There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
Many a chart hit has come off the back of a movie appearance. From Simple Minds to Stevie Wonder, we present some of the best songs in films.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
In July 1964, Dusty reached into the Bacharach & David songbook for one of her classic covers.
‘Caribou’ found Elton John relocating to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado for his follow-up to the insanely successful ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.'
Whether through their direct messages or a knack for creating effervescent, life-affirming pop, these musicians have all helped change the world.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
The quartet were missing the warmth of Los Angeles, but turned that into a gold-certified classic.
With her first two hits already secured, anticipation was high for Springfield's album debut.
Surprisingly unsuccessful at the time, the album has thankfully become a monument to the unique soulfulness of one of Britain’s finest-ever voices.
'I Just Fall In Love Again,' from the Carpenters' 'Passage' album, was also recorded by Dusty and then by the Canadian star.
The medium may change from analog to digital, but there’s always something magical about a great single, a record that can change your life in four minutes or less.
Hailed as the birthplace of both the blues and rock’n’roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is a must-visit city for music lovers around the world.
For every anthem and romantic ballad, female artists have also asserted their independence through empowering lyrics, challenging the constraints of gender stereotypes, bad relationships or the music industry itself.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.