The posthumous album ‘Wide Prairie’ was recorded over several decades and serves as a testament to Linda McCartney’s singing and songwriting abilities.
Seeking to rid music of offensive content, Tipper Gore’s Parents Music Resource Center used the Filthy Fifteen to bring their cause to the Senate.
The best football songs are the right mix of optimism, reality and songwriting skills. Here’s a starting 11 to qualify for the finals.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.
The finest Freddie Mercury songs reveal an artist committed to exploring all avenues of expression.
The best Freddie Mercury videos reveal how the Queen frontman harnessed powerful visuals to further express his boundless creativity.
Bob Dylan and The Band played some of the most controversial music in history, then laid the groundwork for Americana, leaving an insurmountable legacy.
The music world is full of talented multi-instrumentalists, and the best one-man bands have a unique vision that only they can achieve, alone in the studio.
After inventing Americana with their sepia-toned first two albums, The Band captured a snapshot of themselves with the personal reflections of Stage Fright.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
Though a groundbreaking songwriter, when the idiosyncratic Chuck Berry took on the blues, he did it his own way – as an intriguing 1983 compilation proves.
Four Freshmen And 5 Trombones was the first album The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson bought, and remains an exquisite vocal jazz record.
Chess Records laid the foundation for rock’n’roll, and its influence can still be felt today, as this guide to the 10 best Chess blues records shows.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
The folk musician was a musical maverick, a bitingly honest songwriter, and one of the most brilliant acoustic guitarists of his generation.