On 7 April 1972, Roy Orbison cut the opening song on his next album, with a full and strident version of Chuck Berry's immortal 'Memphis, Tennessee.'
A series of high-definition DVDs of Elvis Presley, The Beatles and The Supremes legendary 'Ed Sullivan Show' performances are set for release in May.
We look back to a time when jazz was the dominant form of popular music and could be heard emanating from radio stations and concert halls around the world.
On 31 March 1962, Patsy Cline Showcase finally took the country queen onto the US album chart, and her singing everyone from Bob Wills to Cole Porter.
‘Ride A White Swan’ lit the fire, and ‘Hot Love’ set T. Rex ablaze. On 20 March 1971, Marc Bolan got what he had always dreamed of: his first No. 1 hit.
Hailed as the birthplace of both the blues and rock'n'roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is a must-visit city for music lovers around the world.
A double-sided rock 'n' roll classic, ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Slippin’ and Slidin’' by Little Richard, was released on 27 February 1956.
20 lesser-known facts to honour the memory of Johnny Cash, one of the true titans of country music, born on 26 February 1932.
A selection of ten period quotes about a unique and much-loved original, Gene Vincent, born on 11 February, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia.
To mark Black History Month, uDiscover salutes 50 classic R&B originals that became mainstream hits when they were covered by rock and pop artists.
Chess Records and its founders, Leonard and Phil Chess, played a bigger part than any other record label in making the blues a worldwide phenomenon.
From Jailhouse Rock to The Girl Can’t Help It, the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generations of teenagerss into a frenzy.
Cinema’s history of rock’n’roll movies ranges across studio features documentaries and even the avant-garde, helping to turn stage stars into screen icons.
Buddy and the Two Tones made their first ever recordings on 26 January 1956. This was the studio debut of the future legend that was Buddy Holly.
Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber celebrates his 70th birthday with his ultimate hits collection, Unmasked The Platinum Collection