One of jazz’s greatest ever singers, Anita O’Day revolutionised what it meant to be a female vocalist in a male-dominated world.
A selection of pithy and poignant quotations from the career of a founding father of rock’n’roll.
A lighter, more life-affirming album than the one she intended to write, ‘Prism’ found Katy Perry making bold moves in new directions.
Twenty years after Britpop, Shed Seven are playing the biggest shows of their career. Singer Rick Whitter invites fans to “have a massive party with us”.
Recorded live at Capitol Studios, in front of family and friends, ‘Mercy, Mercy, Mercy’ transformed “the new Charlie Parker” into an unlikely 60s pop star.
The powerful 'I Can't Get Next To You' was the second single from the group's 'Puzzle People' album.
'Hole In My Shoe' was atypical Traffic, butit remains a prime example of the post-Summer of Love pop sound that echoed around the UK charts.
Arguably Gong’s finest album, ‘You’ was the third and final instalment in their beloved Radio Gnome Trilogy, bringing Zero The Hero’s story to a close.
Continuing on from where ‘Lily On The Beach’ left off, ‘Melrose’ found Tangerine Dream making a few tweaks to their line-up, confidently entering a new decade.
This is a genuine classic, in a world where that has become an overused citation. Stevie Wonder’s 18th album is among the greatest albums of all time.
After leaving Nashville behind, country rebel Steve Earle went full rock’n’roll on ‘Copperhead Road’ and took everyone along for the ride.
A “lost album” of the 00s, Kelis’ Neptunes-produced ‘Wanderland’ foretold the fusion of pop and hip-hop, and more then deserves its due.
Facing the dawn of the 90s, KISS knew they had to compete with a new breed of hard rock stars. ‘Hot In The Shade’ found them at their powerhouse best.
'The Globe Sessions' came in the wake of Crow's massive success with both 'Tuesday Night Music Club' and its self-titled follow-up.
With 'Making Movies,' the band entered a new decade well on the way to the radio-friendly roots-rock sound that would go on to dominate the 1980s.