Singer Phil May helmed one of the proto-punk groups of the 60s, Pretty Things. David Bowie called him “God.” The Clash, The Ramones, and Nirvana agreed.
“Let It Bleed” remains iconic. A newly-remastered 50th-anniversary box set reveals new layers to these classic rock tracks.
Janis Joplin, Sam Cooke, Mama Cass, and Brian Jones all left behind rich musical legacies after their tragic, untimely deaths. This bunch of excellent biographies goes deeper into their various stories.