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Dave Bartholomew: a giant who taught the world to rock'n'roll

7 mins | Jul 2, 2019
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He pioneered rock'n'roll, but he's unlikely to get credit for it. It is unjust that Dave Bartholomew is unlikely to attract the accolades given to many deceased musicians who also shaped popular music of the last century. Garth Cartwright reflects on the jazz giant's legacy, including discovering Fats Domino and pioneering rock and roll.
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