While we wait for better times to return to festivals around the world, it’s worth taking a look at how modern music festivals came to be.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
From Don't Think I Don't Think About It to For The First Time, the ten songs you must hear in Darius Rucker's No. 1-filled story so far.
"Little Richard came screaming into my life when I was a teenager," wrote McCartney.
The second phase of Rick Nelson's career was taking shape in a studio on 10 May 1969, when he recorded Bob Dylan's You Belong To Me.
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 second solo release by the Oklahoma singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and session man supreme.
With its roots in country tradition and punk attitude, Americana music is hard to define but easy to love. uDiscover Music dons a Nudie suit and goes in search of the Americana...
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
The best Earth Day songs range from political warnings to songs written in celebration of our planet’s beauty.
From stoner anthems to good-natured novelties, the best songs about marijuana are perfect for indulgers – or those with just a contact buzz.
Unquestionably, 'The Folk Singer' by Muddy Waters is one of the greatest blues albums ever recorded, but far too many have overlooked it.
The success of the southern rock band's 1973 debut album led to a follow-up featuring the anthemic 'Sweet Home Alabama.'
As a songwriter, Bob Dylan has inspired countless others – but who inspired him to write the timeless classic Mr Tambourine Man?
Laying her unique mix of heartache, carnal desire and strong-willed resolve out for all to witness, Lucinda Williams brought the blues back into the charts with 2003’s ‘World Without Tears’.
With five decades of folk-country classics to his name, Prine was an integral part of American roots music and was revered by critics and fellow artists alike, counting Bob Dylan, Roger Waters,...