The album that “changed everything for The Rolling Stones”, ‘Beggars Banquet’ marked the start of a period of creativity and excellence for the band.
With backing from Apple and the support of Beatles Paul McCartney and George Harrison, James Taylor released a debut album that continues to amaze.
With ‘Jingle Bell Rock’, Bobby Helms made one of the all-time great Christmas songs – one that was still entering the charts 60 years after it was recorded.
The Rolling Stones’ third US album in a year, ‘December’s Children (And Everybody’s)’ was a mix of covers and originals, including unexpected treasures.
Recorded while Brenda Lee was still a teenager, ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’ remains one of the greatest holiday songs of all time.
Living in Munich for several years in the 80s, Freddie Mercury found a new pace of life. “There was a sense of freedom,” Mercury’s PA, Phoebe, reveals.
For the perfect soundtrack to a bluesy little Christmas, our playlist of the best Christmas blues songs has everything you need, from King to Clapton.
There are Christmas songs… and then there are the best Christmas country songs, as featured on the Country Christmas playlist, reliable as the Opry itself.
For the perfect soundtrack for a festive get-together, the Motown Christmas playlist features the best Motown Christmas songs from the legendary label.
Breathing new life into songs we’ve heard many times before, the Have Yourself A Jazz Christmas playlist features the best Christmas jazz songs out there.
The best Queen live performances are mesmerising examples of how the band raised the standard of rock concerts to a whole new level of brilliance.
Tapping into the psychedelic 60s, ‘Their Satanic Majesties Request’ is probably the most unusual of The Rolling Stones’ albums.
“I wanted to write something that was stirring inside of me,” says The Band’s Robbie Robertson of his song ‘Up On Cripple Creek’.
Overcoming physical disabilities to become a world-renowned pianist, Michel Petrucciani has been hailed as “an example for everyone”.
From TV show ‘Seinfeld’ to hit movie ‘The Blues Brothers’, anonymous gags to laughs about gigs, these are the best music jokes in the world.