So much more than a blues singer, Bessie Smith was an icon for her race and gender, and her legend...
A pioneer who influenced everyone from Chuck Berry to Keith Richards, Sister Rosetta Tharpe played rock’n’roll way before anyone else.
Lightnin' Hopkins spent his life playing a special brand of country blues, gaining popularity in America and Europe.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
The track was filmed in November 2018 at the second VetsAid festival in the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA.
The autobiographical album, which was produced by Dan Auerbach, is out May 21.
The first appearance on the R&B countdown of the Mississippi blues original came on March 5, 1955.
‘A Hard Road’ is one of the cornerstones of the 60s British blues boom, and made the UK Top 10 for John Mayall in March 1967.
Inspired by punk and committed to capturing the true essence of rock’n’roll, Rory Gallagher shot through the 80s with an ever-astonishing arsenal of tricks.
Following the dissolution of Taste in 1970, Rory Gallagher kicked the new decade’s door in with a solo career that proved as inventive as it was riveting.
An influence on everyone from Brian May to Slash and Johnny Marr, Rory Gallagher was Ireland’s first rock god – the country’s Hendrix and Clapton in one.
TYA's first UK Top 10 album charted on February 22, 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
The Rolling Stones’ classic cover of Buddy Holly’s 'Not Fade Away' was the group’s third UK single and their first to be released in America.
The recordings by White, who died in 2018, started as unadorned voice and guitar demos from his home studio.
An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.