Monday, October 18, 2021

Before They Were Beatles - Episode 02: Elvis, Lonnie & John

Before They Were Beatles

Episode 02: Elvis, Lonnie & John

Listen here: BTWB - Episode 02: Elvis, Lonnie & John

We begin our journey in January 1956, with the rise of Elvis and the beginnings of rock-n-roll, the British skiffle craze, and the impact they had on the young John Winston Lennon.

The music heard in this episode included:

  • The Quarrymen - In Spite of All The Danger
  • Bill Haley - Rock Around The Clock
  • Lonnie Donegan - Rock Island Line
  • Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
  • Fats Domino - Ain’t That A Shame
  • Little Richard - Long Tall Sally

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