The varied history and many interpretations of one of the most enduring John-Taupin compositions.
Setting Placebo on a new path entirely, the ‘Without You I’m Nothing’ album proved they were fully committed to their artistic progression.
Album packaging has evolved over six decades. Excellent artwork still matters, and the future promises many advances for digital music and new media.
A wide-ranging list of opera singers, film stars and rock icons, Freddie Mercury’s influences reveal why he was driven to create such a vast body of work.
Titles by artists including PiL, Arctic Monkeys, The Specials, T-Rex and Coldplay will also be going under the hammer.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.
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.
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.