After top ten R&B hits with Honest I Do and I'm Gonna Get You Baby, Jimmy Reed entered Billboard's R&B chart for 5 January 1959 with I Told You Baby.
The Vee-Jay single entered the R&B chart on 24 October 1960 for the man Keith called "a big model" for the young Rolling Stones.
In September 1979, the band played their first US concerts with Kenney Jones behind the drumkit.
On a hot summer’s night on 12 July 1962 at London’s Marquee Jazz Club, The Rolling Stones played their first ever gig.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as “England’s newest hit makers”.
The follow-up to 2015's 'Perfectamundo' sees the ZZ Top man back with the blues.
The blues-soul-rock veteran will combine new songs with covers and some notable guest musicians.
Soul icon Bettye LaVette takes on Bob Dylan's catalogue on her new studio album Things Have Changed released by the legendary Verve Records
Jimmy Reed may not have had a sound obviously suited to the mainstream, but his simple and honest songs are the work of a unique bluesman with a rare gift.
One of the cornerstones of 20th century blues, Jimmy Reed, is anthologised on Mr. Luck: The Complete Vee-Jay Singles, released 4 August 2017.
The first appearance on the R&B countdown of the Mississippi blues original came on 5 March 1955.
Blues-rock pioneer Lonnie Mack, who played with such greats as James Brown and Freddie King and had his own big hit in 1963 with 'Memphis,' has died at 74.