'Every Breath You Take' was the band's only No. 1 on the Hot 100, but it became America’s biggest song...
Jim Kerr, mainstay of Simple Minds since their emergence in the new wave era, celebrates his 55th birthday today, July 9.
Charlotte Caffey, co-founder & one of the songwriters for the Go-Go’s, has spoken of her excitement at spending July on an all-star bill of 1980s favourites
On 5 July 1969, Scott Walker entered the UK album chart with his album, 'Scott Walker Sings Songs From His TV Series', which climbed to No. 7.
Iconic vocal presence Scott Walker is nearing completion of a new album, and is working with the ambient drone metal band Sunn O))).
As the new month dawns, the door opens on a custom-made selection of tunes inspired by the sights, sounds and temperatures of July.
This week 44 years ago, UK record-buyers went mad for a song written by a quintessential French romantic vocalist. The song was 'She' by Charles Aznavour.
The death of Bobby Womack may not come as entirely surprising news, given his poor health of recent years and the fact that he had been diagnosed with both cancer and Alzheimer’s...
This was still the world of the crooners, of Sinatra, Martin, Crosby, Cole and Al Martino; on the female side, of Patti Page, Kay Starr and Kitty Kallen...
He was 19, and still so unknown that they spelt his name wrong. Frank Sinatra’s first driver’s licence is up for auction.
Female power-pop pioneers the Go-Go’s were inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame on Saturday, playing a special set at the 15th annual ceremony.
It’s emerged that a track from ‘Ultraviolence’, ‘Brooklyn Baby,’ was due to feature Lou Reed. Lana Del Rey had said that she wanted to work with him.
Record Mirror published its first issue 60 years ago today, on June 17 1954, with legendary singer Winifred Atwell on the cover.
The passing of American broadcasting legend Casey Kasem has got us reminiscing about a programme that was a landmark in radio for chart buffs everywhere.
Keep the wasps off that ice cream with our hand-picked playlist, dedicated to the place which you may well be listening to music this summer: the park.
From the Beach Boys to blink 182 via folk-pop, psychedelia, country rock, hair metal & hip-hop, music has been a key part of the state's cultural identity.