From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
The Crickets' final UK chart appearance was a nod to the late Ritchie Valens, and featured A-list contributors James Burton and Leon Russell.
By the late 1970s, Palmer’s smooth, sophisticated and brilliantly-produced blue-eyed soul-rock was becoming more and more established.
A dazzling array of British stars played on Billy's stirring Apple single of 1969.
A feast of beautifully crafted, airwave-friendly pop, Crowded House’s ‘Woodface’ featured some of the band’s most melodic, infectious tunes to date.
Having got out of the 1970s intact, Queen were now very definitely – Rock Royalty. The Game topped the UK and US charts and would go on to sell an estimated twelve...
Hailed as “one of the greatest songs ever written” in the new Danny Boyle movie, ‘Yesterday’, does the classic Beatles song deserve such status?… Well, yes!
If “Americana” has ever had any solid definition, it is in the songs that The Band recorded for their epochal debut album, ‘Music From Big Pink’.
This landmark pair of albums remain relevant and moving, decades later. Reggie Mint explains why.
Reggae stars had little to no global profile in the 60s and 70s, but a pair of Jamaican movies, ‘The Harder They Come’ and ‘Rockers’, instigated a change.
Roger Taylor's boisterous main body of the song was preceded by a glorious acappella section from a different concept of Freddie Mercury's.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
Two decades into his career, Jay Z can truly claim to run this town. We look at his best collaborations, from Kanye West to Rihanna.
The life of this founding member of the Supremes was filled all too briefly with adulation before it was sadly cut short.
Here are the key influences that helped shape the creation of Jay Z’s remarkable latest album, ‘4:44’ – perhaps his most complex, personal work to date.
Initially recorded for the 1992 film ‘Singles’, Chris Cornell’s five Poncier songs remain cult favourites, and provided Soundgarden with their breakthrough.