After a seven-year chart absence, the novelty song ‘My Ding-A-Ling’ finally gave Chuck a No.1.
On October 16, 1951, in Atlanta, young Richard Penniman made his first-ever recordings.
Rick had been developing a country-influenced sound for many years when an October 1971 concert brought him to a crossroads.
In 1962, the singer-writer from Coopersville, Michigan could do very little wrong in the UK, and proved it again with ‘The Swiss Maid.’
Ten records from the label and artists that helped define early rock’n’roll.
The Georgia Peach made a momentous announcement on October 12, 1957, when he declared that he was giving up rock‘n’roll and embracing God.
After the UK No.1 success of ‘Three Steps To Heaven‘ came another posthumous single release.
Berry's quickfire writing and delivery had him bemoaning his lot in an eloquent inventory of all the things that had been sent to try him.
Chuck’s live LP entered the UK chart on October 5, 1963, on its way to becoming his first Top 10 album there.
Late September 1957 brought the Georgia Peach another US chart entry, with a song featured in the film ‘Mister Rock ’n’ Roll.’
The band's counter-culture take on honky tonk and western swing gave them a Top 10 US hit in 1972 with ‘Hot Rod Lincoln.’
The song written by Harry Akst and Benny Davis also connects Elvis Presley, Paul McCartney and countless others.
Buddy liked the acoustics of the Air Force club in Oklahoma, so the group recorded there after playing locally in the ‘Show of Stars '57’ package.