More Features

David Bowie and The Snowman

How David Bowie ended up introducing Christmas classic The Snowman

Mud - Lonely This Christmas

'Lonely This Christmas' by Mud: The making of the Elvis-inspired Christmas classic

Shakin' Stevens – Merry Xmas Everyone

'Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens: The making of the delayed Xmas No.1

Boney M - Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord

'Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord' by Boney M: The making of the masterful Christmas mashup

Greg Lake - I Believe in Father Christmas

'I Believe in Father Christmas' by Greg Lake: The making of the melancholy festive classic

Jona Lewie - Stop the Cavalry

'Stop The Cavalry' by Jona Lewie: The making of the protest song turned Christmas hit

Slade in 1972

Slade facts: Glam band members, songs, break-ups and possible reunion revealed

Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash

Relive Roy Orbison singing 'Pretty Paper' on The Johnny Cash Show at Christmas

Wham!'s Last Christmas

'Last Christmas' by Wham!': The making of the timeless festive classic

Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

'I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday' by Wizzard: The making of 1973's other Christmas cracker

Gene Pitney through the years

Gene Pitney's 10 greatest songs, ranked

The Beatles with Morecambe & Wise

When The Beatles made a legendary appearance with Morecambe & Wise

Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield's 15 greatest songs, ranked

The Animals in 1964

The Animals facts: Songs, members, break-up and reunions of Eric Burdon's blues rockers

Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash as The Million Dollar Quartet

The Million Dollar Quartet: The story of rock ‘n’ roll’s ultimate supergroup

Twinkle in the 1960s

Twinkle facts: Songs, life, death and influence of the 'Terry' and 'Golden Lights' hitmaker

Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson facts: Song, TV shows, life and tragic death of teen idol and rock legend

Fleetwood Mac - Albatross

'Albatross' by Fleetwood Mac: The story of the instrumental chart-topper