Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
Listen to some of the well-known and more obscure entries on Billboard's first-ever Hot 100, for the week of 4 August 1958.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
The fabled Liverpool outfit have been recording footage for a new documentary titled 'Pre Fab!'
'Early In The Morning' had a bizarre history, even by the standards of the chart battles that often took place in the 1950s.
The Crickets' final UK chart appearance was a nod to the late Ritchie Valens, and featured A-list contributors James Burton and Leon Russell.
On 20 June 1957, the great rock 'n' roll pioneer released the single 'Words Of Love,' which struck a real chord far away on Merseyside.
“When you look at the architects of the Rock and Roll era, the names that come to mind are Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly.”
The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at The Paradiso on 26 May 1995.
George's US pop chart debut was with a song written by the ill-starred Big Bopper.
Impulse! Records’ history blends indie hipness with a compulsion to push the boundaries, creating some of the most forward-thinking music in history.
The trek features a live band and backing singers, along with remastered audio.
The Who bassman was busy working theatres, halls and arenas across North America on his first tour in his own name in early 1975.
The book is written by his son Bill Haley Jr with Peter Benjaminson, and is billed as the first complete Haley biography.