Thanks to a forensic attention to detail, sound engineer Rudy Van Gelder’s studio was instrumental in creating the legendary Blue Note sound.
In an exclusive interview, Erin Davis and Vince Wilburn talk about the legacy of the album that took Miles Davis “where he wanted to go”.
Co-penned by Berry Gordy and Marv Johnson, ‘Come To Me’ became Motown’s first single, paving the way for the label’s world domination.
Adapting to the new funk scene of the early 70s, Booker T & The MGs released the perfectly titled ‘Melting Pot’, an album that still sounds in the moment.
It’s hard to remember a time when Bon Jovi weren’t yet world-beaters, but on 21 January 1984 they released their first, self-titled album.
After a highly successful 1966, Mr. Brown went into the new year with 'Bring It Up,' another top ten R&B winner.
Charles Edwin Hatcher on 21 January 1942 in Nashville. He's affectionately remembered by everyone who ever heard or met him as Edwin Starr.
Perhaps the best-known LP by the English outfit, the album is seen by many as their finest hour.
‘Boogie With Canned Heat’ is a classic slice of late 60s blues-rock, thanks in no small part to the inclusion of ‘On the Road Again’.
The best Demi Lovato songs reveal an artist whose honesty and relatability have made her one of the most compelling pop stars in the world.
Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Comin’ Your Way’ eventually offered a vivid snapshot of the soul jazz style at the peak of its popularity.
With their ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’ album, The Decemberists took a more free-form approach to “see what happened”.
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
The song, and Stevie's tireless campaigning, led directly to the enshrinement of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, observed in the US since January 1986.
Recording ‘The Great March To Freedom’ in Detroit in 1963, the legendary soul imprint captured the origins of Martin Luther King’s most celebrated speech.