In 1960, ‘Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)’ combined one of the hot new male singers and a female vocalist who had been popular since World War II.
The Louisiana-born favourite wrote such enduring and much-covered songs as 'Rainy Night In Georgia,' 'Polk Salad Annie' and 'Steamy Windows.'
Late September 1957 brought the Georgia Peach another US chart entry, with a song featured in the film 'Mister Rock ‘n’ Roll.'
Dinah Washington sang the blues, jazz, torch songs and just about every other kind of ballad with style and panache.
uDiscover celebrates a enduring ballad that connects Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong, Rick Nelson, Norah Jones and the Rolling Stones, 'The Nearness Of You,'
Country Music Hall of Famer Sonny James, who scored 22 No. 1 country hits between 1956-1974 including 16 in a row, died 22 February of natural causes.
In September 1963, Rick revived Glenn Miller's World War II hit 'Fools Rush In' for his next successful 45.