The music obsessive takes many forms, but the best gifts for music snobs in your life should appease their insatiable appetites…
Still known at this time by the name she came to dislike, Mama Cass, she released her debut solo album in October 1968.
Bob Dylan and The Band played some of the most controversial music in history, then laid the groundwork for Americana, leaving an insurmountable legacy.
From being booed with Dylan to changing the course of music, The Band’s Robbie Robertson recalls a unique “circle of creativity”.
His fourth solo album was a celebration of both Eric's refuelled creativity and some great musical relationships.
Since 1968, the Isle Of Wight Festival has gathered every iconic UK act and from the States, making it one of the most prolific festivals in music history.
After singlehandedly inventing Americana with their sepia-toned first two albums, The Band captured a snapshot of themselves with the personal reflections of ‘Stage Fright’.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
On 8 August 1969, Humble Pie released their debut single ‘Natural Born Bugie’, hitting No.4 in the UK and followed by their debut album, ‘As Safe as Yesterday Is’.
His debut album was also the only US top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
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...
History has tended to overlook the festival that was bigger than Woodstock, Monterey or the Isle of Wight.
To celebrate Canada Day, we’ve assembled a list of the country’s greatest musicians that cross all genres, eras and provinces
The album draws from the American roots music panoply of country, blues, R&B, gospel, soul, and rockabilly and has been widely acclaimed.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.