The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
Roy Orbison’s final MGM album, ‘Milestones’ is a curio containing masterful readings of Bee Gees’ ‘Words’ and a Big O take on country-rock.
Hank's final recording session produced his last country chart-topper in 'Take These Chains From My Heart.'
A tribute to the famed Nashville institution that's as old as what we call country music itself.
A trademark Hank Williams song was created on 30 August 1949, when Hank recorded ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ in Cincinnati, Ohio.
As 'Brothers and Sisters' entered the album chart, its Dickey Betts song ‘Ramblin’ Man'' hit the Hot 100 to become the band's first major hit.
Such was his influence in Music City and beyond that Rose was one of the first three inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The King Of Rock’n’Roll made many definitive recordings, but there are a number of surprising Elvis Presley covers of songs not often associated with him.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
'Hey Good Lookin'' inspired more than one hundred cover versions, including one that soon bagged the pop chart honours.
The great country institution finally lost patience with the wayward star after his no-show of 9 August 1952.
Released on 7 August 1962, 'Sentimentally Yours' was Patsy Cline's last album to be issued during her lifetime and remains pure country magic
'Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain' is the song that connects Gene with Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley and a host of others.
The 11-year-old Little Miss Dynamite hit the scene in July 1956 with a cover of 'Jambalaya.'
The fifth album in his celebrated series of recordings with Rick Rubin was also his first posthumous chart-topper.