The album that “changed everything for The Rolling Stones”, ‘Beggars Banquet’ marked the start of a period of musical creativity and excellence for the band.
With backing from Apple and the support of Beatles Paul McCartney and George Harrison, James Taylor released a debut album that continues to amaze.
Capturing The Beatles as a visceral rock band, ‘Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey’ is one of their most spirited performances of 1968.
Each new LP by The Jam took them closer to the holy grail of a UK No. 1 album.
Within six days of the release of Metallica's 'Reload,' the RIAA had certified the new album double platinum for two million US shipments.
Queen's 'Flash Gordon' single theme made its chart debut in the week that the movie, directed by Mike Hodges, took its cinematic bow.
It may get many people's vote as the ultimate Wings album, but it took nearly nine months to reach No. 1 in the UK.
By late 1964, the Beach Boys were one of America’s top groups. The one thing missing was a No. 1 US album, which arrived on 5 December with the Concert LP.
The Scottish quartet were on their way to their third UK top ten hit in just eight months, when ‘Angel Eyes (Home and Away)’ hit the bestsellers.
A James Brown Christmas is a soulful Christmas. The Godfather Of Soul kept on giving, right up until his death on Christmas Day 2006.
Once again paying homage to the blues legends that inspired him, ‘The Prophet Speaks’ finds Van Morrison at the top of his game.
Released in December 1970, Captain Beefheart’s ‘Lick My Decals Off, Baby’ found him bringing the ‘Trout Mask Replica’ era to its conclusion.
A cynical act of mimicry by Sonny Boy Williamson II sparked a blues legend, the latest chapter of which has been tackled in song by Randy Newman.
Released in 1964, The Rolling Stones’ version of Howlin’ Wolf’s ‘Little Red Rooster’ became the first blues record to top the UK singles chart.
'I'd Never Find Another You' was Billy's second Tony Orlando cover of 1961.