Rick had been developing a country-influenced sound for many years when an October 1971 concert brought him to a crossroads.
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.
A two-hour extravaganza, the show will be hosted by Shelton and feature contemporary artists from all genres of music performing Presley's classic songs.
‘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.
Sam Phillips will forever be known as the man who discovered Elvis. But it was Sam’s love of the blues that was the catalyst for Elvis.
On 3 January 1950, Sam Phillips opened Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee — later to be known to the world as Sun Studio.
Fury's legions of fans included future punk guru Malcolm McLaren, who improbably exercised that admiration as he oversaw the Pistols' early rehearsals.
'See You Later, Alligator,' written by Robert Guidry, seized on a catchphrase of the era and became a rock 'n' roll favourite.
On 30 December 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.
One of the happy moments in Ritchie's all-too-brief career came on 29 December 1958, when he entered the Billboard Hot 100 with the classic 'La Bamba.'