Released by Reaction Records in early October 1966, Cream's first single, 'Wrapping Paper,' was a piece of whimsical jazz-influenced pop.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
The links between the American band and the British guitar hero go deeper than you might think.
The blues-rock quartet made a UK album chart breakthrough in their banner month of June 1970.
The rock giants proved there was plenty of fuel in the adult oriented rock tank with their fourth album 'Walk On.'
As had just happened on the album side, the band's British singles debut was well before they achieved the same feat in America.
The day 'Slowhand' said an emotional goodbye to a guitar that he adored.
From music to fashion, The Rolling Stones’ influence cannot be overstated. Here’s how they changed our culture forever.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
Peter Bardens came to the attention of record buyers when he joined Camel, but before this he'd already built a formidable reputation as a keyboard player.
Carl Radle was just 37 years old when he died, but his elegant bass playing graced many recordings.
‘We’re All Alright!’ captured Cheap Trick on sparkling form, touting an enviably radio-friendly, age-defying record comparable with their finest albums.
The Monterey Pop Festival was the epitome of the Summer Of Love. A festival at which reputations were made and there was nothing but peace and love.
Lucky, Lefty, Nelson, Otis and Charlie T, Jr – together, they were known as The Traveling Wilburys, but who was really behind the curly hair and shades?
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album Top 10 for the first time.
As June turned to July in 1979, the second Dire Straits album 'Communique' reached a No.5 peak in the UK and became the third-highest new entry in the US.