You’ve heard them, but do you know who they are? Studio musicians The Wrecking Crew are behind many of the most important recordings in music history.
There was no bigger rock band than Queen in the 70s. “Always wanting to do things bigger and better”, the group’s music dominated the decade.
One of the most influential works of pop culture, ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ found The King Of Halloween giving Father Christmas a run for his money.
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
Taking a step away from his work with Queen, Freddie Mercury’s solo album, ‘Mr Bad Guy’, found him exploring new avenues in his music.
With ‘The Traveling Wilburys Vol 1’, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison And Jeff Lynne entered new territory as a much-loved supergroup.
A dark song about a serial murderer, ‘Midnight Rambler’ was written while The Rolling Stones were on holiday in a “very beautiful hill town” in Italy.
With a friendship based on mutual admiration, Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong recorded a series of classic songs and appeared together in many hit movies.
The ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ biopic brought Queen’s story to the silver screen. Freddie Mercury’s favourite films also offer revealing insights into his life.
Revealing hidden facets of his live and work, these surprising Freddie Mercury facts are laid bare in the singer’s own inimitable style.
Written during a tumultuous period, ‘Imagine’ is a stirring anthem that challenges listeners as much as it assuages them during times of need.
Painting Freddie Mercury’s ‘Mr Bad Guy’ was “an absolute honour” for visual artist Jack Coulter, whose synaesthesia helps shape his art.
In an audacious collaboration with soprano singer Montserrat Caballé, Freddie Mercury fulfilled a life-long ambition with the ‘Barcelona’ album.
Thoughtful and insightful quotes about the power of music as therapy and the ways in which it is good for all of us to open up about mental-health concerns.
The best country duets in history have captured magic between dynamic pairings such as Patsy Cline and Jim Reeves, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.