From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
From its origins in the Roaring 20s, to a heyday in the 30s and beyond, big band jazz has produced some of the best jazz bandleaders of all time.
Cannily deployed to create touching moments and forge connections, the best romantic comedy songs have defined iconic romcoms.
Louis Armstrong made his first film in Hollywood in 1930, 30 years later he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Chess Records and its founders, Leonard and Phil Chess, played a bigger part than any other record label in making the blues a worldwide phenomenon.
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.
The best jazz trumpeters in history have been at the centre of almost every major revolution in jazz. uDiscover Music brings you the Top 50.
From the first talkie, songs in movies have found a treasured place in the popular consciousness, as uDiscover Music’s list of the 50 best film songs shows.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
Walter Jacobs and his band the Jukes entered Billboard's Most Played In Juke Boxes chart on 2 January 1954 with 'You're So Fine.'
'From Hello Dolly To Goodbye Charlie' took its snappy title from the versions of those songs that bookended the great singer's 1964 album.
The collection features music from Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and many others.
From ‘American Bandstand’ to Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacle’, US music TV has caught the winds of change in pop and rock. We revisit some classic performances.
Breathing new life into songs we’ve heard many times before, the Have Yourself A Jazz Christmas playlist features the best Christmas jazz songs out there.