On 7 April 1972, The Big O cut the number that would become the opening song on his 'Memphis' album.
The Georgia Peach made a momentous announcement on 12 October 1957, when he declared that he was giving up rock ‘n’ roll and embracing God.
After the UK No. 1 of 'Three Steps To Heaven' came another posthumous single release.
Berry's quickfire writing and delivery had him bemoaning his lot in an eloquent inventory of all the things that had been sent to try him.
'Chuck Berry On Stage' entered the UK chart on 5 October 1963, on its way to becoming his first top ten LP there.
Late September 1957 brought the Georgia Peach another US chart entry, with a song featured in the film 'Mister Rock ‘n’ Roll.'
An appreciation of the British TV producer, actor, producer and force of nature.
'Hats Off To Larry,' Del's brilliant follow-up to 'Runaway,' had us gripped from the very first lyric.
In 1964, one rock 'n' roll original covered another, as Richard charted with 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On.'
On 7 September 1968, Fats Domino's cover version of The Beatles' Lady Madonna became his last ever hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
Born on 7 September 1936, Buddy Holly stood apart from the rest of the 50s teen idols and oozed rock ‘n’ roll sensibility without even having to try.
The first hit by the rock 'n' roll originator resides proudly in both the Grammy and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.
On 19 August 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.
Who was more authentically rock’n’roll than Gene Vincent? ‘Bluejean Bop!’ has a reasonable claim to be the best debut album ever – it really is that good.
For Chuck's first recording session, he tried to hide his identity from his disapproving and highly religious father.
The architect of rock’n’roll is the subject of a new documentary, titled ‘Chuck Berry’, which will be premiering at the Nashville Film Festival on 4 October.