The Japanese artist has been a touchstone of popular culture for more than half a century.
The songs chosen for Rock 'N' Roll are all about John Lennon’s musical roots, dating from his pre-Beatles days
In early 1964, Capitol Records were essentially playing catch-up on UK Beatles releases, leading to the cherry-picking and title change for the US 'Meet The Beatles' album.
In February 1964, as his disciples The Beatles invaded America, Bo entered the UK album chart for a final time with 'Bo Diddley's Beach Party.'
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
The original recording had long been discarded by the BBC.
The 7 February 1970 issue of the magazine announced John as their Man of the Year.
The soul duo hit the Billboard R&B chart on 7 February 1970 by taking a trip to Abbey Road.
On 27 January 1970, John Lennon wrote and recorded 'Instant Karma!', becaming the first solo single by a former Beatle to sell a million copies in America.
From the Jazz Age through to modern rock, great songwriting partnerships have provided some of popular music’s finest moments. Here are eight of the best…
From 60s releases by 2016 Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan to 21st-century releases by David Crosby and Beck, we pick the top 25 singer songwriter albums.
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?
The town's name became synonymous with modern music culture in January 1970, as it hosted the country's first major, outdoor rock gathering.
Freeman had his own hit with the song at 18 and saw it covered by everyone from the Beach Boys to John Lennon.
Richie Havens recorded some wonderful albums for Verve Records prior to appearing at Woodstock, but it was the festival that defined his career.