Thursday, September 27, 2012

the roots of Paul McCartney

As a teenager Paul was heavily influenced by rock and roll and rhythm and blues music. Little Richard was his schoolboy idol. Long Tall Sally was the first song Paul performed in public, at a holiday camp talent competition.  A collection of influences...

Kansas City  -  Wilbert Harrison
Long Tall Sally  -  Little Richard
Devil In His Heart  -  The Donays
Mr. Moonlight  -  Dr. Feelgood & The Interns
Roll Over Beethoven  -  Chuck Berry
Boys  -  The Shirelles
Slow Down  -  Larry Williams
Be Bop A Lula  -  Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps
Words of Love  -  The Diamonds
Honey Don't  -  Carl Perkins

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