We count down the best songs from a decade in which the sound of country splintered into tons of different directions.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: What's next?
The Beatles may have ushered in the “album era” of music, but their singles were no less influential on the course of pop music. Here’s why…
Beginning life as a song inspired by the Maharishi, John Lennon’s ‘Jealous Guy’ evolved to look at the insecurities and possessive nature of love.
From iconic records by Parliament-Funkadelic and James Brown to Betty Davis and the Isaac Hayes, these are the best funk albums ever.
Throughout the history of pop music, the studio changed for musicians and producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
Written towards the end of the “White Album” sessions, ‘Long, Long, Long’ was one of George Harrison’s most notable spiritual songs.
Praised by John Lennon as one of the best tracks on 'Abbey Road,' ‘Something’ remains a landmark song in George Harrison’s creative development.
With its unlikely origins in a campaign slogan, ‘Come Together’ evolved to become one of The Beatles’ most memorable songs.
Mass-marketed music for the X-Factor generation promoting attractive, clean-living male singers is hardly a new thing.
People have been using music as a means to express dissatisfaction for as long as we know, but why is it so powerful?
Playing with fans who sought to decipher hidden meanings in their songs, The Beatles laced ‘Glass Onion’ with references to their earlier songs.
Arguably The Beatles’ most visceral moment on record, ‘Helter Skelter’ grew from a bluesy jam into what’s been cited as the world’s first heavy metal song.
Starting life as a tender acoustic song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ became an epic rock track, and one of George Harrison’s finest Beatles moments.
Written in Rishikesh, ‘Dear Prudence’ has transcended its original inspiration to become one of The Beatles’ best-loved songs.