A prolific live performer, the sticksman was also called upon by Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers, Glen Campbell and Roy Orbison.
Despite the claims of many in a streaming world, the album isn’t dead. Taylor Swift and Sam Smith are just a few artists keeping it alive.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
Mass-marketed music for the X-Factor generation promoting attractive, clean-living male singers is hardly a new thing.
From the first talkie, theme songs in movies have found a treasured place in the popular consciousness, as these 50 best film songs prove.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
Truly iconic album covers don’t just define an album, they define an era, a generation and, in some cases, an entire musical genre.
From Def Leppard to Chuck Berry, U2, Tom Petty, Weezer and Eric Clapton, the best Christmas rock songs are satisfyingly turkey-free.
Born on September 7, 1936, Buddy Holly stood apart from the rest of the 50s teen idols and oozed rock ‘n’ roll sensibility without even having to try.
A trademark Hank Williams song was created on August 30, 1949, when Hank recorded ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Hound dogs, salty dogs, rain dogs, the mighty canine appears in countless songs and this list celebrates all the dogs who’ve been saluted in song.
Inspiring covers by everyone from The Beatles to Carpenters, The Marvelettes’ ‘Please Mr. Postman’ song put Motown on the map as a true cultural force.
The incredible life and times of the great American singer and guitarist, as remembered by the man himself.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.