Episode 16: “Crazy Man Crazy” by Bill Haley and the Comets

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 16: "Crazy Man Crazy" by Bill Haley and the Comets
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Bill Haley and the Saddlemen

Welcome to episode sixteen of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. Today we’re looking at “Crazy Man Crazy” by Bill Haley and the Comets. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

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“Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston and the Delta Cats

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
"Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston and the Delta Cats
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A poster showing Jackie Brenston in front with his saxophone, while Ike Turner glowers at him from the piano in the background

Welcome to episode eleven of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. Today we’re looking at “Rocket 88” by Jackie Brenston and the Delta Cats. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

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