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Retrieved August 13, Opinion Show more Opinion rlcket. The Do Not Press. So that’s when Sam Phillips got the idea, “Well, man, if I get me a white boy to sound like a black boy, then I got me a gold mine”, which is the truth. Brenston sang the lead vocal and was credited with writing “Rocket 88”.
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From our perspective, “Rocket 88” wasn’t the first rock and roll record, because the beat is a shuffle rhythm, not the distinctive rock rhythm heard first in the songs of Chuck Berry and Little Richard. Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles with unsourced statements from January David Cheal November 13, Many writers have suggested that “Rocket 88” has strong claims jackie brenston rocket 88 be called the first rock’n’roll record, but others take a more nuanced brenzton.
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A second version of “Rocket 88” was recorded by the then- country music group Bill Haley and the Saddlemen who would later rename themselves The Comets at a recording session on June 14,after Turner recorded his version. The very first Rock-‘n-roll record is born. There were even pianos aboard the trains carrying workers from one camp to the next.
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