Duff McKagan’s musical output extends far beyond playing bass for Guns N’ Roses. From his punk beginnings to solo excursions, we celebrate rock’s greatest Renaissance man.
Rejected for the ‘Hell Up In Harlem’ soundtrack, ‘The Payback’ found James Brown exacting revenge and laying the blueprint for gangsta rap.
A highly person album that set her on a new creative path, ‘Control’ found Janet Jackson making leaps towards dominating the pop world.
Dynamic, masterful and at times transcendent, ‘In Concert At The Royal Festival Hall’ found Frank Sinatra on top form in one of his favourite cities.
As drummer with The Who, Keith Moon powered one of the most explosive bands in rock history. “His algorithms were a little bit different,” said Roger Daltrey.
The appearance of 'One World' showed that Martyn's sophisticated songwriting and performance style was breaking further into the mainstream.
On 4 February 1967, just over six months short of his 50th birthday, John Lee's name appeared on the UK album chart for the first time, with 'House Of The Blues.'
Perhaps it was the unfamiliar rawness of 'You' that prevented it from going higher than No. 34 in the pop market, but it climbed to No. 7 on the soul side.
Louis Jordan was dubbed the King of The Jukebox and rightly so, he was a huge star and one that is sadly much less remembered than he ought to be…
From blues and jazz to rock'n'roll and soul, here are the 50 best Chess Records singles to discuss and debate, but mainly to hear and consider.
Truly making its mark on popular culture, ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ took Demi Lovato’s career to a whole new level, making sure her voice was heard.
The fourth single from Taylor Swift’s debut album, ‘Picture To Burn’ lit a fire in her fans, with a sentiment that remains as strong as ever.
From the Jazz Age through to modern rock, great songwriting partnerships have provided some of popular music’s finest moments. Here are eight of the best…
Completed at the end of 1978 at ABBA's Polar Music Studios, ‘Chiquitita’ soon emerged as the first single from their ‘Voulez-Vous’ album.
The band's sixth studio album included the mighty 'Wishing Well' and was a strange but memorable post script to their time together.