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Morning Song – We’re Gonna Rock

January 5, 2016

“We’re Gonna Rock” is Wild Bill Moore’s entry in the ever-popular “first rock and roll song” debate.  In Moore’s favor are:  1) the date (recorded in December of 1947), 2) recognition (one of the first songs played by Alan Freed on his 1951 WJW “Moondog House” show), and 3) early influence (is this why tenor sax is the quintessential rock and roll horn?).

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