The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
The Rolling Stones UK tour in March 1971 was a fond farewell to home, as they were moving to France…things would never be the same again
The event will take place as usual in the famous surroundings of New York's Apollo Theatre.
‘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.
Very much a musician’s musician Gary was an enormously popular live drawer, as will be seen by a slew of on stage albums in his catalogue.
The track also features on the band's Snakefarm Records' debut, 'OK Hotel', released on 13 March.
One of the best soundtracks ever released, ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’, won three Grammys and introduced a whole new audience to bluegrass music.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
In the UK, the album of the same name has debuted atop the Official Charts Company's Americana Albums chart.
If the Blues is about love and loss then Etta James recorded the soundtrack. She was the greatest female vocalist ever to record for Chess Records and her catalogue of recordings is...
TYA's first UK top ten album charted on 22 February 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.