The band's slow-burning, eponymous debut album was all part of the groundwork for a hugely successful run at the top from the late 1960s until the mid-1970s.
Just nine months after Steppenwolf’s gold-selling, self-titled debut, the Los Angeles rockers were back on the US album chart.
The Welsh stalwart inspired by Lead Belly and Big Bill Broonzy helped introduce R&B-tinged rock to a huge audience.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
uDiscover is sad to hear of the death at 77 of Allen Toussaint, a massively influential presence in the history of New Orleans culture and music in general.
Grammy-winning writer, ASCAP president, artist and actor Paul Williams has been talking about his days of composing classic hits for the Carpenters.
The death of Andy Fraser, former bassist with Free, robs us of a musician who made a significant contribution to British rock history, from the late 1960s.
Jimmy Greenspoon, the keyboard player with Three Dog Night on their countless hit singles and albums, died of metastatic melanoma on March 11, at 67.