The Crickets' version of 'Oh, Boy!' was one half of a definitive single of the era, backed by 'Not Fade...
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, Roy Orbison cut the opening song on his next album, with a full and strident version of Chuck Berry's immortal 'Memphis, Tennessee.'
A Chuck Berry interview to the punk fanzine Jet Lag in 1980 reveals his views on the Sex Pistols, the Clash and the Ramones.
'Almost Grown' hit the US chart on 30 March 1959 for Chuck Berry and reiterated that no one could write about the joy and pain of growing up as he could.
On the chart of 18 March 1965, Joe Meek's protege Heinz appeared on the UK bestsellers for one last week, with 'Diggin' My Potatoes' - featuring Jimmy Page.
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.
uDiscover Music’s Chess Records mini-documentary will whet your appetite to learn more about the Chicago indie that gave rock’n’roll to the world.
A double-sided rock 'n' roll classic, ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Slippin’ and Slidin’' by Little Richard, was released on 27 February 1956.
Chuck Berry again displayed his lyrical mastery with the story of acquiring his dream car in 'No Money Down,' which hit the R&B chart on 25 February 1956.
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.
On 19 February 1958, The Adventures Of Ozzie & Harriet was already in its sixth season when Ricky Nelson performed 'I'm Confessin'' and 'Boppin' The Blues.'
On the chart of 15 February 1964, Bo Diddley entered the UK album chart for the last time, with Bo Diddley's Beach Party.
A selection of ten period quotes about a unique and much-loved original, Gene Vincent, born on 11 February, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia.
Son of Chess records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess gives uDiscover Music an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
From Jailhouse Rock to The Girl Can’t Help It, the best 50s rock’n’roll soundtracks defined an era and sent a generations of teenagerss into a frenzy.