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Introducing the distinctive style and sound of Stanley Turrentine, ‘Look Out!’ kicked off a fertile relationship between the tenor saxophonist and the legendary Blue Note label.
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After debuting at the top of the UK chart a week earlier, 'Exile On Main St' climbed to No. 1 in the US.
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Witty, provovative and packed with hits, ‘One Of The Boys’ introduced Katy Perry as a ready-made pop icon for the early 21st Century.
When the album was released on 17 June 1983, little did their millions of fans know it would be their last studio LP.
From soul-jazz cuts to risk-taking avant-garde explorations, ‘Empyrean Isles’ revealed that Herbie Hancock was a musical chameleon and a jazz icon in the making.
A selection of 20 great solos by one of the most brilliant guitar practitioners.
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