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Jerry Lee Lewis had a pretty good cover of "That Lucky Old Sun."
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Wednesday, 01.26.11 @ 13:44pm
I'd give Frankie Laine the nod for an Early Influence. While Laine is primarily thought of as a Traditional Pop performer, a closer look at his career will show he cut quite a few songs that had a faster pace than his more traditional songs. Jezebel has a particularly fast tempo not unlike some of the later rockabilly anthems.
Posted by Zach on Tuesday, 03.6.12 @ 18:12pm
Frankie Laine deserves to be inducted as an early influence. Music critics/historians (including Will Friedwald, Jonny Whiteside, Ian Whitcomb, Larry Birnbaum) have all acknowledged that Laine's 1946 recording, "That's My Desire":
Posted by Michael on Friday, 08.16.13 @ 10:22am
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