Articles by Martin Chilton
Astral Weeks: Behind Van Morrison’s Celestial Masterpiece
Hailed as ‘the most adventurous record in rock’, ‘Astral Weeks’ ensured Van Morrison’s name would be forever written in the cosmos.
Best James Taylor Songs: 10 Confessional Singer-Songwriter Classics
Deceptively emotional and often haunting, the best James Taylor songs remain some of the finest of the 70s singer-songwriter boom.
Why Eric Clapton’s ‘Unplugged’ Album Remains An Electrifying Experience
The best-selling live record of all time, Eric Clapton’s ‘Unplugged’ album captured a cathartic performance from the grieving guitarist.
Eric Clapton’s Reprise Years: Every Studio Album, Ranked And Reviewed
From landmark songs to formidable collaborations and tributes to his heroes, Eric Clapton’s Reprise albums offer some of his richest work.
‘Behind The Sun’: The Dawning Of A New Era For Eric Clapton
Recorded with Phil Collins, Eric Clapton’s ‘Behind The Sun’ album captured his anguish at the breakdown of his marriage to Pattie Boyd.
Why Love’s Self-Titled Debut Album Is An Adored 60s Classic
Described as ‘loud, raucous, minimalist rock’ Love’s self-titled debut album introduced the group as rising stars of the 60s counterculture.
How Fleetwood Mac’s Debut Album Took British Blues To New Heights
Released in 1968, Fleetwood Mac’s self-titled debut album set the group up to become one of the most successful bands of the 20th century.
Best Crosby, Stills & Nash (& Young) Songs: 10 Harmonious Rock Classics
Definitive 70s supergroup classics, the best Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young songs range from political diatribes to countercultural anthems.
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