A new documentary lifts the lid on the life of the American funk pioneer Rick James.
The music of the Summer of Love in New York reflected the numerous communities already making noise in the city.
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.
Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
From protest songs to Greenpeace concerts, musicians have long helped push the environmental movement’s cause, rallying for Mother Earth.
From stoner anthems to good-natured novelties, the best songs about marijuana are perfect for indulgers – or those with just a contact buzz.
Remembering the man that his longtime collaborator Neil Young called 'one of the last of the original country greats.'
Mazer engineered The Band’s legendary 1978 concert recording, ‘The Last Waltz.’
Looking back at the varied career of one of the most influential rock musicians of the past few decades: Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
With ‘Trans’, Neil Young shocked fans and critics alike with a leftfield classic about how humanity was going to make sense of the computer age.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
The Joni Mitchell song that commemorated the famous festival became a huge success, in three different incarnations.
Patsy recorded Willie Nelson's song just two months after a car crash that nearly killed her, and one of the most famous of all country songs was born.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cry from the artists’ original intentions.