Released: August 1956

Memphis-born Johnny Burnette and his trio patented that dirty rock'n'roll sound pretty much by accident when guitarist Paul Burlison knocked over his Fender Deluxe amp. The grubby fuzz that attached itself to the tinny twang of Burlison's guitar lent 'Train Kept A-Rollin'' a roughneck danger that still sounds seedy and threatening five decades on.

 
 
 
 
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