The Crickets' version of 'Oh, Boy!' was one half of a definitive single of the era, backed by 'Not Fade...
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.
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.
The songs chosen for Rock 'N' Roll are all about John Lennon’s musical roots, dating from his pre-Beatles days
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 teenagers into a frenzy.
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.
What came to be known as "the day the music died" was an infamous day in rock’n’roll history when Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and JP (The Big Bopper) Richardson died in a...
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 26 January 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 UK charts on 22 January 1960.
In January 1958, the 'Ricky' set gave the teenage phenomenon his first US No. 1 LP.
“A wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom!”, Richard exclaimed, and the world listened.