Dinah’s version of the already beloved song gave it a whole new lease of life in the closing months of the 1950s.
In 1960, ‘Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)’ combined one of the hot new male singers and a female vocalist who had been popular since World War II.
To prove that his work can be reinterpreted in a variety of styles, a uDiscover Music playlist gathering together the best Hank remakes by jazz artists.
The vocal stylist took the decision to release the track ahead of schedule because of its all-too-topical poignancy in the issue of American racism.
Dinah Washington was one of the greatest female vocalists to have sung jazz and popular music in the 20th century.
uDiscover Music looks at the history of the 1960s composition by Jerry Ragovoy that continues to reverberate in pop culture.
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
Dinah Washington sang the blues, jazz, torch songs and just about every other kind of ballad with style and panache.
From The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, Queen to Sex Pistols, Billie Holiday to Bob Marley – and more – uDiscover Music looks at the best box sets of 2017.
Three jazz greats are newly commemorated with USM's 8 December 2017 release of three Verve collections by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington and Stan Getz.
Released on 21 October, the two ‘Joyful Jazz! Christmas With Verve’ collections are the perfect soundtracks to cold evenings by the fire.
Kay Starr, who scored such huge 1950s hits as 'Wheel Of Fortune' and 'Rock And Roll Waltz' in a seven-decade career, died on 3 November, 2016, aged 94.
What A Diff'rence A Day Makes spent 22 weeks on the Billboard album chart and did so much to enhance Dinah Washington's reputation
Dinah Washington was 39 years old when she died, yet The Divine Miss D. had a more colourful life and successful career in the 1940s & 50s than most anyone
Billy Paul, a key representative of the “Philly Soul” sound with his classic 'Me And Mrs. Jones,' died 24 April after a diagnosis with pancreatic cancer.
Mad about the boys? Then this playlist is for you, gathering together all the best songs about boys - from bad boys to toy boys, naughty boys to bell boys!