The recent sad passing of James Last put us in mind of a favourite story told by Jim Lea, guitarist with UK chart regulars of the 1970s and ‘80s, Slade.
This year’s John Martyn Summer Gathering, dedicated to a celebration of his work and influence on modern artists, takes place this weekend (June 26-27).
Glastonbury 2015 is almost upon us, and to get you in the mood, here’s uDiscover's preview of some of the attractions to look out for over the long weekend.
A portrait of Amy Winehouse compiled from various BBC interviews, including much unseen footage, has been launched exclusively on the iPlayer today (22).
A seminal 1972 recording by John Martyn, which previewed his landmark ‘Solid Air,' is the Offer of the Week from Island in the uDiscover Deluxe Audio Store.
Mike McCartney, photographer, one-time pop star and brother of Paul, will stage a new exhibition, ‘Mike McCartney Luvs St George’s Hall,’ in Liverpool.
Deep Purple today win the endorsement of a British government minister, as Culture Secretary John Whittingdale pronounces himself a big fan.
With ‘Before This World’ about to land his highest UK ranking for a studio album since at least the early 1970s, James Taylor talks about the new release.
Beck and his band delivered a stunning performance to a 60,000-strong crowd in Hyde Park on a sunny evening at Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time.
Passion World is Kurt Elling's latest album and it came out in June 2015. It is a masterwork and any fan of jazz vocalists will love this record.
Jazz-R&B vocalist Lizz Wright will duet with Gregory Porter on her debut for Concord Records, ‘Freedom & Surrender,' out worldwide on September 4.
Longtime modern rock pacemakers Placebo will have their self-titled 1996 debut album released on high quality 180gm black vinyl by USM on July 31.
US rock band EODM, comprising Jesse Hughes and Queens Of The Stone Age’s Joshua Homme, have today (Wednesday) announced their fourth album ‘Zipper Down.’
After Foo Fighters were forced to withdraw from their headline slot on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, Florence + the Machine will now top the bill.
As the Moody Blues continue their current UK tour, Justin Hayward has dropped a hint that the famed British band have plans to record new material.