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  • Written by John Lennon
  • Originally recorded by Beatles (1969)
  • When Ike Turner recorded ‘Rocket 88’ with Kings of Rhythm at Sam Phillips Memphis recording studio in 1951, many music historians believe he created the first true rock ‘n roll record
  • Also recorded by Aerosmith (1978), Diana Ross (1970), Rogers (1969), Chairmen of the Board (1970), Herbie Mann (1970), Sarah Vaughn (1981), Count Basie & his Orchestra (1970), Hans Staymer Band (1972), Supremes (1970), Shalamar (1990), John Lennon (released posthumously in 1986), Michael Jackson (1988), Gladys Knight & Pips (1975), Syl Johnson (1970), Harrison Kennedy (1972), Meat Loaf (1996), Marcus Miller (1995), Delbert McClinton (1995), Mina (1994), Cassandra Wilson & Dianne Reeves (1996), Meters (1992), Bobs (1990), Mike Westbrook Band (1990), Soundgarden (1990), Buddy Miles (1997), Rick Wakeman (1997) and many others
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