Link Wray passes away?

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Link Wray passes away?

Postby srvlives » Sun Nov 20, 2005 10:47 am

Got this from an unnamed source... 'nother sad day.

All, Some sad news (english translation of the newspaper Politiken)
Guitarist Link Wray, considered one of the the pioneers of US Rock n Roll in the 1950's, and a cult figure, passed away at 76 years of age, in Copenhagen, where he had lived the past two decades, according to todays newspaper "Politiken."

His powerful guitar riffs earned him the nickname "Godfather of the Power Cord" and the respect of several generations of musicians who followed his legacy, though he never recieved the level of recognition of contemporaries like Gene Vincent or Elvis Presley.* . . .

Play "rumble" and remember a legend, cause you know he's tearin' it up, up there.


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RE: Link Wray passes away?

Postby jellyroll baker » Sun Nov 20, 2005 11:27 am

Can't find anything from my usual sources. Lord, I hope this isn't true.
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RE: Link Wray passes away?

Postby jellyroll baker » Mon Nov 21, 2005 2:36 am

http://www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/reg ... 4&region=4

I'm off to play Rumble now. 'Very, very loud.
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