Bobby Lewis who recorded the huge hit TOSSIN AND TURNIN in 1961 learned piano and music in an orphanage. Adopted at 12 he had jobs as ice man, desk clerk, janitor and truck driver. His first song was Solid As A Rock in 1956.
Every now and then it’s important to exhume a name or two. CHUCK MILLER is one of those forgotten 50s boogie piano players with a touch of Bill Haley rock and a Tennessee Ernie voice. Check out House of Blue Lights and Down The Road Apiece.