‘Live At The Regal,’ recorded in November 1964, remains one of the great live albums of all time, demonstrating why BB is The King of the blues.
Soundtrack composers are often the unsung heroes of film, but without their music, the movies would struggle to come to life.
The writer-guitarist discusses his ninth solo studio album, a record on which he reaches well beyond the folk-roots base of his latter-day work.
Following the incredible success of 'Brothers In Arms,' the Vertigo compilation 'Money For Nothing' entered the UK chart at No. 1.
Artists on the track, in aid of Help Musicians UK, include Rosanne Cash, Darius Rucker, Duane Eddy, Mark Knopfler, Paul Rodgers, Rick Wakeman, and Richard Thompson.
Two months before the turn of the millennium, Urban released the album that would open the door to the country world.
The set, released for the first time on CD for National Album Day 2020, debuted at No.9.
With 'Making Movies,' the band entered a new decade well on the way to the radio-friendly roots-rock sound that would go on to dominate the 1980s.
Soon after the record became the band's first UK No.1, it made a prominent chart debut in the US.
A discussion about the album on Twitter was the latest in a series hosted by Tim Burgess of the Charlatans, for National Album Day 2020.
Bikers, or wallers, traditionally ride each year to the National Memorial Arboretum to honor the UK's fallen servicemen and women.
The series reaffirmed Knopfler's huge respect for friend and inspiration Dylan, his ear for lesser-known names and early memories of Duane Eddy, the Everly Brothers and many more.
Many of the songs on Knopfler's 2002 album were inspired by the struggles of itinerant working-class people.
The former Dire Straits frontman hit a particularly rich seam with his second LP in his own name.
'Money For Nothing' enjoyed a three-week reign as the band's only American No.1 single.