Chuck Berry & Sam Cooke
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. Samuel Cook, (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), better known under the stage name Sam Cooke, was an American gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur./5
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Elvis Presley WAS NOT A RACIST "The only thing Negroes can do for me is buy my records and shine my shoes." Words attributed to Elvis Presley. Long-standing urban myths and rumors are often the most difficult to dispel, to be sure. And I've had my share of snickers, head shakes, eye rolls and inevitably this quote thrown at me when I've mentioned Elvis Presley's name on my list of early musical influences which include Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Nat King Cole, B.B. King, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Marvin Gaye and Tom Jones. The thing is, Elvis never said those words. The simple fact is they first appeared in print in April 1957 in "How Negroes Feel About Elvis," a story in Sepia magazine. The article quotes an anonymous, non-confirmed "person on the street" who said that he had HEARD that Presley had uttered those words. The rest is history. But thank goodness for the internet and the Age of Information: Elvis Presley; a racist. Quite frankly, it never made any sense to me. How could this man who owed so mu ...
Sam Cooke, The Dave Clark Five, Wilson Pickett, Dion, Chuck Berry and lots of Christmas hits & rarities coming up at 10pm on Classic Tracks.
This Labor Day Weekend, Rhythm Radio puts its regular countdown format on hiatus to bring you 60 full hours of Classic Albums. Log on this weekend and you'll hear full-length LPs by some of the greatest Rhythm & Blues and Soul-music luminaries of the '50s, '60s and early 70s! Our Classic Albums Weekend kicks off at 12:00 noon EDT on Friday, August 29th, and repeats through 12:01 a.m. EDT on Monday, September 1st. This is what you'll hear: 1. "After School Session," Chuck Berry  2. "Here's Little Richard!"  3. "This is Fats Domino"  4. "The Paragons Meet The Jesters"  5. "Bo Diddley"  6. "The Genius of Ray Charles"  7. "Down and Out Blues," Sonny Boy Williamson  8. "Dedicated to You," The “5” Royales  9. "At Last," Etta James  10. "Two Steps from the Blues," Bobby “Blue” Bland  11. "Live at the Apollo," James Brown  12. "Night Beat," Sam Cooke  13. "Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes featuring Veronica"  14. "Live at the Re ...
Today in Rock & Roll: Births 1927: Al Fairweather 1928: Vic Damone 1941: Chick Corea 1941: Roy Harper 1942: Len Barry 1943: Reg Presley (The Troggs) 1948: Barry Bailey (Atlanta Rhythm Section) 1951: Brad Delp (Boston) 1951: Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick) Events 1959: Sam Cooke insists on racially integrated seating for tonight's dual-headlining show with Jackie Wilson in Norfolk, VA. 1961: Frankie Avalon begins a 12-day tour of South America, one of the first rock tours to play on the continent. 1962: Brenda Lee dislocates her neck while performing at the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, NJ, and is hospitalized; one year later to the day, the teen idol finally graduates from the showbiz-friendly high school Hollywood Professional. 1965: Sonny and Cher make their US television debut, singing "Just You" on ABC-TV's American Bandstand. 1966: The Dave Clark Five break a record by becoming the first rock band to make 12 appearances on CBS-TV's Ed Sullivan Show. 1968: Elvis Presley's 27th film, Speedway, starring Nanc ...
Available in the current silent auction - Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum Guidebook, 3rd edition (2007) The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio chose its first roster of rock legends in 1986 with the likes of Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Little Richard. Over the years more musicians have been honored by being included with the greats. This guidebook covers the museum with a history and descriptions of its exhibits. Rock on!
some very cool old original 45rpm singles arrived at the shop. Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Everly Brothers, Sam Cooke, Ricky Nelson, Big Bopper, David Seville, Duane Eddy, and a bunch more. Also some more obscure Philly area acts like Mary Swan and Tony Darro.
Little Jake Mitchell American popular singer who wrote and recorded in the United States and performed in both the United States and Canada. Born July 13, 1944 in Tampa Florida. Mitchell started out with the "Skyliners" a band working out of Tampa Florida. His manager at that time was Henry Rico Urso owner of the Sweetwater Poultry Market. Johnny Flintroy was Mitchell's road manager. As a young 13 year old artist Mitchell went on the road with James Brown, Jackie Wilson, Sam Cooke, and the Bobbie Blue Bland. At that time B. B. King mentored Mitchell to continue in show business. Mitchell first recorded "Darling Darling Baby" with Chess Records in 1957 on the same master tape as Chuck Berry. "Little Jake and the Blenders" were the first African-Americans to perform at a Gator Growl celebration in 1960. He has contacted the committee incharge of organizing Gator Growl 2020, Florida Blue Key, that he would like to perform there on October 15, 2010. This performance would be a way to celebrate fifty years of ...
Thanks to Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Gene Pitney and all the rest who helped make this a great start to the day
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.
SurfRock: I can let Chuck Berry slide, however James Brown, Sam Cooke and The Temptations I cannot.
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!
Oldies Night @ The Library will kick off its eighth year on January 4th by celebrating the hits of 1958. Yes, that's 55 years ago! Elvis was on the charts, of course, along with Ricky Nelson, the Everly Brothers, Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, and Jerry Lee Lewis...Oh, and don't forget Fats Domino, Danny & the Juniors, and the Diamonds. There will be plenty of classic hits to fill up the 84th installment of Three Hours of Cheap, Trashy Rock 'n' Roll. It all begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Milton-Freewater Public Library.
Back to regularly scheduled programming after the holiday. In the meantime, I created a Christmas present for your ears. Everything from Sam Cooke, Percy Sledge, Jackie Wilson, Solomon Burke, Curtis Mayfield, Chuck Berry, Jim Croce, Sinatra, Dean Martin, Alicia Keys, and more.
There isn't another show on the planet with a lineup like this: Chuck Berry, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Sam Cooke, Beatles, the Treniers, Professor Longhair and the Clash! Tonight at 11 on 97.7 the BEACH, online
ATTENTION: I'm selling 7" vinyl records and 45's. FOR SALE: BB King, Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, James Brown, Otis Redding, Booker T, The Isley Brothers and The Supremes. They're all the original releases, hit me up if interested.
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..
it isn't all Chuck Berry. Jerry Lee Lewis, No Diddley, Sam Cooke & Little Richard have all been played
the R&R Hall Of Fame is getting to be a joke. the inaugural year (1986) you have Elvis, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Fats Domino, James Brown, The Everly Brothers and Ray Charles (among others) inducted. this year.Guns & Roses and Red Hot Chili Peppers? i don't get it.
THESE ARE THE SONGS WE WAS RAISED UP WITH GREAT MEMORIES 1 James Brown get on the good foot 2. Ray Charles hit the road jack 3. Stevie Wonder up tight 4. Aretha Franklin respect 5. Marvin Gaye inner city blues 6. Sam Cooke another saturday night 7. Fats Domino blue berry hill 8. Louis Jordan buzz me baby 9. The Temptations get ready 10. Otis Redding dock of the bay 11. Little Richard tutti fruitti 12. Sly & the Family Stone dance to the music 13. Michael Jackson A B C 14. Chuck Berry roll over beethoven 15. Curtis Mayfield / The Impressions were a winner 16. Al Green lets stay together 17. Diana Ross & the Supremes cant hurry love 18. Prince i would die for you 19. Smokey Robinson & the Miracles going to as go go 20. Parliament-Funkadelic give up the funk 21. Bo Diddley who do you love 22. Jackie Wilson whispers getting louder 23. Tina Turner proud mary 24. The Four Tops reach out 25. Earth, Wind & Fire get away 26. The Isley Brothers between the sheets 27. Gladys Knight & the Pips heard it through the gr ...
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