in January 1971, Williams released the LP containing the song of the same name that had given him his first country No. 1, 'All For The Love Of Sunshine.'
Shannon's distinctive singing style, and especially his winning use of falsetto, would serve him well throughout a superior career.
Just 12 days after he entered the country chart with 'I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive,' Hank was dead.
To prove that his work can be reinterpreted in a variety of styles, a uDiscover playlist gathering together the best Hank remakes by jazz artists.
Helmed by Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings saw the country legend make a stunning return late his career, re-establishing his rebel cred.
Hank's posthumous country No. 1 of 1953 got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
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.