Dizzy Gillespie was crazy, unpredictable, brash, extrovert, stylish – he was also a trumpet virtuoso, a jazz icon and an inspiration to many younger trumpeters.
With ‘Joanne’, Lady Gaga consolidated everything that the past decade had brought her, ensuring we knew that plenty more was to come.
After a seven-year chart absence, the novelty song 'My Ding-A-Ling' finally gave Chuck a No. 1.
It was the album that started Walsh's post-James Gang, pre-Eagles period.
Taking industrial music into the mainstream, Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Pretty Hate Machine’ remains an uncompromising, genre-defining album.
It was in October 1973 that the Rolling Stones secured their 7th US No.1 when ‘Angie’ made the top of the Billboard chart.
Satisfying on every count, ‘Zoot Allures’ found Frank Zappa collaborating with Captain Beefheart, sending up disco and pointing towards ambient music.
Drawing upon an array of styles, ‘Grace And Danger’ was a cathartic, sometimes painfully intimate exploration of the breakdown of John Martyn’s marriage.
In thrall to the jazz music she grew up with, ‘Frank’ found Amy Winehouse at turns optimistic and wry, finding her way to the brilliance of ‘Back To Black’.
Released in 1973, 'Frampton's Camel' is classic early 70s rock, with a melodic hits and set the stage for 'Frampton Comes Alive' a few years later.
There was no bigger rock band than Queen in the 70s. “Always wanting to do things bigger and better”, the group’s power and innovation dominated the decade.
Starting life as a touching acoustic song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ became an epic rock number, and one of George Harrison’s finest moments.
The saxophone remains an iconic instrument in jazz, mastered by many musical geniuses. uDiscover Music celebrates the 50 best jazz saxophonists of all time.
The third album by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ ‘Damn The Torpedoes’ earned five stars from ‘Rolling Stone’ and gave the group worldwide fame.
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