The quartet's debut album displayed their unique ability to “own” songs across a wide range of pop styles, both their compositions and covers.
Diamond's original was covered by reggae artist Tony Tribe, whose version inspired UB40's massive chart-topping rendition of 1983.
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.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
Anticipation was at fever pitch as ‘Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814' was released internationally on September 18, 1989.
The picture disc 7” which perfectly replicates the track artwork and the CD single edition comes with heavyweight packaging.
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.
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.
The musical connections of the late, great British actor.
The 1959 Ray Charles single 'What'd I Say' is one of the seminal and much-covered records in R&B history, well worthy of a uDiscover overview and playlist.
Schroeder played significant roles in the early development of many UK artists and in the formative story of the Motown label in the UK.