On January 29, 1972, Badfinger charted in the UK with 'Day After Day,' produced by George Harrison, the second time they had a hit produced by a Beatle.
The 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' concert movie premiered on January 22, 1971, showing Joe Cocker at the peak of his powers.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
From his prolific solo career to his time with the Fab Four, here are the best George Harrison songs to sum up his musical autobiography.
Thirteen years after the Marvelettes' original, Richard and Karen Carpenter's cover of 'Please Mr. Postman' became their third US No.1.
The slow, bluesy track was recorded at DJM Studios in late 1967, when the artist was still known as Reg Dwight.
The duo's version of the song outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
‘If I Were A Carpenter’ is also closely associated with the Four Tops, Johnny Cash & June Carter and many others.
After the delayed success of 'Layla,' 1972 also brought a single from Eric’s self-titled debut solo album of two years before.
Fans were delighted to hear Elton the pianist reclaiming the nimble brilliance that only amplified the impact of his vocals and Bernie Taupin’s lyrics.
Bonnie Bramlett and Leon Russell’s evocative 1969 composition had history even before the Carpenters recorded their version.
The rock musician and songwriter collaborated with some of popular music's most famous artists, including Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, and Frank Sinatra.
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.
Why August 25, 1970 was such a monumental occasion in the career of a young English singer-songwriter.
He brought a humanitarian crisis to the world’s attention as only a former Beatle could.