1955 – Chuck Berry

May 1st, 1955

A St. Louis guitarist named Chuck Berry is signed to Chess Records in Chicago after bluesman Muddy Waters recommends him to the label.


1965: The Supremes, “Back In My Arms Again”
1968: Elvis Presley, Speedway
1969: Neil Young, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
1971: Paul Simon, Paul Simon
1972: The Rolling Stones, “Brown Sugar”
1973: Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Bachman-Turner Overdrive


1939: Tommy Dorsey, “Lonesome Road”
1956: Little Willie John, “Fever”
1970: Bob Dylan, “Sign On The Window”
1978: Bob Dylan: “Walk Out In The Rain,” “Coming From The Heart (The Road Is Long),” “Stop Now,” “New Pony”


1965: Herman’s Hermits’ “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter” hits #1
1976: The Bellamy Brothers’ “Let Your Love Flow” hits #1
1976: Led Zeppelin’s LP Presence hits #1


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