Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.
When The Rolling Stones’ manager Andrew Loog Oldham got the band to record a cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Come On’, they made history – and their debut single.
"Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music", surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
Described as “a first-hand journey through Wyman’s extraordinary experiences,” The Quiet One spans his three-decade career as a founding member of and bassist for The Rolling Stones.
The track from 'Tommy' became Elton's first UK top ten single since another cover, of The Beatles' 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.'
The Rolling Stones’ classic cover of Buddy Holly’s Not Fade Away was the group’s third UK single and their first to be released in America.
Andrew Loog Oldham was 19 years old when he signed The Rolling Stones to a management deal; his genius helped make them the band they became.
With 'You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’’ climbing everywhere, the album of the same name made a January 1965 chart debut.
Shannon's distinctive singing style, and especially his winning use of falsetto, would serve him well throughout a superior career.
Widely-travelled soul vocal stylist PP Arnold tells uDiscover about the new release of her vintage recordings produced by Barry Gibb and Eric Clapton.
The rise of Classic Rock in the 60s was nurtured with bands travelling across the Atlantic to play for crowds who saw music as something more than just pop.
While music journalism can be biased, disposable or sink to self-indulgent waffle, it’s served as a fertile breeding ground for incisive, informed writers.
Giorgio Gomelsky, a key figure in the early careers of the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, Soft Machine and many others, died on 13 January at 82.
Unique producer/writer/musician and all-around one-off Kim Fowley passed away yesterday (January 15) at 75. He'd been undergoing treatment for cancer.
The debut LP was released when the Faces frontman was in the unusual situation of trying to launch solo and band careers at the same time.