An 'off-the-cuff' recording that still packs a punch, the debut Rush album set the Canadian three-piece on one of rock’s most long-lasting careers.
On February 13, 2011, exactly a year after it hit No.1, the trio's 'Need You Now' set won the Grammy Award for Country Album of the Year.
A creative and commercial peak, MC Hammer’s ‘Please Hammer Don't Hurt ’Em’ included ‘U Can’t Touch This’ and introduced the world to 'Hammer Time.'
From the opening bars of ‘Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More,’ The Allman Brothers Band set out to ensure that ‘Eat A Peach’ would be remembered as a classic.
Proving that the prog/new wave divide wasn’t so vast as everyone thought, ‘Moving Pictures’ found Rush mastering both and reaping the rewards.
Within nine months of Steppenwolf's debut album came 'The Second,' and this time it was gold in just four months.
Mostly recorded in one day at Abbey Road Studios, The Beatles' debut album, 'Please Please Me' went on to top the charts, staying there for 30 weeks.
‘Baduizm’ introduced the world to Erykah Badu’s idiosyncratic style in 1997, topping the R&B chart and crowning her the High Priestess Of Neo Soul.
‘Force Majeure’ saw Tangerine Dream close the 70s with one of their most enduring Virgin masterpieces, paving the way for yet another decade of innovation.
With ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player’, Elton John took a giant step towards creative independence, topping the charts in both the US and the UK.
Considered too rough for airplay, ‘Yo! Bum Rush The Show’ found Public Enemy starting their countdown to Armageddon, paving the way for genius.
With ‘The College Dropout,’ Kanye West singlehandedly set hip-hop on a new path, introducing himself as one of the 21st century’s most innovative artists.
With their February 1969 album, ‘20/20,’ The Beach Boys consolidated their career to date while hinting at what lay ahead…
Jones followed the amazing achievements of her Blue Note debut 'Come Away With Me' with another sensational success.
With thrilling live work-outs, playful interludes and doo-wop covers, ‘Burnt Weeny Sandwich’ found Zappa indulging his greatest loves.
Heralding a new development in style, ‘Downwind’ saw Pierre Moerlen’s Gong move towards a pop- and rock-oriented approach at the end of the 70s.