New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
In the 1966 British romantic comedy Alfie starring Michael Caine, it's Sonny Rollins's score that steals the leading role.
Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
The Dickey Betts composition was one of the most exhilarating guitar-led instrumentals of the 1970s.
The best jukebox musicals changed the landscape of musical theatre by making the pop music stage show a box office sensation.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
'Wichita Lineman' was the only one of Glen's LPs to make the top of both the country and pop album charts.
By late 1977, the Swedish quartet were on an unstoppable roll, especially in the UK.
The US top 40 was new territory for the album-oriented band until Dickey Betts' song arrived.
The star said: “To celebrate some of the incredible moments we’ve shared with my British fans over the years will be wonderful."
Treading a fine line between majestic camp and all-out cheese, ‘Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!’ keeps pop titans like Cher and Madonna coming back time and again.
The song was written by drummer Don Brewer and produced, like all of the eponymous album, by Todd Rundgren.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
As 'Brothers and Sisters' entered the album chart, its Dickey Betts song ‘Ramblin’ Man'' hit the Hot 100 to become the band's first major hit.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.