The formidable Blue Cheer could lay claim to being the prototype metal band and one of the greatest power trios.
The 1950s rock 'n' roller was the motivation for the Pistols' fifth consecutive UK top ten single
One of the great double-sided hits of the era paired ‘Long Tall Sally' with ‘Slippin’ and Slidin.''
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
'Hallelujah, I Love Her So,' the last hit that Eddie was able to see climbing the UK charts, entered the bestsellers on 22 January 1960.
‘Three Steps To Heaven’ became a posthumous number-one hit in the UK for rock’n’roll pioneer Eddie Cochran, recorded shortly before his tragic passing.
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
After the UK No. 1 of 'Three Steps To Heaven' came another posthumous single release.
In September 1979, the band played their first US concerts with Kenney Jones behind the drumkit.
On 19 August 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
The song written by Sharon Sheeley made history on the 4 August 1958 chart.
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.
The epic 'Live At Leeds' album contained the band's nod to a rock 'n' roll hero.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.