Madonna is the top-selling female recording artist in the U.S, that is if we combine both her albums and singles sales. But if you're going to break it down, in the album category, she is second to Barbra Streisand while for the singles category, she tops among all female artists. She is also the female artist w/ most certified singles (gold and platinum) in the U.S. surpassing The Beatles' record.
The first film with a Rock and Roll theme song was "Blackboard Jungle" (1955). The song was "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley and the Comets.
If The Rolling Stones are a "glorified cover band", they certainly are a rich, successful "glorified cover band".
Yes. He was drafted in 1958; he had had many hit singles, albums and movies prior to 1958.
Rock and Roll is most famously from Tennessee, since that is where Elvis Presley lived, and many other great early rock artists. Other states include Alabama, Michigan, and California. There are plenty of others too.
Chuck Berry played the electric guitar and he also sang.