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.
For their first single release of 1968, The Beatles went back to their roots for Lady Madonna, a song inspired by Fats Domino.
Fats Domino was a one-off in an industry full of artists who are ‘likes’ and his music as well as inspiring many other performers has given immense pleasure.
Not only was he present at the birth of rock’n’roll, but his ability to straddle R&B and pop led to staggering success, hear the best Fats Domino songs.
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
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 favourite songs, but do you know who wrote them? Here are just a few of the secret songwriters behind the greatest hits.
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
After top ten R&B hits with Honest I Do and I'm Gonna Get You Baby, Jimmy Reed entered Billboard's R&B chart for 5 January 1959 with I Told You Baby.
The 1960s were in their dying days when Little Milton made another entry on Billboard's soul singles chart on 27 December 1969 with If Walls Could Talk.
Hank's posthumous country No. 1 of 1953 got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
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 John Lennon songs.
On 7 September 1968, Fats Domino's cover version of The Beatles' Lady Madonna became his last ever hit on the Billboard Hot 100.