LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
The great jazz singer-pianist's sixth album for Philips was named after a much-covered song that also links Johnny Mathis and David Bowie.
'Lust For Life' is often considered Iggy Pop's best solo album, so in honor of its anniversary, here are 10 facts about Iggy’s seminal record.
Too often remembered for its clichés, 80s music actually has far more to offer than many remember – and it's cooler than you think.
Featuring 12 stamps in all, the new collection celebrates the iconic singer-songwriter's classic album sleeves and landmark live performances.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
The reissue affords a new opportunity to appreciate one of the finest works of the American-born stylist, who died at the age of 76 in March.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: what was next?
Pennebaker was the first documentary maker to receive a lifetime achievement Oscar.
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.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
Recorded in the 70s, ‘It’s Only Rock’n’Roll (But I Like It)’ is as iconic a Rolling Stones song as any that the band cut in the 60s
There has been no shortage of songs about the Moon, from romantic ballads to conspiracy theory-fuelled considerations and zeitgeist-capturing hits.
A song that captured the zeitgeist of the Moon landing, in 1969, ‘Space Oddity’ became David Bowie’s first hit and continues to influence society today.