Link Wray – Rumble (1958)

“Rumble” is an influential rock instrumental by Link Wray & His Ray Men. Originally released in 1958, “Rumble” utilized then-unexplored techniques like distortion and feedback. The song is one of very few instrumental single banned from the radio airwaves.” It is also described as the first song to use the power chord, the “major modus operandi of the modern rock guitarist”.

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