Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Link Wray - The Rumble Man (1997)
Uploaded by Slander Bob
Cool documentary film about R'n'R hero Link Wray. A must see for every fan of his great music.
Rock & roll guitar was never the same after Link Wray cut the
menacing instrumental "Rumble" in 1958; Wray's gritty guitar tone and
bold chordings sounded raw and dangerous in a way no one had dared
before, and Pete Townsend, Neil Young and Jimmy Page only three of the
thousands of players who owe Link a debt of influence. Link Wray: The
Rumble Man is a documentary which mixes footage of Wray and his band on
stage with extensive interviews in which he tells the remarkable tale of
his life and career. Songs include "Ace of Spades," "Rawhide,"
"Batman," "Jack the Ripper," "Sweeper," and many more (including, of
course, "Rumble"). ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide