Louis Jordan was dubbed the King of The Jukebox and rightly so, he was a huge star and one that is sadly much less remembered than he ought to be…
With his track record on disc, and his voracious appetite for touring still intact, Miller's place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is well-earned.
The highly distinctive Flying V guitar was trademarked by Gibson on 6 January 1958.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
After top ten R&B hits with Honest I Do and I'm Gonna Get You Baby, Jimmy Reed entered Billboard's R&B chart for 5 January 1959 with I Told You Baby.
The much-covered '(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons' had its origins at the end of World War II.
The 1960s were in their dying days when Little Milton made another entry on Billboard's soul singles chart on 27 December 1969 with If Walls Could Talk.
The 14 honorees for 2020 span almost a century of music, with nods for a wide range of artists from Victoria Spivey to Bettye Lavette.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Good Vibrations’ is one of those singles that defines the 60s, topping the charts on both sides of the Atlantic.
Recorded on November 27 and 28, 1969, The Rolling Stones’ ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!’ was the first live album to reach No.1 on UK charts in September.
‘Live At The Regal’, recorded in November 1964, remains one of the great live albums of all time, demonstrating why BB is The King of the blues.
The blues artists talked, the rockers listened. Without the blues there’d be no rock’n’roll, but these influential blues songs were especially pivotal.
The track was already BB's 38th entry on the R&B chart, but marked only the 12th time he had made the pop list.
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison and many more.
Named one of the greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone, the iconic blues man won 15 Grammys and sold more than 40 million records worldwide.