You would be hard-pressed to name a more influential ground floor rock and roll composer/performer. His songs came early in the game and were virtual Rock and Roll Anthems for all time! Chuck’s first chart success came in 1955 and his compositions just keep going strong.
The Hit Tally
56 songs enter the Hot 100 (or “Bubbling Under”)
44 songs entering other charts (R&B – Country – Adult Contemporary or the U.K.)
100 total chart songs
17 Songs entered Billboard’s Top 20
11 Songs entered Billboard’s Top 10
1 Song achieved Billboard’s #1 position