On Ron’s Golden Oldies this Thursday the 3rd March From…noon to 4pm…

Ron Remembers…

The first true Rock & Roll Record

Is this the first true Rock & Roll Record?  in 1951 Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats…recorded “Rocket 88” 

It was on this week in 1951 when Sam Phillips recorded this Swing and Jazz combo track in his Memphis Sun Recording Studios. In actual fact the recording was done with Ike Turner and His Delta Cats who were around in the late 40s.

It is credited to Jackie Brenston and regarded by many rock historians as the first true Rock and Roll record.

Ron will be playing ‘Rocket 88’ this and other early recordings from the pioneers of Rock & Roll on his Golden Oldies show this Thursday.

Tune in, (or stream via northsideradio.com.au/audio-player) this Thursday for nostalgia, quizzes, prizes and the best JUKEBOX hits from the classic decade 1955 – 1965….the Baby Boomer years. From noon to 4pm right here on Northside Radio text requests welcome on 0418 246812


Listen to the single below and you decide if it was a Rock & Roll song…


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