Some of the most famous and best guitarists in the world rely on the legendary Gibson Les Paul for their sound and style.
The Silk Road was an important means of cultural exchange. This hub explores the history of the Silk Road and how trade impacted developments in music between the cultures impacted on the Road.
Through the efforts of the early pioneers of instrumental music the "Band" has changed throughout the years. This article explores these changes as we look at the evolution of the Concert Band.
Facts about Stradivarius not generally known. Making decorated violins. Made violas, cellos, mandolins, guitars and harps. Thefts and mishaps—all contribute to Stradivari's fascinating life.
Most music trivia fans know that "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first video played on MTV. But which videos were shown after that? Marshall Fish looks at some of them.
George Harrison and Merle Haggard were two icons of 20th century music, and they both had huge impacts on our musical culture using Fender Telecaster guitars.
John Lennon's Rock 'n' Roll is an insight to what inspired Lennon's songwriting and the artists that influenced him the most. The album is magnificent.
The glam-metal era of the ‘80s spawned great guitarists, but also some underrated players who never got the recognition they deserved.
It was during the Classical period that the piano's popularity grew among composers and audiences alike. But how did it happen?
The Civil Rights Movement changed the face of America forever. But that movement would never have succeeded without its songs. Here are 10 of the songs (with lyrics) that had the greatest impact on the struggle for equal rights in the 1950s and 60s.
In July 2016, Hastings Entertainment announced that all 128 of their music/video/book superstores were closing - a victim of changing trends in the way Americans consume media.
Martha Reeves became a Motown superstar. But she started with the company as secretary, with no guarantee she'd ever be allowed to be a singer.
In 1890, Debussy composed his famous "Suite Bergamasque," which included the beautiful piece "Clair de Lune," influenced by impressionist poets and artists.