Link Wray
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1929-05-02
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Link Wray Biography (Wikipedia)

Fred Lincoln 'Link' Wray, Jr. (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005), was an American rock and roll guitarist, songwriter and vocalist who became popular in the late 1950s.

Building on the distorted electric guitar sound of early records, his 1958 instrumental hit "Rumble" by Link Wray and his Ray Men popularized "the power chord, the major modus operandi of modern rock guitarists", facilitating the emergence of "punk and heavy rock". Rolling Stone placed Wray at No. 45 of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. In 2013 he was a nominee for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Though he began in country music, his musical style went on to consist primarily of rock and roll, rockabilly, and instrumental rock.

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Fire And Brimstone
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Fire And Brimstone
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Jack the Ripper
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Jack the Ripper
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I'm So Glad, I'm So Proud
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I'm So Glad, I'm So Proud
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Rise And Fall Of Jimmy Stokes
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Rise And Fall Of Jimmy Stokes
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Hand Clapper
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Hand Clapper
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I Can't Help It (Radio 1 Session, 16 Jan 1997)
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I Can't Help It (Radio 1 Session, 16 Jan 1997)
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Time Warp (Radio 1 Session, 16 Jan 1997)
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Time Warp (Radio 1 Session, 16 Jan 1997)
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Beans & Fatback/I'm So Proud
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Beans & Fatback/I'm So Proud
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Ain't That Lovin' You Baby
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Ain't That Lovin' You Baby
Playlists featuring Link Wray
Lauren Laverne: People's Playlist
Lauren Laverne: People's Playlist
BBC Radio 2's Greatest Guitar Riffs
BBC Radio 2's Greatest Guitar Riffs

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