The Crickets' version of 'Oh, Boy!' was one half of a definitive single of the era, backed by 'Not Fade...
The song wasn't a chart entry for Chuck, but would win notoriety when an up-and-coming group called the Rolling Stones chose to cover it as their first single in 1963.
Gene Vincent's made his TV debut on the Perry Como Kraft Music Hall Show that turned him into a star overnight.
The 1965 success was written by Geoff Morrow and Chris Arnold, who would enjoy consistent sales as writers in the coming years.
The fabled Liverpool outfit have been recording footage for a new documentary titled 'Pre Fab!'
'Early In The Morning' had a bizarre history, even by the standards of the chart battles that often took place in the 1950s.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
The Crickets' final UK chart appearance was a nod to the late Ritchie Valens, and featured A-list contributors James Burton and Leon Russell.
After 'Good Golly, Miss Molly,' Richard was on the radio and in the charts with another unique Specialty single, 'Ooh! My Soul.'
More than two years after his first US and international hit singles, Shannon made the US LP bestsellers at last.
On 20 June 1957, the great rock 'n' roll pioneer released the single 'Words Of Love,' which struck a real chord far away on Merseyside.
“When you look at the architects of the Rock and Roll era, the names that come to mind are Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly.”
He was never a household name himself, but Gallup's pioneering work with Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps made him a guitar god for Clapton, Page, Beck et al.
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.