Charley Patton was the inspiration for every Delta bluesman that followed in his wake. His influence still resonates today.
Rock’n’roll defined freedom for a new generation of youths in the 50s, spawning icons such as Elvis Presley, Little Richard and Chuck Berry, and going on to inspire The Beatles and The...
Leonardo DiCaprio will play Sun Records founder and rock 'n' roll pioneer Sam Phillips on the big screen.
uDiscover's ongoing celebrations of the brilliance of Chuck Berry continue with a selection of 50 great covers of his incredible catalogue.
Just Around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination, which examines the racial politics of rock in the 1960s, will be published on 26 September.
An Eddie Cochran festival is to be held in the English town where he tragically lost his life in 1960 — just before what would have been his 78th birthday.
Scotty Moore, the guitarist who helped Elvis Presley create his revolutionary rock 'n' roll sound at Sun Records, died yesterday (28) at the age of 84.
Released on 30 September, the deluxe 5LP ‘Mono Box: The Complete Specialty And Vee-Jay Albums’ captures Little Richard’s primal rock’n’roll as its finest.
The story of how Los Angeles and Hollywood took Rock 'N' Roll around the world on the silver screen
Rick Is 21 entered the US chart for Rick Nelson on 29 May 1961, in the week that its single ‘Travellin’ Man’ raced to No. 1 on the Hot 100.
uDiscover tours Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll: The Cosmic Genius of Sam Phillips, a current exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
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.
Jukebox manufacturers Sound Leisure have revealed the first commercially available vinyl-playing jukebox in 20 years, available in the summer.
The final part of our exclusive four-part audio interview series in which Roy Orbison's son Alex talks to Paul Sexton about the new box set The MGM Years.
To coincide with today's (4 December) release of the Roy Orbison box set The MGM Years, we present the third in our four-part series with his son Alex.
The second in our exclusive, four-part interview series with Alex Orbison, son of Roy Orbison, who's been key to the creation of the box set The MGM Years.