Link and the Hill
September 18, 2007 4:48 AM Subscribe
posted by flapjax at midnite (14 comments total)
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Legendary tremolo guitar king Link Wray
discovered him singing gospel with the Mighty Clouds of Joy
, and figured he might be the kind of rock'n'roll screamer he was looking for. If he was gonna sing the devil's
music, though, he'd need another name, so they came up with a rather unlikely moniker: Bunker Hill
. Just listen
Here's a Bunker Hill discography
Previously on MeFi: Link Wray obit FPP
Link Wray timeline
(with no mention of Bunker Hill...) from the official Link Wray site.
Link Wray MySpace page
, where, as usual, you can hear four tunes, including, of course, the original 'Rumble'.
Link Wray, YouTube clip from 1960: Trail of the Lonesome Pine