From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
Shania Twain opened the door for a range of female country singers, with some joining her pop-rock crossover, while others are going the traditional route.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
Before it became a staple of classic-rock radio, Bob Seger’s ‘Old Time Rock & Roll’ turned Tom Cruise into a star thanks to its iconic needle-drop moment.
Their tenure was short-lived, but their influence is unmeasurable, and the best Velvet Underground songs still dare you to think differently.
On his bestselling album ‘Against The Wind’, Bob Seger balanced thoughtful ballads with hellraising rock tunes to create a classic.
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Combining groove with a sense of songcraft, drummers are the driving force of any group. Here we present the best female drummers of all time.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
From the Issac Hayes’ funky instrumental scores to Trent Reznor’s dark genius, here are just a few of the growing ranks of musicians-turned-film composers.
Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument.
With ‘Trans’, Neil Young shocked fans and critics alike with a leftfield classic about how humanity was going to make sense of the computer age.
Alex Chilton was many things: a blue-eyed soul singer, a Big Star power-popper and an indie iconoclast. The one thing he was not? Forgotten.
Vastly different than it was a decade ago, the pop music that defined the 2010s has found new and unprecedented ways to engage the listener.
Helmed by Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings saw the country legend make a stunning return late his career, re-establishing his rebel cred.