We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
The Beach Boys’ ‘Good Vibrations’ is one of those singles that defines the 60s, topping the charts on both sides of the Atlantic.
In late 1965, 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' became the Godfather's second big crossover single in a row.
On 5 June 1964, The Rolling Stones were just beginning their conquest of America, playing their first gig on US soil in San Bernardino, California.
In June 1964, Ringo Starr fell ill the day before the opening show of an extensive tour. The Beatles hired Jimmie Nicol as a temporary stand-in.
Artists to benefit from Reed's composing skills included Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck, Herman's Hermits, Lulu and scores of others.
One of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll died on 18 March 2017 in Missouri, at the age of 90.