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Dig That Beat!: Interviews with Musicians at the Root of by Sheree Homer

By Sheree Homer

Disc jockey Alan Freed coined the time period “rock and roll” within the Fifties. Rooted in rockabilly, rhythm and blues, nation and western, gospel, and pa, the style was once popularized by means of performers like Elvis Presley, invoice Haley, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis. Rock and roll’s originators and revivalists proceed to entertain crowds at roots tune gala's world wide. This booklet provides tales approximately performers’ lives at the street and within the studio, in addition to the tales at the back of well known songs. Informative biographical profiles are supplied. Artists sharing their reviews comprise Dale Hawkins, sizeable Jay McNeely, Ace Cannon, Sleepy LaBeef, Billy Swan, Robin Luke, Rosie Flores and James Intveld. Conway Twitty, greenback Owens and Janis Martin also are featured.

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