The original Bar-Kays got their name from a billboard for Bacardi rum with missing letters and because it was akin to another Stax band, The Mar-Keys.
The BBC have put on line a long lost edition of Desert Island Discs featuring Satchmo. His 1968 appearance was found in the archives of a US museum.
46 years ago today, heads were looking five stories up the Apple building in London where a certain “impromptu” Beatles concert was taking place.
20 years ago today, Simple Minds entered the UK chart with what remains the last of their eight UK top ten singles, ‘She’s A River.’
We called Bobby Whitlock at home in Austin Texas to talk to him about the Derek & The Dominos live album; after a few pleasantries we got down to business.
For her debut album Norah Jones came up with something as fresh and original as anything from a singer songwriter in the last 30 years.
There is a new Fotheringay box set coming in March 2015. The 4CD set contains never before seen footage of the band and unreleased material.
The name Ricky Nelson conjures memories of the 1950s and '60s, but on January 21, 2006, he was on the rise posthumously with Capitol’s ‘Greatest Hits.’
‘Take Me To Church,’ the major international hit on Island by singer-songwriter Hozier, continues to expand on an extraordinary success story.
George's mindset may well not have been set on a No.1 but that's what 'I've Got My Mind set On You' achieved in 1988
Jr. Walker & the All Stars' follow-up to 'Shotgun' was the instrumental ‘Cleo’s Mood,’ which hit the Billboard Hot 100 on January 15, 1966.
The French-Mauritian film, Timbuktu nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Film Category.
He had a modest little preliminary bash at the Forum in Los Angeles last weekend, but today, January 14, we wish Dave Grohl a happy 46th birthday.
In this, Bob Marley’s 70th birthday year there will be a variety of releases and events to commemorate the legend, his work and iconic impact.
Nothing in the early days of Robert Palmer prepared us for the sophistication of his 1974 solo debut for Island, ‘Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley.'