The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
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.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes center stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
The virtual ‘Farm Aid 2020 On the Road’ will feature performances from over 20 artists.
If 'Threads' is Crow's final full-length work, as she has suggested, then it's a remarkable closing statement.
The Canadian singer-songwriter has charted a massively influential career over the last fifty years.
‘Sweet Home Alabama' became one of the band's most loved songs.
The best Glastonbury performances have not only defined careers, they’ve made musical history. These 30 festival highlights reveal why.
Neil Young released five albums for Geffen in the 80s. Though they surprised critics and fans at the time, they proved his refusal to rest on his artistic laurels.