This was the guitar on which Hendrix captured the zeitgeist by performing the 'Star Spangled Banner' and other tracks.
If you haven’t heard Albert King’s ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’, it’s time for a change of luck. Go ahead, listen. It’ll make your day.
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album top ten for the first time.
1969 was a year of amazing musical festivals, but Woodstock, and the bands that played, set the template for events that have become part of our culture.
The original was on the 1970s glam-rock pacesetters' 1971 UK No. 1 album Electric Warrior.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: what was next?
The best Woodstock performances mark the high point of the 60s counterculture, underlining festival’s groundbreaking contribution to music.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
The music festival never really went away. Headliners may come and go, but music lovers will always yearn to retreat to an open field with their favourite band – and 100,000 other...
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
Hall's storied career included work with seminal artists ranging from Ike & Tina Turner, to Black Sabbath, Tubby Hayes and The Real Thing.
His talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.