After Bolan's death on 16 September 1977, the passing decades have brought new admiration of a unique and quintessential pop star.
Cinematic and bursting with emotional honesty, the best Lana Del Rey songs prove that she is one of the most compelling, original voices of her generation.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
The best Slash solos are effortlessly iconic in every way, with the Guns N’ Roses guitarist proving to be the last in a dying breed of rock legends.
A relative youngster in country music, the best Billy Currington songs have taken him to the top of the charts and into the studio with the genre’s finest.
Measuring up to anything laid down a quarter century ago, the best Eric B And Rakim songs remain timeless and hugely influential.
Blondie took the pop playbook and ripped it to shreds, here are some of their career-defining songs.
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.
A selection of 20 great solos by one of the most brilliant guitar practitioners.
The best Tupac songs reveal a complex body of work straddling mediations on life and death, party jams, and some of the most thoughtful hip-hop in history.
One of the finest artists on the illustrious Chess label, Howlin’ Wolf shaped the blues, as this playlist of 20 of the best Howlin’ Wolf songs shows.
Kanye West has dazzled, disgusted, compelled and confused in equal measure, but the best Kanye West songs are an insight into a compelling artist’s work.
From the superb catalogue of the Emperors of Soul, 20 of the best Temptations songs in this exclusive playlist, including their latest album 'All The Time'.
The best Megadeth songs prove why they’re hailed as one of the most important metal bands in history. Ready for a bludgeoning? See what they have in store…
Artist, songwriter, and one of Britain’s finest, and possibly most underrated, guitar players, here are Ronnie Wood's career-defining cuts.
We celebrate one of the most consistently creative singer-songwriters and frontmen of the past four decades.