The success of the American rock band was amplified when The Who took them under their wing.
On 25 July 1970, Eric's name appeared on the charts as a solo artist for the first time.
Just eight months after 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,' Elton was back with another album that went double platinum in the US.
The Who frontman is in fine form on his first studio album in his own name since 1992.
The Heartbreakers reunite since Tom Petty's passing.
After the festival, Joni Mitchell's 'Woodstock' became a hit in three versions. The one by Matthews Southern Comfort hit No. 1 in the UK on 31 October 1970.
Vangelis’ magic number on 9 October 1976 was 0.39. The Greek multi-instrumentalist’s ‘Albedo 0.39’ album made its UK chart debut 40 years ago.
The death has been confirmed of trumpeter Wayne Jackson, a mainstay of countless classic soul and rock records as a member of the Memphis Horns.
American vocalist and songwriter Rita Coolidge is winning widespread kudos for her autobiography Delta Lady: A Memoir, published last month by Harper.
Imagine if Buddy Guy had joined Cream, or Hendrix's Band of Gypsys. Imagine no more — here's an extraordinary 1969 clip of Guy, Jack Bruce and Buddy Miles.
After the belated success of 'Layla,' 1972 also brought a single from Eric’s self-titled debut solo album of two years before.
It's very difficult to define what Americana is but just like jazz it has many different branches, but only the one root system.