People way too often overlook Jimmy Smith today, and that’s been true for a far too long. His Hammond organ playing influenced just about everyone.
In the first weeks of the 1980s. Jon Anderson of Yes and Vangelis Papathanassiou added the hit album 'Short Stories' to the chart single ‘I Hear You Now.'
After leaving Yes, Rick Wakeman’s first solo work, ‘The Six Wives Of Henry VIII’, was an ambitious concept album that remains a jewel in his crown.
From the Issac Hayes’ funky instrumental scores to Trent Reznor’s dark genius, here are just a few of the growing ranks of musicians-turned-film composers.
Despite the claims of many in a streaming world, the album isn’t dead. Taylor Swift and Sam Smith are just a few artists keeping it alive.
Artists have long embraced their inner symphonic self as you can hear on these 25 classic orchestral rock tracks, featuring Yes to Radiohead.
Whether it’s joyous escapism, political anger or a personal spiritual quest that provides fuel for a great album is not of importance. What matters, as Coltrane said, is wanting "to speak to...
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
Tony Visconti tells the story of the time he and Marc Bolan arrived in Los Angeles and created a pop classic.
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
The keyboard legend will perform music from Yes, some of his solo material and songs by David Bowie and The Beatles and more.
The jaunt kicks off in Annapolis on 21 September and concludes in Ridgefield, Connecticut, on 13 October.
A world-renowned science and music festival, STARMUS celebrates a half century of lunar exploration through the theme '50 Years of Moon Landing' this year.
The ambitious ‘Journey To The Centre Of The Earth’ was recorded on 18 January 1974, as Rick Wakeman recorded live with a choir, an orchestra and a rock group.