Richard's version of the Leiber & Stoller song added his own segment and moved The Beatles to cover it live...
Hailed as the birthplace of both the blues and rock’n’roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is a must-visit city for music lovers around the world.
The singer from Coopersville, Michigan was on a hot streak on the other side of the Atlantic in 1962.
From ‘Jailhouse Rock’ to ‘The Girl Can’t Help It,’ the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generation of teenagers into a frenzy.
Richard's fabulous debut album was also the only US Top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
One of the great double-sided hits of the era paired ‘Long Tall Sally' with ‘Slippin’ and Slidin.''
Not only was he present at the birth of rock’n’roll, but his ability to straddle R&B and pop led to staggering success. Listen to the best Fats Domino songs.
In his February 1956 chart entry, as befits a man who coined the term “motorvatin',” Chuck was once again besotted with automobiles.
In February 1958, 'The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet' was in its sixth series and its teenage star was on singing duty.
The songs chosen for 'Rock 'N' Roll' are all about John Lennon’s musical roots, dating from his pre-Beatles days.
In February 1964, as his disciples The Beatles invaded America, Bo entered the UK album chart for a final time with 'Bo Diddley's Beach Party.'
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock'n'roll original.
On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and JP (The Big Bopper) Richardson died in a tragic plane crash. It's an event that has come to be known as 'the day...
Cinema’s history of rock’n’roll movies ranges across studio features documentaries and even the avant-garde, helping to turn stage stars into screen icons.
On January 26, 1956, Buddy made his first ever recordings, credited to Buddy and the Two Tones.
'Hallelujah, I Love Her So,' the last hit that Eddie was able to see climbing the UK charts, entered the bestsellers on January 22, 1960.