From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
John 'Jabo' Starks, the drummer - who along with Clyde Stubblefield - provided the backbeat on many of James Brown's classic hits has died aged 79.
From original pioneers Elvis and Little Richard, to the Allmans and Cadillac Three, Southern rock has made a global impact far beyond its original boundaries. But then again… maybe it had no...
With the new Muddy Waters 40-track collection coming out: 'Can't Be Satisfied: The Very Best Of', uDiscover sat down with his daughter Mercy Morganfield.
uDiscover Music’s Chess Records mini-documentary will whet your appetite to learn more about the Chicago indie that gave rock’n’roll to the world.
Powerhouse blues-rock favourites George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be honoured with three special vinyl LP releases from Capitol/UMe on 30 March 2018.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
A controversial album for both Howlin’ Wolf and his fans, The Howlin’ Wolf Album was a psych-blues experiment that is much more than a novelty listen.
Chess Records laid the foundation for rock’n’roll, and its influence can still be felt today, as this guide to the 10 best Chess blues records shows.
To mark Black History Month, uDiscover salutes 50 classic R&B originals that became mainstream hits when they were covered by rock and pop artists.
Son of Chess records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess gives uDiscover Music an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
From blues and jazz to rock'n'roll and soul, here are the 50 best Chess Records singles to discuss and debate, but mainly to hear and consider.
Chess Records and its founders, Leonard and Phil Chess, played a bigger part than any other record label in making the blues a worldwide phenomenon.
With his 50-year track record, and a voracious appetite for touring intact, Steve Miller's place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is immensely well-earned.