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ROCK BEFORE ELVIS

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  1. Jackie Brenston   Rocket 88 (1951)  
                               My Real Gone Rocket (1951)   

  2. Paul Bascomb      Rock And Roll (1947)

  3. Max Bailey          Rockin' The Blues (1949)

  4. Joe Brown          Leroy Sent Me   (1949)                           

  5. Piney Brown       How About Rockin' With Me?   (1950)

  6. Roy Brown          Rockin' at Midnight  (1949)  
                             Rock-A-Bye Baby  (1951)
                             Hurry Hurry Baby  (1953)

  7. Tommy Brown     Atlanta Boogie   (1949)  
                             House Near The RR Track  (1949)

  8. Goree Carter      Rock A While   (1949)  
                             Hoy Hoy  (1950)

  9. Jimmy Cavallo    Leave Married Women Alone (1951) 
                             Rock The Joint (1951)

  10. Doles Dickens     We're Gonna Rock This Morning  (1949)
                           
    Rock And Roll, 1949 (whole song) ----> go to www.group-harmony.com/Findem.htm to hear it.

  11. Fats Domino       The Fat Man   (1949)                        

  12. H-Bomb Ferguson        Rock H-Bomb Rock  (1951)

  13. Cecil Gant         Cecil's Mop Mop (1944)    
                            We're Gonna Rock (1950)
                            Rock Little Baby  (1951)

  14. Bill Haley           Rocket 88  (1951)     
                            Rock The Joint  (1952)
                            Real Rock Drive (1952)  
                            Crazy Man, Crazy (1953)

  15. Erline "Rock And Roll" Harris      
                             Rock And Roll Blues (1949) 
                             Jump and Shout (1950)

  16. Wynonie Harris   Good Rocking Tonight (1947)  
                             Rock Mr. Blues  (1950)
                             Lovin' Machine (1951)

  17. Harry The Hipster
                                Riot In Boogie (1944)
                                Barrelhouse Boogie (1944)

  18. Frank "Fat Man" Humphries       Lulubell Blues (1950)

  19. Little Richard        Get Rich Quick   (1951)

  20. Billy Love           Juiced   (1951)  
                              Drop Top  (1951)

  21. Joe Lutcher         Rockola   (1949)

  22. Stick McGhee      Drinking Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee  (1949)  
                              Let's Do It  (Rock Away Blues)  (1950)

  23. Big Jay McNeely

  24. Amos Milburn       Amos' Blues   (1946) 
                             Chicken Shack Boogie  (1956 remake of 1948 hit)

  25. Freddie Mitchell   Doby's Boogie  (1949)  
                              Hot Ice   (1951)
                              Willow Tree Blues  (1950) (singer Walter "Sandman" Howard)
                              Cuttin' Out  (1950) (singer Walter "Sandman" Howard)
                              Rockin' and Jumpin' (1951) (singer Honey Brown)
                              Rock Little Daddy  (1951)  (singer Eunice Davis)

  26. Kenzie Moore       Let It Lay   (1952)

  27. Wild Bill Moore    We're Gonna Rock  (1947)  
                              Rock and Roll (1948)

  28. Johnny Otis         All Night Long   (1951)

  29. Pat The Cat and His Kittens   Little Rock Special    (1952)

  30. Piano Red            Bouncin' With Red (1951) 
                                Red's Boogie   (1950)
                               Well, Well Baby (1951)
                               Diggin' The Boogie (1951)

  31. Chris Powell        Rock The Joint (1949) 
                               That's Right  (1949)

  32. Jimmy Preston     Rock The Joint  (1949)

  33. Louis Prima         Come On-A My House (1950)                            

  34. Doc Sausage        Sausage Rock   (1950)

  35. Jimmy Smith       Rock That Boogie (1949)
                              Fat Mamma   (1949)
                              Talking Boogie   (1949)

  36. The Treniers        Everybody Get Together (1950)  
                              Rockin' Is Our Bizness (1952)

  37. Big Joe Turner     That's All Right Baby (1938) 
                              Around The Clock Blues (1947)
                              Shake, Rattle and Roll  (1954)

  38. Paul Williams       Rocking Chair Blues  (1951)
                              Blowin' The Boogie (1952)

  39. THE ROOTS OF ROCK  Roots of rock (1920's-40's)

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