Rawls' recording was a superbly soulful, horn-fuelled slice of real life.
A collection of 20 little-known facts about one of the true titans of country music.
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.
'I Don't Know What You've Got (But It's Got Me)' became Richard's last top 20 R&B hit and featured a future superstar guitarist.
uDiscover Music looks at the history of the 1960s composition by Jerry Ragovoy that continues to reverberate in pop culture.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
Recorded at Chess Studios, this EP paid homage to their Stones' blues roots while at the same time helped establish their "sound".
A soulful trip to 'Land Of 1,000 Dances,' courtesy of Wilson Pickett and many others.
He wrote the classic that's been covered hundreds of times, and made other fine records of his own.
The blues-rock quartet made a UK album chart breakthrough in their banner month of June 1970.
Our audio interview series highlights the man who co-wrote and recorded the original of 'Knock On Wood' and so much more, Eddie Floyd.
Ranging across a wide mix of styles and artists, The best Beatles covers are testament to the sheer breadth and quality of their music.
The Alabama soul man recorded a host of other great material in his long career.
Two great soul men were in friendly competition on the R&B charts with rival versions of 'If You Need Me.'
The erudite individual from the Bronx devised the very name "rhythm and blues," before going on to help define it at Atlantic Records and far beyond.