Glam rock added a splash of colour and sparked a different kind of cultural evolution - thrilling music, the spectacle of identity, dressed up in spectacular costume, and a frisson of provocative...
On 16 October 1951, in Atlanta, young Richard Penniman made his first-ever recordings.
The Georgia Peach made a momentous announcement on 12 October 1957, when he declared that he was giving up rock ‘n’ roll and embracing God.
John Lennon's solo recordings sound as fresh and as innovative today as they did when they first came out, here are 20 of the best John Lennon songs.
Late September 1957 brought the Georgia Peach another US chart entry, with a song featured in the film 'Mister Rock ‘n’ Roll.'
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
In 1964, one rock 'n' roll original covered another, as Richard charted with 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On.'
A trademark Hank Williams song was created on 30 August 1949, when Hank recorded ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ in Cincinnati, Ohio.
On 19 August 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
A runaway success, Jon Bon Jovi’s solo debut, ‘Blaze Of Glory’, was a film soundtrack that pointed the way towards his group’s next album, ‘Keep The Faith’.
Kenny's UK No. 1 arrived as he was in the early stages of redirecting his career into the country arena.
Richard's fabulous debut album was also the only US top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
A soulful trip to 'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' courtesy of Wilson Pickett and many others.