Guitarist Dewey Bunnell was one half of the band America, who burst upon the music scene in 1971 with their fabulous single ‘A Horse With No Name’.
At art school in 1960 Charlie Watts wrote and illustrated a book, Ode To A High Flying Bird, the bird being Charlie Parker, the jazz saxophonist.
After releasing their new single 'Let’s Spend The Night Together,' The Rolling Stones performed a censored version on the Ed Sullivan show.
For some 1967’s Summer of Love had its origins at this historic counter-culture event.
On Enigma's 'The Screen Behind The Mirror,' Michael Cretu brings a sense of spirituality to his sampling methods, pushing ambient music in a new direction.
Recorded on January 13, 1956, at New York City’s Fine Sound Studios, 'Pres and Teddy' is a joy.
Mississippi Fred McDowell was a key figure in Mississippi hill country blues and one of the most dynamic performers of the 60s blues revival.
Released in January 1963, The Beatles' ‘Please Please Me,’ was a transatlantic smash hit, but not quite as successful as many people now imagine.
David Bowie was no overnight sensation, it would take him years to 'make it.' But his journey proves the power of perseverance.
Kenny Burrell's ‘Midnight Blue’ blurs the boundaries between jazz and the blues and plays like a slow burn, soundtracking an imaginary film noir.
‘Three Steps To Heaven’ became a posthumous number-one hit in the UK for rock’n’roll pioneer Eddie Cochran, recorded shortly before his tragic passing.
Scott Walker's first five solo albums are some of the greatest by any solo singer in the late 1960s and 1970s.
Nicky Hopkins was one of the most in demand session players of his generation and featured on one of Rolling Stones Records’ first releases, ‘Jamming With Edward.’
Released in January 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Bayou Country' put the band on the map thanks to the single 'Proud Mary.'
You may not have heard of Doris Troy, but you will definitely have heard her voice.