‘Who Are You’ kept up with the times. Though punk poured scorn on early 70s rock’n’roll superstars, most of the Class Of ’77 retained respect for The Who.
Released on 23 September 1969, Isaac Hayes’ Hot Buttered Soul remains a visionary album, and a masterpiece that single-handedly invented symphonic soul.
Released on 23 September 1970, The Allman Brothers Band's Idlewild South is a quintessential slice of Southern Rock and remains an underrated gem.
Released in September 1992, self-titled debut album by Blind Melon propelled the group into the limelight, peaking at No.3 on the ‘Billboard’ Top 200.
Among the many albums released by Duke Ellington, only a handful focused on his abilities as a pianist. One of the best was The Duke Plays Ellington.
If anyone can pull off a classical-crossover album, it’s Tori Amos. Night Of Hunters is a 21st-century song cycle that draws from the last 400 years.
Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying’ remains a milestone in the heavy metal world. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks to uDiscover about recording the album.
‘Bobbie Gentry And Glen Campbell’ is a 1968 country-lounge classic that brought together Capitol Records’ new rising stars.
‘Blue Train’ is part of Blue Note’s fabled 1500 Series that presents a collector’s savvy curation of 10 classic albums with studio quality sound via Apple Digital Masters.
Released in September 1973, ‘In A Glass House’ was a major turning point for the British prog rock legends Gentle Giant, setting them up for further glory.
Completing their transition from complex prog rockers to more straightforward rockers, Gentle Giant’s ‘Giant For A Day!’ was an attempt to win a US fanbase.
The great jazz singer-pianist's sixth album for Philips was named after a much-covered song that also links Johnny Mathis and David Bowie.
‘Cut’ introduced an atypical group at the vanguard of female-fronted punk, and became an influence on everyone from Massive Attack to Sleater-Kinney.
‘Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely’ is the epitome of sadness, with arrangements that have an added dollop of despondency. It's a beauty…
With his heart on his sleeve, Ryan Adams created ‘Heartbreaker’, a debut album of such emotion-shattering magnitude it continues to speak to millions.
With ‘… And Justice For All’, Metallica created a complex, powerful work, opening a door to a world it’s now impossible to imagine without them.