'I Don't Know What You've Got (But It's Got Me)' became Richard's last Top 20 R&B hit and featured a future superstar guitarist.
'I Wanna Be Your Man', The Rolling Stones second 45 was released in November 1963, but it was not what Decca Records had originally planned.
A song doesn’t have to have a message in order to change society. Race relations, gender equality and identity politics have all been shaped by music.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
The 2007 album was hailed around the world as a creative high point in the long and distinguished careers of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
On October 16, 1951, in Atlanta, young Richard Penniman made his first-ever recordings.
The Georgia Peach made a momentous announcement on October 12, 1957, when he declared that he was giving up rock‘n’roll and embracing God.
John Lennon's solo recordings sound as fresh and as innovative today as they did when they first came out. Here are 20 of the best.
Late September 1957 brought the Georgia Peach another US chart entry, with a song featured in the film 'Mister Rock ‘n’ Roll.'
The song written by Harry Akst and Benny Davis also connects Elvis Presley, Paul McCartney and countless others.
The breathtaking depth of the country star's catalogue means that distilling his finest work into a single playlist is a tall order.
LGBTQ musicians haven’t always benefitted from today’s attitudes towards sexuality, but many pioneers fought for LGBTQ rights in the mainstream.
'Jenny, Jenny' was one of no fewer than seven irresistible singles to make the UK charts in a memorable year for the rock'n'roller.
In 1964, one rock'n'roll original covered another, as Richard charted with 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On.'
The track features a new music bed created by Richmond, VA group Butcher Brown.