The quartet unseated The Beatles in the UK with what Steve Marriott called the first proper record they'd done.
The versatile hitmaker has always represented the best virtues of American pop music.
Seen as a face-off between the old and new guards in jazz, Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ album proved they were on the same continuum.
The breathtaking depth of the country star's catalogue means that distilling his finest work into a single playlist is a tall order.
Supercharging punk with hardcore speed and bratty humour, the likes of Blink-182, Sum 41 and Green Day took skate-punk into the mainstream in the 90s.
Marc Almond’s second studio album, ‘Stories Of Johnny’ was the sound of the singer coming out of his shell and ushering a wider audience back to him.
More than living up to its title, ‘Top Priority’ found Rory Gallagher stripping his sound back to basics. It remains a vital album by the Irish guitar hero.
The Wattstax concert was a snapshot of the Black-is-Beautiful movement; an early 70s salve for the wounds caused by the 60s.
Audacious and forward-looking, Talk Talk’s final album, ‘Laughing Stock’, remains one of the most stunning creations in all of music.
Taking a stand against millennial anxieties, Sting’s ‘Brand New Day’ is suffused with an optimism that ensures the song’s continued relevance.
After Bolan's death on September 16, 1977, the passing decades have brought new admiration of a unique and quintessential pop star.
The double-sided 'That's Where It's At' and 'Cousin Of Mine' represented the last time Sam would see his own name in the charts.
Del's brilliant follow-up to 'Runaway' had us gripped from the very first lyric.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', B.B. King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream of America.
The ‘Bobbie Gentry And Glen Campbell’ album is a 1968 country-lounge classic that brought together Capitol Records’ new rising stars.