Listen to some of the well-known and more obscure entries on Billboard's first-ever Hot 100, for the week of August 4, 1958.
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.
'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.
The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at The Paradiso on 26 May 1995.
Bruce Beresford, of 'Driving Miss Daisy' fame, will be directing the new film.
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.
Tragically, the country queen was killed in a plane crash near Camden, Tennessee on 5 March 1963.
One of the great double-sided hits of the era paired ‘Long Tall Sally' with ‘Slippin’ and Slidin.''
The Rolling Stones’ classic cover of Buddy Holly’s Not Fade Away was the group’s third UK single and their first to be released in America.
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.
Buddy Holly influenced just about everyone who ever formed a group in the 1960s and the foundations he laid reverberate today.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.