rock and roll

History of Rockabilly

Rockabilly is considered to be one of the earliest forms of rock music. The genre rose to popularity in the…

Read More »

Artist Profile: Tina Turner

Born Anna Mae Bullock, Tina Turner is the iconic singer, songwriter, and actress who was responsible for the hit songs…

Read More »

What is the Rock and Roll 27 Club?

There are many famous artists in the music industry who died at a young age. Some of them died because…

Read More »

Rock and Roll Legends: Jerry Lee Lewis

Introduction Jerry Lee Lewis is an American singer-songwriter and pianist who was dubbed by his nickname “The Killer.” One of…

Read More »

One-Hit Wonders: The Tornados

Introduction The Tornados are an English instrumental/classic rock and roll group formed during the 60s music era. Although they are…

Read More »

Key Events in Rock and Roll History

If you’re seriously into rock and roll, wanting to discover its colorful history most likely comes naturally to you. You…

Read More »

The Life and Music of Buzz Clifford

Introduction to Buzz Clifford Buzz Clifford is a pop singer-songwriter from Berwyn, Illinois. He started his recording career probably during…

Read More »

The History of the Crickets

Introduction The Crickets (also known as Buddy Holly and the Crickets) are an American rock ‘n roll band, formed by…

Read More »

Charlie Gracie, One of Rock and Roll’s Pioneers

Introduction to Charlie Gracie Charlie Gracie (born Charles Anthony Graci in 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American rock and…

Read More »

The Legendary Bluesman Bo Diddley

  Introduction to Bo Diddley Armed with his signature rectangular guitar, Bo Diddley (born Ellas Otha Bates in 1928 –…

Read More »

The “Mr. Dynamo” Ronnie Hawkins

Introduction to Ronnie Hawkins Having earned the name “Mr. Dynamo” for his electrifying and raw stage presence, 50s music and…

Read More »

The History of the Beatles, the First Classic Rock Band

If you think back to the music of the 60s, you probably remember The Beatles. There are few musical groups…

Read More »

The Story and Music of Little Willie John

  Introduction to Little Willie John William Edward John (famous as “Little Willie” because he was small and childlike, even…

Read More »

Lillian Briggs, the Rockabilly Bombshell

Introduction to Lillian Briggs Lillian Briggs (1932-1998) was an American 50s music singer-turned businesswoman, one of the rare instances that…

Read More »

One Hit Wonders of the 60s

The 1960s is probably the most phenomenal decade when it comes to music — there’s the British Invasion, folk and…

Read More »

One Hit Wonders of the 2000s

The music scene of the new millennium wasn’t bereft of one-hit wonders, especially on the American charts, which they used…

Read More »

One Hit Wonders of the 1980s

The term “one-hit wonder” refers to an artist who enjoys a hit on the national US chart — most specifically…

Read More »

One Hit Wonders of the 1990s

For almost all artists, having a hit on the US Billboard charts (most importantly the Hot 100 or pop chart)…

Read More »

Johnny and the Hurricanes

Introduction to Johnny and the Hurricanes Johnny and the Hurricanes were an instrumental rock and roll band hailing from Ohio.…

Read More »

Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones

Introduction to Joe Bennett and The Sparkletones The Sparkletones were an American rock and roll and rockabilly combo, sometimes dubbed…

Read More »

Introduction to Kenny Dino

Who is  Kenny Dino? Kenny Dino was an American singer who achieved short-term fame during the 60s music era. Born…

Read More »

Kris Jensen and His Only Big Hit “Torture”

Introduction to Kris Jensen Kris Jensen will go down in history as one of the one-hit wonder acts in modern…

Read More »

Jimmy Bowen

  Introduction to Jimmy Bowen Jimmy Bowen (born in New Mexico in 1937) is a former singer and later songwriter…

Read More »

The Story and Music of Jo Ann Campbell

Introduction to Jo Ann Campbell Jo Ann Campbell is an American retired pop/R&B/country singer-songwriter, particularly active in the 50s music…

Read More »

Jorgen Ingmann, the Guitarist from Denmark with a Global Hit

Introduction to Jørgen Ingmann Jørgen Ingmann (born 1925) is a Danish musician but best known as a guitarist who achieved…

Read More »

Jim Lowe and His Hit “Green Door”

Introduction to Jim Lowe Jim Lowe is an American singer-songwriter who is best known for the songs “Green Door,” “Talkin’…

Read More »

The Music of Hank Ballard and the Midnighters

Introduction to Hank Ballad and the Midnighters Hank Ballard and The Midnighters began in the early 1950’s as a doo…

Read More »

The Music of Frankie Ford

Introduction to Frankie Ford New Orleans rock and roller Frankie Ford rose to distinction during the 50s music scene with…

Read More »

The Music of Ernie Fields

Introduction to Ernie Fields Ernie Fields (born Ernest Lawrence Fields in 1904 – died in 1997) was an African-American bandleader.…

Read More »

Wanda Jackson – The Queen of Rockabilly

Introduction Wanda Jackson is popularly proclaimed as “The Queen Of Rockabilly” or “The First Lady Of Rockabilly,” one of the…

Read More »
Back to top button
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker