The Beatles started out playing Little Richard songs. His guitar player was a young kid by the name of Jimi Hendrix. It’s not a stretch to say he was right there with Chuck molding and folding the foundations of Rock and Roll.
Revisit 20 key tracks from groundbreaking rock and R&B icon Little Richard.
Now legendary producer Jon Landau wasn’t a fan of the psychedelic movement of the late 60’s and Detroit’s MC% was ready and willing to rock n’ roll. Released on January 15, 1970, Back in The USA is #44 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band release Born To Run. Considered by many to be one of – if not the – greatest recordings ever. It’s #18 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and is listed in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry of historic recordings.
Great read from Louder on the guitar god from Arkansas …
These days he’s as infamous for apparently turning down an offer to join the Rolling Stones and his mysterious death in a Virginia jail cell in 1988 as he is for his music. Yet Buchanan’s legacy as a guitarist punches way above that of many of the rock stars who held him in such high regard.
The third album from AC/DC is released in America on December 17, 1981. It had been around in various forms in The States but wasn’t release officially until a year after Bon’s death. The title song fast becomes one of the bands most famous.
The Godmother of Punk releases her debut album on December 13, 1975.
It’s #44 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and was preserved by the Library of Congress into the National Recording Registry for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant in 2006.