Episode 54: Keep A Knockin

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 54: Keep A Knockin
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Little Richard

Episode fifty-four of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Keep A Knockin'” by Little Richard, the long history of the song, and the tension between its performer’s faith and sexuality. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

Patreon backers also have a ten-minute bonus episode available, on “At the Hop” by Danny and the Juniors.

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Episode 5: Rosetta Tharpe and “This Train”

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 5: Rosetta Tharpe and "This Train"
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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Welcome to episode five of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. Today we’re looking at Sister Rosetta Tharpe and “This Train”

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