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Forum: Music Today, 00:42
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Views: 374
Posted By JohnnyForget
If we're talking Rock 'n' Roll (in the original...

If we're talking Rock 'n' Roll (in the original 1950's sense of the term) then from the earlier albums:-

I Saw Her Standing There
(album: Please Please Me)

Roll Over Beethoven
Money
I Wanna Be...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2015, 14:53
Replies: 149
Views: 2,665
Posted By JohnnyForget
Okay, very good point. What I meant is that the...

Okay, very good point. What I meant is that the CofE don't make a big deal out of Saints like the Catholics do, and even if they did, as a non-religious person I still think we should call the day...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2015, 14:13
Replies: 149
Views: 2,665
Posted By JohnnyForget
Most people in England are CofE, and CofE don't...

Most people in England are CofE, and CofE don't do saints, so St. George's Day should not be celebrated as a Saint's day.

William Shakespeare, England's greatest ever playwright was born on St....
Forum: Music 27-02-2015, 17:18
Replies: 2,952
Views: 279,718
Posted By JohnnyForget
Nor did I. Country Joe and the Fish are one of...

Nor did I. Country Joe and the Fish are one of the great American Psychedelic bands. I knew they eventually evolved into a Country band, but I didn't know it was as early as 1969. Not impressed...
Forum: Food and Drink 27-02-2015, 00:13
Replies: 8,766
Views: 409,818
Posted By JohnnyForget
Cajun chicken.

Cajun chicken.
Forum: Music 26-02-2015, 20:59
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By JohnnyForget
Jerry Lee Lewis, of course.

Jerry Lee Lewis, of course.
Forum: Music 24-02-2015, 13:09
Replies: 106
Views: 3,743
Posted By JohnnyForget
Well, at least your recent threads are doing a...

Well, at least your recent threads are doing a grand job of keeping Jazz alive on this forum, while the OP is doing a grand job of keeping the sixties alive on this forum.
Forum: Music 24-02-2015, 13:02
Replies: 2,952
Views: 279,718
Posted By JohnnyForget
I quite enjoyed some of those tunes. There's...

I quite enjoyed some of those tunes. There's nothing wrong with Orchestral music as far as I'm concerned..
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2015, 18:30
Replies: 182
Views: 12,835
Posted By JohnnyForget
Chris Farlowe

Chris Farlowe
Forum: Music 21-02-2015, 14:45
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Actually, I'm sure it was 1958. Chuck famously...

Actually, I'm sure it was 1958. Chuck famously appeared at the 1958 Newport Jazz festival, and was generally sneered at by (though loved by some) Jazz fans, who had a very snobbish attitude towards...
Forum: Music 21-02-2015, 00:05
Replies: 294
Views: 16,952
Posted By JohnnyForget
Conversely: Beatles overhyped and overrated? ...

Conversely:

Beatles overhyped and overrated? No, they are not.

Jackson overhyped and overrated? Undoubtedly.

Music is subjective.
Forum: Music 18-02-2015, 13:08
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Three Rock 'n' Roll songs by artists better known...

Three Rock 'n' Roll songs by artists better known for other genres:-

Bobby Darin - Queen Of The Hop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkVmqhGYij0

Conway Twitty - Make Me Know You're...
Forum: Music 16-02-2015, 13:04
Replies: 294
Views: 16,952
Posted By JohnnyForget
While I agree with the sentiments you express,...

While I agree with the sentiments you express, with regard to those that I've highlighted, the great black artists you mention are from the fifties and sixties. You can go back very much further to...
Forum: Music 15-02-2015, 20:37
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Larry Williams - Bony...

Larry Williams - Bony Maronie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdmuqYCf5Ik
Forum: Music 14-02-2015, 12:38
Replies: 2,952
Views: 279,718
Posted By JohnnyForget
Okay, this is too trivial a matter to have an...

Okay, this is too trivial a matter to have an argument about, but I was merely making a suggestion for those who, unlike yourself, do care if a track has been on the thread before. Incidentally, the...
Forum: Music 14-02-2015, 10:44
Replies: 2,952
Views: 279,718
Posted By JohnnyForget
Newbies can use the "Search this thread" facility...

Newbies can use the "Search this thread" facility to find out if a track has already been on the thread.

"Pearly Spencer" first appeared on Page 2 and "Crimson and Clover" first appeared on Page 24....
Forum: Music 14-02-2015, 01:11
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Good in its own quaint way, but rock 'n' roll?

Good in its own quaint way, but rock 'n' roll?
Forum: Music 14-02-2015, 00:48
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Bring on the the girls. Etta James - The...

Bring on the the girls.


Etta James - The Wallflower (Roll With Me Henry)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTt96gm_r-A

LaVern Baker - Jim Dandy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypFEXzMugSI

Wanda...
Forum: Music 13-02-2015, 00:12
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
From 1951, this is considered by many "music...

From 1951, this is considered by many "music experts" to be the first ever rock 'n' roll record:-

Jackie Brenston - Rocket 88
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdnZ36F5n5c
Forum: Music 12-02-2015, 12:24
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Half a dozen from 1959:- Frankie Ford - Sea...

Half a dozen from 1959:-

Frankie Ford - Sea Cruise
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUSd_RYnxAY

Santo and Johnny - Sleepwalk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogxTQXAgY3Q

Chuck Berry - Almost...
Forum: Music 11-02-2015, 20:28
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Great track. Frankie Lyman and the...

Great track.







Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers were a sort of fifties version of the Jackson Five, only 100 times better (imo).
Forum: Music 11-02-2015, 15:23
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
7/6d is the equivalent of 37.5p, so a fair bit of...

7/6d is the equivalent of 37.5p, so a fair bit of inflation over the last 55-plus years then! :)
Forum: Music 11-02-2015, 15:05
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
After the (moderate) success of "Move It" Cliff...

After the (moderate) success of "Move It" Cliff soon changed his style to something that had much broader appeal, albeit something that is now considered naff by many. However, I do think "Move It"...
Forum: Music 11-02-2015, 01:17
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Nil points to me then. Most British rock 'n'...

Nil points to me then.

Most British rock 'n' roll records of the fifties were very poor imitations of the American original, but the following three were not - they're quite excellent.

Cliff from...
Forum: Music 10-02-2015, 22:10
Replies: 64
Views: 2,547
Posted By JohnnyForget
Great idea for a thread. I know this music is...

Great idea for a thread.

I know this music is sixty years old but it still sounds fantastic!

Big Joe Turner - Shake Rattle and Roll
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9wTQsAgktg

Jerry Lee Lewis -...
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