Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
From a classic performance by ABBA to the political posturing of Jamala, these are the best Eurovision songs in the contest’s history.
The spring 1966 extravaganza also starred Lulu and several other artists, all for a top price of 15 shillings.
Artists to benefit from Reed's composing skills included Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck, Herman's Hermits, Lulu and scores of others.
The Irish group's version of a song recently released by Lulu became their second top ten hit in quick succession.
The single was released as “The Big O” got into the stride of his relatively recent deal with MGM Records.
Long before he assumed rock god status with Led Zeppelin, Page was an in-demand guitar for hire on the London session circuit.
The group were on a roll from the success of 'God Only Knows' when Brian Wilson's new masterpiece 'Good Vibrations' gave them their first UK No. 1.
Finally, after years of dues-paying, the duo had the unswerving attention of pop audiences, radio and TV.
The irresistible Isaac Hayes-David Porter composition and production 'Soul Man' became another Stax classic.
It's a lesser-known fact that years before Led Zeppelin, Page took a stab at a solo career — as a singer as well as guitar player.
Ware also wrote for many of the leading names in the R&B world, including the Isley Brothers and Quincy Jones, and made many fine records in his own name.
Mick Taylor, Terry Reid, Trevor Horn and Lulu have joined An Evening For Jack, the charity concert for Jack Bruce in London on 25 October, 2016.
Rounder's seven-CD box set of 2013, Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, is to be released as a limited edition, 14 LP box set on 180 gram vinyl.
Lulu will follow the return to recording that she made with the Making Life Rhyme album, and subsequent UK dates, with another British tour in March 2016.