“We produced something good that has a life half a century after it was made,” says Patrick Campbell-Lyons of the original Nirvana recordings of the 60s.
It was a tale involving an American hit that Oldfield didn’t approve of, a hit horror film, a complete rearrangement and Richard Branson’s sister.
Queen’s Live Aid performance has not only gone down in history as the day’s show-stopping event, but one of the greatest live concerts of all time.
'Born To Be Wild' was an anthem to rebellion, the ultimate biker song and an iconic rock original.
Skirting the line between darkness and light, the best Florence + The Machine Songs reveal an artist that shoots for the stars – and hits every time.
‘Blacks And Blues’ found flautist Bobbi Humphrey teaming up with Larry Mizell for a groove-laden album that provided future sample-fodder for hip-hop.
Those who bought Jackie Wilson's Reet Petite single got to hear Jackie's version of a song that predated World War I, By The Light Of The Silvery Moon.
Known primarily for his chart-topping singles, a deeper look into Steve Miller Band’s albums reveal a wide-ranging artist who’s more than a pop virtuoso.
Though 7” singles often drive a rabid reggae collectors market, the best reggae vinyl can take the shape of classic albums – as this guide to 10 essential reggae LPs shows.
Minnie Riperton is best known for her single ‘Lovin’ You’, but the songs she recorded during her Chess years remain high points in her career.
Recorded across several intimate sessions, ‘The Big Bill Broonzy Story’ remains an enduring monument to the man who bridged urban and rural blues styles.
The third and most successful album by Tavares, ‘In The City’ is a passion-drenched classic of mid-70s R&B, and has much to offer beyond its hit singles.
On a hot summer’s night on 12 July 1962 at London’s Marquee Jazz Club, The Rolling Stones played their first ever gig.
A song that captured the zeitgeist of the Moon landing, in 1969, ‘Space Oddity’ became David Bowie’s first hit and continues to influence society today.
On the chart of 11 July 1964, Sam scored his final soul chart-topper.