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.
A trademark Hank Williams song was created on August 30, 1949, when Hank recorded ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
On August 19, 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
A runaway success, Jon Bon Jovi’s solo debut, ‘Blaze Of Glory’, was a film soundtrack that pointed the way towards his group’s next album, ‘Keep The Faith’.
Kenny's UK No.1 arrived as he was in the early stages of redirecting his career into the country arena.
Richard's fabulous debut album was also the only US top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
A soulful trip to 'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' courtesy of Wilson Pickett and many others.
Great songs are a compelling soundtrack to our inner worlds, and any list of key singles will be personal rather than definitive, but the 45 45s in our playlist still inspire and...
Featuring classic performances from Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Chance the Rapper, Marvin Gaye, Missy Elliot, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Tupac, & many more, proceeds will go towards COVID-19 relief for musicians.
When African-American innovators of the 50s met Black Power and Flower Power head on, the psychedelic blues was born.