After a seven-year chart absence, the novelty song 'My Ding-A-Ling' finally gave Chuck a No.1.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
During the early days of their first tour as headliners, The Rolling Stones released their debut EP and on 8 February 1964, it became their first No.1.
In celebration of the late Beach Boys singer, a special collection of some of Carl’s greatest performances.
Stars contributing to the film include The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, Tom Petty, Linda Ronstadt and Jeff Lynne.
From blues and jazz to rock'n'roll and soul, here are the 50 best Chess Records singles to discuss and debate, but mainly to hear and consider.
Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great ones apart from the rest?
Passionate and highly personal accounts of extraordinary lives, the best music memoirs offer everything from creative insights to rock’n’roll excess.
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
Rod's years on Mercury Records provided him with some of his best material, and some of the best fun he ever had.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
‘Solid Gold Easy Action’ became the second consecutive single by Bolan and the band to peak at No. 2 in the UK in less than three months.
By late 1964, the Beach Boys were one of America’s top groups. The one thing missing was a No. 1 US album, which arrived on 5 December with the Concert LP.
For those who like to buck tradition, these 20 cool Christmas songs provides an alternative selection to the standard seasonal fare.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Jackson 5… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keeps on giving.