Judith Durham was lead singer of The Seekers and a solo artist. One of Australia’s most recognisable voices, she has passed away at 79.
It’s not a copyright infringement, it’s a far more complicated and personal issue.
From songs on the Spanish revolution to others on American Imperialism, Strummer’s lyrics inspired a generation of music-lovers to action.
Paul McCartney appears to compose the smash hit ‘Get Back’ from thin air in a clip from the Beatles documentary of the same name — but experts propose at least eight other factors behind it.
Music is featured in most of Jane Austen’s novels and recent research is teaching us more about her personal love of music. What can it tell us about the world of Jane Austen?
It takes time and sustained effort to learn a language. Students need to find enjoyment to sustain their learning – and that’s how songs can make a difference.
The sounds and attitude of punk were all about not conforming to the norm and rebelling against all that came before it.
Australia is seen as a country that does not value musicians the way they are valued elsewhere in the world.
Presley never wrote a memoir. Nor did he keep a diary. His music could have been a window into his inner life, but he didn’t even write his songs.
In a country where Christians are a minority, understanding how religious groups use traditional arts and music to convey their faith and identity is important to preserve their cultural legacy.
Ads use music, colour and emotion to stress the sustainability of what they’re selling: even when the reality isn’t as attractive.
Kate Bush has been ‘discovered’ by a younger generation of fans, proving that her music has a timeless appeal.
On Sunday, popular American singer-songwriter Halsey shared a video calling out their label for demanding a viral TikTok before releasing a new song. The video went viral.
He is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. You don’t get there without your fans.
Politics have never been that far away from the Eurovision Song Contest. Since its inception, the annual event has reflected the political culture and geopolitical realities of Europe.
From the archive: researchers visited the remote Kalash valleys to investigate how the concept of ‘happy’ and ‘sad’ music differs across cultures. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Music education in Minneapolis public schools stood out as one of the best and gave rise to the city’s music scene that helped propel Prince to fame, a scholar writes.
Creating holographic ‘digital twins’ will significantly reduce the stress, cost and logistical issues of touring – and means artists can live forever onstage.
You might have heard singing helps lower stress hormones – but there are so many benefits to warming up our voices and letting loose.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s famous musical has long inspired controversy for how it depicts the story of Jesus of Nazareth.