There was a time when releasing singles was all important. For jazz labels it was all about gaining exposure through radio plays and on the juke boxes...
The legacy of Robert Johnson is rich and diverse and without his music the blues and rock music in the 20th century would have been far less rich
Choosing just 20 of the best Billie Holiday songs seems like an impossible task, but these songs tell the story of Lady Day’s career.
40 of the best tracks from Billie Holiday
So what is it that makes Mike + The Mechanics so good? That’s easy… great songs, great hooks, fabulous musicianship and a sense of space.
What makes the perfect love song? It’s probably different things for different people, but in most cases it is the same thing for all of us...
Attempting to chart Genesis’ career in 20 songs is a daunting prospect, given the band’s recorded output – both in quality and in quantity.
Why do we love Christmas music? Perhaps, because we hear it for a few weeks and there's no overkill that can happen with some over-exposed music!
The ultimate Sunday morning playlist...
Creedence Clearwater Revival represent different things to different people but they made some of the greatest singles to make the charts in the 60s/70s.
This is girl talk. As long as people have written songs there have been songs written about the fairer sex, many have included a woman's name in the title.
Tired of the inflight audio channels? Something For The air is the ultimate inflight playlist, over 100 songs that'll last a transatlantic flight...
Jazz is the coolest music on the planet, right? If there's any doubt here's the perfect playlist to take the stress away - jazz played with a relaxed vibe.
For many jazz aficionados, everything that is great about jazz music and Louis Armstrong came when the Hot Five recorded West End Blues in 1928.
Just supposing jazz could write its life in 100 tracks what do you think it would chose?