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Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
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As the world outside seems to get worse and worse, Jaz Coleman’s apocalyptic rantings seem more and more prescient.
There is no shortage of talented vocalists, but the best female jazz singers possess unique voices which hold their own against their male counterparts.
The story of the Manchester alt rock band is one of constant evolution.
Motown’s story is often told by the superstars who helped define the company’s sound, but that doesn’t tell the whole story.
The songwriting duo have created an outstanding body of work that absorbs countless genres of music.
One of music’s true mavericks, John Cale ranks among the most influential figures in rock’n’roll. The best John Cale songs reveal why.
From ‘Jailhouse Rock’ to ‘The Girl Can’t Help It,’ the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generation of teenagers into a frenzy.
Decades after his death, Wes Montgomery's keen ears and boundless imagination still bowl over jazz aficionados and newbies alike.
Shania Twain opened the door for a range of female country singers, with some joining her pop-rock crossover, while others are going the traditional route.
Our tribute to arguably the greatest rock singer, from Who classics and live favorites to more recent solo projects.
The best Justin Bieber songs have, in a startlingly short space of time, turned the teenage heartthrob into a global megastar commanding all the shots.
Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk, and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument.
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