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.
Since 1968, the Isle Of Wight Festival has gathered every iconic UK act and from the States, making it one of the most prolific festivals in music history.
Twenty fascinating John Lee Hooker quotes describing the remarkable life and times of the blues legend, born on 22 August 1917.
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 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.