Motown’s most dangerous star of the early 1980s was on fire in the summer of 1983, and so were his label.
Kenny's UK No.1 arrived as he was in the early stages of redirecting his career into the country arena.
One soul duo covered another in 1967, when James and Bobby remade the Sam & Dave song of two years earlier.
Richard's fabulous debut album was also the only US top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
With its infectious bass line and Mick's sassy vocals, The Rolling Stones' disco version of ‘Miss You’ hit the top of the US charts in August 1978.
Released in 1980, ‘Doc At The Radar Station’ found him revitalized, influencing the new wave and releasing a work hailed as one of his finest.
Upon its release in August 1966, The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ was the most ambitious pop music committed to vinyl and introduced us all to psychedelic music.
Listen to some of the well-known and more obscure entries on Billboard's first-ever Hot 100, for the week of August 4, 1958.
The song written by Sharon Sheeley made history on the August 4, 1958 chart.
With a colourful sleeve and a confident rock sound, the debut album by Ritchie Blackmore's new band made its mark.
Once again, the siblings' ongoing collaboration with producer Quincy Jones proved unbeatable.
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years.
With ‘Welcome To Wherever You Are’, INXS cycled through grunge, pop and their own patented sinewy grooves to create a world-beating classic.
Stuffed full of hits, ‘Hysteria’ is still regarded as Def Leppard’s career-defining moment, and it remains as powerful as ever.
Patsy Cline was awarded her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 3, 1999.