John Coltrane died on 17 July 1967, having given more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life, we look back at his great legacy.
The Welsh stalwart inspired by Lead Belly and Big Bill Broonzy helped introduce R&B-tinged rock to a huge audience.
'Sweet Hitch-Hiker' became the group's final US top ten hit.
Few players have infused rock music with the potent mixture of classical and blues influences that Lord did.
The group from Hawthorne signed their historic first contract with Capitol Records on 16 July 1962.
After his self-titled breakthrough, the trailblazer from McComb, Mississippi was a hot property on the US R&B singles chart.
From acoustic demo to an epic promo video, the history of ‘November Rain’ traces the creation of one of rock’s greatest ballads.
It’s a heady mix of R&B, soul and Motown, country music, psychedelia, rockabilly and classic rock’n’roll that comes together to create the soundtrack to swamp rock.
The acclaimed 1978 release was soon making it six No. 1 US albums in a row for the Stones, when it replaced Gerry Rafferty’s ‘City To City’ at the top.
We’re An American Band remains Grand Funk Railroad’s finest moment, oozing with confidence and radio-friendly accessibility, and peaking at No.2 in the US.
It’s an absolute classic, a power ballad and one that became the template for so many that followed.
'Honky Chateau' toppled the Rolling Stones’ 'Exile On Main St' to become Elton's first US No. 1 album.
The work of one of rock's finest session drummers, from 'Pet Sounds' and 'All Things Must Pass' to Derek and the Dominos.
How the duo followed one of the biggest soul and crossover pop hits of 1979.
On their first live album, the band’s already famous reputation as one of the world’s greatest rock attractions was finally on record for all to hear.