A greatest hits album or best-of album is a type of compilation album that collects popular and commercially successful songs by a particular artist or band. It is also common for greatest hits albums to include remixes or alternate takes of popular songs as bonus tracks to increase appeal for long-time fans who might otherwise already own the songs included. At times, a greatest hits compilation marks the first album appearance of a successful single that was never attached to a previous studio album. The first example of a greatest hits album can be seen with Johnny Mathis 's Johnny's Greatest Hits , released in
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Digweed began DJing at the age of 15, and made a name for himself in his home town of Hastings , where he put on successful club nights, the most famous of which were his successful raves on Hastings Pier ,  where the likes of Carl Cox and The Prodigy performed. In partnership with Sasha, Digweed is known for promoting progressive house and notable for producing the first commercial compilation for a nightclub,  when they released their compilation of mixes from Renaissance entitled Renaissance: The Mix Collection. Until then, mixtapes from clubs had only been circulated by DJs on an amateur basis. The Renaissance CD was the first time that a compilation CD had been planned strategically for marketing, from artwork to promotion. Digweed then started the record label Bedrock Records to further promote the music that he was playing at the time.
Read 12 revealing quotes from Kurt Cobain on what would have been the late Nirvana frontman's 50th birthday. Today, Kurt Cobain would have celebrated his 50th birthday. The Nirvana singer, guitarist and songwriter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in April of at the age of
American music artist Marvin Gaye released 25 studio albums, four live albums, one soundtrack album, 24 compilation albums , and 83 singles. In Gaye signed a recording contract with Tamla Records , owned by Motown. Gaye's first album to chart was a duet album with Mary Wells titled Together , peaking at number forty-two on the Billboard pop album chart. Gaye recorded more than thirty hit singles for Motown throughout the s , becoming established as "the Prince of Motown".