On 10 December 1966, Campbell entered the country singles chart as a solo artist for the very first time with 'Burning Bridges.'
Lewis Merenstein, whose most famous credit was producing Van Morrison's 1968 classic Astral Weeks, died on 6 September in New York at the of 81.
Guitar maestro George Benson is completing his latest South African tour before heading to the UK to begin European dates at Hampton Court Palace Festival.
'Don't Leave Me This Way' prompted Thelma's close-fought UK chart battle with Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes, but in the US, she won hands down.
One of the great songwriters of any generation, Jimmy Webb, has announced a new UK tour for spring 2015.
Glen Campbell is to be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, as his final single climbs the US charts.
Grammy-winning Americana singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne has signed with Rounder Records, and will lead a brand new album in 2015 with a landmark reissue.
We reveal the truth behind the lyrics of MacArthur Park by Jimmy Webb