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Rock Around the Clock

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Contrary to popular belief, “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley and the Comets was not the first rock ‘n’ roll record to be recorded. In fact, it wasn’t even Bill Haley’s first rock ‘n’ roll record. “Rock [...]

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme XX

Thursday night _flossers attend! It’s time for the double X installment of the game that’s sweeping the nation faster than pogs, Magic: The Gathering and Beanie Babies combined…GUESS THE THEME. The clips below have something in common. Leave you best guesses in the comments. Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around The [...]

The Late Movies: Jump Blues

Jump blues is a type of up-tempo blues that first gained popularity in the 1940s and experienced a renewal in interest during the (dreaded) 1990s swing revival. Billboard has described jump tunes as having a “bright bounce in the medium tempo and a steady drive maintained.” I usually think of it as Big Band [...]