From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
Our selection also includes posts by Elton John, Luke Bryan, KT Tunstall and Duran Duran.
On 21 November 1964, Gaye entered the Hot 100 with what would would become a new crossover success, but a UK entry for just one week on 12 December.
With backing from Apple and the support of Beatles Paul McCartney and George Harrison, James Taylor released a debut album that continues to amaze.
The reputation of the 1970 album among the group's fans and media has only grown in later years.
The former Dire Straits frontman hit a particularly rich seam with his second LP in his own name, 'Sailing To Philadelphia.'
If 'Threads' is Crow's final full-length work, as she has suggested, then it's a remarkable closing statement.
Away from her anthemic hit singles, uDiscover Music offers a selection of the ten best Shania Twain songs that you might not have heard.
The British singer-songwriter, keyboard player and guitarist ruled America in August 1988 with both the 'Roll With It' single and album.
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.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
Clapton played on the original 'Beware Of Darkness,' on his friend's classic 'All Things Must Pass' album.
Some great 1960s music went missing in action in a decade when tens of thousands of singles were released each year.