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Dig That Beat!: Interviews with Musicians at the Root of Rock n Roll Sheree Homer

Dig That Beat!: Interviews with Musicians at the Root of Rock n Roll

Sheree Homer

Published July 31st 2015
ISBN : 9780786474462
Paperback
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 About the Book 

Disc jockey Alan Freed coined the term rock and roll in the 1950s. Rooted in rockabilly, rhythm and blues, country and western, gospel, and pop, the genre was popularized by performers like Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis. Rock and rolls originators and revivalists continue to entertain crowds at roots music festivals worldwide. This book presents stories about performers lives on the road and in the studio, along with the stories behind popular songs. Informative biographical profiles are provided. Artists sharing their experiences include Dale Hawkins, Big Jay McNeely, Ace Cannon, Sleepy LaBeef, Billy Swan, Robin Luke, Rosie Flores and James Intveld. Conway Twitty, Buck Owens and Janis Martin are also featured.