Raised on gospel, this groundbreaking singer and guitarist had a massive impact on rock n roll. Sister Rosetta influenced everyone from Elvis to Keith Richards, Johnny Cash and more. Get to know an American treasure.
He incorporated Miles, Duke, and others into his glorious paean to the human spirit. Take 40 minutes to really listen.
The Animals shook up the British Invasion with raw, unfiltered tracks like “Monterey” and “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood.”
Before he died on Sep. 29, guitarist Otis Rush forged a place of his own among America’s blues masters. Here’s our tribute.
Many songs by the Beatles, Elton John, and the Moody Blues would’ve been much different without the deft hand of a skilled arranger. Even the Ramones utilized some strings. But exactly when did “strings” become a “thing” in rock?