There have been hundreds of thousands of books about music and here are some of the best music books you’ve may never have read.
From original rebels such as Hank Williams, to genre-defying country heroes the likes of Willie Nelson, these are the icons who paved the way for Americana.
The best Enrique Iglesias songs have smashed language barriers, topped charts around the world and kept parties jumping. Here’s why…
These overlooked 70s rock heroes moved audiences, made fantastic albums, then faded, but are still fondly thought of by diehards. Remember them with love.
As the Queen biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ proved, the best music biopics can have a cultural impact that goes far beyond devoted fans. Here are 30 must-sees.
From genre-blending excursions on the fringes of country-rock, to rebellious missives from young bucks, these are the best Americana albums of all time.
The best Rolling Stones 70s songs prove why the band were untouchable in a decade during which they shaped the course of rock’n’roll.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.
The future of jazz has always been shaped by young jazz musicians seeing new modes of expression. These 13 artists reflect the changing times they live in.
The endless romantic allure of The Great American Songbook has attracted wonderful country covers by the likes of Patsy Cline and Willie Nelson.
Funkateers, country stars and punks contributed to the best concept albums in music, proving that prog rockers didn’t entirely own the concept of concepts.
Soul covers of The Great American Songbook have added a gospel-derived power and dancefloor-driven sexiness to these timeless standards.
The best Earth Day songs range from political warnings to songs written in celebration of our planet’s beauty.
The best Cure songs reveal the remarkable breadth and depth of a group that can switch with ease from challenging, introspective music to life-affirming pop tunes.
From proto-new wave to riotous alt.rock, the best Iggy Pop songs prove that the man born James Osterberg was no stooge.
The best Bond songs have been recorded by some of the greats of popular music, and hold a special place in the legacy of film soundtracks.