Link Wray & The Wraymen

Link Wray - Link Wray & The Wraymen
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1960 Ratings: #40
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1960 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epic / Label
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Link Wray is a perfect example of great guitar player but overall having mediocre albums. He is an extremely influential guitarist for his use of distortion but is kind of a one trick pony.


All I hear is that song from pulp fiction


Pitchfork's 200 Best Albums of the 1960's: #192

Over/Underrated?: Overrated

I've talked about this elsewhere while going through these albums from the 60's, but basically I'm not a huge fan of early rock and roll. I can see that this was something revolutionary for it's time, but it's hard for it to feel revolutionary in the wake of modern music which has much more bite and edge.

That being said, Link Wray's music does retain a kind of energy that sets it apart, in my view, from a lot of his ... read more

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Track List

  1. Caroline
  2. Slincky
  3. Right Turn
  4. Rendezvous
  5. Dixie-Doodle
  6. Ramble
  7. Hand Clapper
  8. Raw-Hide
  9. Lillian
  10. Rader
  11. Comanche
  12. Studio Blues
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Added on: August 22, 2017