Link Wray and the Impact of “Rumble”
May 2 marks guitarist Link Wray’s birthday. We honor it with a look at his signature song — one that influenced a generation of rock stars.
“Sixty Minute Man” – He’ll Rock You and Roll You
“Sixty Minute Man” is one of those early rock hits that presaged some of the sexier songs to come. But few would outrank its nascent raunchiness.
Etta James and “Roll With Me Henry”
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.