Perfect for the holiday season, Carpenters’ ‘Christmas Portrait’ is a timeless record that only gets better with each passing holiday.
In the early days of hip-hop, female rappers were essential to the genre’s biology, unapologetically detailing their experiences of the world they lived in.
'Seventh Sojourn' was a record full of classic Moodies songs, and it was America’s favourite album for five weeks.
Fuelled by ‘I Just Called To Say I Love You,' the soundtrack album gave Stevie another US R&B No. 1 and ended Prince's supremacy with 'Purple Rain.'
Styx had been placing singles on the US chart for seven years, but only twice had they entered the top ten before 'Babe.'
After an uncertain start, Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland were getting to be UK chart regulars by the time of 'Walking On The Moon.'
What Gaye did after 'What's Going On,' far from trying to repeat its sound, was to branch out into a blaxploitation movie soundtrack.
Gregg was born on 8 December 1947 in Nashville, one year the junior of brother Duane, with whom he would co-found the mighty blues-rock institution the Allman Brothers Band.
‘Red Rose Speedway’ marked the end of the original Wings line-up, but it laid the groundwork for the runaway success of ‘Band On The Run’.
The sound of Sister Luc Gabrielle and a chorus of four nuns impressed Philips Records and, soon, the world.
The group's second and final R&B No. 1 album 'Special Occasion' came nearly three years after the first.
Remarkably, 'You’re The First, The Last, My Everything' was a song with country and western origins going back to 1956.
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, with Richard Carpenter himself at the helm, the Carpenters orchestral album make the duo’s classic songs richer.
Ranging from hardcore punk to jazz instrumentals and their trademark DIY hip-hop, ‘Ill Communication’ found Beasties defining a decade.
There are no shortage of Peggy Lee Christmas recordings. The ‘Fever’ hitmaker adored the festive season – and had a unique eye for seasonal decorations.