Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Guru of the groove

Billy Delle remembers owning his first rhythm-and-blues records about age 12. With a combination of birthday and Christmas money, he bought an adapter that allowed him to play 45s through radio speakers, and three singles to play on it:

"Night Owl" by Tony Allen and the Champs, "At My Front Door" by the El Dorados and "Tutti Frutti" by Little Richard.
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