"- George Harrison.

“Darkness on the Edge of Town” is a rockin’ ode to youthful nostalgia and broken dreams, “Backstreets” is equal parts wistful and world-weary, and “Growin’ Up” captures the rebellion and uncertainty of, well, growing up.

6 In B-flat Major For Piano, Violin And Cello, Op. To a crowd of over 600,000, Cohen played the folksiest repertoire of his career and chiseled into place another live statuette in his legacy. That one album that was really more me than Mike Love and the surf records and all that, and 'Kokomo'. With pioneering engineering techniques (including Wilson’s refinement of the famous ‘Wall of Sound’ style), unheard of instrumentation , and a litany of amazing musicians (including L.A’s famous ‘Wrecking Crew’), Pet Sounds still stands among the greats of recorded music, and 50 years after its release, shows no signs of going anywhere. To further showcase Springfield’s incredible range and talent, here’s a live clip showing her covering Bill Withers’ ‘Ain't No Sunshine” and moving into a blues jam with BB King and Gene Krupa - all in under 15 minutes! Time Out writers and Rinse FM DJs pick the four-to-the-floor house anthems that defined dance music in the '80s and '90s.

26 ("Rustic Wedding"), Symphony No. Recorded at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the album showcases Mitchell’s exceptional ability to lose herself in a song onstage. It really was very happy, very pleasant, and it went frightfully well. 19. She gets violently loving in “As Good As You’ve Been To This World,” and channels her introspective, bluesier side on “Kozmic Blues.” It’s a rollicking hippie good time.—Emilia Fredlick, As the album title might hint, this isn’t a recording of one individual performance. When Joplin chats up the audience between songs, she sounds absolutely exhausted (I mean, it’s almost like she’d been screaming at the top of her lungs for the past few minutes), but every time a new tune kicks off, she seems to say, “Fuck it all” and finds even more unstoppable energy in her. It's a very good album.

Fela’s revolutionary ideas were never separate from the music he created, and his live, almost shamanistic performances captured the essence of his inspiration. "- Paul McCartney.

Not only did they find the US city’s groove in ‘Pacific State’, they also stamped on their own inventive mark, via a hyperactive bassline and a wailing saxophone hook that shouldn’t work but absolutely does. Miles of Aisles came at the perfect point in Mitchell’s career. In 2010, the Library of Congress added Aja to the United States National Recording Registry for its artistic, historic and cultural significance. Try another? One of Detroit techno don Kevin Saunderson’s housier, poppier moments – under his Inner City project with singer Paris Grey – also became his most well-known.