On 15 September 1958, 'Carol' became Chuck Berry's 12th record to make the Billboard R&B chart and became a hugely influential song for young British bands.
Chuck Berry, who died on 18 March 2017, has posthumously released his final album – and his first long-player in almost four decades.
Gene Vincent's made his TV debut on the Perry Como Kraft Music Hall Show that turned him into a star overnight
The story of how Los Angeles and Hollywood took Rock 'N' Roll around the world on the silver screen
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.
On 29 February, 1964, a Billboard ad announced the return of Chuck Berry, after his prison term, with one of his classic later singles, 'Nadine.'
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