As a seamless collection of iconic, sing-along songs, Blondie had achieved with 'Parallel Lines' what few pop-stars could hope to replicate across an entire career. Listen to the story and music.
This was the last album to be released in Lady Day's lifetime and one that saw her return to full orchestral arrangements with a poignantly matured voice. Listen to the story and music.
As the title suggests, this album successfully blends the boundaries between human and robot to the point where it's unclear quite exactly what Kraftwerk are. Listen to the story and music.
Nigerian icon Fela Kuti pioneered Afrobeat and was a political and social renegade. He also led a life and had an impact that was uniquely singular. Listen to the story and music.
While The Stones fled to France in tax exile, they recorded one of their most classic LPs amidst the hedonistic atmosphere of Keith Richards' villa. Listen to the story and music.