Diamond's original was covered by reggae artist Tony Tribe, whose version inspired UB40's massive chart-topping rendition of 1983.
On 30 January 1965, the soul chart made its comeback in the pages of Billboard, and Motown ruled the roost.
'Hallelujah, I Love Her So,' the last hit that Eddie was able to see climbing the UK charts, entered the bestsellers on 22 January 1960.
The 1968 album 'Dusty...Definitely' was the first to be co-produced by the singer herself.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
The band's first studio album in 15 years, the new title will be released via Snakefarm Records, on 1 November.
Recorded at American Sound Studio in Memphis, the album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001.
The album features 14-year-old Franklin's performances at New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit in 1956.
The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very name "rhythm and blues," before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.
In the first week of 1966, the duo arrived on the national US scene with the first in a series of classic singles for Stax.
In December 1967, a "nervous" British guitarist was drafted in as a guest on the 'Lady Soul' album.
The 18 times Grammy Award-winning star had been battling cancer since 2010.
The band's much-acclaimed ‘Love Bites (So Do I)’ even won Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance at the 2013 Grammy Awards.
J. Geils, leader of 1970s and '80s rock staples the J. Geils Band, best known for their 1981 No. 1 'Centerfold,' passed away on 11 April, 2017.
The band enjoyed substantial success through the 1970s and became synonymous to many with their early '80s No. 1 'Centerfold.'