Scott Walker made the UK charts on 5 April 1969 with Scott 3, and would make it three top three albums in a row, further exploring baroque pop and chanson.
In March 1966, 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore' by the Walker Brothers replaced Nancy Sinatra at No. 1 in the UK.
To mark Black History Month, uDiscover salutes 50 classic R&B originals that became mainstream hits when they were covered by rock and pop artists.
'Breakin' Up Is Breakin' My Heart,' one of many writing collaborations by Roy Orbison with Bill Dees, entered the Billboard Hot 100 on 22 January 1966.
6os pop icon turned avant-garde solo star Scott Walker is releasing a career-spanning lyric book, Sundog, published by Faber
'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' the great Wilson Pickett single, entered the Hot 100 on 30 July 1966. Here's the story of the song and our uDiscover playlist.
We remember the versatile Bobby Hebb, the R&B man from Nashville born exactly 80 years ago, on 26 July, 1936, who gave us 'Sunny.'
A lesser-known UK chart appearance by organ great Jimmy Smith happened on 23 July 1966 with the Swinging With The Incredible Jimmy Smith EP.
Dancing In The Street was recorded on 19 June 1964 by Martha & the Vandellas. Released six weeks later, it started its steady climb up the Hot 100.
On 18 May 1968, the second solo album by Scott Walker completed its journey to No. 1 in the UK. We invite you to reDiscover Scott 2.
Scott Walker's first five solo albums are some of the greatest by any solo singer in the late 1960s and 1970s; find out why…
Top Of The Pops was Britain’s longest-running and best-loved pop show, and many classic live performances were performed on its stage.
Scott Walker has written the score for the feature film The Childhood Of A Leader, and you can hear a brief teaser for it here.
Birthday greetings to session phenomenon Clem Cattini, a great rock ‘n’ roll session man on Shakin’ All Over, Telstar, You Really Got Me and many more.