This list of the best songs of the 50s celebrates far-ranging sounds that changed music forever.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
As the Queen biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ proved, the best music biopics can have a cultural impact that goes far beyond devoted fans. Here are 30 must-sees.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are some of the best blues albums ever.
The expanded version will include a previously-unreleased live performance by Peyroux at a 2005 festival in Spain.
Unafraid to speak up against injustice, the best protest songs take on the issues of their day, but transcend their eras to speak to future generations.
From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
Many jazz musicians died when they were in their prime or even younger, particularly during the music’s heyday, but their music lives on forever.
An introduction and tribute to one of the greatest jazz singers ever.
The master Indian musician did more to introduce the music and culture of his home land than almost any other.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
We look back to a time when jazz was the dominant form of popular music and could be heard emanating from radio stations and concert halls around the world.
From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
From singing in Motown’s biggest girl group to earning Oscar nods and becoming a fashion icon, Diana Ross set the template for future stars to follow.
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.