“We produced something good that has a life half a century after it was made,” says Patrick Campbell-Lyons of the original Nirvana recordings of the 60s.
Queen’s Live Aid performance has not only gone down in history as the day’s show-stopping event, but one of the greatest live concerts of all time.
Minnie Riperton is best known for her single ‘Lovin’ You’, but the songs she recorded during her Chess years remain high points in her career.
A song that captured the zeitgeist of the Moon landing, in 1969, ‘Space Oddity’ became David Bowie’s first hit and continues to influence society today.
There has been no shortage of songs about the Moon, from romantic ballads to conspiracy theory-fuelled considerations and zeitgeist-capturing hits.
From straight-up rockers to timeless ballads and ambitious, groundbreaking anthems that broke all the rules, the best Queen songs redefined rock music.
A history of Detroit music is wider-ranging than almost any other city’s. Everything from blues to soul and techno calls Motor City home…
‘Two Men With The Blues’ found two of music’s great modern craftsmen, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, bonding over shared musical passions and creating a classic album.
Penned by Willie Dixon, Otis Rush’s original take on I Can’t Quit You Baby has inspired rip-roaring versions from both Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones.
Showcasing Les Paul’s dazzling flights of fancy and Mary Ford’s warmth and feeling as a singer, ‘Les And Mary’ captured the duo at a watershed moment in 1955.
Capturing “the delirious optimism of the era”, ‘The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus’ remains one of the most ambitious extravaganzas in rock history.
Hailed as “one of the greatest songs ever written” in the new Danny Boyle movie, ‘Yesterday’, does the classic Beatles song deserve such status?… Well, yes!
They’ll be forever remembered for their groundbreaking music, but The Beatles’ movies have been a huge influence on the world of cinema.
Danny Boyle’s new film imagines a world without The Beatles. But what if that really happened? Here are ten ways in which the world would be different.
From a duet with Rosanne Cash to finding “the special parts” of “a really right-wing state”, ‘Oklahoma’ finds Keb’ Mo’ creating an of-the-moment classic.