Recorded while in search of a new direction, Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Band Of Gypsys’ album has had a lasting impact on rock, funk, R&B and hip-hop.
Fanzines’ importance shouldn’t be underestimated: esteemed authors such as Greil Marcus and Danny Baker first cut their teeth writing for a variety of them.
Though a clear homage to the music he loved, ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’ saw Lenny Kravitz transcend his influences with a unique take on classic rock.
Ron Weisner says “everybody wanted to participate” when he floated the idea of the compilation.
This new, all analogue edition of Band Of Gypsys has been mastered from the original analogue stereo tapes by long-time Hendrix engineer Eddie Kramer.
Stars contributing to the film include The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, Tom Petty, Linda Ronstadt and Jeff Lynne.
Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great ones apart from the rest?
Voodoo still stands as a wildly innovative, forward-thinking and challenging record, who knew it would take 14 years for D’Angelo to top it.
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.
Rod's years on Mercury Records provided him with some of his best material, and some of the best fun he ever had.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to and Motörhead.
The highly distinctive Flying V guitar was trademarked by Gibson on 6 January 1958.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
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 iconic UK festival will return once between 11 and 14 June, with the above acts topping the bill across the entire weekend.