Tag Archives: Johnny Rivers

Memphis, Tennessee: Chuck Berry; Johnny Rivers; Jerry Lee Lewis

Hello there! This week our blog features an iconic 50s rock ‘n roll tune, Memphis, Tennessee. We will first discuss the original version by Chuck Berry. Next, we will review a cover by Johnny Rivers and then one by Jerry … Continue reading

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Ida Red/Maybellene: Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, Chuck Berry, Johnny Rivers

Hello there! In this week’s blog post, we will review the Western Swing song Ida Red, performed by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. We will then discuss Chuck Berry’s great ‘roots’ rock song Maybellene, which was originally titled Ida … Continue reading

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