On 7 April 1972, The Big O cut the number that would become the opening song on his 'Memphis' album.
A catalogue that has attracted thousands of interpretations inspires uDiscover Music's look at ten of the best covers of George's timeless work.
On 29 January 1965, the UK’s celebrated TV music show 'Ready Steady Go!' hosted The Who's TV debut.
One soul duo covered another in 1967, when James and Bobby remade the Sam & Dave song of two years earlier.
The band's first performance was not, as often reported, at the National Jazz & Blues Festival in Windsor, but two days earlier in a famous north of England club.
In the late 60s and early 70s, the future members of 10cc helped put Strawberry Studios on the map, with a fascinating history of rare early recordings.
Acclaimed British prog rockers Alan Parsons Project's debut album Tales Of Mystery And Imagination is being reissued on black vinyl through UMG
The record that confirmed the love affair between the UK and the Four Tops, 'Reach Out I'll Be There,' made No. 1 for them in the UK in October 1966.