'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' became a cast-iron Yuletide favourite, but its original UK peak was No. 4.
‘Solid Gold Easy Action’ became the second consecutive single by Bolan and the band to peak at No. 2 in the UK in less than three months.
Fuelled by ‘I Just Called To Say I Love You,' the soundtrack album gave Stevie another US R&B No. 1 and ended Prince's supremacy with 'Purple Rain.'
With backing from Apple and the support of Beatles Paul McCartney and George Harrison, James Taylor released a debut album that continues to amaze.
Capturing The Beatles as a visceral rock band, ‘Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey’ is one of their most spirited performances of 1968.
The legendary former Beatle’s 'Freshen Up' performances have been widely lauded for the expansive catalog he is able to play on stage.
The unused artwork went for auction on 30 November and its estimated worth is between 60,000 - 90,000 GBP.
A remarkable 1965 for the vocal duo came towards an end with a new hit in December, 'Ebb Tide.'
A groundbreaking song in British rock history was born in London on 13 October 1965, followed by the album of the same name on 3 December.
The McCartney composition that has sold more copies in the UK than anything by The Beatles was rising to No. 1 in early December 1977.
The chequered story of 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine' included Gladys and the group's R&B No. 1 with it before Marvin took ownership of the song.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
Offering an embarrassment of riches for collectors and audiophiles alike, these are the best box sets for Christmas 2018 wishlists.
Entitled 'A Day In The Life: Impressions Of Pepper', the album is out now on the legendary Verve label.
From ‘American Bandstand’ to Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacle’, US music TV has caught the winds of change in pop and rock. We revisit some classic performances.