He was never a household name himself, but Gallup's pioneering work with Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps made him a guitar god for Clapton, Page, Beck et al.
Artist, songwriter, and one of Britain’s finest, and possibly most underrated, guitar players, here are Ronnie Wood's career-defining cuts.
For fans of 60s pop, Jimmy Page created a hugely interesting body of work, which remains a pleasure to explore on this Decca playlist.
Beck said, “You’ll be hearing more from Johnny and me in a little while but until then we hope you find some solidarity in our take on this Lennon classic.”
Born on 1 April 1946, Ronnie was one of the UK's great treasures, happy both in a group setting, as a collaborator or bandleader.
The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
You may know every lyric to your favourite songs, but do you know who wrote them? Here are just a few of the secret songwriters behind the greatest hits.
Nicky Hopkins was one of the most in demand session players of his generation and featured on one of Rolling Stones Records’ first releases, ‘Jamming With Edward’.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
Stevie had been raising the bar of his artistic imagination for some time, when he unveiled what many consider to be his first masterpiece.
A wait of almost eight years from Rod's first break to his first UK chart-topper ended in October 1971.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
On 19 August 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
This was the festival that began life as the Richmond Jazz Festival in 1960, morphed into the Jazz and Blues Festival in 1963 and had in 1964 played host to The Rolling...