Link Wray

Born 2 May 1929. Died 5 November 2005
Link Wray
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1929-05-02
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Link Wray

Link Wray Biography (Wikipedia)

Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005) was a Native American Shawnee 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 & 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 and 2017 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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Girl From The North Country
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Girl From The North Country
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Batman Theme
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Batman Theme
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Juke Box Mama
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Juke Box Mama
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Rumble
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Rumble
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The Sweeper
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The Sweeper
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Fat Back
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Fat Back
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Deuces Wild
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Deuces Wild
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Take Me Home Jesus
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Take Me Home Jesus
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God Out West
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God Out West
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Tail Dragger
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Tail Dragger
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Fire And Brimstone
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Fire And Brimstone
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Heartbreak Hotel
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Heartbreak Hotel
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Run Chicken Run
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Run Chicken Run
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Son Of Rumble
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Son Of Rumble
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Ace of Spades
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Ace of Spades
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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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Be What You Want To
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Be What You Want To
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Switchblade
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Switchblade
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Red Hot
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Red Hot
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Black River Swamp
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Black River Swamp
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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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Batman
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Batman
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Big City After Dark
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Big City After Dark
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Rawhide
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Rawhide
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Slinky
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Slinky
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Rise And Fall Of Jimmy Stokes
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Rise And Fall Of Jimmy Stokes
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