On Monday, September 13, 2021 at 1:15:55 PM UTC-4, DianeE wrote:
> On 9/13/2021 10:48 AM, Sav...@aol.com
> > On Monday, September 13, 2021 at 10:20:22 AM UTC-4, DianeE wrote:
> >> On 9/13/2021 9:53 AM, Sav...@aol.com
> >>> Don't remember what thread it was talking about Samp reviewing country style rock and roll, but in today's review he says...
> >>> Country music, as we’ve mentioned plenty of times to date, had absolutely nothing to do with rock ‘n’ roll’s birth or its original seismic creative evolution. It really wasn’t until more white acts like Bill Haley and the rockabillies from Sun Records came along in the mid-1950’s, and then culminating with The Everly Brothers ascendancy in 1957 that strong country elements began to be incorporated into the ever broadening description of rock music.
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> >> He's wrong.
> > So which country artists/songs had an effect on Roy Brown's "Good Rockin' Tonight?"
> That quote wasn't about one specific song, it was about "rock 'n'
> roll's...creative evolution." As you know, Roy Brown eventually made
> some rockabilly records, so clearly it had an effect on *him* as an
But did country have effect on him by 1947, or did the effect come after he heard rockabilly in 1955 and 1956?
Samp is saying that country had no effect on rock ‘n’ roll’s birth or its original seismic creative evolution, which he would put from like 1947-1950 or so, I believe.