Chuck Berry & Roy Orbison

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. Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. 5.0/5

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I suggest that they play the music of Chuck Berry, Hank Ballard, Roy Orbison
Today in Rock & Roll: Births 1935: Herb Alpert 1938: Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary) 1938: Johnny Paycheck 1940: Augie Meyers (Sir Douglas Quintet) 1944: *** Ralphs (Mott The Hoople, Bad Company) 1947: Junior Campbell (Marmalade) 1948: John Bonham (Led Zeppelin) 1952: Karl Bartos (Kraftwerk) 1954: Vicki Sue Robinson Events 1956: Elvis Presley is the featured guest on Roy Orbison and the Teen Kings' weekly KOSA-TV show in Odessa, TX. 1956: A still-struggling Buddy Holly catches a showing of John Wayne's new movie, The Searchers, at the State Theatre in Lubbock, TX. At two points, the star sarcastically replies "that'll be the day" to another character, giving Buddy the impetus to write his first hit song. 1958: Guitarist *** Dale performs his new song, "Let's Go Trippin'," at Balboa, California's Rendezvous Ballroom, a moment generally considered the birth of the surf music genre. 1961: Chuck Berry opens Berry Park in Wentzville, Missouri, with a public area featuring a petting zoo, picnic area, mini . ...
How Recording Studios Work Legendary recording artist Elvis Presley recorded in Memphis' Sun Studios. Phantom City Studio Orlando Florida recording studios. In 1953, a skinny 18-year-old with slicked-back hair walked into Memphis Recording Service. He wanted to make a personal recording and was looking for owner Sam Phillips. Since Phillips wasn't in, the teen talked to secretary Marion Kiesker. When she asked what style of music he played, he responded, "I don't sound like nobody." Although few people ever heard that first $4 recording, Elvis Presley turned his personal style into worldwide fame with the help of Sam Phillips and that recording studio, which became the legendary Sun Studio. The studio was also home to Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and B.B. King [source: Rockabilly Hall of Fame]. Sun Studio may be what comes to mind when you think of recording studios, or the Beatles' Abbey Road in London -- or maybe even Chess Records in Chicago where artists such as Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, ...
I would look up to Buddy Holly, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Dion, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, and of course the early Beatles.
Today's Rant: The Beatles, The question that no panel of Talking Heads are asking is why? Up to that point in pop music history English acts had very little, if any success, in America. At the same time, American acts such as R&B legends as Robert Johnson, Howlin Wolf, and Muddy Waters were being worshipped by the likes of Lennon, McCartney, Jagger and Clapton. So why would these lads from Liverpool take the world by storm and particularly American teenagers like me? The short answer is "Rockabilly" music. Almost all early rockers were from the Southern United States, Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison were from Texas, so other than the acts out of Philly and the East Coast, the founders of early Rock n roll such as Elvis, Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis were very much from the south, and most from the deep south. You can add Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash to that list. The "hillbilly" influence in early rock was very hard to listen to, if you were from Chicago or Detroit, it just sounded stupid an ...
Hey there!, here's a list of the artists that make up our new winters addition and our blast off into another year of musical adventures! We must share B) Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, John Cougar Mellencamp, Roy Orbison, The Romantics, Neil Diamond, Bon Jovi, Rick Springfield, Chuck Berry, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Johnny Lee Hooker, Goo Goo Dolls, Bachman–Turner Overdrive, and us!! Time to rock on out of here and bust out the sleds and hit the hills. Be sure to click our event listings at the top of our band page to note when we'll be somewhere close to you and we can share a brew, or a few (;
June 28th, 2013   Ask any successful band or performer how they got their start or what influenced a change in their musical direction and they're sure to credit some other band or artist. The influence musicians have on one another is openly recognized and celebrated for the innovations it inspires. No musician creates in a vacuum. Be it consciously or not, we are all part of a network of influences. A musical chain, if you will. A family tree.   Take The Beatles, for instance. They were strongly influenced by Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison who, respectively, were influenced by Elvis Presley, The Clovers, Hank Williams, and Hank Ballard. Black Sabbath name Cream as an influence who give a nod to The Yardbirds who cite the music of John Lee Hooker who names Son House who acknowledges Furry Lewis, driving Sabbath's musical roots some five levels deep. Even the great Chuck Berry, who seemingly invented a whole new approach to playing the guitar, readily cites T-Bone Walker as his prime inspirat ...
Still like that Old Time Rock and Roll? Join us tonight at Medicine Park Music Hall for Johnny Rogers and his tribute to Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis, Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Billy Joel, Allman Brothers and more. Show is 8pm, seating is tables and chairs, casual, fun atmoshphere. Tickets $20 at the door. They have a bar, and a little area where you can even dance if you want. Come join the fun! Exit off I-44 North of Lawton, (at Love's) go West a few miles, watch for the Med. Park signs.
Walkin' & rockin' Rasmus to some classic 50's acts... Platters, Drifters, Penguins, Chuck Berry, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Gene Chandler, Coasters, Del Shannon, Five Satins, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Chantels, and of course the untouchable Jerry Vale.
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.
Listening to some good ole soulful Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Carl Perkins, Bill Haley, Fats Domino, Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jackie Wilson.man...what the heck happened to real music like this? Today's music has it all wrong!
Just finished up my lead vocal tracks for the band's album in 2013. We will call it "Alive Tonight" and will feature 2 originals and about a dozen vocal impressions from the big stars of the 50's and 60's like Chuck Berry, Johnny Rivers, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Conway, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Tommy James and others. Sounding great so far!
If you like any of the following, then come along to the MARINERS COMPASS, Gorleston, on Sunday afternoon 4pm till 7pm... The Shadows, The Beatles, Buddy Holly, Status Quo, The Searchers, Mud, The Undertones, Matchbox, Elvis Presley, Abba, Hank Williams, Kenny Rogers, T-Rex, Smokie, Cliff Richard, Bill Haley and His Comets, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Dire Straits, Eddie Grant, Deep Purple, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, George Formby, Blondie, Queen, Showaddywaddy, Ringo Starr, Freddie and The Dreamers, Chubby Checker, The Big Bopper, Suzi Quatro, Bruno. Mars, The Carpenters, The Monkees, Guy Mitchell, Etc etc etc the list just goes on and on. Come along and I'll sing your favourite song. I do NOT sing to backing tracks... I play electric guitar and also play a set off BASS PEDALS with my feet at the same time, so it's all played LIVE!
Otis Redding, Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Percy Sledge, The Platters and more. All in the new Nostalgic Playlist:
Step back in time to the ‘Sock Hop’ era with Come Back Buddy! Specializing in cover songs of rock ‘n’ roll sensations including Buddy Holly, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry and Roy Orbison. The band completes their tribute to the 50’s by also dressing the part; White Sport Coat...
Bill Tillman, a former member of Blood, Sweat and Tears and session musician who recorded with Roy Orbison and played with Chuck Berry, has died at age 65.
Early Beatles here, from March 1962, on the BBC. I've always liked the quaint phrasing--"John Lennon takes the vocal lead." And that he does. It's remarkable how assured they sound here, covering songs by Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, and the Marvelettes. The singing is so accomplished. Listen to the total poise and confidence in Lennon's voice when he enters at :17. This is a Chuck Berry number we're talking about, and these English white kids out r'n'b one of rock's classic r'n'b men. To give you an idea of how early this is, "Love Me Do" wouldn't come out until October '62; the band's debut, Please Please Me, wouldn't be recorded until February '63. Good stuff. The BBC recordings will play a significant role in this Beatles book I'm looking to do. What a repository. There are some days that, were I given the choice to have only the Beatles BBC recordings exist in the world, or the studio LPs, I'd wave goodbye to the latter. You cannot know the Beatles until you have immersed yourself in the work they did f ...
the great Roy Orbison was Oobie Doobie. Chuck Berry - Johnnie B. Goode. Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill. Ah the fifties.
Its been coffee and oldies all morning... Gotta appreciate the classics! Sam Cooke, dion, chuck berry, Little Richard, Roy Orbison, the temptations, and of course Elvis..
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