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On this page are links to articles regarding the people who made rock-and-roll great in the 50's and 60's. There are stories about the solo acts, the bands, the songs, record producers, songwriters, DJ's ... these are the people who combined to bring us all the great rock-and-roll music from that era.

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The Artists

Johnny Ace
The Ad Libs
Jewel Akens
Arthur Alexander
Chad Allan & The Expressions
Herb Alpert
The American Breed
Paul Anka
Little Anthony & the Imperials
LaVern Baker
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters
Len Barry
Fontella Bass
The Beau Brummels
Archie Bell and the Drells
Jesse Belvin
Brook Benton
Cilla Black
Bill Black's Combo
Billy Bland
Big Bopper
Mr. Acker Bilk
Blue Cheer
Gary U. S. Bonds
Booker T. & the MG's
Pat Boone
The Box Tops
Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart
Buffalo Springfield
The Johnny Burnette Rock 'N Roll Trio
James Burton
Jerry Butler
Al Caiola
The Capitols
The Caravelles
The Cascades
The Castaways
Chad & Jeremy
Gene Chandler
Bruce Channel
Chubby Checker
The Chordettes
The Chiffons
Lou Christie
Jimmy Clanton
The Dave Clark Five
Dee Clark
Petula Clark
The Classics IV
Patsy Cline
Eddie Cochran
Arthur Conley
The Contours
Don Covay
Floyd Cramer
Johnny Crawford
The Crew-Cuts
The Critters
The Crystals
King Curtis
Johnny Cymbal
Dale & Grace
Danny & the Juniors
Dante and the Evergreens
Bobby Darin
James Darren
Skeeter Davis
Spencer Davis Group
Bobby Day
Jimmy Dean
Desmond Dekker and the Aces
Jackie DeShannon
The Diamonds
Bo Diddley
Dino, Desi & Billy
The Dixie Cups
Fats Domino
Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group
Ral Donner
Lee Dorsey
Duane Eddy
Tommy Edwards
The Electric Prunes
Shirley Ellis
Little Eva
Betty Everett
The Everly Brothers
Marianne Faithfull
The Fendermen
The Five Satins
The Flamingos
Eddie Floyd
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
Frankie Ford
The Fortunes
The Foundations
Inez & Charlie Foxx
Connie Francis
Stan Freberg
John Fred & His Playboy Band
Freddie and the Dreamers
The Bobby Fuller Four
Hank Garland
Bobbie Gentry
Barbara George
Don Gibson
Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders
Lesley Gore
Charlie Gracie
Gogi Grant
Bonnie Guitar
Dale Hawkins
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Lee Hazlewood
Roy Head and the Traits
Bobby Helms
Clarence Henry
Herman's Hermits
The Hilltoppers
Brenda Holloway
The Honeycombs
Mary Hopkin
Johnny Horton
Ivory Joe Hunter
Tab Hunter
Brian Hyland
Janis Ian
Iron Butterfly
Chuck Jackson
J.J. Jackson
Stonewall Jackson
Tommy James and the Shondells
Jay & the Americans
The Jive Five
Little Willie John
Marv Johnson
Jack Jones
Jimmy Jones
Joe Jones
Tom Jones
Bill Justis
Ernie K-Doe
Chris Kenner
Claude King
The Kingston Trio
Buddy Knox & the Rhythm Orchids
Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas
Major Lance
Brenda Lee
Dickey Lee
Leapy Lee
Ketty Lester
The Lettermen
Barbara Lewis
Bobby Lewis
Gary Lewis & the Playboys
Bob Lind
Kathy Linden
Trini Lopez
Darlene Love
The Lovin' Spoonful
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
Barbara Lynn
Miriam Makeba
Little Peggy March
The Mar-Keys
Al Martino
The Marvelettes
Barbara Mason
Johnny Mathis
Gene McDaniels
Barry McGuire
Scott McKenzie
Clyde McPhatter
Roger Miller
Chris Montez
The Murmaids
The Nashville Teens
Sandy Nelson
The New Christy Minstrels
The Newbeats
1910 Fruitgum Co.
The Olympics
The Orlons
The Penguins
Carl Perkins
Peter and Gordon
Wilson Pickett
Gene Pitney
Sandy Posey
Lloyd Price
P.J. Proby
Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
James & Bobby Purify
? and the Mysterians
The Ran-Dells
Johnnie Ray
Otis Redding
The Reflections
Paul Revere & the Raiders
Jody Reynolds
The Righteous Brothers
Jeannie C. Riley
Johnny Rivers
The Rivieras
Jimmie Rodgers
Tommy Roe
The Ronettes
Rosie and the Originals
Billy Joe Royal
Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Riders
Bobby Rydell
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs
Tommy Sands
Santo & Johnny
Jack Scott
Linda Scott
The Searchers
The Seeds
The Seekers
The Serendipity Singers
David Seville and the Chipmunks
The Shadows Of Knight
The Shangri-Las
Del Shannon
Dee Dee Sharp
The Shields
The Shirelles
Shirley & Lee
The Silhouettes
Gene Simmons
Nancy Sinatra
Percy Sledge
Huey "Piano" Smith and the Clowns
O.C. Smith
Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans
Spanky and Our Gang
Dusty Springfield
Terry Stafford
Ray Stevens
The Surfaris
The Swinging Blue Jeans
Joe Tex
Rufus & Carla Thomas
Thunderclap Newman
Johnny Tillotson
The Tokens
The Toys
The Tremeloes
The Troggs
Unit Four plus Two
Ritchie Valens
Bobby Vee
The Ventures
Gene Vincent
The Walker Brothers
Junior Walker and the All Stars
Mary Wells
Larry Williams
Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs
Chuck Willis
Link Wray and His Ray Men
Timi Yuro
The Zombies

The Songs

The Battle Of New Orleans
El Paso
Hey Joe
Iko Iko
Land Of 1000 Dances
Last Kiss
Louie, Louie
Monster Mash
My Dad
Puff The Magic Dragon
Three Stars
Walk Away Renee
Wolverton Mountain


Lou Adler
Bert Berns
Otis Blackwell
Chess Records
Luther Dixon
Kim Fowley
Alan Freed
Snuff Garrett
Baker Knight
Legrand Records
Leiber & Stoller
John D. Loudermilk
The Louisiana Hayride
Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
Joe Meek
Chips Moman
Laura Nyro
Norman Petty
Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Jimmy Webb
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