots. The result was an album that resonated with longtime fans.
Enrique Iglesias’ second album, ‘Vivir’, maintained its predecessor’s winning formula, emerging as an early masterclass in building an audience.
Adapting to the new funk scene of the early 70s, Booker T & The MGs released the perfectly titled ‘Melting Pot’, an album that still sounds in the moment.
‘Boogie With Canned Heat’ is a classic slice of late 60s blues-rock, thanks in no small part to the inclusion of ‘On the Road Again’.
Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Comin’ Your Way’ eventually offered a vivid snapshot of the soul jazz style at the peak of its popularity.
With their ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’ album, The Decemberists took a more free-form approach to “see what happened”.
In early 1964, Capitol Records were essentially playing catch-up on UK Beatles releases, leading to the cherry-picking and title change for the US 'Meet The Beatles' album.
In 1967, The Rolling Stones released Between The Buttons, that marked a new beginning for the band and paved the way for Their Satanic Majesties Request.
Nick Lowe's assured production kept the delivery crisp and disciplined, but live and vital, on a record that enhanced Costello’s reputation for depth behind the vitriol.