The launch of the Telstar satellite gave young record producer Joe Meek a moment of inspiration, and inspired a single that also soared into the stratosphere.
Since time immemorial, we have been fascinated by space. uDiscover takes a look at the many musicians who have played out their obsessions in song.
uDiscover Music presents a career-length playlist honouring the work of one of the world's greatest guitarists.
In March 1965, the former Tornadoes member bowed out of the bestsellers with Big Bill Broonzy's 'Diggin' My Potatoes.'
uDiscover Music celebrates a producer who was a true master of sonic invention in British pop music.
Watch the new video for Standing On The Edge Of Tomorrow, the new single from Evil Spirits, the new album from punk legends The Damned
We have LPs, CDs, digital files... but how have they affected the way we listen to music? How has each innovation in technology changed the music we hear?