John Coltrane died on 17 July 1967, gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life, we look back at his great legacy.
Today, legends are ten a penny. When Billie Holiday was given the accolade it meant something: she was one of, if not the, best jazz singers of all time.
Find out what gifted jazz player John Coltrane had to say on his life and music by taking a look at our list of the best John Coltrane quotes.
In General Franco’s Spain, The Rolling Stones’ ‘Sticky Fingers’ artwork was classed as obscene and banned. The record company had to change the sleeve.
It’s a heady mix of R&B, soul and Motown, country music, psychedelia, rockabilly and classic rock’n’roll that comes together to create the soundtrack to swamp rock.
‘Goodbye To Love’ by the Carpenters is the original power ballad. It became the template for countless other ballads that followed.
Released on 13 July 1992, ‘Live in Japan’ captures George Harrison’s performance with Eric Clapton and remains a joyous celebration of Harrison’s career.
On 13 July 1985, Live Aid, the dual concert at Wembley Stadium and JFK Stadium featured some of the greatest performances by rock royalty in history.
On a hot summer’s night on 12 July 1962 at London’s Marquee Jazz Club, The Rolling Stones played their first ever gig.
Louis Jordan was dubbed the King of The Jukebox and rightly so, he was a huge star and one that is sadly much less remembered than he ought to be…
On 7 July 1963, The Rolling Stones recorded their first TV appearance on UK TV's ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’, and their single ‘Come On’ quickly made the charts.
Today there’s not a person in the world who does not associate What A Wonderful World with Louis Armstrong. Read about the story behind the song.
The fateful story of how John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time.
The Rolling Stones’ 1969 Hyde Park concert in 1969 has become the stuff of legend: a gig that helped define the band during a moment of crisis.
The Atlanta International Pop Festival was one of the biggest fests in 1969, boasting Grand Funk Railroad, Led Zeppelin, Joe Cocker and CCR on the line-up.