Original Sun 45 Good Rockin' Tonight
Sun 210—September 25, 1954: Good Rockin' Tonight / I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine
In 1954, "Good Rockin' Tonight" was the second Sun records release by Elvis Presley, along with "I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine" on the flip side. Presley and his bandmates hewed closer to the original Roy Brown version, but omitted the lyrics' by-then-dated roster of names in favor of a simpler, more energetic "We're gonna rock, rock, rock!" Described as "a flat-out rocker" country radio programmers blanched, and older audiences were somewhat mystified. A live show broadcast from Houston DJ Bill Collie's club documented that the crowd "barely responded" to the song. "Blue Moon Of Kentucky", the uptempo version of the Bill Monroe classic, has "the fans go stark raving nuts with joy". Both sides of this second record featuring "Elvis Presley, Scotty and Bill" "stiffed"
Price $ 1.900.00
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