Funkateers, country stars and punks contributed to the best concept albums in music, proving that prog rockers didn’t entirely own the concept of concepts.
Whether they supported each other or had epic falling outs, here are some of our favourite musical sibling groups that have forged music history together.
One of the great double-sided hits of the era paired ‘Long Tall Sally' with ‘Slippin’ and Slidin.''
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
A groundbreaking song in British rock history was born in London on 13 October 1965, followed by the album of the same name on 3 December.
Long before he assumed rock god status with Led Zeppelin, Page was an in-demand guitar for hire on the London session circuit.
The highly distinctive Flying V guitar was trademarked by Gibson on 6 January 1958.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
For those who like to buck tradition, these 20 cool Christmas songs provides an alternative selection to the standard seasonal fare.
Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.
'Dancing In The Street' is the perfect Motown dance record: it's infectious and features great musicians playing their socks off.
With a riff famously composed by Keith Richards in a motel room, it was the Stones' first song to top the charts on both sides of the Atlantic.
The influential musician was a key name in blues music from the 1950s onwards.
Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
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...