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Goree Carter

T-Bone Walker inspired a legion of youthful Tx blues guitarists through the years following World Battle II along with his elegant electrified riffs and body fat chords. Among his legion of disciples was Houston’s Goree Carter, whose big break arrived when Solomon Kahal authorized him to Houston’s Independence Information circa 1949. Carter’s best-known waxing, the torrid “Rock and roll Awhile” (billed to Goree Carter & His Hepcats) surfaced shortly thereafter, its sizzling starting lick sounding a lot like primordial Chuck Berry. Independence issued a lot of Carter platters on the next couple of years, and he later on documented for Imperial/Bayou, Sittin’ along with, Coral, Jade, and Contemporary without denting the nationwide charts. Ultimately, he remaining music behind completely.

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