On 22 July 1978, Dire Straits had something to show for their early efforts in terms of a UK chart position — but only just.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
The varied history and many interpretations of one of the most enduring John-Taupin compositions.
Some artists toil their whole careers to make a classic album, while others hit it straight out of the gate, here are some young musicians who got it right.
From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
'Bluejeans & Moonbeams,' the album in Beefheart's catalogue with the Magic Band that’s generally thought to be their most commercial, was released on 29 November 1974.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
From awards-laden lyricists to those whose creativity has reached new heights of expression, these musicians could – and should – be considered poets.
“I remember buying this when it came out as a single by Elton John. I couldn’t stop playing it - I loved it so much.”
It wasn’t easy for musicians to be openly feminist – or, indeed, to be openly women. But right from the start, they’ve been there...
The iconic singer-songwriter has added 25 additional North American shows to the mammoth tour's 2019 itinerary.
The new book is due out on 6 December 2018 through Faber.
Kate Bush is paying literary tribute to legendary novelist Emily Brontë 40 years after her iconic, Brontë-inspired hit 'Wuthering Heights' was released.
After the 'Perfect Strangers' reunion, Deep Purple were back on album duty little more than two years later with 'The House Of Blue Light.'
Nina Simone, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Bon Jovi are to be inducted into the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio