Etta James’ “Roll With Me Henry” is another one of those songs that serves as a rock n’ roll building block. Here’s how it came about.
You know the Tokens’ version of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.” But the story on this classic piece of rock history goes way back — and still generates controversy.
There was certainly a transition in music from the 1950s to the 1960s. But 1950s pop music wasn’t simplistic or sappy as some would have you believe.