Ricky's second and final US No. 1 single was literally retrieved from the garbage can, and had connections to Sam Cooke and Glen Campbell.
The Hag's seventh No. 1 featured such great players as James Burton and Jim Gordon.
The second phase of Rick Nelson's career was taking shape in a recording studio on 10 May 1969, when he recorded Bob Dylan's You Belong To Me.
uDiscover Music presents a selection of 20 key events and discoveries in Knopfler's life and career, as described by the man himself.
In February 1958, 'The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet' was in its sixth series and its teenage star was on singing duty.
In January 1958, the 'Ricky' set gave the teenage phenomenon his first US No. 1 LP.
On 30 December 1957, Ricky rounded off a spectacular year with yet another chart entry and another of his most famous songs, 'Stood Up.'
The great musician is said to have played on over 200 top 40 hits, including 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' 'Close To You' and 'MacArthur Park.'
The family group from Staunton, Virginia were giants of the traditional country music scene by the mid-1980s.
Still known at this time by the name she came to dislike, Mama Cass, she released her debut solo album in October 1968.
Music magazines have long held a place in fans’ hearts. In an increasingly digital world, the likes of the sorely missed ‘Village Voice’ remain much-loved.
Mass-marketed music for the X Factor generation promoting attractive, clean-living male singers to teenagers looking for romance from their pop idols is not actually a new thing.
The versatile hitmaker has always represented the best virtues of American pop music.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
The song written by Sharon Sheeley made history on the 4 August 1958 chart.