That recording of That's All Right is one of several classic Sun tracks that include Good Rockin' Tonight
, I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine and Mystery Train.
Anyway, the profound impact of Presley's early Sun releases - more blues like Good Rockin' Tonight
, Milkcow Blues, Mystery Train etc - and what followed could be measured on the Richter Scale.
There will be live performances from Jive Street, The Firebirds and Mark Keeley's Good Rockin' Tonight
plus daily dance classes.
They met at the Sun Studios in Memphis in 1954 and recorded a number of tracks together, including That's All Right Mama, Baby Let's Play House, Good Rockin' Tonight
and Mystery Train.
Elvis Presley and millions of other Americans, black and white, may not have anticipated the consequences when he made his first appearance on network television one Saturday night in 1955, but when Presley began his rendition of "Good Rockin' Tonight
," a slyly racy song popularized by one of his musical idols, the great rhythm and blues artist Wynonie Harris, it was clear that this music had finally stepped out of the shadows and into the limelight.
This budget priced, two-CD collection contains Carl's renditions of such rock'n'roll standards as Tutti Frutti, Shake Rattle And Roll, Ready Teddy, Long Tall Sally, That's All Right, Jenny Jenny and Good Rockin' Tonight
Hawkins is co-author of Good Rockin' Tonight
: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock `n' Roll.
Kenwright had a touring show, Good Rockin' Tonight
, all about producer Jack Good who had been instrumental in bringing Proby to Britain.
That day, in July 1954, they recorded That's All Right Mama, Baby Let's Play House, Good Rockin' Tonight
and Mystery Train and went on to cut records like Heartbreak Hotel and Hound Dog for RCA.