February 19th – Thomas Edison patents the phonograph – “You’ve lost that loving feeling”

In 1878, Thomas #Edison patented the phonograph, the forerunner of the modern music industry.  Here is a #ChuckBerry song where a kid calls a radio station demanding that a new RnB record gets played #singing;#feelgood

Roll over Beethoven

19-2 Beethoven

I’m gonna write a little letter,
gonna mail it to my local DJ
It’s a rockin’ rhythm record
I want my jockey to play
Roll Over Beethoven, I gotta hear it again todayYou know, my temperature’s risin’
and the jukebox blows a fuse
My heart’s beatin’ rhythm
and my soul keeps on singin’ the blues
Roll Over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the newsI got the rockin’ pneumonia,
I need a shot of rhythm and blues
I think I’m rollin’ arthritis
sittin’ down by the rhythm review
Roll Over Beethoven rockin’ in two by two

Well, if you feel you like it
go get your lover, then reel and rock it
Roll it over and move on up just
a trifle further and reel and rock it,
roll it over,
Roll Over Beethoven rockin’ in two by two

Well, early in the mornin’ I’m a givin’ you a warnin’
don’t you step on my blue suede shoes
Hey diddle diddle, I am playin’ my fiddle,
ain’t got nothin’ to lose
Roll Over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the news

You know she wiggles like a glow worm,
dance like a spinnin’ top
She got a crazy partner,
oughta see ’em reel and rock
Long as she got a dime the music will never stop

Roll Over Beethoven,
Roll Over Beethoven,
Roll Over Beethoven,
Roll Over Beethoven,
Roll Over Beethoven and dig these rhythm and blues

19-2 Chuck Berry Roll over Beethoven

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Life long lover of singing - trying to share it with everyone

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