Two months before the turn of the millennium, Urban released the album that would open the door to the country world.
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.
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison 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, 'Sailing To Philadelphia.'
‘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.
The peerless guitarist passed away on 18 September 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
On 28 September 1991, the band entered the US album chart with a new studio record for the last time, with 'On Every Street.'
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on 31 August 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
Our choice of the most memorable guitar exploits of the world-famous British musician.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
The links between the American band and the British guitar hero go deeper than you might think.
The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began its US chapter on 8 June 1985.