An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
'Hats Off To Larry,' Del's brilliant follow-up to 'Runaway,' had us gripped from the very first lyric.
The 1965 success was written by Geoff Morrow and Chris Arnold, who would enjoy consistent sales as writers in the coming years.
He wasn't an instant top UK ten artist, but this 1959 single was an important step on that road.
Long before he assumed rock god status with Led Zeppelin, Page was an in-demand guitar for hire on the London session circuit.
Fury's legions of fans included future punk guru Malcolm McLaren, who improbably exercised that admiration as he oversaw the Pistols' early rehearsals.
'I'd Never Find Another You' was Billy's second Tony Orlando cover of 1961.
Mass-marketed music for the X Factor generation promoting attractive, clean-living male singers to teenagers looking for romance from their pop idols is not actually a new thing.
The musical connections of the late, great British actor.
The 1959 Ray Charles single 'What'd I Say' is one of the seminal and much-covered records in R&B history, well worthy of a uDiscover overview and playlist.
It's a lesser-known fact that years before Led Zeppelin, Page took a stab at a solo career — as a singer as well as guitar player.
Wondrous Place may not be among Billy's biggest hits, but it's widely seen as one of his finest.
The death of Gerry Goffin on Thursday (19), at the age of 75, robs the world of one of the premier lyricists of the pop era.
The artists that made London the pop music capital of the world epitomise an era of change, with a soundtrack featuring some of the best pop music ever.