This list of the best songs of the 50s celebrates far-ranging sounds that changed music forever.
The song became Chuck Berry's 12th record to make the Billboard R&B chart and was a hugely influential song for British bands like The Rolling Stones.
The King Of Rock’n’Roll made many definitive recordings, but there are a number of surprising Elvis Presley covers of songs not often associated with him.
More than just the man that discovered Elvis Presley, Sam Phillips know the roots of American music better than most, having grown up in the Deep South.
Hound dogs, salty dogs, rain dogs, the mighty canine appears in countless songs and this list celebrates all the dogs who’ve been saluted in song.
Gene Vincent's made his TV debut on the Perry Como Kraft Music Hall Show that turned him into a star overnight.
At the end of February 1964, trade ads announced the return of Chuck Berry, with one of his classic later singles, Nadine.
Chuck Berry, who died on 18 March 2017, has posthumously released his final album – and his first long-player in almost four decades.
The story of how Los Angeles and Hollywood took Rock 'N' Roll around the world on the silver screen
Somethin' Else, the band featuring Bobby Cochran, nephew of rock 'n' roll original Eddie Cochran, are embarking on a European tour this month and next.
Andy Warhol's Factory house band, The Velvet Underground, recorded a number of legendary shows at The Matrix, in San Francisco, during 1969.
Released on 20 November, 'The Velvet Underground: The Complete Matrix Tapes' presents highlights from the group’s performances on 26 and 27 November 1969.
“We had these little juke joints, little taverns at that time. We called them Saturday night fish fries, they called ‘em juke houses.” – Muddy Waters
During the Great Depression in the early 1930s radio became the most popular means of entertainment in America. Radio from the very start was colour blind