Hank's posthumous country No.1 of 1953 got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
The producer of Patsy Cline’s timeless hits and songs by Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells, Brenda Lee and many other greats was born on October 21, 1915.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
When Sam told us about being alone on yet 'Another Saturday Night,' everybody listened, including the Londoner we came to call Cat.
On August 19, 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
Who was more authentically rock’n’roll than Gene Vincent? ‘Bluejean Bop!’ has a reasonable claim to be the best debut album ever – it really is that good.
'Hey Good Lookin'' inspired more than one hundred cover versions, including one that soon bagged the pop chart honours.
The Fred Rose composition connects Gene with Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley and a host of others.
Gene Vincent's made his TV debut on the Perry Como Kraft Music Hall Show that turned him into a star overnight.
The coming music phenomenon got its own name and magazine on 6 July 1961, with a new fortnightly newspaper.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
He was never a household name himself, but Gallup's pioneering work with Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps made him a guitar god for Clapton, Page, Beck et al.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
The recording of a bona fide rock 'n' roll classic.
McCartney recorded a message for BBC 6 Music selecting Vincent's early rock 'n' roll classic, 'Be-Bop-A-Lula.'