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Dion: Bronx Blues — The Columbia Recordings (1962-1963)

Gene Sculatti, Sony/Columbia Records, 1991

"Rock 'n' roll started as rebellious music. It had an attitude, and in that attitude was a lot of stuff: anger, frustration, joy, and that whole sense of really shakin' things up. When it first exploded, it happened in a whole lot of different places at once. In Lubbock, Texas, it was Buddy Holly. In the San Fernando Valley it was Richie Valens. And the brand of it that I made comes from where I come from. That's why they call it Bronx blues."

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