‘Red Rose Speedway’ marked the end of the original Wings line-up, but it laid the groundwork for the runaway success of ‘Band On The Run’.
The best Rolling Stones 70s songs prove why the band were untouchable in a decade during which they shaped the course of rock’n’roll.
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 brings Queen’s story to the silver screen. Freddie Mercury’s favourite films also offer revealing insights into the singer’s life.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels “the evolution of black American identity”.
A year after his debut, Tim Hardin escaped the problems of the “difficult second album” with the stunning ‘Tim Hardin 2’, released by Verve in April 1967.
The best Bond songs have been recorded by some of the greats of popular music, and hold a special place in the legacy of film soundtracks.
From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
As a songwriter, Bob Dylan has inspired countless others – but who inspired him to write the timeless classic Mr Tambourine Man?
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
Setting out to harness their “insane influences” into “something that could be put on stage”, Bee Gees’ ‘Odessa’ emerged as a genre-spanning masterpiece.
With her new album, ‘Things Have Changed’, soul singer Bettye LaVette covers Bob Dylan classics, taking them “out of his mouth and putting them into mine”.