From Girly-Sound to ‘… Guyville’, the best Liz Phair songs reveal a songwriter who crafts pop songs with candour and sharp narrative detail.
With his debut solo album, Paul McCartney embraced a lo-fi way of recording, making no attempt to compete with The Beatles.
Recorded across several intimate sessions, ‘The Big Bill Broonzy Story’ remains an enduring monument to the man who bridged urban and rural blues styles.
Left on the shelf for almost two decades, ‘Chant’ is a early 60s Donald Byrd classic that finds the trumpeter in exceptional form.
'The Folk Singer' by Muddy Waters is one of the greatest blues albums ever recorded, but far too many have overlooked it.
Vangelis' 'Chariots Of Fire' film score is an iconic work of pioneering electronica and emotive music-making.
John Mayall's 1971 album 'Back To The Roots' temporarily welcomed back two now world-famous former members of his band.
'Thirds' turned out to be Joe Walsh's last studio outing with the Cleveland group.
What began as a rock’n’roll tribute to a fallen friend ended up being the sleeper start of the Seattle sound explosion heard around the world.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as 'England’s newest hit makers.'
In the early 60s, Brazil initiated a quiet musical revolution by exporting the silky sound of bossa nova to the rest of the world.
Selena not only broke down barriers of genre, language, and identity, she transcended generational and geographical borders.
Excerpted from 'John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Collection,' John and Yoko discuss the classic song.
An introduction to just a few of the incredible songs the genre has to offer.
Many jazz musicians died when they were in their prime or even younger, particularly during the music’s heyday, but their music lives on forever.