Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', BB King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream America.
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
One of the greatest-ever sequences of musical creativity was in full flow in 1974, with Stevie's 'Fulfillingness' First Finale.'
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.
Bonnie Bramlett and Leon Russell’s evocative 1969 composition had history even before the Carpenters recorded their version.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
If 'Threads' is Crow's final full-length work, as she has suggested, then it's a remarkable closing statement.
Starting life as a tender acoustic song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ became an epic rock track, and one of George Harrison’s finest Beatles moments.
The sessions at which Derek and The Dominos recorded their album have become known as the Layla Sessions, but they produced a masterpiece.
His fourth solo album was a celebration of both Eric's refuelled creativity and some great musical relationships.
The British singer-songwriter, keyboard player and guitarist ruled America in August 1988 with both the 'Roll With It' single and album.
Musical highlights from the multi-faceted and always eventful career of a seminal drummer.
No longer masking her ornate bravado with hip-hop samples, ‘Mary’ saw Mary J Blige follow her 70s muse and take a plunge into neo-soul.
Eric Clapton's 461 Ocean Boulevard gave "Slowhand" his first chart-topping LP in the US.
Robert Johnson influenced everyone from Muddy Waters to The Rolling Stones, and shaped the future of rock'n'roll. We celebrate his life and legacy.