Keep A Knockin': The Story Of A Legendary Drummer by Charles ConnorKeep A Knockin': The Story Of A Legendary Drummer by Charles Connor

Keep A Knockin': The Story Of A Legendary Drummer

byCharles Connor

Hardcover | August 1, 2015

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This book is loaded with untold stories about drummer Charles Connor and his road into Rock 'n' Roll history. Playing with legends like Roy "Professor Longhair" Byrd, Smiley Lewis, Guitar Slim, Jack Dupree then Shirley and Lee was just his launch pad before touring everywhere with Little Richard and his band The Upsetters; with whom he created his signature drum intro in "Keep A Knockin." He would go on even further to work with other music icons such as Lloyd Price, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, the Original Coasters, "Big" Joe Turner, "Champion" Jack Dupree, Larry Williams, Don Covay, "Papa" George Lightfoot, Larry Birdsong, and more.
Charles "Keep A Knockin" Connor, original drummer for Little Richard, created the unique "Choo Choo Train" style of successive eighth notes with a loud back beat used by nearly all subsequent Rock 'n' Roll drummers. His drumsticks are on display at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. Media and press interest in Co...
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Title:Keep A Knockin': The Story Of A Legendary DrummerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:262 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:August 1, 2015Publisher:Waldorf PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1634432649

ISBN - 13:9781634432641

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