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Merrill Moore

Pianist Merrill Moore’s exclusive style fused Traditional western golf swing, boogie-woogie, and early R&B within a melting container that lots of critics felt was a definite influence in rockabilly, especially Jerry Lee Lewis. Delivered in Algona, IA, in 1923, Moore started playing the piano at age group seven and by …

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