'Easy Rider' netted a best screenplay Oscar nomination for Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern, and has since been listed on the American Film Institute’s ranking of the top 100 American films.
A question of boundaries lays at the heart of music censorship, but artists have always pushed back, fighting for the freedom to express themselves.
The track features vocals on the choruses by Glen Hansard, and the positive lyric makes reference to John Lennon.
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album top ten for the first time.
The image of John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and George Harrison outside Abbey Road Studios in St John's Wood is one of music's most iconic pictures.
As dark and heavy as any song in The Beatles’ canon, ‘Yer Blues’ demanded an intensity to match – and found it in a cramped Abbey Road storage room.
The Beatles were all born in Liverpool and have not only left behind a huge legacy, but some of the childhood homes where they grew up.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
Inspired by one of the Maharishi’s lectures, ‘Mother Nature’s Son’ found Paul McCartney writing “a heartfelt song about my child-of-nature leanings”.
With some of the most magisterial songs The Beatles ever wrote, ‘Abbey Road’ was the final album they recorded, and now stands as many people’s favourite.
On 8 August 1969, a zebra crossing, The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ album cover photo was taken, resulting in one of the most famous artworks in history.
Photographer Iain Macmillan took the iconic image that adorned their last-recorded album on the morning of 8 August 1969.
In music weekly Melody Maker's 7 August 1976 edition, the Pistols and punk were the talk of the UK.
Upon its release in August 1966, The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ was the most ambitious pop music committed to vinyl and introduced us all to psychedelic music.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.