The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ makes life worth living, reaffirming the notion that pop music is the most admired art form in the world.
From Chicago’s Coca-Cola inspired logo to The Rolling Stones’ iconic lips and the mascots of metal, great logos can embody the very essence of a band.
The Larry Weiss song became one of Glen's signature recordings and a global hit.
We turn the spotlight on the unsung Beach Boy with a specially-compiled playlist of 20 tracks featuring his finest work.
The reputation of the 1970 album among the group's fans and media has only grown in later years.
'It's OK' was another summer anthem and another hit from the band's revitalising 1976 album.
The album featured the instrumental tracks from 15 Beach Boys songs plus chords, lyrics and more.
Joining the British beat groups and US favourites on the Hot 100 of August 15, 1964 was the Hardest Working Man In Show Business.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on August 10, 1909.
The incredible life and times of the great American singer and guitarist, as remembered by the man himself.
Upon its release in August 1966, The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ was the most ambitious pop music committed to vinyl and introduced us all to psychedelic music.
Medley's first solo single 'I Can't Make It Alone,' written by Carole King, missed the chart, but he fared somewhat better with the follow-up.
The group followed 'Surfin' Safari' with the first song Brian Wilson ever wrote.
The song wasn't a chart entry for Chuck, but would win notoriety when the up-and-coming Rolling Stones chose to cover it as their first single in 1963.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
Cass Elliot was one of the most-loved characters in 60s and early 70s pop music, and one of its most distinctive voices.