On this day…in 1987

In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees: Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and the Everly Brothers. Since then, the Hall has added a new class of inductees each year, expanding by January 2008 … [Read the full story]

Chuck Berry collapsed on stage

VETERAN rock ‘n’ roll star Chuck Berry has collapsed on stage, prompting fears about the 84-year-old’s health. Berry, whose 50s hits include Roll Over Beethoven and Johnny B Goode, had to be helped off stage after he collapsed over a piano. Paramedics tried to take him to hospital but the singer insisted he did not … [Read the full story]