From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
Shannon's distinctive singing style, and especially his winning use of falsetto, would serve him well throughout a superior career.
The album is widely respected as an early example of the way that jazz was beginning to acknowledge the fledgling funk sound.
After Bob Dylan won the Nobel and pop songs are the new poetry, what other songwriters and artists are worthy of the award?
The superstar alt-pop acts will be joined byLykke Li, Khruangbin and Nadine Shah and many more still to be announced.
Artists have always tried to go one better than Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, the song that arguably defines the holiday season like no other.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
From his prolific solo career to his time with the Fab Four, here are the best George Harrison songs to sum up his musical autobiography.
The George Harrison Fund dates back to In 1971, when Harrison and Ravi Shankar staged the ground-breaking Concert For Bangladesh in New York.
Further names are due to be announced for this historic one-off show scheduled for 12 July 2019.
Denny was one of Britain’s finest vocal talents, and the aura around her has only enhanced since her passing.
The Cumbrian bassist-vocalist packed a whole lot of achievements into a frontline music career of little more than a decade.
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.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
The loudest bands in history have damaged buildings, destroyed eardrums and become health-and-safety hazards. Where are those earplugs…?