The Motown release hit No. 1 on 15 August 1992, in a run that stretched from summer into late autumn.
After three consecutive top ten albums in the UK, the Australian band went straight to No. 1 with their 1992 release.
‘Bleach’ prototyped the ‘Nevermind’ sound that would deliver Nirvana to a global stage and reshape the future of rock’n’roll.
Impossible to improve upon, ‘Dancing Queen’ remains a career-defining ABBA moment – one that many have tried, but failed, to capture.
Ever since 1977, punk has been the catalyst for an infinite number of radical art and fashion statements which continue to influence the world we live in.
Joining the British beat groups and US favourites on the 15 August Hot 100 was the Hardest Working Man In Show Business.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
On 15 August 1956 one of the jazz events of the decade took place, a concert that has been immortalised on record as Jazz at The Hollywood Bowl.
Big Bill Broonzy was a giant of the 1930s urban blues, a giant of a man and someone that just about every other musician who met him respected.
From the ashes of their ill-starred 'Lifehouse' project rose one of the band's greatest albums.
The sibling Los Angeles duo entered both the US pop and soul charts on 14 August 1976 with their killer dance track, ‘Get The Funk Out Ma Face.’
He brought a humanitarian crisis to the world’s attention as only a former Beatle could.
In the summer of 1971, the band topped the British charts with an album that contained no chart singles at all.
For Chuck's first recording session, he tried to hide his identity from his disapproving and highly religious father.
Indie music is one of pop’s most nebulous genres. Initially a home for misfits on the outskirts, indie has gone mainstream – and shows no signs of stopping.