Berry was a poet who joined his poetry to a new kind of music that he called Rock and Roll which struck like a bolt of lightening, taking everyone by surprise. Chuck Berry’s songs literally changed the world! Rock and Roll was here to stay!
Blues Legends News
The bluesfolk Muddy Waters, Big Joe Turner, Big Mama Thornton, George “Harmonica” Smith have all passed on, but thanks to producer Richard Chalk and Texas blues label TopCat Records, we can scroll back to yesteryear and hear them rip a place apart!
Luther Allison was an American blues guitarist. He played with Howlin' Wolf, James Cotton, Freddie King, recorded under the Delmark, Motown, Ruf and Alligator record labels. The Chicago Sun-Times called him "The Bruce Springsteen of the Blues."
Buddy Moss was part of an important, influential coterie of Atlanta bluesmen. He was a younger contemporary of Blind Willie McTell, Curley Weaver and Barbecue Bob, and was a guitarist of uncommon skill and dexterity.
Willie "Big Eyes" Smith was a Grammy Award-winning American electric blues vocalist, harmonica player, and multi-award winning drummer. He was best known for several stints with the Muddy Waters band beginning in the early 1960s.
Pinetop Perkins was an American blues pianist. He played with some of the most influential blues and Rock ’n’ Roll performers in American history. He received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.