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Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis - 90% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Drama Christian & Gospel Musicals & The Arts Music & Radio R&B / Soul Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 September 1935, Ferriday, Louisiana, USA. The ‘Killer’ is the personification of 50s rock ‘n’ roll at its best. He is rowdy, raw, rebellious and uncompromising. The outrageous piano-pounder has a voice that exudes excitement and an aura of arrogance that becomes understandable after witnessing the seething hysteria and mass excitement at his concerts. Read more

Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis - 90% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Comedy Television Drama Kids & Family Documentaries Action & Adventure Vocals Movies & TV Music & Radio Pop / Rock Sports & Recreation Comedy Movie Magazines Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Joseph Levitch, 16 March 1926, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Born into a showbusiness family, Lewis was intermittently on-stage from the age of five and in his mid-teens had become a professional comedian and mimic. In 1946 he teamed up with Dean Martin, for whom Lewis has expressed great admiration. Their double act clicked instantly and they were soon one of the hottest showbus Read more

Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins - 85% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Television Country & Bluegrass Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Carl Lee Perkins, 9 April 1932, Ridgely, Tennessee, USA (his birth certificate misspelled the last name as Perkings), d. 19 January 1998, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Carl Perkins was one of the most renowned rockabilly artists recording for Sun Records in the 50s and the author of the classic song ‘Blue Suede Shoes’. As a guitarist, he influenced many of the next ge Read more

Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran - 84% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Edward Raymond Cochrane, 3 October 1938, Albert Lea, Minnesota, USA, d. 17 April 1960, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. Recent information states he was raised in Minnisota, but without sight of the birth certificate, it is still possible he was born in Oklahoma City. Although Cochran’s career was brief, during which time he had only had one major hit in the USA and topp Read more

Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley - 71% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Blues R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Soundtracks Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Otha Ellas Bates (later known as Ellas McDaniel), 30 December 1928, McComb, Mississippi, USA. After beginning his career as a boxer, where he received the sobriquet ‘Bo Diddley’, the singer worked the blues clubs of Chicago with a repertoire influenced by Louis Jordan, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters. In late 1954, he teamed up with Billy Boy Arnold and recorded Read more

Buddy Holly - 67% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Easy Listening Jazz Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Drama
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Hardin Holley, 7 September 1936, Lubbock, Texas, USA, d. 3 February 1959, Clear Lake, Iowa, USA. Holly was one of the first major rock ‘n’ roll groundbreakers, and one of its most influential artists. He wrote his own songs, recorded with a self-contained guitar-bass-drums combo, experimented in the studio and even changed the image of what a rock singer co Read more

Fats Domino

Fats Domino - 64% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Antoine Domino, 26 February 1928, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. From a large family, Domino learned piano from local musician Harrison Verrett who was also his brother-in-law. A factory worker after leaving school, Domino played in local clubs such as the Hideaway. It was there in 1949 that band leader Dave Bartholomew and Lew Chudd of Imperial Records heard him. His first re Read more

Bill Haley - 58% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Dance Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William John Clifton Haley, 6 July 1925, Highland Park, Michigan, USA, d. 9 February 1981, Harlingen, Texas, USA. Haley was one of the great pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll and was the first artist to take the new musical form to the world stage. His roots were in country music and he began his career as a yodelling cowboy. After playing in such country groups as the Dow Read more

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley - 53% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Theme Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Music & Radio Documentaries Christian & Gospel Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass Drama Comedy Movies & TV Music Magazines Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening Westerns R&B / Soul Spoken Word Television Vocals Easy Listening Movies Theme Dance Jazz Kids & Family Movie Magazines
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Elvis Aaron Presley, 8 January 1935, Tupelo, Mississippi, USA, d. 16 August 1977, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The most celebrated popular music phenomenon of his era and, for many, the purest embodiment of rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis Presley’s life and career have become part of rock legend. The elder of twins, his younger brother, Jesse Garon, was stillborn, a tragedy Read more

The Crickets - 53% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Vocals
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Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker - 52% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ernest Evans, 3 October 1941, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Checker’s musical career began in 1959 while working at a local chicken market. His employer introduced the teenager to songwriter Kal Mann, who penned the singer’s debut single, ‘The Class’. He was given his new name by the wife of the legendary disc jockey Dick Clark as a derivation of Fats Read more

Gene Vincent - 49% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Magazines Musicals & The Arts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vincent Eugene Craddock, 11 February 1935, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, d. 12 October 1971, Newhall, California, USA. One of the original bad boys of rock ‘n’ roll, the self-destructive Vincent was involved in a motorcycle crash in July 1955 and his left leg was permanently damaged. Discharged from the US Navy, he began appearing on country music radio and came under th Read more

The Coasters - 46% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals Vocals Easy Listening Music Theme Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The illustrious career of the Coasters, the pre-eminent vocal group of the early rock ‘n’ roll era, was built on a remarkable body of cleverly comic R&B songs for Atco Records fashioned by their producers, Leiber And Stoller. Under their direction, the Coasters exchanged the crooning of ballads favoured by most groups of the era for robust and full-throated R& Read more

The Everly Brothers - 43% match to Chuck Berry

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television Jazz Doo Wop Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Don (Isaac Donald Everly, 1 February 1937, Brownie, Kentucky, USA) and Phil (b. Phillip Everly, 19 January 1939, Chicago, Illinois, USA), the world’s most famous rock ‘n’ roll duo, had already experienced a full career before their first record, ‘Bye Bye Love’, was released. As sons of popular country artists Ike and Margaret, they were pushed into t Read more

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