For each year the "Featured Artists" pages display photos, list recordings, provide a selection of songs by the artist, and give a brief description of the careers of selected artists from the year. If you want to listen to a sample from Johnny Burnett, go to 1961. If you want to learn what Chuck Berry's highest ranked record was, go to 1958. For each year there is an introductory page and a page for each artist.

To view a year's "Featured Artists," click on the appropriate year button below, or click on the name of the specific artist. These buttons are also displayed on each year's page so you can jump around if you like.

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