We present 20 of the finest examples of the man they call the Human Riff, including Rolling Stones hits, lesser-celebrated numbers and solo album tracks.
In 1962, the singer-writer from Coopersville, Michigan could do very little wrong in the UK, and proved it again with 'The Swiss Maid.'
Hank's next single was the jaunty, lighthearted 'Settin' The Woods On Fire.'
In the year that we lost her, 'Faded Love' became Patsy's final top ten solo single.
The group were already a decade into one of the most impressive country chart careers of the era when 'Thank God I've Got You' arrived in October 1976.
‘You’re Gonna Change (Or I’m Gonna Leave)' was inspired in no small part by the singer’s fiery relationship with his wife, Audrey.
The song written by Harry Akst and Benny Davis also connects Elvis Presley, Paul McCartney and countless others.
After almost simultaneous US top ten hits with ‘Just A Little Too Much’ and ‘Sweeter Than You,’ the teen idol charted with the 'Songs By Ricky' album.
'When The Eagle Flies' marked the group's last chart showing with a new studio record for very nearly 20 years.
Adapted from 'Tommy' as an American single, the song became The Who's biggest hit there since ‘I Can See For Miles.'
For all the hurried circumstances of its production, Pete Townshend viewed 1982's 'It's Hard' as a creative success.
Curiously, the gap between the group's UK single and album chart debuts was over 24 months.
‘If I Were A Carpenter’ is also closely associated with the Four Tops, Johnny Cash & June Carter and many others.
'Money For Nothing' enjoyed a three-week reign as the band's only American No. 1 single.
'Beauty Is Only Skin Deep' became the third of four consecutive R&B No. 1s for the Emperors of Soul.
The band's eighth studio album hit the US top 40 and went gold in the UK.