Listen to some of the well-known and more obscure entries on Billboard's first-ever Hot 100, for the week of August 4, 1958.
On 26 January 1956, Buddy made his first ever recordings, credited to Buddy and the Two Tones.
If you’re a key member of a successful band, the solo bug will bite. Here we salute some of the most notable artists who found life after the band.
One of the happy moments in Ritchie's all-too-brief career came on 29 December 1958, when he entered the Billboard Hot 100 with the classic 'La Bamba.'
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
A trip through the musical life and times of the world-class singer-guitarist, born on 12 August 1949.
If ‘Exodus’ was the breakthrough album for Bob Marley and the Wailers in the UK, ‘Kaya’ was the consolidation. It made its UK chart debut on 1 April 1978.
One of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll died on 18 March 2017 in Missouri, at the age of 90.
The guitarist is revered for his work with the '50s rock 'n' roll hero, after Buddy split with the original Crickets.
uDiscover's ongoing celebrations of the brilliance of Chuck Berry continue with a selection of 50 great covers of his incredible catalogue.
The Blues played a pivotal role in the creation of what we have come to call rock music. As Muddy Waters famously said, “The Blues had a baby and they named it...
American roots music defined British folk-rock as much as Sandy Denny and Fairport. uDiscover traces the genre’s US influences.
Charles Esten, aka Deacon Claybourne in the hit TV series Nashville, has been added to the Yamaha Music Stage bill at London's C2C Festival next March.
These are the real heroes of country music: those who raised merry hell, that didn’t give a damn what anybody thought and spat in the face of authority.
The producer of Patsy Cline’s timeless hits and songs by Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells, Brenda Lee and many other greats was born on 21 October 1915.
Motown giant Smokey Robinson has been named as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s latest Music Master, the 20th artist to be so honoured.