Before there were the 3 Tenors of opera fame, there were the giants of tenor saxophone: Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young.
Barry's years of struggle made his bestselling album and single successes all the sweeter.
In October 1961, 'The Genius' began his first climb towards the UK top ten with ‘Hit The Road Jack.’
Iain Shedden, formerly drummer with The Saints and mod revivalists The Jolt and an respected Australian music journalist has died aged 60
As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
John Lennon's solo recordings sound as fresh and as innovative today as they did when they first came out, here are 20 of the best John Lennon songs.
Listen to our playlist of no fewer than 50 covers from the ABBA catalogue, in every style imaginable.
The greatest moments on disc by a collective who helped change the shape of soul and dance music.
In the second and final part of our special on the Patsy Cline Museum, we talk to her daughter Julie about the new Nashville landmark.
The superstar vocalist's career was transformed by producers Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.
Queen’s operatic and torch flavoured elements once again rose to the fore with A Day At The Races, clearing another hurdle with aplomb. Groucho Marx even sent the group a handwritten note...
Stax house band Booker T & The MGs were the rulers of instrumental soul, and they cooked up a soul food storm on ‘Green Onions’, their first album.
"Glen could sing the phone book," Carl told us, "and you'd want to buy it."
Ashley Campbell explains how her father went back to his roots for his final album.
Covering sessions captured over several years, T-Bone Walker’s Complete Imperial Recordings witness a precursor to Jimi Hendrix at the peak of his skills.
After their immense success with 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin',' the pressure was on Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield to repeat the feat, and they did with 'Just Once In My Life.'