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Solomon, Bruce
Dick Clark's the first 25 years of rock and roll
New York: Delacorte Press, 1981


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  Alden, Glen (a. 1957)   drummer
  Anka, Paul (b. 1941)   composer, lyricist
  Avalon, Frankie (b. 1940)   singer
  Baker, LaVern (b. 1929)   bass (instrument), rhythm & blues singer
  Ballard, Hank [Henry] (b. 1936)   composer, lyricist
  Berry, Chuck (b. 1926)   composer, lyricist
  Bonds, Gary "U.S." (b. 1939)   singer, vocals
  Boone, Pat [Charles Eugene Pat] (b. 1934)   blues singer, lyricist
  Bowie, David (b. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Brown, James (b. 1933)   band, bass guitar
  Browne, Jackson [Clyde Jackson] (b. 1948)   folk-rock singer, songwriter
  Burgess, Dave (a. 1957)   lead guitar
  Campbell, Glen (Travis) (b. 1936)   country music singer, guitar
  Chandler, Gene (b. 1940)   soul singer, vocals
  Charles, Ray (b. 1930)   direttore d'orchestre, piano
  Checker, Chubby (b. 1941)   rock singer
  Clark, Dave (b. 1942)   drummer
  Cocker, Joe [John Robert] (b. 1944)   singer, vocals
  Cooke, Sam (b. 1931 d. 1964)   composer, gospel singer
  Cooper, Alice (b. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Costello, Elvis (b. 1955)   guitar, singer
  Croce, Jim [James Joseph] (b. 1943 d. 1973)   singer, songwriter
  Crofts, Dash (b. 1940)   drummer, mandolin
  Darin, Bobby (b. 1936 d. 1973)   arranger, singer
  Denver, John (b. 1943)   guitar, singer
  Diddley, Bo (b. 1928)   jazz guitar, vocals
  Domino, Fats (b. 1928)   composer, lyricist
  Donovan (b. 1946)   singer, songwriter
  Dylan, Bob (b. 1941)   composer, folksinger
  Frampton, Peter Kenneth (b. 1950)   guitar, singer
  Francis, Connie (b. 1938)   singer, actress
  Franklin, Aretha (b. 1942)   soul singer, vocals
  Gore, Lesley (b. 1946)   singer, vocals
  Haley, Bill (b. 1925 d. 1981)   piano, rock & roll singer
  Hendrix, Jimi [James Marshall] (b. 1942 d. 1970)   guitar, rock singer
  Holly, Buddy (b. 1936 d. 1959)   rock & roll singer, vocals
  James, Tommy (b. 1947)   arranger, singer
  Joel, Billy [William Martin] (b. 1949)   singer, songwriter
  John, Elton (b. 1947)   composer, lyricist
  Joplin, Janis (b. 1943 d. 1970)   singer, songwriter
  King, Carole (b. 1943)   composer, lyricist
  Lee, Brenda (b. 1944)   composer, country music singer
  Lewis, Gary (b. 1946)   drummer, guitar
  Lewis, Jerry Lee (b. 1935)   drums, piano
  Little Richard (b. 1935)   composer, lyricist
  Lymon, Frankie (b. 1942 d. 1968)   composer, lyricist
  Manilow, Barry (b. 1946)   arranger, cast
  McLean, Don (b. 1945)   composer, lyricist
  Meat Loaf (b. 1947)   rock singer, actor
  Midler, Bette (b. 1945)   singer, vocals
  Miller, Steve (b. 1943)   guitar, songwriter
  Nelson, Rick [Eric Hilliard] (b. 1940 d. 1985)   cast, rock & roll singer
  Norman, Ben (a. 1957)   bass guitar
  Norris, Dale (a. 1957)   guitar
  Orbison, Roy (Kelton) (b. 1936 d. 1988)   composer, guitar
  Perkins, Carl (b. 1928 d. 1958)   piano, vocals
  Pitney, Gene (b. 1941)   singer, vocals
  Presley, Elvis (Aaron) (b. 1935 d. 1977)   singer, songwriter
  Price, Lloyd (b. 1933 d. 1988)   rhythm & blues singer
  Redding, Otis (b. 1941 d. 1967)   composer, lyricist
  Rio, Chuck (a. 1957)   saxophone
  Rodgers, Jimmie [James Frederick] (b. 1933)   singer
  Ronstadt, Linda [Maria Linda] (b. 1946)   cast, singer
  Rydell, Bobby (b. 1942)   teen idol, singer
  Scaggs, Boz [William Royce] (b. 1944)   rock singer, rock guitar
  Seals, Son [Frank Junior] (b. 1942)   drummer, guitar
  Sedaka, Neil (b. 1939)   composer, lyricist
  Seger, Bob [Robert Clark] (b. 1945)   Motor City rocker
  Shannon, Del (b. 1939 d. 1990)   cast, singer
  Simon, Carly (b. 1945)   singer
  Spector, Phil [Harvey Philip] (b. 1940 a. 1958-1959)   arranger, composer
  Springsteen, Bruce (b. 1949)   singer
  Stevens, Cat (b. 1948)   composer, guitar
  Stewart, Rod [Roderick David] (b. 1945)   singer, vocals
  Summer, Donna (b. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Taylor, James (Vernon) (b. 1948)   composer, lyricist
  Vee, Bobby (b. 1943)   singer
  White, Barry (b. 1944)   soul singer, songwriter
  Wilson, Jackie (b. 1934 d. 1984)   piano, soul singer
  Wonder, Stevie (b. 1950)   composer, harmonica
  Zappa, Frank [Francis Vincent] (b. 1940 d. 1993)   arranger, electric guitar

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