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Scotty Moore

Stuart Grundy, John Tobler, 'The Guitar Greats' (BBC Books), 1983

THERE CAN BE few more graphic illustrations of the fact that rock'n'roll music is no longer some here-today-gone-tomorrow speck of lint in the wind than the fact that Winfield Scott Moore, better known as Scotty, celebrated his 50th birthday on 27 December 1981.

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