Were the censors right? These banned songs caused controversy at the time, but they ultimately beat the authorities, earning their place in music history.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
Long before the Pretenders made 'I Go To Sleep' their own, there was the 1965 version by the great vocal stylist.
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.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
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.
From protest songs to Greenpeace concerts, musicians have long helped push the environmental movement’s cause, rallying for Mother Earth.
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.''
It's a lesser-known fact that years before Led Zeppelin, Page took a stab at a solo career — as a singer as well as guitar player.
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.
Pete Townshend worked on the song, originally as a slow blues, all through the summer of 1965, as The Who toured Scandinavia and Holland.
The best jukebox musicals changed the landscape of musical theatre by making the pop music stage show a box office sensation.
The highly distinctive Flying V guitar was trademarked by Gibson on 6 January 1958.
For those who like to buck tradition, these 20 cool Christmas songs provides an alternative selection to the standard seasonal fare.