Charley Patton was the inspiration for every Delta bluesman that followed in his wake. His influence still resonates today.
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.
During the two-hour tour, guests will be able to see the King's cars, jumpsuits, gold records, and movie memorabilia, from anywhere in the world.
“A wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom!”, Richard exclaimed, and the world listened.
The guitarist is revered for his work with the 1950s rock 'n' roll hero, after Buddy split with the original Crickets.
‘Three Steps To Heaven’ became a posthumous number-one hit in the UK for rock’n’roll pioneer Eddie Cochran, recorded shortly before his tragic passing.
On January 3, 1950, Sam Phillips opened Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee, later to be known to the world as Sun Studio.
'See You Later, Alligator,' written by Robert Guidry, seized on a catchphrase of the era and became a rock 'n' roll favourite.
Fury's legions of fans included future punk guru Malcolm McLaren, who improbably exercised that admiration as he oversaw the Pistols' early rehearsals.
On December 30, 1957, Ricky rounded off a spectacular year with yet another chart entry and another of his most famous songs, 'Stood Up.'
Shannon's distinctive singing style, and especially his winning use of falsetto, would serve him well throughout a superior career.