On 7 September 1968, Fats Domino's cover version of The Beatles' Lady Madonna became his last ever hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
On 19 August 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 4 August 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.'
New collection recalls influential career of late, great reggae star.
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.
From original pioneers Elvis and Little Richard, to the Allmans and Cadillac Three, Southern rock has made a global impact far beyond its original boundaries. But then again… maybe it had no...
A selection of ten period quotes about a unique and much-loved original, Gene Vincent, born on 11 February, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia.
From Jailhouse Rock to The Girl Can’t Help It, the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generations of teenagerss into a frenzy.
John Lennon & Yoko Ono made the US album chart three times in 1969, then with the Plastic Ono Band on 10 January 1970 with Live Peace In Toronto.
The 1960s were in their dying days when Little Milton made another entry on Billboard's soul singles chart on 27 December with 'If Walls Could Talk.'
Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie spoke of her love for ex-boyfriend Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys, when she was featured on the BBC's Desert Island Discs.
Nine years after 'Your Cheatin' Heart' became a posthumous country No. 1 for Hank Williams in 1953, it got a soulful makeover by Ray Charles.
The first time Allen Toussaint ever appeared on record, at the age of 19 in 1957, he was asked to sound like the star whose disc it was, Fats Domino.