As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
After the UK No. 1 of 'Three Steps To Heaven' came another posthumous single release.
In September 1979, the band played their first US concerts with Kenney Jones behind the drumkit.
On 19 August 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
The song written by Sharon Sheeley made history on the 4 August 1958 chart.
Listen to some of the well-known and more obscure entries on Billboard's first-ever Hot 100, for the week of 4 August 1958.
The epic 'Live At Leeds' album contained the band's nod to a rock 'n' roll hero.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
The best things come in small packages… Here uDiscover Music presents the 50 greatest pop songs that clock in under three minutes.
The best summer songs conjure both eras and emotional to offer a mix of nostalgia and escapism. Time to sit back and unwind with this essential playlist.
uDiscover presents a career-length playlist honouring the work of one of the world's greatest guitarists.
'Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young' was a 1955 No. 1 in Faron's incredible chart catalogue.
In March 1965, the former Tornadoes member bowed out of the bestsellers with Big Bill Broonzy's 'Diggin' My Potatoes.'
The Who bassman was busy working theatres, halls and arenas across North America on his first tour in his own name in early 1975.
Blue Cheer is a formidable outfit who can also lay claim to being the prototype metal band and one of the greatest power trios.