‘Bare Wires’ was John Mayall’s breakthrough album in the US. Released in 1968 in mixes blues, folk, jazz, R&B, progressive rock and even psychedelia.
Released in October 1983, Carpenters’ ’Voice Of The Heart’ is a posthumous release that captured the deep beauty in Karen Carpenter’s voice.
If the 'The Genius Of Coleman Hawkins' was the hors d’oeuvre then 'Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster' is the main course, one that should be in every jazz lover’s collection.
Ben Webster’s ‘Soulville’ is classic album by one of the Big Three Tenors of the jazz saxophone – perfect go-to late-night jazz.
Originally released in France in October 1971, ‘Camembert Electrique’ redefined the parameters of rock music and remains one of Gong‘s most beloved works.
Louis Armstrong is at his best on a group of solid standards, while Oscar Peterson provides fresh tasteful backing.
The soundtrack album from the movie became Diana’s only US No. 1 solo pop album.
Tackling greed and corruption in authority, Gentle Giant’s ‘The Power And The Glory’ is a prog classic that continues to resonate.
Released at the end of the 80s, Tangerine Dream’s ‘Lily On The Beach’ saw Edgar Froese fuse his soaring lead guitar work with a sleek electro-pop sound.
Inspired by a mysterious form of Arabic musical poetry called Rajaz, Camel’s album of the same name was a nomadic tour de force.
Moving away from his avant-garde work, ‘Clear Spot’ marked one of Captain Beefheart’s more successful forays into commercial waters.
Tragic Kingdom may have been shadowed by breakups and loss, but No Doubt channelled their emotions into genre-busting pop anthems that the world adored.
It was the band's third album and the last with their original four-piece line-up.
If you want to let someone hear what Coltrane is all about, then this is as good a place as any to start.
His guitar is wonderfully evocative, but then so is his singing; Albert King had one of the finest voices among guitar-toting blues men.
Recorded live in Sheffield and London, the second Greasy Truckers album features early performances from prog legends Camel and Gong.