Jimi Hendrix released just three studio albums and one live album in his lifetime. These are the 10 best songs from his posthumous albums
During a long career, BB King recorded some of the best blues albums of all time – and its greatest treasure
Elvis Presley escaped poverty to become a global phenomenon and a hip-swivelling, parent-baiting target for the KKK. These are his best albums
Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green never really considered stardom as a career option. He had other ideas
Obscured by the shadow of BB King’s groundbreaking colossus Completely Well, his follow-up album featured Carole King, Leon Russell, Joe Walsh and more
ZZ Top’s Tres Hombres transformed them from that Little Ol’ Band From Texas into a phenomenon, putting the Lone Star State back on the musical map as they defined the sound of Texan blues
The men and women who built rock'n'roll all had their favourite weapons, and this series tells their stories
The guitars, amp and pedal you need to mount the tonal stairway to the ultimate early Led Zeppelin sound
It's a long way to the shops if you wanna sound like Malcolm Young, the much-missed rhythm genius of AC/DC. But, for those of you about to rock, we have the know-how...
It’s four decades since the Stray Cats rebooted rockabilly with Runaway Boys. Now, Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom talk old times and fresh beginnings
Still a cult figure outside of the guitar world, Danny Gatton was the ‘player’s player’, a genius who mastered every genre he touched before tragically taking his own life
Roy Buchanan inspired Jeff Beck, Gary Moore and Joe Bonamassa, but suffered a life of addiction and died a bluesman’s death
BB King left behind the racism of rural Mississippi to become the King Of The Blues. Here's his incredible story in his own words…
BB King’s early 70s prison album attempts to shiv his iconic ’65 Live At The Regal and replace it as top dog. We keep a look-out for the guards.
No bunch of white kids from London ever had more right to play the blues than The Rolling Stones. This is their top ten greatest blues tracks...
Duane Allman is justly lauded for his work with his Brothers, but there’s more to the legacy of the doomed guitarist than At Fillmore East
Built for country master Chet Atkins, the big orange Gretsch G6120 is the ultimate rockabilly guitar, and it helped an old mod create some of the greatest British rock records of all time...
Often dismissed as a disappointing follow-up to its predecessor, David Lee Roth’s Skyscraper is a scorching album from one of rock’s greatest, albeit short-lived, partnerships
Dismissed as a joke when first released in 1958, the mighty Gibson Explorer would have to wait twenty years before it fell into the right hands.
Born into the rock'n'roll era, then brutally dispatched in the 60s by Pete Townshend, the Rickenbacker 330 finally achieved true iconic status at the hands of an angry young Mod from Woking