Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
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As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
Rightfully known as the queen Supreme, the best Diana Ross songs reveal just how much the Motown icon achieved when she stepped out as a solo artist.
The best country duets in history have captured magic between dynamic pairings such as Patsy Cline and Jim Reeves, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
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.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
The best Enrique Iglesias songs have smashed language barriers, topped charts around the world and kept parties jumping. Here’s why…
Fearlessly innovative, the best German musicians include electronic pioneers, rock bands and film composers alike, pushing music to its limits.
The best music podcasts are equal parts fascinating and addictive, telling the stories behind the music and breaking down what’s in the secret sauce.
For every classic album artwork there are thousands of eyesores that should be consigned to the bin. uDiscover salutes the worst album covers of all time.
The best 80s music videos not only defined the decade, they influenced fashions and elevated the music video to the status of high art.
The best Guns N’ Roses songs changed the face of rock music while earning the group their reputation as “the most dangerous band in the world”.
From deliberate provocation to accidental insult, the most controversial album covers of all time is an eye-popping gallery covering some startling imagery.
The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
Unlike pop stars, most blues artists have never been obsessed with image. But there are still some great blues album covers out there, as we reveal…