'Hello Mary Lou' was written by Gene Pitney, during his important year of 1961, as Ricky turned 21.
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.
The incredible life and times of the great American singer and guitarist, as remembered by the man himself.
'Living In The Material World' featured such friends as Ringo Starr, Leon Russell, Gary Wright and Nicky Hopkins.
'Imagine — Raw Studio Mixes' will be a limited edition pressing on audiophile grade 180 gram black vinyl.
Bruce Johnston has been an integral part of the Beach Boys' harmony sound for five decades but his career has been a lot more than that.
‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt is brewing up some new music of his own, with the premiere of 'Saint Valentine's Day'.
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, one of the most powerful statements of his entire career, made its debut on the UK chart on 16 January, 1971.
We have LPs, CDs, digital files... but how have they affected the way we listen to music? How has each innovation in technology changed the music we hear?