The EP’s four songs with unrecorded Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash lyrics first appeared on vinyl for this year’s Record Store Day.
A catchy hook, an infectious chant: an earworm is a simple thing. Writing one, however, is not. Here’s why earworms are so effective – and hard to create.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
The 13-date jaunt launches on 20 July in Bethel, New York and wraps on 10 August in Seattle, Washington.
Costello's soul schooling showed itself as never before on this fourth album, and third with the Attractions.
Vivid and evocative, the best illustrated music books bring history back to life both for those who missed it and those who wish to relive it.
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
On 16 February 1979, Elvis played a live show that was, in part, a preview of the country album he would release two years later, 'Almost Blue.'
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
From emerging artists making their big debut to legendary icons gracing the stage, here are some best Grammy performances of all time.
Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has a unique and much-revered place in the music firmament.
Nick Lowe's assured production kept the delivery crisp and disciplined, but live and vital, on a record that enhanced Costello’s reputation for depth behind the vitriol.