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ATLANTIC 885; OCTOBER, 1949

 
 

 

This is… well, how can I put it? This is a strange one.

Not “bad” strange, not “completely inappropriate” strange, not “What the hell were they thinking?” strange, but just sort of unusual.

More than that however this record is a peak into the still evolving outlook by musicians and record labels as to the viability of this two year old music called rock ‘n’ roll as they made a futile effort to peer into the future and see just how enduring it would wind up being.

Sometimes that view was understandably a bit hazy.
 
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