From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
Reflecting and commenting on the world around them, the most gifted and charismatic MCs have taken the politics of hip-hop into the mainstream.
Unsung musicians who are more than guns for hire, the best sidemen in rock don’t always get their due, but are crucial to shaping a band’s sound.
Known primarily for his chart-topping singles, a deeper look into Steve Miller Band’s albums reveal a wide-ranging artist who’s more than a pop virtuoso.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cry from the artists’ original intentions.
There have been hundreds of thousands of books about music and here are some of the best music books you’ve may never have read.
This collection of 4 July songs mixes buried treasures along with some must-hear standards that make the perfect playlist for Independence Day parties.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
From genre-blending excursions on the fringes of country-rock, to rebellious missives from young bucks, these are the best Americana albums of all time.
From classic pop hits to infectious dancefloor anthems, the best prom songs will make it a night to remember.
By bridging art-rock with aggression, oblique synths with sturm und drang, these pioneers of industrial music helped birth a brand new genre.
Many of today’s biggest pop names began life as Disney Channel stars before launching singing careers that have shaped the future of 21st-century pop.
From NWOBHM to thrash pioneers and the bands that continue to define what metal can be, here are the best metal debut albums of all time.
The best Irish songs reveal a proud, passionate country steeped in folklore, borne of an unquenchably fiery Celtic spirit.