The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
Ely took his customised blend of early rock ‘n’ roll, rockabilly and Tex-Mex to a punk audience and far beyond.
What came to be known as "the day the music died" was an infamous day in rock’n’roll history when Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and JP (The Big Bopper) Richardson died in a...
On 26 January 1956, Buddy made his first ever recordings, credited to Buddy and the Two Tones.
If you’re a key member of a successful band, the solo bug will bite. Here we salute some of the most notable artists who found life after the band.
One of the happy moments in Ritchie's all-too-brief career came on 29 December 1958, when he entered the Billboard Hot 100 with the classic 'La Bamba.'
The Crickets' version of 'Oh, Boy!' was one half of a definitive single of the era, backed by 'Not Fade Away.'
Fuller and his group's version of 'I Fought The Law' is a classic rock 'n' roll record, but always risks being upstaged by the macabre circumstances of his death.
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
Chuck was on brilliant form as he entered two of Billboard 's R&B charts on 6 October 1956 with 'Too Much Monkey Business.'
20 September 1969 marked a transatlantic triumph for the short-lived but fondly-remembered quartet.
In the vinyl era, every genre of music developed its own visual aesthetic, a tip-off to the listener as to what could be found inside the album cover.
Born on 7 September 1936, Buddy Holly stood apart from the rest of the 50s teen idols and oozed rock ‘n’ roll sensibility without even having to try.
A trip through the musical life and times of the world-class singer-guitarist, born on 12 August 1949.