Richard Havers

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The Stones Let It Bleed

In was on 5 December 1969, the day that the <b>Stones</b> left Muscle Shoals, having recorded some tracks for what would be their next album (<i>Sticky …

George Harrison – All Things Must Pass

‘Classic album’ is a term that’s used way too much when describing records from the golden era of rock music. The truth is, one person’s classic …

Verve Records: 20 classic album covers

Verve: the Sound of America by Richard Havers, review

Mick Brown discovers how Verve records helped to bring jazz stars such as Ella Fitzgerald to a white audience<p>Commenting on the accusation that <b>Louis Armstrong</b> had “sold out” by playing an <b>Uncle Tom</b> figure to gain the approval of white audiences, <b>Billie Holiday</b> once remarked that “of course Pops toms, …

Verve Records helped spread jazz around the world

Verve Records was formed in 1955 by Norman Granz and their studio albums and live recordings by Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Billie Holiday helped bring jazz to a world audience<p>"Jazz stirs the possibilities for creativity in the moment. Jazz is about the human character; …