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. Listen to the best Fats Domino songs.
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.
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.
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 a hot summer’s night on 12 July 1962 at London’s Marquee Jazz Club, The Rolling Stones played their first ever gig.
Bartholomew helped shape the sound of R&B with his recording, writing and production for so many Crescent City artists.
‘Live On The Queen Mary’ was recorded at the release party for Paul McCartney And Wings' 'Venus And Mars' album and will be released on 5 April.
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 teenagers into a frenzy.
New collection recalls influential career of late, great reggae star.
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...
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.
The pianist and rock’n’roll pioneer Fats Domino, known for his hits ‘Blueberry Hill’ and ‘Ain’t That A Shame’, has died in New Orleans, aged 89.
‘Sun Records’ tells the tale of the famous foursome of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Sun Records founder, Sam Phillips.