Here is your essential guide to all of the biggest music festival gatherings across the globe.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the world of music is full of weird and strange instruments. Here are just a few.
Whether it’s a Freudian slip or rubbish radio quality, here are the most misheard lyrics that have been mangled by the general public.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.
Spanning jazz, country, hip-hop and soul music, the best gospel songs of all time prove that the spirit can move you, no matter what your tastes.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
From R&B upstart to moody hitmaker, the best Weeknd songs reveal an artist who wants to remake pop in his own image.
If ever a band proved you can play rock’n’roll and retain your integrity, that band was R.E.M. as the best R.E.M. songs prove.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
Perfectly calibrated to get your muscles pumping, the best workout songs have many qualities in common, including great beats and catchy, energizing hooks.
Donna Summer changed music forever. This introduction to the disco diva’s career and discography explains how she did it.
From one-hit-wonders to crossover sensations and timeless anthems, the best songs of 1999 defined an era and marked the start of a new millennium.
An introduction to the man who brought an elegant style and rhythmic grace to the trumpet, in addition to a fragile, unique singing voice.
From biting satire to loving homage, the best Frank Zappa songs prove exactly why he’s one of the few artists who truly deserves the epithet “genius.”
Carl Wilson’s best Beach Boys songs reveal the youngest Wilson brother to have been an intuitive producer with an exquisite voice.