Diamond's original was covered by reggae artist Tony Tribe, whose version inspired UB40's massive chart-topping rendition of 1983.
The quartet's debut album displayed their unique ability to own songs across a wide range of pop styles, both their compositions and covers.
Freeman had his own hit with the song at 18 and saw it covered by everyone from the Beach Boys to John Lennon.
A tribute to the producer of almost the entire recorded catalogue of The Beatles and a hugely accomplished writer, arranger and musician with countless other achievements to his name.
The Englishman's distinctive and romantic treatment of the number was perfect for his ever-growing audience.
The world-famous singer-songwriter had already taken part in many vocal pairings on disc by the time the 'Duets' album arrived in 1993.
It was the LP featuring the UK top ten hit 'Killer On The Loose,' and the first with guitarist Snowy White.
His reading of 'Mack The Knife' topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic and became another Darin classic.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
The 1989 set gave Janet an incredible total of eight major hits from one album.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
The picture disc 7” which perfectly replicates the track artwork and the CD single edition comes with heavyweight packaging.
Freddie's friend, producer-musician Dave Clark, has long been working on completing the stripped-down mix of the song.
Sir Cliff Richard was also confirmed for the high-profile London festival last month.