Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
Birthing some of the world’s greatest music, the history of New York’s Apollo Theater parallels “the evolution of black American identity”.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
Capitol’s US release of The Beatles’ Second Album hit record stores on 10 April 1964.
The Beatles and Rolling Stones alumnus entered the Billboard Hot 100 on 31 March 1973 with the ultra-funky 'Will It Go Round In Circles.'
Richard's fabulous debut album was also the only US top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
One of the great double-sided hits of the era paired ‘Long Tall Sally' with ‘Slippin’ and Slidin.''
From ‘Jailhouse Rock’ to ‘The Girl Can’t Help It’, the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generations of teenagers into a frenzy.
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.'
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
From emerging artists making their big debut to legendary icons gracing the stage, here are some best Grammy performances of all time.
“A wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom!”, Richard exclaimed, and the world listened.