Eric Clapton joins John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and then quits to form Cream - but first he records the Beano album - a classic.
The work of one of rock's finest session drummers, from 'Pet Sounds' and 'All Things Must Pass' to Derek and the Dominos.
On 13 July 1985, Live Aid, the dual concert at Wembley Stadium and JFK Stadium featured some of the greatest performances by rock royalty in history.
On 10 July 1968, Cream confessed their "loss of direction" and announced that within a few months, they would go their separate ways.
The producer of the 'Beano Album' and the first Fleetwood Mac LPs steps into the spotlight.
The hit artist and songwriter plays Al Dhafra Air Base in Abu Dhabi before hitting the UK, including a spot on Eric Clapton's Hyde Park bill.
A dazzling array of British stars played on Billy's stirring Apple single of 1969.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
Who could imagine that one of the most compelling and overlooked country albums of all time sprung from the minds of an English songwriter
The day 'Slowhand' said an emotional goodbye to his favourite guitar.
He was never a household name himself, but Gallup's pioneering work with Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps made him a guitar god for Clapton, Page, Beck et al.
A selection of 20 great solos by one of the most brilliant guitar practitioners.
After the group's original and versions by everyone from Al Green to Brenda Lee, Joe made the song his own.
Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968,the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.