The 1965 success was written by Geoff Morrow and Chris Arnold, who would enjoy consistent sales as writers in the...
Ron Weisner says “everybody wanted to participate” when he floated the idea of the compilation.
Gene Vincent fused country music, gospel and the blues into a style of rockabilly that had a harder edge than almost any of his contemporaries.
At the end of February 1964, trade ads announced the return of Chuck Berry, with one of his classic later singles, Nadine.
Fats Domino was a one-off in an industry full of artists who are ‘likes’ and his music as well as inspiring many other performers has given immense pleasure.
Often imitated but never bettered when at his peak, Elvis Presley’s blue suede shoes are impossible to fill.
Eddie Cochran was only twenty one when he was killed in a car crash in England, yet he is a legend that burns as bright as only a handful of stars from...
Chuck Berry is one of the most important figures in the history of popular music and the development of rock. You all know the hits, start exploring some of his deeper catalogue...
Buddy Holly influenced just about everyone who ever formed a group in the 1960s and the foundations he laid reverberate today.
Although he never topped the charts Billy Fury was one of the most successful rock'n'roll singers of the era, and inspiration to many and a great performer.
“Each year the Recording Academy has the privilege of honouring a select group of visionaries whose creative contributions have rippled throughout our culture.”
Recorded at Sam Phillips’ Sun Studios, ‘Rocket 88’ was credited to Jackie Brenston And His Delta Cats, but was actually the work of Ike Turner.
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 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.
The fabled Liverpool outfit have been recording footage for a new documentary titled 'Pre Fab!'