Written and recorded in a day, John Lennon's 'Instant Karma!', became the first solo single by a former Beatle to sell a million copies in America.
Even as Gillan became a rock god with Deep Purple, he starred in the famous musical's cast album.
In early 1964, Capitol Records were essentially playing catch-up on UK Beatles releases, leading to the cherry-picking and title change for the US 'Meet The Beatles' album.
In February 1964, as his disciples The Beatles invaded America, Bo entered the UK album chart for a final time with 'Bo Diddley's Beach Party.'
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
On 12 February 1963, theTexan hitmaker recorded the signature track that became his first No. 1 and attracted the attention of The Beatles.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
The original recording had long been discarded by the BBC.
The 7 February 1970 issue of the magazine announced John as their Man of the Year.
Gary's death at just 58, on 6 February 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years’ worth of recording.
In celebration of the late Beach Boys singer, a special collection of some of Carl’s greatest performances.
It’s a perfect evocation of those heady days of Beatlemania when those loveable Mop-Tops, the Fab Four, ruled the world.
'Goodbye,' the last album by Cream, had three runs atop the UK chart in March and April 1969. But which easy-listening LP did it incongruously do battle with?