Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical's cast album.
Rod's years on Mercury Records provided him with some of his best material, and some of the best fun he ever had.
Whether it’s a Freudian slip or rubbish radio quality, here are the most misheard lyrics that have been mangled by the general public.
The Holland-Dozier-Holland classic was released in the US just three weeks after ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ had finished its two-week reign.
Jack Bruce was a genuine legend who died at 71. His brilliant bass playing, distinctive voice and sense of musical adventure live on.
The band's first performance was not, as often reported, at the National Jazz & Blues Festival in Windsor, but two days earlier in a famous north of England club.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.
UK stars will come together at the 02 Academy in London on 16 March at a Men United event for Prostate Cancer UK, in memory of musician Matt Irving.
After big UK hits with ‘Where Did Our Love Go’ and ‘Baby Love,’ now it was time for some album action.
The debut LP was released when the Faces frontman was in the unusual situation of trying to launch solo and band careers at the same time.
On September 25, 1971, Uriah Heep entered the Billboard chart with what became their first top 100 album there, ‘Look At Yourself.’
The artists that made London the pop music capital of the world epitomise an era of change, with a soundtrack featuring some of the best pop music ever.