From gospel singer to pop icon, this introduction tells the story of the singer/songwriter’s incredible career.
A celebration and exploration of one of the 20th century's most indelible voices.
We count down the best songs from a decade in which the sound of country splintered into tons of different directions.
The loudest rock bands in history have damaged buildings, destroyed eardrums, and become health-and-safety hazards. Where are those earplugs…?
A history of the English music stylist with a difference, as it’s told by the man himself.
In little more than two initial years of success, the creative intensity of The Mamas and the Papas created a timeless songbook.
The best David Ruffin songs prove that the Motown singer most remembered for his time with The Temptations recorded some majestic work under his own name.
Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention of the genre’s horn players, so give it up for the 50 best jazz guitarists ever.
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
The prog rock world has no lack of virtuosity, with its guitar heroes, keyboard wizards, and bass and drum monsters but this list salutes the proggers whose instrument was their vocal cords.
An introduction to one of the most explosive and charismatic drummers in jazz history.
Hip-hop’s original storyteller, Slick Rick has carried the narrative torch for over three decades. The best Slick Rick songs reveal how.
No phrase in music riles up passionate fans and chart watchers alike quite like “one-hit wonder...”
LL Cool J is one of hip-hop’s most popular and enduring MCs. These timeless songs are essential listening for hip-hop fans.
An introduction to the gospel-tinged and pop-informed country giants.