The Georgia Peach made a momentous announcement on 12 October 1957, when he declared that he was giving up rock ‘n’...
In June 1972, 'The Killer' was covering both rock 'n' roll and R&B originals.
The LP marked the star's debut at his new home of Decca Records.
He wasn't an instant top UK ten artist, but this 1959 single was an important step on that road.
'Mystery Train', recorded by Little Junior Parker at Sun Studios in late 1953 has become a blues standard and has been covered by countless artists.
Released in 1961, Wanda Jackson crowned herself Queen Of Rockabilly with the raw rock’n’roll belters found on ‘There’s A Party Goin’ On’.
The recording of a bona fide rock 'n' roll classic.
'Dreamboats and Petticoats Presents The Very Best of Marty Wilde' entered the official UK album chart at No. 7.
The pinnacle of Louis Prima’s career, his 1956 album, ‘The Wildest!’, blended jazz chops with danceable grooves, and became an influence on Elvis Presley.
Bill Haley and the Comets' 'Rock Around The Clock' may not have been the first rock 'n' roll record, but it certainly ignited the fledgling style.
In 1970, Chuck Berry was back at Chess, where he helped create the very fabric of rock 'n' roll, announcing his return in April with the great single 'Tulane.'
On 7 April 1972, The Big O cut the number that would become the opening song on his 'Memphis' album.
Chuck's review of new music for the punk fanzine Jet Lag in 1980 read like a bridge between cultures.
On the Hot 100 for 30 March 1959, Chuck debuted with another wonderful vignette of adolescent adventure.
Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup passed away on 28 March 1974 and while many have forgotten his recordings, his place in the story of the blues and rock’n’roll is secure.
The trek features a live band and backing singers, along with remastered audio.