Chuck Berry & Bruce Springsteen
Charles Edward Anderson Chuck Berry (born October 18, 1926) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949), nicknamed The Boss, is an American singer-songwriter-performer who records and tours with the E Street Band. /5
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Watch: Chuck Berry (R.I.P.) & Bruce Springsteen at the concert for the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.
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LIVE! Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bruce Springsteen at the University of Maryland - Ghosts of DC
Rock and Roll Almanac for December 23 Today's Rock and Roll Birthdays Iron Maiden guitarist Dave Murray is 58. Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen is 74. Mott the Hoople guitarist Ariel Bender is 68. He was also a member of Spooky Tooth and Stealers Wheel under his given name, Luther Grosvenor. King Crimson frontman Adrian Belew is 65. Iron Butterfly drummer Ron Bushy is 73. Sha Na Na singer Johnny Contardo is 63. Today in Rock History In 1957 Chuck Berry's "Rock & Roll Music" peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart. Bobby Helms' "Jingle Bell Rock" broke into both the Top 40 chart and the country chart. In 1959 Frankie Avalon's "Why" hit number one on the Billboard pop chart. In 1961 Beatles manager Brian Epstein brought a Decca Records representative to hear the band perform at the Cavern Club. Their show earned them a formal audition for the company in London the following month. In 1964 The Beach Boys made their first appearance on "Shindig!," performing "Dance, Dance, Da . ...
Things you might not know. 16 Oct. 1. 1951: Jump-blues singer Richard Penniman, already going by the stage name Little Richard, makes his first recordings at Atlanta radio station WGST, though it would take four years and a move to clubs in New Orleans' French Quarter to turn him into a rock and roll phenomenon. 2. 1954: Elvis Presley, still stinging from his rejection at the Grand Old Opry in Nashville, joins the Shreveport, LA radio broadcast Louisiana Hayride , appearing weekly for the grand sum of eighteen dollars. The show, broadcast on local station KWKH-AM, represents Presley's first major musical exposure and would prove invaluable to getting him noticed nationally. 3. 1986: Chuck Berry is the center of an all-star "60th birthday" bash in his hometown of St. Louis, a tribute concert -- held three days before his actual 60th -- where the legendary rocker is joined by Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Etta James, Robert Cray, Linda Ronstadt, and many others on stage at the local Fox T ...
THIS DAY IN MUSIC HISTORY (July 27th): 1933: Nick Reynolds (The Kingston Trio) was born – died 2008 at 75 years old 1944: Bobbie Gentry ("Ode To Billie Joe") was born 1955: Chuck Berry's "Maybellene" enters the R&B charts 1958: Fan's of rock & roll music were warned that tuning into music on the car radio could cost you more money. Researchers from the Esso gas company said the rhythm of rock & roll could cause the driver to be foot heavy on the pedal, making them waste fuel 1959: Santo and Johnny release "Sleepwalk" 1963: During a UK tour The Beatles played the last night of a six night run at The Odeon Cinema, Weston-super-Mare. The Beatles spent the day with photographer Dezo Hoffman, who took photos and 8mm movies of The Beatles at their hotel, on the beach dressed in Victorian bathing suits, and go-karting 1968: Bee Gee Robin Gibb collapsed, as the group were about to set out on their first US tour. The singer was suffering from nervous exhaustion 1968: Cass Elliot released her first solo single fo ...
June 7, 1993…In Cleveland, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Chuck Berry, Sam Phillips, Pete Townshend, and Billy Joel were among those present at the ceremony. The historical day finished with a benefit concert at Cleveland Municipal Stadium. The line-up for the event consisted of legendary artist such as Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Al Green, Jerry Lee Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Cash, the Pretenders, John Fogerty, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, George Clinton, the Kinks, John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, Booker T. and the MGs, Eric Burdon and Martha Reeves.
Patsy Cline,Chuck Berry ,Carter Family,Rolling Stones,Little Richie,Bruce Springsteen,Jimmy Barnes etc etc. Received 5 CD's from music collectors of R&B,Bluegrass,Rockabilly,Gospel etc music last year..first chance I've had a chance to listen. Still have a few CD's of artists from WA to listen to..only one man.. Good people spending $thousands every year,year after year to collect music from all over the world to share with radio stations and others,passionate people like me, to promote artists & songwriters. Wish that passion was contagious.
Ian McLagan turns 69 years old today. Ian first started playing in bands in the early 1960s, initially using the Hohner Pianet before switching to the Hammond Organ, as well as occasional guitar. He joined the Small Faces in November 1965, after Steve Marriott left the group and Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood joined, the band changed its name to Faces. After the Faces split up in 1975, McLagan worked as a sideman for The Rolling Stones, both in the studio and on tour, and on various Ronnie Wood projects, including The New Barbarians. In addition, his session work has backed such artists as Chuck Berry, Jackson Browne, Joe Cocker, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Izzy Stradlin, John Mayer and Bruce Springsteen. In 2012, Ian was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Small Faces / Faces. He's still playing today with Ian McLagan and The Bump Band.
Gotta love when studying for your Final Exam consists of listening to Chuck Berry, Beatles, Motown, Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Ramones, Nirvana, Pearl Jam and of course old school MTV and the 80s: Michael Jackson, Madonna and Bruce Springsteen. Pretty sure I'm gonna have some weird dreams tonight after all these videos and lyrics swirling in my head.
And for no reason other than it's awesome, here's Chuck Berry and Bruce Springsteen playing Johnny B. Goode together:
Enjoying my time at home alone, doing my midterm woohoo! Only because it's the History of rock music so I get to listen to The Quatro Sisters, Chuck Berry, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, and REM.5 research papers due by midnight. Yeah!
15th of January 2014 On this day in 1778 Captain James Cook discovered the Sandwich Islands, later renamed Hawaii. A year later he returned, there and was clubbed to death by an Islander. Chuck Berry was born 87 years ago today. It's Adults day in Japan today. Singer Lisa Lisa (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam) is 47. JANUARY 15: On this day in . 1905: Aristotle Onassis was born in Turkey. The Greek shipping god married Jacqueline Kennedy in 1968. 1926: Chuck Berry was born. 1929: Martin Luther King was born in Georgia. He was assassinated outside a hotel room in 1968. 1947: Songwriter and producer Pete waterman was born. His company "Stock, Aitken, Waterman" wrote and produced artists like Jason Donovan, Kylie Minogue, Mel & Kim, and Donna Summer. 1970: Diana Ross left her band the Supremes to go solo. 1990: Bruce Springsteen announced that his girlfriend and backup singer, Patti Scialfa, was pregnant.
Bruce Springsteen teaches the E Street Band a Chuck Berry cover...live onstage in the middle of a show:
This is Rolling Stone's magazine's list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. 1. The Beatles - Makes sense. Some of the most influential albums of all time are the works of these lads. What else can you say? 2. Bob Dylan - I could argue with this one. He's a legend, but number 2? 3. Elvis Presley - Very successful, the king of rock n roll of course, but he was very controlled by his manager. 4. Rolling Stones - Often called 'Anti-Beatles', definitely top 5 5. Chuck Berry - Probably invented Rock n Roll. Deserves to be here. 6. Jimi Hendrix - First guitar god, I believe. Revolutionary player 7. James Brown - Godfather of soul, is it? Great showman 8. Little Richard - American Rock & Roll/R & B singer and pianist 9. Aretha Franklin - I think she was the first woman to be inducted into the rock n Roll Hall of fame. I'll look that up later. 10. Ray Charles - American R&B singer and pianist 11. Bob Marley - Jamaican reggae singer 12. The Beach Boys - Some of the catchiest songs I ever heard. 13. Buddy Holly ...
The Zappers are a 4-man Rock'n'Roll band from Ravenswood WV. Primarily a "cover" band (one that performs songs by other artists), they also include original tunes in their shows. Group members are Michael Patton, John Kirk, Greg Patton, and Gus Pitthan..Jackson County natives whose individual musical histories include many years of playing in countless local groups. The Zappers' set list includes tunes by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, The Band, Van Morrison, and ZZ Top, to name a few. The band's shows are noted for their tight, impassioned arrangements of classic rock songs. Their inspired singing and playing are an expression of the love that these fine musicians have held for Rock'n'Roll since childhood. Frontman Michael Patton, the senior "Zapper" at 59, handles lead vocals and guitars, switching off between eight different models, at last count! The owner of an immense record and cd collection, Mi ...
Watch Bruce Springsteen and other great artists perform at Written by Chuck Berry while he was still in prison, this song ch...
Eric Burdon has one of the most powerful and distinctive voices in rock and roll. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1994, and hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Voices of All Time, Burdon’s music forged new territory while also topping the charts for more than five decades. He has shared the stage with legends such as Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Witherspoon, Otis Redding and Bruce Springsteen, and was recently cited by cutting edge musicians like Patti Smith and Iggy Pop in their personal top tens. Highly prolific, Burdon has released nearly 50 records in those 50 years, as front man of The Animals, and WAR, and simply as Eric Burdon. Through the changing sounds and genres, what remains constant is his courage as an artist to explore new sounds, leading into new territory with his unrivalled and unique voice. As front man and driving force of the British Invasion band The Animals, Burdon helped shape rock and roll’s DNA, and his imposing yet soulful vocals are the d ...
THIS DAY IN MUSIC HISTORY (May 9th): 1935: Noel Floyd "Nokie" Edwards (The Ventures, bass) was born -- he did walk before he ran 1937: Dave Prater (Sam & Dave) was born -- he died in a car accident in 1988 1937: Sonny Curtis (The Crickets, guitar) was born 1941: Danny Rapp (Danny and the Juniors) was born -- he committed suicide in 1983 1944: Paul Richard "Richie" Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco and The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band, guitar) was born 1944: Don Dannemann (Cyrkle) was born 1945: Steve Katz (Blood Sweat & Tears, guitar and vocals) was born 1949: William Martin "Billy" Joel was born 1950: Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick, bass) was born 1953: John Edwards (Status Quo, bass) was born 1964: Chuck Berry began his first-ever UK tour -- The Animals, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Karl Denver and the Nashville Teens were in support at the Astoria Theater in London 1965: All four of The Beatles were in attendance to see Bob Dylan at Royal Albert Hall in London 1970: "American Woman" started a three-week run at ...
...and Blondie and Bruce Springsteen are to my children as Buddy Holly and Chuck Berry were to me :/
Trying to narrow down the greatest american male songwriters, I've come up with Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Sam Cooke, Tom Waits, and Neil Young. Who am I missing? Who do you disagree with? Paul Simon and Bruce Springsteen are potentials for me, but I'm not totally sure.
The lineup for Friday night's Fifty Licks 4 Relief has been released and it is incredible! LICKS 4 RELIEF": A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE MUSIC OF THE Rolling Stones Net proceeds to Benefit Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund ……. This Friday Night, 1/25 at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ…Tickets Still Available….Doors 7PM "Fifty years ago, in January of 1963, the 5 members of the Rolling Stones that we all would come to know as "The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World" played their first show together. Within 6 months *** Keith, Charlie, Brian and Bill had released there First Single, Chuck Berry's "Come On" that hit on the British Pop charts. The rest, as they say, is history!! To celebrate the second part of their 50th anniversary, Marc Ribler and his All-Star group of Friends, who sold out the club with the first version of this show, return to arguably "The Greatest Rock and Roll Club in the World", The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey with a recreation of The Rolling .. ...
Today in music history...1987, Keith Richards inducted Aretha Franklin at the 2nd annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards, held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Keith later took part in a jam with Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Roy Orbison, Sting, and Daryl Hall. Also on this day, in Barbados, Jerry Hall was arrested at the airport for apparently attempting to smuggle marijuana. She was released on bail and all charges were later dropped after it was disclosed she had been set up.
Continuing my posts of some of my all-time favorite Christmas/holiday songs, here's an oldie from the 1940s and one of the first blues holiday recordings to make it big. "Merry Christmas, Baby" was a single released by Johnny Moore's Three Blazers back in 1947. Featuring blues singer and pianist Charles Brown, the original version is the definitive version of this song (notable cover versions include those by Chuck Berry on his 1964 album "St. Louis to Liverpool" and Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, which was recorded live at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, and included on the Christmas album A Very Special Christmas, released in 1987). Johnny Moore's Three Blazers was one of the hottest blues attractions on the West Coast when their recording of "Merry Christmas, Baby" reached position No. 3 on Billboard's R&B Juke Box Records chart in late December 1947 (this original version of the song hit the R&B charts again December 1948 and December 1949, and then made Billboard's Christmas Singles . ...
Was listening to the "My top rated" playlist on random. An interesting juxtaposition: Bruce Springsteen's Thunder Road to Herbert von Karajan's interpretation of Beethoven's 9th symphony, Chuck Berry's You Never Can Tell and the greatest modern song ever recorded, John Lennon's For No-one (there's no point in arguing, saying there's a better one, you're wrong :-). That song expresses feelings most of us will have felt at least once in our lives, usually when we were younger. But the way Lennon said it was pure genius ... And in her eyes you see nothing, no sign of love... When my kids were teenagers we used to play it over and over again in the car as they came to realise that there was music that could touch your soul better than the modern stuff their friends played. Much to the chagrin of Peta who doesn't really like the Beatles. And the middle 8 is Dennis Clift playing a Bach trumpet! What on earth gave Lennon that idea? Or maybe it was George Martin. Who really cares? It's truly superb. Some people ...
"Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll is a 1987 documentary film directed by Taylor Hackford that chronicles two 1986 concerts celebrating rock and roll musician Chuck Berry's 60th birthday. A soundtrack album was released in October 1987 on the MCA label. The two concerts were held on October 16, 1986, at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis; among the artists performing with Berry were Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Etta James, Johnnie Johnson, Steve Jordan, Bobby Keys, Julian Lennon, Keith Richards, Linda Ronstadt and Joey Spampinato. Along with concert footage, the film also features scenes from the rehearsals for the shows, interviews with Berry and members of his family, and "talking-head"-type appearances from a number of musicians, including Bo Diddley, The Everly Brothers, John Lennon (archival footage), Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Little Richard and Bruce Springsteen."
Bruce Springsteen's best covers, including Chuck Berry, Levon Helm, and many more.
Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band with Chuck Berry playing Johnny B Goode in 1995. I think it's very good, rare and funny as well !!! Hope they make it again ! GO CHUCK ! GO BRUCE !!!
Bruce Springsteen and Chuck Berry don't sound particularly 'perfect' until you've cleaned the whole house, opened the windows, watered the plants, and eased your mind. Or at least I've just come to this conclusion. I need to start cutting some Loose Ends. Tired of catching myself out of my element.
"Born On The Bayou" CCR, "Born in the USA" Bruce Springsteen, "Back in the USA" Chuck Berry, "Saturday in the Park" Chicago, "Were an American Band" Grand Funk Rail Road, any other good ones?
In the 1930s jazz, and particularly swing, both in urban based dance bands and blues-influenced country swing, was among the first music to present African American sounds for a predominantly white audience. The 1940s saw the increased use of blaring horns (including saxophones), shouted lyrics and boogie woogie beats in jazz based music. During and immediately after World War II, with shortages of fuel and limitations on audiences and available personnel, large jazz bands were less economical and tended to be replaced by smaller combos, using guitars, bass and drums. In the same period, particularly on the West Coast and in the Midwest, the development of jump blues, with its guitar riffs, prominent beats and shouted lyrics, prefigured many later developments. In the documentary film Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll, Bruce Springsteen demonstrates a compelling explanation of how Chuck Berry developed his brand of rock and roll, by transposing the familiar two-note lead line of jump blues pia ...
What If Joseph Stalin had Spotify? Well here is his top five. 1. Soviet Union National Anthem (This speaks for itself) 2. Der Kommisar-Falco/After The Fire (I feel he would enjoy this for the opposite reason all of us do. Cause when he comes to town, you do not turn around.) 3. My Way-Frank Sinatra (Russian Dictator or No Russian Dictator, everyone loves the chairman) 4. Born In The U.S.A.- Bruce Springsteen (Clearly he would appreciate the not so subtle jabs at the follies of Vietnam. Of course anything anti-american that dumb people see as patriotic would tickle his fancy) 5. Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry (Again odd choice, however, I feel that it would bring Stalin great joy that any such russian with amazing musical talent would be forced to ignore his dreams and mine coal all day. Nothing turns on a dictator quite like the scent of oppression and broken dreams.)
03/06/74 - THE AGORA, CLEVELAND, OH As far as I know the premier of this song.written by Chuck Berry.
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