On 7 April 1972, The Big O cut the number that would become the opening song on his 'Memphis' album.
Chuck's review of new music for the punk fanzine Jet Lag in 1980 read like a bridge between cultures.
From classic pop hits to infectious dancefloor anthems, the best prom songs will make it a night to remember.
On the Hot 100 for 30 March 1959, Chuck debuted with another wonderful vignette of adolescent adventure.
Chuck's son tells uDiscover Music about growing up around the mighty rock 'n' roll frontiersman.
A pioneer who influenced everyone from Chuck Berry to Keith Richards, Sister Rosetta Tharpe “played rock’n’roll way before anyone else”.
Ron Weisner says “everybody wanted to participate” when he floated the idea of the compilation.
At the end of February 1964, trade ads announced the return of Chuck Berry, with one of his classic later singles, Nadine.
The shows see Wood reuniting with pianist Waters, a longtime collaborator of the Rolling Stones and many others.
In his February 1956 chart entry, as befits a man who coined the term “motorvatin',” Chuck was once again besotted with automobiles.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
Boasting Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley, Chess Records is synonymous with rock’n’roll – as this list of the 10 best Chess rock’n’roll records proves.
Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
In February 1964, as his disciples The Beatles invaded America, Bo entered the UK album chart for a final time with 'Bo Diddley's Beach Party.'
In early 1964, Capitol Records were essentially playing catch-up on UK Beatles releases, leading to the cherry-picking and title change for the US 'Meet The Beatles' album.