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Customer Reviews

A Mighty Mighty Man!!

Rock and Roll begins right here. Roy Brown cut "Good Rockin' Tonight" in 1948, and Elvis Presley covered it in 1954 because he knew it was it was THE song. (Actually, Wynonie Harris also covered in in 1949 and got a hit). By CoolFreeHardBop - A certified Groovologist (Accept NO substitute!)

Ain't it a shame

He isnt still alive, good ol' Roy Brown is the greatest 30s and 40s musician in my opinion from Butcher Pete to Rockin' at Midnight he is still awesome (Kind of funny I heard 2 or 3 of songs are in the new Fallout game.)

Roy Brown Greatest Hits

This album just blow my head off the quality of music is just right there. so right, so perfect

Biography

Born: September 10, 1925 in New Orleans, LA

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

When you draw up a short list of the R&B pioneers who exerted a primary influence on the development of rock & roll, respectfully place singer Roy Brown's name near its very top. His seminal 1947 DeLuxe Records waxing of "Good Rockin' Tonight" was immediately ridden to the peak of the R&B charts by shouter Wynonie Harris and subsequently covered by Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many more early rock icons (even Pat Boone). In addition, Brown's melismatical pleading,...
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