The fearless jazz-rock experimentation of ‘Hot Rats’ had Frank Zappa sounding as never before.
In the year that we lost her, 'Faded Love' became Patsy's final top ten solo single.
The debut Blue Note single from Herbie Hancock remains an influential touchstone, decades on from its initial release.
John Lennon’s second solo album, ‘Imagine’, was his biggest post-Beatles hit, yet was typically uncompromising, influencing the generations that followed.
On October 9, 1971, ‘Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler),' the latest 45 from Marvin's immortal 'What's Going On' album, bowed on the US pop and R&B charts.
A wait of almost eight years from Rod's first break to his first UK chart-topper ended in October 1971.
T.Rex’s 'Electric Warrior' debuted at No.2 on the UK chart of October 9, 1971 and a new fan phenomenon was confirmed.
From electro-skank to serious roots reggae, Dennis Brown was right on target with ‘Foul Play’, an early 80s classic worthy of rediscovery.
A bold step forward for Hawkwind, their second album, ‘In Search Of Space’, laid the groundwork for the landmark ‘Silver Machine’.
The moment of Marilyn Manson’s metamorphosis, the ‘Antichrist Superstar’ album carried a shocking message that also challenged listeners to think.
Recorded live in Sheffield and London, the second ‘Greasy Truckers’ live album features early performances from prog legends Camel and Gong.
Diverse, heavy-hitting and truly fearless, the ‘Badmotorfinger’ album ensured that Soundgarden were among the head of the pack after grunge broke worldwide.
If you want to let someone hear what Coltrane is all about, then this is as good a place as any to start.
His guitar is wonderfully evocative, but then so is his singing; Albert King had one of the finest voices among guitar-toting blues men.
Just how did Karen and Richard Carpenter get involved with the ‘International Flying Saucer Bureau’?