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Articles by Martin Chilton

Astral Weeks: Behind Van Morrison’s Celestial Masterpiece
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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
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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
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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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
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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.

‘Moondance’: Why This Van Morrison Classic Is “Part Of The Universe”
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‘Moondance’: Why This Van Morrison Classic Is “Part Of The Universe”

Setting out to produce a simple ‘album of good songs’, Van Morrison emerged with the painstakingly created masterpiece ‘Moondance’.

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