He wasn't an instant top UK ten artist, but this 1959 single was an important step on that road.
“When you look at the architects of the Rock and Roll era, the names that come to mind are Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly.”
He was never a household name himself, but Gallup's pioneering work with Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps made him a guitar god for Clapton, Page, Beck et al.
In June 1972, 'The Killer' was covering both rock 'n' roll and R&B originals.
The LP marked the star's debut at his new home of Decca Records.
'Mystery Train', recorded by Little Junior Parker at Sun Studios in late 1953 has become a blues standard and has been covered by countless artists.
Released in 1961, Wanda Jackson crowned herself Queen Of Rockabilly with the raw rock’n’roll belters found on ‘There’s A Party Goin’ On’.
'Dreamboats and Petticoats Presents The Very Best of Marty Wilde' entered the official UK album chart at No. 7.
The trek features a live band and backing singers, along with remastered audio.
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.
The collection celebrates influential musical figures including disco icon Sylvester and rock’n’roll pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
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.
On 26 January 1956, Buddy made his first ever recordings, credited to Buddy and the Two Tones.
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.