‘Goodbye To Love’ by the Carpenters is the original power ballad. It became the template for countless other ballads that followed.
'Hey Good Lookin'' inspired more than one hundred cover versions, including one that soon bagged the pop chart honours.
Their new US hit of August 1979 was a song that had been very good to some of the group 11 years earlier.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
'Enter Sandman,' from their 30 million-selling, self-titled album, became a signature track for the rock heroes.
With ‘Siren Song Of The Counter Culture’, Rise Against created a 21st-century punk classic that “hit a lot of people in a lot of different ways”.
The collaboration between a master producer and a British musician who blazed his own trail in electro-pop.
On 10 August 1920, a group of musicians collectively known as The Jazz Hounds recorded a song with Mamie Smith called ‘Crazy Blues’, the first blues record.
Written and produced by Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane, the song was a typically groundbreaking offering by the London pacesetters.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
The group were huge all year round, but two big hits helped make summer particularly special for them.
The great country institution finally lost patience with the wayward star after his no-show of 9 August 1952.
Maya Rudolph sat down with uDiscover to reflect on her mother, Minnie Riperton's remarkable career and the deluxe reissue of her album 'Perfect Angel'.
This was the festival that began life as the Richmond Jazz Festival in 1960, morphed into the Jazz and Blues Festival in 1963 and had in 1964 played host to The Rolling...
Near the end of her own tragically short life, Janis made a remarkable gesture to honour one of her blues heroines.
On 8 August 1969, a zebra crossing, The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ album cover photo was taken, resulting in one of the most famous artworks in history.