A dark song about a serial murderer, ‘Midnight Rambler’ was written while The Rolling Stones were on holiday in a “very beautiful hill town” in Italy.
The US top 40 was new territory for the album-oriented band until Dickey Betts' song arrived.
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 band are continuing their ever-hectic road schedule with dates booked into early December.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
With ‘Electric Mud’ Muddy Waters took the blues in a new direction and managed to influence everyone from Chuck D to Jimi Hendrix.
Mick Jagger's favourite harmonica player was sitting at No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B chart for 4 October 1952 with a landmark instrumental.
Album packaging has evolved over six decades. Excellent artwork still matters, and the future promises many advances for digital music and new media.
Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.
From Nirvana to Billie Eilish, here are some of the best SNL musical performances from late-night TV’s grandest show.
With The Smokey Robinson-penned ‘My Girl’, The Temptations created a keystone soul song that put the group on the map, adding to Motown’s winning streak.
'Goats Head Soup,' the album that Mick Jagger said contained "more thought" than 'Exile On Main St.', was released on 31 August 1973.
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
The final takings for the entire 2017-19 'No Filter' itinerary were $415.6 million, making it the eighth highest-grossing tour of all time.
Released at the start of the 80s, ‘Tattoo You’ proved The Rolling Stones weren’t giving up on their title of World’s Greatest Rock’n’Roll Band.