Freeman had his own hit with the song at 18 and saw it covered by everyone from the Beach Boys to John Lennon.
You may know every lyric to your favorite songs, but do you know who wrote them?
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
The track had an easy swagger illustrated, as so often, by Reed’s lyrical harmonica playing,
The blues singer-writer’s consistent success wasn’t going to be ending anytime soon.
Hank's posthumous country No.1 of 1953 got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
As a 19-year-old in 1957, Toussaint was asked to sound like the star he had grown up listening to.
John Lennon's solo recordings sound as fresh and as innovative today as they did when they first came out. Here are 20 of the best.
Hank’s original ‘Jambalaya (On The Bayou)’ made its US pop chart debut on September 6, 1952.
On August 19, 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
Listen to some of the well-known and more obscure entries on Billboard's first-ever Hot 100, for the week of August 4, 1958.
A soulful trip to 'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' courtesy of Wilson Pickett and many others.
Roy Orbison, Rick Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more covered Hank's 'You Win Again.'
The Beatles’ ‘Sgt Pepper’ inspired many cover versions, from artists as diverse as Jimi Hendrix and The Flaming Lips. uDiscover celebrates some of the best.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.