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.
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.
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.
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.
The Fred Rose composition connects Gene with Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley and a host of others.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
The history of ‘Fever’ includes some strange tales and unlikely artists. Here are some of the best cover versions of the song made famous by Peggy Lee.
There has been no shortage of songs about the Moon, from romantic ballads to conspiracy theory-fuelled considerations and zeitgeist-capturing hits.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.