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Old 12-10-2012, 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by wretched ratchet View Post
I guess it would depend on what you called "Rock" - - - I do know that Elvis and all the cats at Sun Records laid their original stuff on 45s but Ray Charles had lots of 78s that were upbeat and some called it Rock. I would think that it would probably be "only" the artists that had already established themselves and were recording on 78s in the "Pop" field before 45s came along - - - don'tcha think???
Yeah, rock might be a stretch.

One song I see on the "18 Top Hits", "Hallelujah I love Her So" is a Ray Charles tune, also covered by Humble Pie. BTW, this is the band Peter Frampton was in right before he went solo. Humble Pie "Smokin" is one of my top 100 albums.

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