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LINK WRAY - Born May 2, 1929 / Died November 5, 2005 (aged 76) - American rock and roll guitarist, songwriter and occasional singer.

LINK WRAY - Born: May 2, 1929 / Died: November 5, 2005 (aged 76) - American rock and roll guitarist, songwriter and occasional singer.
Link Wray

Wray, live in 2003
Background information
Birth nameFred Lincoln Wray
BornMay 2, 1929
Dunn, North CarolinaUnited States
DiedNovember 5, 2005 (aged 76)
GenresRock and rollrockabillyroots rock,countryinstrumental rocksurf rockprotopunk
Years active1956–2005
Associated actsRobert Gordon
Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray Jr (2 de maio de 1929 - 05 de novembro de 2005) foi um guitarrista de rock norte-americana e, compositor e cantor ocasional.
Baseando-se no som da guitarra sem distorção, distorcida elétrica dos primeiros registros  electric blues, seu hit 1958 instrumental "Rumble", de Link Wray and his Ray Men introduziu "the power chord, the major modus operandi of modern rock guitarists,",  tornando possível "punk and heavy rock.".  Rolling Stone colocou Wray, no número 45 dos 100 maiores guitarristas de todos os tempos. 



Release dateA-sideB-sideLabelCatalog numberUS
April 1958"Rumble""The Swag"Cadence134716
January 1959"Raw-Hide""The Dixie-Doodle"Epic5-930023
June 1959"Comanche""Lillian"Epic5-9321
October 1959"Slinky""Rendezvous"Epic5-9343
1959"Vendetta" (as Ray Vernon)"Roughshod""Scottie"NRS-3020
March 1960"Trail Of The Lonesome Pine""Golden Strings" (based On A ChopinEtude)Epic5-9361
October 1960"Ain't That Lovin' You Babe""Mary Ann"Epic5-9419
July 1961"Jack The Ripper""The Stranger"Rumble100064
August 1961"El Toro""Tijuana"Epic5-9454
1962"Big City After Dark""Hold It"(as Ray Vernon & the Raymen)Mala
March 1962"Big City Stomp""Poppin' Popeye"Trans Atlas
March 1963"Rumble Mambo""Hambone"Okeh4-7166
April 1963"The Black Widow""Jack The Ripper"SwanS-4137
September 1963"Week End""Turnpike U.S.A."SwanS-4154
November 1963"Run Chicken Run""The Sweeper"SwanS-4163
March 1964"The Shadow Knows""My Alberta"SwanS-4171
July 1964"Deuces Wild""Summer Dream"SwanS-4187
February 1965"Good Rockin' Tonight""I'll Do Anything For You"SwanS-4201
1965"I'm Branded""Hang On"SwanS-4211
1965"Girl from the North Country""You Hurt Me So"SwanS-4232
1965"Ace of Spades""The Fuzz"SwanS-4239
1966"The Batman Theme" (with Bobby Howard)"Alone"SwanS-4244
1966"Ace of Spades""Hidden Charms"SwanS-4261
1967"Let the Good Times Roll" (with Kathy Lynn)"Soul Train"SwanS-4273
1967"Jack The Ripper""I'll Do Anything For You"SwanS-4284
1977"Red Hot"83
May 1979"It's All Over Now Baby Blue""Just That Kind"CharismaCB-333


Release dateTitleLabelCatalog Number
1960 USLink Wray & The RaymenEpicLN 3661
1962 USGreat Guitar Hits by Link WrayVermillionV-1924
1963 USJack The RipperSwanS-LP 510
1964 USLink Wray Sings and Plays GuitarVermillionV-1925
1963/2006Link Wray Early RecordingsRollercoaster/Ace
1971 USLink WrayPolydorPD-24-4064
1971 USMordicai Jones (w/ Bobby Howard)PolydorPD-5010
1972 USBe What You Want ToPolydorPD-5047
1973 USBeans and Fatback (rec. 1971)VirginV-2006
1974 USThe Link Wray RumblePolydorPD-6025
1975 USStuck in Gear
1979 USBullshotVisaVISA 7009
1979 USLive at the Paradiso
1990 UKApache
1990 UKWild Side of the City Lights
1993 DEIndian Child
1997 USShadowman
1997 UKWalking Down a Street Called Love - live
2000 USBarbed Wire

[edit]Compilation albums

Release dateTitleLabelCatalog Number
1969 USYesterday and TodayRecord FactoryLP 1929
May 1993Rumble! The Best of Link WrayRhino Records
2002Mr. GuitarNorton Records
2003Hillbilly Wolf - Missing Links Volume 1Norton Records
2003Streets of Chicago - Missing Links Volume 4Norton Records
2006Big City After Dark - Missing Links Volume 2Norton Records
2006Some Kinda Nut - Missing Links Volume 3Norton Records
2007King of the Wild GuitarAce Records UKB000PATZPQ

[edit]With Robert Gordon

Release dateTitleLabelNumber
1977 UKRobert Gordon w/ Link Wray
1978 UKFresh Fish SpecialPrivate StockPS 7008

Link Wray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Link Wray (1929 - 2005) - Spectropop!

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Legendary guitarist Link Wray has died at his home in Copenhagen. He was 76. It's hard to imagine an instrumental being banned as too subversive, but that is ...

Link Wray And His Ray Men-01-83 : Link Wray : Free Download ...

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Link Wray - The Pathway Sessions (2007)

Author: shike Date: 2010-01-09 15:00:48

Link Wray - The Pathway Sessions (2007)
1CD | Flac (~922 Kbps) + cue + log | 433 MB
Rock, Surf Rock, Rumble, Rock & Roll | Publisher: Ace Records

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