George Harrison's ‘Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)’ has since its release in 1973 remained one of his most enduring and loved songs.
The Beatles’ ‘Sgt Pepper’ inspired many cover versions, from artists as diverse as Jimi Hendrix and The Flaming Lips. uDiscover celebrates some of the best.
10cc's I'm Not In Love is one of rock and pop's most loved love songs, released in 1975 it topped the charts in the UK and almost did the same in America.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ makes life worth living, reaffirming the notion that pop music is the most admired art form in the world.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
15 May 1971 was a bright day for Carpenters when their single ‘Rainy Days and Mondays’ was the highest new entry of the week on the Hot 100.
With its infectious bass line and Mick's sassy vocals, The Rolling Stones' disco version of ‘Miss You’ entered the US charts on 27 May 1978.
'Mystery Train', recorded by Little Junior Parker at Sun Studios in late 1953 has become a blues standard and has been covered by countless artists.
Ella Fitzgerald called him The Duke of Ellington; he was a true Renaissance man and one of the giants of 20th Century music – jazz or any other kind.
Released 23 May 1969, The Who's ‘Tommy’ is a masterpiece…a word that is applied to all too many recordings, but in the case it probably doesn't go far enough.
The band's first studio album of the 1970s was 500 days in the making, and worth every one of them.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
‘Metal Guru’ is classic T.Rex, a sound that was made by Marc Bolan's voice and guitar but also by Tony Visconti's superb arranging and production skills.
Now hailed as classics, neither Derek And The Dominos’ ‘Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs’ album, nor the ‘Layla’ single, were big hits on their first release.
Gil Evans was one of the most important arrangers in the history of jazz.