In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
Bruce's post-Cream solo debut promised and delivered much, by an artist not content to capitalise on his fame.
The sessions at which Derek and The Dominos recorded their album have become known as the Layla Sessions, but they produced a masterpiece.
Released on 25 August 1969 as their debut album, 'On Time' by Grand Funk Railroad lived up to its title and started the band's US chart journey.
Musical highlights from the multi-faceted and always eventful career of a seminal drummer.
'Wheels Of Fire' introduced the classic ‘White Room’ and other great performances by the rock trio.
Robert Johnson influenced everyone from Muddy Waters to The Rolling Stones, and shaped the future of rock'n'roll. We celebrate his life and legacy.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
Three lucky audiences on EC's 1974 tour saw him joined on stage by half of The Who.
Despite the departure of Dave Mason, Traffic were a band again, returning in 1970 with an acclaimed fourth LP.
Held in July 1966, the 6th National Jazz and Blues Festival was without doubt one of the best aggregations of artists gathered at a UK festival ever.
The band's first performance was not, as often reported, at the National Jazz & Blues Festival in Windsor, but two days earlier in a famous north of England club.