As talent scout, producer, musicologist, broadcaster, journalist and mentor, Hammond helped the world to discover some of the greatest musicians of all time.
Likely to have been recorded as a demo in 1951, the song was completed by Hank's group the Drifting Cowboys.
The album, which made its UK chart debut on 6 July 2002, signalled the arrival of Plant's new band, Strange Sensation.
'You Go To My Head' is one of those timeless love songs that's been covered by a vast array of great vocalists.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
The music festival never really went away. Headliners may come and go, but music lovers will always yearn to retreat to an open field with their favourite band – and 100,000 other...
The album draws from the American roots music panoply of country, blues, R&B, gospel, soul, and rockabilly and has been widely acclaimed.
Two of the co-founders of the Byrds will perform the full album with Marty Stuart and his band the Fabulous Superlatives.
From country to rock, jazz to hip-hop, these personas embody a specific moment in an artist’s development.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
The “consciously not too preachy” songs, fuse Peyroux’s, at times political outlook, with glimpses into her personal world.
Laying her unique mix of heartache, carnal desire and strong-willed resolve out for all to witness, Lucinda Williams brought the blues back into the charts with 2003’s ‘World Without Tears’.
The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at The Paradiso on 26 May 1995. Filmed and recorded it can be seen on the Totally Stripped DVD and CD.
After singlehandedly inventing Americana with their sepia-toned first two albums, The Band captured a snapshot of themselves with the personal reflections of ‘Stage Fright’.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.