"Rumble" is an influential rock instrumental by Link Wray & His Ray Men. Originally released in 1958, "Rumble" utilized then-unexplored techniques like distortion and feedback. It is also described as the first song to use the power chord, the major modus operandi of the modern rock guitarist.
The song is a 12-bar blues instrumental played by a combination of two electric guitars, an electric bass guitar, and drum set.
"Rumble" is melodically characterized by a descending e-minor pentatonic scale played… read more