People have been using music as a means to express dissatisfaction for as long as we know, but why is it so powerful?
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This list of the best songs of the 50s celebrates far-ranging sounds that changed music forever.
An essential intro to jazz for beginners, these 20 albums offer a guide to jazz that traces the music’s development over the 50s and 60s.
The subject of Satan and evil will always remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial and unsettling.
Explore how the Newport Jazz Festival survived riots, rock, and revolution to birth some of jazz’s greatest live albums.
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.
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.
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This richly romantic number is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
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.
The expanded version will include a previously-unreleased live performance by Peyroux at a 2005 festival in Spain.
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.