Chuck's review of new music for the punk fanzine Jet Lag in 1980 read like a bridge between cultures.
“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
The death of Gerry Goffin on Thursday (19), at the age of 75, robs the world of one of the premier lyricists of the pop era.
To devotees, especially his peers within the business, he was a pioneering guitar great, his name was Cliff Gallup, who was born this day, June 17, in 1930.
One of the great R&B-inflected voices of the 60s, whose several career resurgences included a Bruce Springsteen-assisted comeback, turns 75 today.
Chuck Berry is a 2014 Polar Music Prize laureate. The million kronor prize was founded by Stig 'Stikkan' Anderson, the publisher and manager of ABBA.
New Orleans, known as The Crescent City, was the birthplace of jazz… and later home to some great rock 'n' roll
While many in the music business thought rock ‘n’ roll was nothing more than a passing fad there were others who thought it a deadly threat.
“Take a small Bible with you, and read it!” said producer, Norman Petty to Buddy Holly & the Crickets, on their first tour outside of Texas.