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"Rocket 88" is a rhythm and blues song that was first recorded at Sam Phillips' recording studio in Memphis, Tennessee, on 3 March or 5 March 1951 (accounts differ). It is claimed by some, including Phillips — later to become owner of Sun Records, and pioneer rock and roll record producer — to be the "first rock and roll song".

The original version of the 12-bar blues song was credited to "Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats", but that band did not… read more

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  • Great song, but its actual title is Rocket "88".
  • Pionera. Debería ser más renombrada.
  • so catchy what's not to love
  • Ike Turner's piece of legendary history!
  • ... and Ike Turner may well have been the driving force behind this seminal track
  • cool tune
  • half past 8; picks her up in my Rocket 88
  • First Rock n' Roll recording
  • tune.

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