The influence of gospel music stretches far and wide, and the best gospel singers, too, cover a wider range of styles, as this list of the Top 15 shows.
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes centre stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
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.
'Little Red Rooster', The Rolling Stones fifth single. became their 2nd single to top the UK chart, despite being a blues song.
When Sam told us about being alone on yet 'Another Saturday Night,' everybody listened, including the Londoner we came to call Cat.
On the chart of 11 July 1964, Sam scored his final soul chart-topper.
A dazzling array of British stars played on Billy's stirring Apple single of 1969.
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.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
The tastemaking London quartet were on the radio with the new single ‘Hey Girl’ when their first LP hit the streets.
Another of his timeless hits entered the Hot 100 in May 1960.
Within months of the great soul man's premature passing, the Motown trio paid tribute on disc.
With a titular track that’s recognized at first rift, Steve Miller Band's ‘Fly Like An Eagle’ stands the test of time as the epitome of 70s classic rock.
The Beatles and Rolling Stones alumnus entered the Billboard Hot 100 on 31 March 1973 with the ultra-funky 'Will It Go Round In Circles.'