Completed at the end of 1978 at ABBA's Polar Music Studios, ‘Chiquitita’ soon emerged as the first single from their ‘Voulez-Vous’ album.
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
The book contains forewords from two of the label's most celebrated artists, Dame Vera Lynn and Sir Rod Stewart,
The single took seven weeks to make the top 40 and 18 to reach No. 1 on the Hot 100.
On 7 April 1972, The Big O cut the number that would become the opening song on his 'Memphis' album.
With our admiration, this is uDiscover Music's collection of 20 of the most entertaining and enlightening quotes by a unique entertainer.
Located in west London, W5, The Ealing Club was once home to The Rolling Stones, The Who and more, and is the iconic birthplace of British rock’n’roll.
‘I Wish It Would Rain' topped the Billboard soul listing for 17 February 1968, as the Tempts' fabulous run of No. 1s continued.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
From 60s releases by 2016 Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan to 21st-century releases by David Crosby and Beck, we pick the top 25 singer songwriter albums.
Andrew Loog Oldham was 19 years old when he signed The Rolling Stones to a management deal; his genius helped make them the band they became.
In a few short years, Sam's songs and vocal technique influenced so many of the upcoming generation of stars.
Peter Bardens came to the attention of record buyers when he joined Camel, but before this he'd already built a formidable reputation as a keyboard player.
We present a uDiscover Music playlist celebrating Laurens Hammond's fantastic invention, starring Jimmy Smith, Booker T and the MGs, Procol Harum and many more.
Rod's years on Mercury Records provided him with some of his best material, and some of the best fun he ever had.