Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.
‘Live At The Regal’, recorded in November 1964, remains one of the great live albums of all time, demonstrating why BB is The King of the blues.
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
Recorded on November 27 and 28, 1969, The Rolling Stones’ ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’ was the first live album to reach No.1 on UK charts in September.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', BB King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream America.
‘Live In Cook County Jail’ is a truly classic BB King album that deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with his ‘Live At The Regal’.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
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…
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.
He was never a household name himself, but Gallup's pioneering work with Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps made him a guitar god for Clapton, Page, Beck et al.
Rock icon Peter Frampton shares his cover of BB King’s legendary blues hit, ‘The Thrill Is Gone’ from his forthcoming covers album ‘All Blues’, due 7 June.
'Revival: The Resurrection of Son House' is playing at the Geva Theatre Centre.