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.
In February 1964, as his disciples The Beatles invaded America, Bo entered the UK album chart for a final time with 'Bo Diddley's Beach Party.'
One of the greatest independent labels in history, the music of Chess Records still sounds revolutionary.
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to Motörhead.
The film is directed by longtime admirer Beverly Lindsay-Johnson and includes an interview with Little Anthony Gourdine.
Unlike pop stars, most blues artists have never been obsessed with image. But there are still some great blues album covers out there.
Rick and his Stone Canyon Band found new success with first the 'Garden Party' single, then the album of the same name.
'I Wanna Be Your Man', The Rolling Stones second 45 was released in November 1963, but it was not what Decca Records had originally planned.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
Rick had been developing a country-influenced sound for many years when an October 1971 concert brought him to a crossroads.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
In September 1979, the band played their first US concerts with Kenney Jones behind the drumkit.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
From custom guitars to truly bizarre contraptions, these homemade musical instruments have unique DIY sounds that you’ll never hear anywhere else.