The far-reaching song inspired the African-American military pilots who fought in World War II, and it went on to enter the Grammy Hall of Fame.
The Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee also penned ‘Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me’ and ‘Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye).’
One of the happy moments in Ritchie's all-too-brief career came on 29 December 1958, when he entered the Billboard Hot 100 with the classic 'La Bamba.'
A musically-diverse collection of 29 singles and albums made the cut.
With 1961's 'Lost Someone,' Brown took another step towards becoming one of the greatest soul performers of all time.
In 1985, a new compilation put the great singer's name on the UK LP chart for the first time.
The album was released in October 1968, when the man from Bakersfield was enjoying an extraordinary run of success.
With a riff famously composed by Keith Richards in a motel room, it was the Stones' first song to top the charts on both sides of the Atlantic.
B.B.'s first British itinerary opened on 22 April 1969 at the Royal Albert Hall.
The under-publicised story of the trailblazing artist-executive from Seattle is well worth telling in some detail.
The iconic track today officially took the title, surpassing 1.6 billion streams globally.
This is the original first draft of the lyrics to ‘Your Song’, arguably the crown jewel of the Elton John and Bernie Taupin songbook.
An ultra-rare test pressing of one of the most celebrated jazz albums of all time, John Coltrane's 1965 masterwork A Love Supreme, is now for sale on eBay.
Iconic records by Nirvana, Aerosmith, Queen, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and more are set to enter the Grammy Hall Of Fame during 2018
Bo Diddley could be honoured with a highway in his name, close to his Mississippi birthplace.