A double-sided rock 'n' roll classic, ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Slippin’ and Slidin’' by Little Richard, was released on 27 February 1956.
Love makes the world go round, but love also goes round itself, in the grooves of the majority of the greatest pop songs ever made.
On 30 January 1965, when Billboard resumed publishing its R&B chart after a 14-month gap, Motown ruled the roost with the Temptations' 'My Girl.'
Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great songwriters apart?
The Black Crowes could always be counted on to produce the finest Southern rock of the late 20th Century, and Shake Your Money Maker is no exception.
Legendary South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekala, Paul Simon and Miles David collaborator, has died from prostate cancer at the age of 78
We salute an artist with a definitive R&B-blues voice and a unique soulfulness that infused everything she sang, with our Etta James In 20 Songs playlist.
To underline our respect for his legacy, uDiscover presents a history with a difference — Robert Palmer In 20 Quotes.
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
With the right song, at the right moment, great film soundtracks can sear a cinematic moment into your mind forever. Here are just a few of our favourites.
Less than a month after his shocking death, fans of Sam Cooke gave him his first posthumous hit with 'Shake,' which made the Hot 100 on 9 January 1965.
The posthumous Otis Redding No. 1 '(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay' was released on 8 January 1968, a month after his untimely death.
On 21 December 1968, William Bell entered the US R&B chart with the track that became his first top ten hit on that survey, ‘I Forgot To Be Your Lover.’
An appreciation of the life and times of Gregg Allman, born on 8 December 1947, who helped invent southern rock and was a master of soulful blues.
The latest audio profile in our five-part Stax Legends series, on another of the label's greats, the 'Knock On Wood' man and so much more, Eddie Floyd.