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Wayne's Music 18/19 December. Getting organized for Christmas Party music.

Johnny B Goode Chuck Berry with one of his most important songs.
Reet Petite Jackie Wilson, with his first solo song after leaving the Dominoes.
Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley, a shining example of the clever, witty, bluesy catchy numbers that jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller wrote.
Hoochie Coochie man Muddy Waters, with the Hoochie Coochie, a sexually provocative dance that became extremely popular after the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. Diana Paul Anka with his song about unrequited love for his sister's babysitter, and it set him up for life at the tender age of 15.
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On Jerry Lee Lewis, knew this was going to be a hit as soon as he recorded it at Sun records in 1957.
Mama he Treats Your Daughter mean Ruth Brown The huge hit in 1953 earned her the nickname "Miss Rhythm" and within a few months Ruth Brown became the acknowledged queen of R&B.
That'll be The day Buddy Holly with his song after the line that John Wayne keeps uttering in the movie The Searchers "That'll be The Day came up in a conversation with Holly and his band members - the phrase stuck, they wrote the song, and good old DECCA Records didn't like the song and refused to release it.
Bo Diddley Bo Diddley, the stage name for Ella Otha Bates; The originator!
Good Golly Miss Molly Little Richard with the 12 bar blues classic hit song, originally released by a group called the Valiants who sang it even faster than Little Richard - but he had the hit version.
Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers - with the song that introduced them to International fame.
Roll Over Beethoven The Beatles Roll Over Beethoven" was a favourite. .
Be Bop A Lula Gene Vincent with that song that launched him as a rock and roll star.
Lawdy Miss Clawdy Lloyd Price, recorded way back in 52, an eight bar blues with rollicking piano backing became the biggest Rhythm and Blues hit of that year.
Searchin' Coasters
I've Got A Woman Ray Charles The song would be one of the prototypes for what later became termed as "soul music".
Shake Rattle And Roll Bill Haley . The thing I remember about this record is that Danny Cedrone, played lead guitar, he was a session man who frequently played with the Haley band (The Comets). It was Cedrone's last session because he died ten days later in 1954.
Matchbox Carl Perkins - a song with a long history including a version by Blind lemon Jefferson in 1927.
At The Hop Danny Rapp And The Juniors just didn't follow up on this tremendous hit song.
Chantilly Lace Big Bopper with his flirty telephone conversation that became a huge standard in the rock and roll repertoire.

Wayne's Music Sunday 19 December 2010 Rock And Roll Party.


Do You Want To Dance Cliff Richard in his pink jacket days, 1962.
Mona Lisa Conway Twitty.
Too Much Elvis Presley.
Reelin' And Rockin' Dave Clark Five, with another winner written by vocalist and keyboard player the late Mike Smith.
The Big Hurt Toni Fisher with possibly the first song you heard with the rare "phasing effects".


Sherry Four Seasons with the song that was originally titled "Jackie" after Jackie Kennedy. …it took less time for Bob Gaudio to write the song than it took for the group to decide upon a name for the number. He wrote it in 15 minutes.
Kansas City Wilbert Harrison with the widely covered #1 Blueberry Hill fats Domino. I remember reading that a well known publisher turned down this song because he claimed Blueberries don't grow on hills.

I Walk The Line Johnny cash in 1956, recording with two mechanics he met while in the airforce and stationed in Germany - Luther Perkins and Marshall Grant.
Rockin' Robbin Bobby Day Despite having numerous recordings with a number of different record companies Bobby Day is often referred to as a one-hit wonder .Rockin' Robin was, actually, the last top 40 hit for the singer.
Jim Dandy LaVerne Baker, was the niece of blues singer Merline Johnson and was also related to Memphis Minnie. Mr Lee The Bobbettes, who came from The Harlem Queens at the Glee Club in 1955.
Three Steps To Heaven Eddie Cochran. Outrageously talented. Remarkably handsome. Internationally renowned. And dead at the age of 21.
Honey Don't Raw Beatles from the fourth album, Beatles For Sale, a tribute to their idol, Carl Perkins who wrote this song.
Splish Splash Bobby Darin, who co wrote the song with Murry (The K) Kauffman, a disk jockey who bet Bobby Darin that he couldn't write a song that opened "splish splash I was taking a bath".
Runaround Sue Dion, the kid from the Bronx who was the original punk, he was tough and arrogant, but as a singer he was promoted with a soda-pop image.
Silhouettes The Rays with their airwave sizzling hit in 1957 I'm Sorry Brenda Lee with her definitive song, yet she was just 15 when she recorded it.
Lucille Everly Brothers, one of modern music's most influential and innovative duos.
It's Late Ricky Nelson<