Raw and alluring, ‘Iron Lion Zion’ brought Bob Marley’s message to the world in a fresh guise, with lyrics that were open to interpretation.
The smash hit had all the elements to lure the naysayers back under her spell while giving her fans what they’d come to love from her.
A powerful call to action, Bob Marley’s ‘Get Up, Stand Up’ continues to resonate with those struggling to overcome oppression.
Female powerhouses Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil Kim, Mya and Missy Elliott came together for a Y2K spin on the 1974 LaBelle classic.
How the 2012 chart-topping single pushed the boundaries of what Top 40 pop could sound like.
Before it became a staple of classic-rock radio, Bob Seger’s ‘Old Time Rock & Roll’ turned Tom Cruise into a star thanks to its iconic needle-drop moment.
From acoustic demo to an epic promo video, the history of ‘November Rain’ traces the creation of one of rock’s greatest ballads.
Something of a last testament from reggae legend Bob Marley, ‘Redemption Song’ continues to spread its message of emancipation far and wide.
One of the many blues songs with murky origins, 'Key to the Highway' remains a touchstone for blues fans and musicians everywhere.
Rejected for the ‘Hell Up In Harlem’ soundtrack, ‘The Payback’ found James Brown exacting revenge and laying the blueprint for gangsta rap.
The fourth single from Taylor Swift’s debut album, ‘Picture To Burn’ lit a fire in her fans, with a sentiment that remains as strong as ever.
Co-penned by Berry Gordy and Marv Johnson, ‘Come To Me’ became Motown’s first single, paving the way for the label’s world domination.
A phenomenon upon release, ‘Desert Rose’ was an inspired fusion of Algerian folk music and contemporary electronica that became a high-water mark for Sting.
'Titanium' was yet another big hit for David Guetta in 2011, but it also near-immediately changed the course of Sia’s career and pop music itself.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to Motörhead.