'Wondrous Place' may not be among Billy's biggest hits, but it's widely seen as one of his finest.
‘Jenny, Jenny’ was one of no fewer than seven irresistible singles to make the UK charts in a memorable year for the rock’n’roller.
In 1964, one rock’n’roll original covered another, as Richard charted with ‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.’
The Johnny Burnette song was another chart favourite for the teen idol.
On September 7, 1968, Fats Domino's cover version of The Beatles' 'Lady Madonna' became his last ever hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
Born on September 7, 1936, Buddy Holly stood apart from the rest of the 50s teen idols and oozed rock ‘n’ roll sensibility without even having to try.
From classic pop hits to infectious dancefloor anthems, the best prom songs will make it a night to remember.
Other artists that made statements include Graham Nash and Ringo Starr.
The influential musician, who with his late brother Phil and their close harmony sound influenced generation of musicians, died at his home in Nashville.
The first hit by the rock’n’roll originator resides proudly in both the Grammy and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.
On August 19, 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US Top 20 hit, ‘Lotta Lovin’’.
Who was more authentically rock’n’roll than Gene Vincent? ‘Bluejean Bop!’ has a reasonable claim to be the best debut album ever – it really is that good.
For Chuck's first recording session, he tried to hide his identity from his disapproving and highly religious father.