According to John Lennon, Cliff Richard's hit 'Move It',1958, was the first authentic rock and roll song. According to John, "before Cliff and the Shadows, there had been nothing worth listening to in British music."
Cliff Richard In The Park 11 Move It http://youtu.be/Ncff-Qn7TLI [image: Inline image 1] Cliff Richard - Devil Woman 1976 http://youtu.be/px7ilisAGj0 Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore 1979 http://youtu.be/htZir_Taizg On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 12:28 AM, <s3raph...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > > During the 1950s when rock 'n' roll reigned supreme young British rockers > tried to imitate their American heroes with pretty cringe-worthy songs. One > guy who came closest to pulling it off was Vince Taylor. He eventually > became a victim of drugs and alcohol. At one point, in front of a large > audience at a concert in London, Taylor declared himself the biblical > apostle Matthew . > > His biggest claim to fame is that, according to David Bowie, Taylor was > the main inspiration for Bowie's character Ziggy Stardust. > Anyway, here's his 1959 classic Brand New Cadillac. : > http://tinyurl.com/pe58f5s > > > >