Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry Lyrics
19 Mar 2010


Album: Chuck Berry is on Top
Genre: Rock and roll
Lyrics by: Chuck Berry
Released: March, 1958

Chuck Berry  is in the top 10 (ranked at #7) in the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time by The Rolling Stone’s Magazine. Besides that, it was ranked at #1 in the 100 Greatest Songs of All Time two years ago. The single was included in the album Chuck Berry Is on Top. The one was written and performed by Chuck Berry. More than 75 artists have used this song like a cover throught the years, among them: AC/DC, Slade, Green Day, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Prince, Led Zeppelin, Dion, Carlos Santana, Julian Lennon and Beach Boys. Chuck Berry is in a series of concerts this year.

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Shout – The Isley Brothers Lyrics
1 Jun 2009


Album: Shout!
Genre: Rock And Roll
Writers: Rudolph Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Jr., Ronald Isley
Released: Septiember, 1959

 

Shout gave the name to the debut album of The Isley Brothers. Although the song never reached important positions on chart. The single has became in their most played song until now. The single was released on 21st September, 1959. It wa inducted on the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999. Shout has been covered by other groups and artists like: The Beatles, whopopi Goldberg, Green Day and Panic at the Disco. Their last album was released in 2007. It was titled I’ll Be Home for Christmas.

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Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran Lyrics
28 Jan 2009


Album: N/A
Genre: Rock and Roll
Writers: Jerry Capehart, Eddie Cochran
Released: June, 1958

Summertime BLues was released on June 11th, 1958 by Eddie Cochran. Twenty-two years later, it was used on the movie Caddyshack, a comedy film starrring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight and Michael O’Keefe. The song has been ranked on the position #77 on the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks by Q Magazine. Some artists o bands who have used it as a cover are: Alan Jackson (Who I Am album), Olivia Newton-Jon (Clearly Love album), The Beach Boys (Surfin’ Safari album) and Cheech Marin (Born in East L.A. album). Eddie Cochran died too young at the age 21 in a traffic accident. His genres were the rock and roll and rockabilly.

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Let’s Have A Party – Wanda Jackson Lyrics
26 Dec 2008


Album: Day Dreamin’
Genre: Rock N’ Roll
Released: 1960

Wanda Jackson released this song in 1960 and became a hit. In that time, the song reached the peak position #32 during eight weeks while in United States, it got the Pop Top 40. Before 60′s, Let’s Have a Party was first recorded by Elvis Presley and Winifred in 1953 and 1957 respectively. From January to June, 2009, Wanda Jackson will be making a series of appearances. Some places she is going to visit are: Tucson, AX (01/10/2009), Felton, CA (01/14/2009), Petaluma, CA (01/16/2009), Long Beach, CA (01/17/2009), Nashville, TN (02/17/2009), New Orleans, LA (04/29/2009) and Bryant, IN (06/04 and 05/2009).

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(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Rolling Stones Lyrics
3 Dec 2008


Album: Out of Our Heads
Genre: Rock and Roll
Writers: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Released: June,m 1965

Satisfaction or I Can’t Get No Satisfaction its entire title is one of the most acclaimed song of all times. VH1 ranked the song at #1 on the 100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll while Rolling Stones Magazine has positioned #2 on the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Satisfaction represented the first number one hit on US Charts for the Rolling Stones. The song has a kind of sexual intercourse. The whole album also got the first position on Billboard Pop Album. Other song included into this important album were: The Last Time, Good Times, Play with Fire, One More Try and Cry to Me. This year Keith Richards made a duet with George Jones on the Jones’ 2008 album Burn Your Playhouse Down. The Unreleased Duets.

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Runaround Sue – Dion Lyrics
7 Nov 2008


Album: Runaround Sue
Genre: Rock ‘n Roll
Released: 1961

This is one of the most historical hit on Billboard that was written by Dion and Ernie Maresca. It also reached the peak position eleven on UK Single Chart. The song talks about a man whose ex girlfriend had commitment trouble and run around with other people in the city. Besides, it became so popular for its catchy hook “hey, hey, hum-ba-diddy-diddy”. This year, he released his last album titled, Heroes: Giants of Early Guitar Rock. The album includes songs like: Rave On, I Walk the Line, Summertime Blues, Bye, Bye Love, Sweet Little Rock and Roller, Shake Rattle and Roll, The Wanderer, Runaway and Be-Bop A Lula. The DVD includes 45 minutes features Dion talking about his heroes and friends from the first generation of rock ‘n roll.

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Sugar Shack – Jimmy Gilmer / The Fireballs Lyrics
20 Oct 2008


Album: It was a single
Genre: Rock and Roll
Released:  1963
The Fireballs (or Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs), is an American rock and roll group, which were really popular at the end of the 1950s and in the early 1960s. They recorded this song in 1963 at Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, spending five weeks there. It also reached #1 on the Cashbox magazine charts during three weeks. The song sold over a million copies, earning gold record status and becoming #1 single of 1963 (Top Song Of 1963). It also was a moderated success in UK. “Sugar Shack” was written by Keith McCormack: an American singer, guitarist and songwriter.

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I Beg Of You – Elvis Presley Lyrics
10 Oct 2008


A-side: Don’t
Genre:  Rock, Rock and roll
Released: 1958

This song was the B-side to song “Don’t” which was released in 1958. “I Beg Of You” spent 12 weeks on the Top 100 chart, peaking at #8. Also, it peaked at #4 on the Rhythm and Blues Chart and #5 on the Country Disc Jockey Chart. “Don’t” and “I beg of you” were huge Elvis’ hits and some reports claim over 1 million copies were sold. The song was written by Rose Marie McCoy, which was one of the most influential and prolific songwriters of the 1950′s and 60′s, and Kelly Owens. Elvis recorded “I Beg Of You” on February 23, 1957 at Radio Recorders, a famous recording studio based in Los Angeles, California.

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Wooly Bully – Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs Lyrics
11 Sep 2008


Album: Wooly Bully
Genre: Bar Blues, Rock and Roll
Released: 1965

This song was the one that became famous to Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs. Wooly Bully was initially recorded by Big Bo and The Arrows in 1962, but three years later, they made this version that was nominated to a Grammy Award. This single accomplished a record for selling three million copies around the world. Also it got the peak position number two on Billboard Chart during June, 1965. Nowadays, San the Sham is a motivational writer and speaker and in some occasions, he makes concerts.
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