The Genius Of Charlie Parker was no overstatement. An expanded reissue of an original 1953 album offered an insight into Bird’s recording techniques.
Johnny Hodges was a brilliant saxophonist who graced many of Duke Ellington's recordings.
Recorded in 1973, ‘It’s Only Rock’n’Roll (But I Like It)’ is one of the most iconic Rolling Stones songs of all time.
Tony Visconti tells the story of the time he and Marc Bolan arrived in Los Angeles and created a pop classic.
‘Bare Wires’ was John Mayall’s breakthrough album in the US. Released in 1968, it mixes blues, folk, jazz, R&B, progressive rock, and even psychedelia.
Woodstock may be the best-known rock festival, but is likely that the Ozark Music Festival held over the weekend of July 19-21, 1974 was bigger.
John Coltrane gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life. We look back at his great legacy.
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.
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.
Released in 1992, this album captures George Harrison’s performance with Eric Clapton and remains a joyous celebration of Harrison’s career.
On a hot summer’s night on July 12, 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 July 7, 1963, The Rolling Stones recorded their first TV appearance on ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars,’ and their single ‘Come On’ quickly made the charts.
The fateful story of how John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time.
The Rolling Stones’ 1969 Hyde Park concert has become the stuff of legend: a gig that helped define the band during a moment of crisis.