At art school in 1960 Charlie Watts wrote and illustrated a book, Ode To A High Flying Bird, the bird being Charlie Parker, the jazz saxophonist.
Nicky Hopkins was one of the most in demand session players of his generation and featured on one of Rolling Stones Records’ first releases, ‘Jamming With Edward’.
Whether it’s a Freudian slip or rubbish radio quality, here are the most misheard lyrics that have been mangled by the general public.
'Let It Bleed' has become a classic and is a testament to the art of the long-playing record.
Released in 1964, The Rolling Stones’ version of Howlin’ Wolf’s ‘Little Red Rooster’ became the first blues record to top the UK singles chart.
It was to be the only time that The Rolling Stones ever played on stage with Muddy Waters and it's fitting that it was in Chicago, Muddy’s home for the last 40...
'I Wanna Be Your Man', The Rolling Stones second 45 was released in November 1963, but it was not what Decca Records had originally planned.
'Little Red Rooster', The Rolling Stones fifth single. became their 2nd single to top the UK chart, despite being a blues song.
It was in October 1973 that the Rolling Stones secured their 7th US No.1 when ‘Angie’ made the top of the Billboard chart.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', BB King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream America.
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.
Born on 7 September 1936, Buddy Holly stood apart from the rest of the 50s teen idols and oozed rock ‘n’ roll sensibility without even having to try.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
With their ‘Out Of Our Heads’ album, The Rolling Stones penned their first truly classic song and found themselves thrust into the mania of global stardom.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.