An affectionate look at some of the musical chapters in the singular life of Sir Richard Starkey MBE.
While we wait for better times to return to festivals around the world, it’s worth taking a look at how modern music festivals came to be.
Casting a long shadow from 1985 through to 1987, the self-titled album by Seattle rockers Heart became their biggest hit – and continues to endure today.
This collection of 4 July songs mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards that make the perfect playlist for Independence Day parties.
With his debut Blue Note album, ‘Think!’, Lonnie Smith established himself as one of the rising new stars of organ-driven soul-jazz in the late 60s.
This landmark pair of albums remain relevant and moving, decades later. Reggie Mint explains why.
Whether fighting for the legalisation of cannabis or battling dark forces in politics, the best reggae protest songs spoke to their times yet continue to resonate today.
A live recording of ‘No Woman, No Cry’ helped make Bob Marley a global star. The song remains a celebration of life in the face of hardship.
Mika called his fourth record a “direct, low-down, open, playful, candid yet mature pop album.” Here's why it's an essential part of his discography.
Lucinda Williams' 'Car Wheels On A Gravel Road' made her a critical darling and introduced America to a new genre, alt.country.
Armed with a meaty, bright voice and a perfect country origin story, Reba McEntire has churned out country hits for decades. These are her best.
As the best Johnny Cash Mercury albums show, the country legend was taking big risks with material well before Rick Rubin came along.
‘Goo’ challenged the idea of what a mainstream rock album could be without sacrificing the experimentalism that earned Sonic Youth a devoted cult following.
With ‘EMOTION’, Carly Rae Jepsen proved she was more than just her smash single but a full-fledged pop star with a devoted audience.
Neil Young released five albums for Geffen in the 80s. Though they surprised critics and fans at the time, they proved his refusal to rest on his artistic laurels.