The first hit by the rock 'n' roll originator resides proudly in both the Grammy and Rock and Roll Halls...
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.
A pioneer who influenced everyone from Chuck Berry to Keith Richards, Sister Rosetta Tharpe “played rock’n’roll way before anyone else”.
In March 1965, the former Tornadoes member bowed out of the bestsellers with Big Bill Broonzy's 'Diggin' My Potatoes.'
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 book is written by his son Bill Haley Jr with Peter Benjaminson, and is billed as the first complete Haley biography.
One of the great double-sided hits of the era paired ‘Long Tall Sally' with ‘Slippin’ and Slidin.''
The collection celebrates influential musical figures including disco icon Sylvester and rock’n’roll pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
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, hear 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.
Boasting Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley, Chess Records is synonymous with rock’n’roll – as this list of the 10 best Chess rock’n’roll records proves.
In February 1958, 'The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet' was in its sixth series and its teenage star was on singing duty.