'Early In The Morning' had a bizarre history, even by the standards of the chart battles that often took place in the 1950s.
Selections from the songbook of one of soul music's great vocal stylists.
His 1967 smash had to wait until two years later to become a UK hit, but then it made up for lost time.
On 29 January 1965, the UK’s celebrated TV music show 'Ready Steady Go!' hosted The Who's TV debut.
“This swinger was worth waiting for,” said Billboard, but 'This Love Is Real' would mark the end of an era for the masterful entertainer.
'Heartaches' was one of only two 45s to make the British chart before the country queen passed away in 1963.
The Crickets' version of 'Oh, Boy!' was one half of a definitive single of the era, backed by 'Not Fade Away.'