Led Zeppelin is hailed as the ring leader of the heavy metal bands. Jimmy Page, Jon Bonham, Robert Plant, and John P. Jones sold over 50 million records in their career together. Their guitar style drew heavily on the blues and British folk music, while mythology and fantasy influenced their lyrics
Taking his name from the knife that American mountain men used to carve out a nation, David Bowie has always seen himself as occupying the cutting-edge of musical expression. Before he became Bowie, before he was the Thin White Duke, even before Ziggy Stardust, David was a humble saxophonist playing
Just before his death in 1991, Miles Davis teamed up with rapper Easy Mo Bee to make a jazz/hip-hop album called "Doo Bop." This wasn't the first time Davis had done something utterly new -- his entire career was devoted to jazz-faring exploration.
Playing with such supernovae as Charles Mingus