Greatest '50s and '60s Rock N Roll Pioneers

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1Elvis PresleyElvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.
2Buddy Holly and the Crickets
3Jerry Lee Lewis
4Johnny CashJohn R. "Johnny" Cash was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide.
5Chuck BerryCharles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.
6Dion and the Belmonts
7Eddie Cochran
8Ritchie Valens
9Bill Haley and the Comets
10Little RichardRichard Wayne Penniman, known by his stage name, Little Richard, is an American musician, singer and songwriter.

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11Gene Vincent
12Ronnie Hawkins
13Marion "Little Walter" Jacobs

Pioneer of amplified blues harp. His work in the late 40s through the 50s was some of the earliest rock 'n' roll.
Back Track, Just A Feelin', Off The Wall, Tell Me Mama, Just Your Fool, Too Late, Brother--check 'em out.

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1. Elvis Presley
2. Buddy Holly and the Crickets
3. Jerry Lee Lewis
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2. Johnny Cash
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