The Welsh stalwart inspired by Lead Belly and Big Bill Broonzy helped introduce R&B-tinged rock to a huge audience.
'Q's Jook Joint' gave the producer a gold album in America for the sixth time in his incomparable career.
You may know every lyric to your favorite songs, but do you know who wrote them?
The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very term rhythm and blues, before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.
With 1961's 'Lost Someone,' Brown took another step towards becoming one of the greatest soul performers of all time.
To prove that his work can be reinterpreted in a variety of styles, a uDiscover Music playlist gathering together the best Hank remakes by jazz artists.
Hank's posthumous country No.1 of 1953 got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
As a 19-year-old in 1957, Toussaint was asked to sound like the star he had grown up listening to.
In October 1961, 'The Genius' began his first climb towards the UK Top 10 with ‘Hit The Road Jack.’
Hank's final recording session produced his last country chart-topper.
A tribute to the man who helped invent modern-day R&B with his deeply soulful, gospel-influenced piano playing and singing.
The Motown quartet's skill in customizing 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.
From gravelly-voiced icons such as Louis Armstrong, to super-smooth singers the likes of Frank Sinatra, these are the 25 best male jazz singers of all time.
The man born on September 12, 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.