This Day In History
This Day In History
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

«rock and roll»

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry
(18.10.1926 )
Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With songs such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven" (1956), "Rock and Roll Music" (1957) and "Johnny B. Goode" (1958), Chuck Berry refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive, with lyrics focusing on teen life and consumerism and utilizing guitar solos and showmanship that would be a major influence on subsequent rock music.
Chuck Berry, guitarist, songwriter, rock and roll

Bill Haley

Bill Haley
(July 6, 1925 - February 9, 1981)
William John Clifton "Bill" Haley was one of the first American rock and roll musicians. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets and their hit song "Rock Around the Clock".
American musician, musician, rock and roll

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash
(February 26, 1932 - September 12, 2003)
John R. "Johnny" Cash, A.K.A. "The Man In Black", was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and author, who has been called one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.
American musician, musician, rock and roll
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