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Best Rock and Roll Artists of the 1940's

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Rated 1 point - posted 8 years ago by BradHemphill in category Music.
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Fats Domino Report Abuse
Perhaps "The Fat Man" in '49 was one of the first true rock songs, but there is no doubt that Domino was one of the early favorite artists, with a string of hits
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they were awesome
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Muddy Waters Report Abuse
The original Mannish Boy.
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Robert Johnson Report Abuse
He sold his soul or there wouldn't be any rock and roll.
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Jimmie Rodgers Report Abuse
More influential to the birth of rock and roll than most people realize.
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Les Paul Report Abuse
Where would rock and roll be without Paul?
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Roy Brown Report Abuse
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Hank Williams Report Abuse
The original rock and roll star, in every way.
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Wynonie Harris Report Abuse
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Louis Jordan Report Abuse
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Sonny Til Report Abuse
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The Ravens Report Abuse
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T-Bone Walker Report Abuse
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John Lee Hooker Report Abuse
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Joe Liggins Report Abuse
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BB King Report Abuse
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Johnnie Ray Report Abuse
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Elmore James Report Abuse
One of the Mississippi Bluesmen who created riffs that we still hear in rock today.
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