Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
He combined the experimental and the radio-friendly, and returned to the UK top ten.
Rick Wakeman has lent his expertise to a variety of recordings – by his own estimation, more than 2,000. uDiscover digs into the best Rick Wakeman songs.
From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.
The band's first album soared to US sales alone in excess of four million.
The ambitious ‘Journey To The Centre Of The Earth’ was recorded on 18 January 1974, as Rick Wakeman recorded live with a choir, an orchestra and a rock group.
The British progressive rock band founded by Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Peter Banks, Tony Kaye, and Bill Bruford are beloved worldwide.
A catchy hook, an infectious chant: an earworm is a simple thing. Writing one, however, is not. Here’s why earworms are so effective – and hard to create.
It was more than a surprise when, on the chart of 6 April 1974, Genesis made their first-ever showing on the UK singles bestsellers.
In the first weeks of the 1980s. Jon Anderson of Yes and Vangelis Papathanassiou added the hit album 'Short Stories' to the chart single ‘I Hear You Now.'
After leaving Yes, Rick Wakeman’s first solo work, ‘The Six Wives Of Henry VIII’, was an ambitious concept album that remains a jewel in his crown.
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.
From Chicago’s Coca-Cola inspired logo to The Rolling Stones’ iconic lips and the mascots of metal, great logos can embody the very essence of a band.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
Artists have long embraced their inner symphonic self as you can hear on these 25 classic orchestral rock tracks, featuring Yes to Radiohead.