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Link Wray

Link Wray
Born: May 2, 1929 in Dunn, NC
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Died: Nov 5, 2005 in Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Link Wray may never get into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but his contribution to the language of rockin' guitar would still be a major one, even if he had never walked into another studio after cutting "Rumble." Quite simply, Link Wray invented the power chord, the major modus operandi of modern rock ...Read full biography
Beans and Fatback
Released: 1973
Label: Virgin
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Largely recorded the same time as Link Wray's self-titled 1971 comeback album, Beans and Fatback was more playful and harder-rocking set than the country- and blues-flavored album that announced Wray's ...Read full review
Fresh Fish Special
Released: 1978
Label: One Way Records
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Elvis Presley, the first great rockabilly, died only a few months after Robert Gordon cut his debut album, and Gordon paid tribute to the Fallen King on his second LP -- Fresh Fish Special was named for ...Read full review
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