From Stylophones to pool balls, the world of music is full of weird and strange instruments. Here are just a few.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
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.
Before there was Woodstock, there was Woodinville. In July 1969, thousands gathered to watch an all-star line-up at the first Seattle Pop Festival.
From rock to soul and funk to country, we go across the globe to bring you some of the finest songs from the decade.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: What's next?
Penned by Willie Dixon, Otis Rush’s song has inspired rip-roaring versions from both Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones.
The Atlanta International Pop Festival was one of the biggest fests in 1969, boasting Grand Funk Railroad, Led Zeppelin, Joe Cocker, and CCR on the line-up.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
'Hello Mary Lou' was written by Gene Pitney, during his important year of 1961, as Ricky turned 21.
'Hit Maker!' completely missed the US charts, but became a significant success in the UK, where Burt recorded it.
The expanded soundtrack includes songs from The Beach Boys, Joni Mitchell, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Who, and Yes.
Their 13th UK studio album marked the arrival as an official member of Ronnie Wood.
The tastemaking London quartet were on the radio with the new single ‘Hey Girl’ when their first LP hit the streets.