While we wait for better times to return to festivals around the world, it’s worth taking a look at how modern music festivals came to be.
Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968,the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
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.
His talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album top ten for the first time.
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.
It was an incongruous head-to-head chart contest that continued in the UK for months.
In June 1971, even media types who had never liked GFR's populist hard rock style had to concede that they'd become one of the biggest bands of their generation.
The Beatles’ ‘Sgt Pepper’ inspired many cover versions, from artists as diverse as Jimi Hendrix and The Flaming Lips. uDiscover celebrates some of the best.
Why do millions of people flock to Graceland or fly across the world to see The Beatles’ instruments? The best music museums offer historic time capsules.
After the promise of the ‘Killing An Arab' single came the LP arrival of 20-year-old Robert Smith and the band.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.
Twenty of the best Muddy Waters songs: legendary cuts from the blues legend who helped launch Chess Records and inspired The Rolling Stones.
The Beastie Boys’ 'Check Your Head' changed the course of hip hop, creating the blueprint for all rap-rock strivers to come.
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.