At the dawn of rock’n’roll, rhythm’n’blues vocal groups from street corners across America dominated the teenage-dream world of radio.
In its quest for a fresh start, Tame Impala’s ‘Currents’ reveals layers of hope, uncertainty and anxiety beneath its warm, inviting surface.
John Coltrane died on 17 July 1967, gave more to jazz in his 40 years than many who lived a much longer life, we look back at his great legacy.
Today, legends are ten a penny. When Billie Holiday was given the accolade it meant something: she was one of, if not the, best jazz singers of all time.
Find out what gifted jazz player John Coltrane had to say on his life and music by taking a look at our list of the best John Coltrane quotes.
A guide to the ten essential albums that anyone looking to buy John Coltrane for the first time will need to start their collection with.
A tribute to the breadth and depth of The Beatles’ work, there is no shortage of Beatles jazz music taking the group’s songs into new territory.
After his self-titled breakthrough, the trailblazer from McComb, Mississippi was a hot property on the US R&B singles chart.
Few players have infused rock music with the potent mixture of classical and blues influences that Lord did.
In General Franco’s Spain, The Rolling Stones’ ‘Sticky Fingers’ artwork was classed as obscene and banned. The record company had to change the sleeve.
The group from Hawthorne signed their historic first contract with Capitol Records on 16 July 1962.
The latest in our series about the great names that built Stax is William Bell, who wrote one of their earliest chapters and one of their most recent.
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.
A great soul album that should have made Frederick Knight a huge star, ‘I’ve Been Lonely For So Long’ contains much more than its hit title track.
The best Justin Bieber songs have, in a startlingly short space of time, turned the teenage heartthrob into a global megastar commanding all the shots.