Others to cover the vintage song included Les Paul, Doris Day, Etta James, and Little Richard.
The coming music phenomenon got its own name and magazine on July 6, 1961, with a new fortnightly newspaper.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
This list of the best songs of the 50s celebrates far-ranging sounds that changed music forever.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution.
A look back to the recording of a bona fide rock'n'roll classic.
The under-publicized story of the trailblazing artist-executive from Seattle is well worth telling in some detail.
In March 1965, the former Tornadoes member bowed out of the bestsellers with Big Bill Broonzy's 'Diggin' My Potatoes.'
From ‘Jailhouse Rock’ to ‘The Girl Can’t Help It,’ the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generation of teenagers into a frenzy.
In February 1958, 'The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet' was in its sixth series and its teenage star was on singing duty.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock'n'roll original.
Harvey’s was an improbable tale of dues-paying from the mid-1950s onwards, before he found belated stardom as the leader of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band.
'Hallelujah, I Love Her So,' the last hit that Eddie was able to see climbing the UK charts, entered the bestsellers on January 22, 1960.
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
‘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.