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5/6/2011 – The “Good Rockin’ Tonight” Cat Fight!

Posted: May 7th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Rock n' Roll | Tags: , , , , , , | 18 Comments »

Friday Night Cat Fight Podcast

“Good Rockin’ Tonight”


The Friday Night Cat Fight presents “Good Rockin’ Tonight,” one of the most important and influential songs every recorded.  Three versions are in contention with week, with the tune’s author, Roy Brown leading the pack with his original version from 1947.  Wynonie “Mr. Blues” Harris and Elvis Presley also take a shot at the song.  Wyonie’s went to #1 on the R&B lists in 1948 and Elvis’ version helped to spark the “Rock n’ Roll Revolution” of the mid-1950s. 

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4/17/2009 – History Of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” Cat Fight

Posted: April 17th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: R&B, Rock n' Roll | Tags: , , , , , | 10 Comments »

“Whole Lotta Love”

The Evolution

It’s no surprise that Led Zeppelin found a lot of inspiration in American blues.  This week’s Friday Night Cat Fight traces the history and evolution of one of Led Zep’s biggest hits, “Whole Lotta Love” back to its roots in Muddy Waters.  Sure, Willie Dixon wrote the lyrics, but could Robert Plant have sung it the way he did without the vocal inspiration of Steve Marriott and The Small Faces?  These three versions compete this week, so listen to the podcast and vote below on the one you DIG THE MOST! The show is rounded off with an instrumental from King Curtis, a funked up version by Tina Turner and even a doo wop rendition of this rock n’ roll milestone.

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