In October 1961, 'The Genius' began his first climb towards the UK top ten with ‘Hit The Road Jack.’
The stirring instrumental rendition was captured during the 'Peter Frampton Finale' farewell tour.
Hank's final recording session produced his last country chart-topper in 'Take These Chains From My Heart.'
A tribute to the man who helped invent modern-day R&B with his deeply soulful, gospel-influenced piano playing and singing.
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
From loud, robust voices to delicate and refined ones, vocal gymnasts and smooth balladeers, the 50 best jazz singers ever is a varied and stunning list.
The Motown quartet's skill in customising pop material was especially clear when they covered Jimmy Webb.
The double-sided 'That's Where It's At' and 'Cousin Of Mine' represented the last time Sam would see his own name in the charts.
The man born on 12 September 1931 in Saratoga, Texas is still seen by many as the greatest singer in country history.
Away from her anthemic hit singles, uDiscover Music offers a selection of the ten best Shania Twain songs that you might not have heard.
In the summer of 1963, young Stevie Wonder ruled the US charts with both the 'Fingertips' single and the album 'The 12 Year Old Genius.'
Many record labels run by musicians have been little more than vanity imprints, but the most important of them have pioneered artists’ rights in the music industry.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
'Hey Good Lookin'' inspired more than one hundred cover versions, including one that soon bagged the pop chart honours.
The Welsh stalwart inspired by Lead Belly and Big Bill Broonzy helped introduce R&B-tinged rock to a huge audience.