Re: RARA-AVIS: Hard-boiled music

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 14 Apr 2000 wrote:

> Guitarist Link Wray is the most hardboiled R&R I know. His slow strum of
> minor chords and sudden bursts of fast runs create an aura of menace which
> matches the best of HB.

I totally agree with you. He also has couple crime-oriented pieces, like "Swag" and "Sweeper". At least they sound like some Fawcett Gold Medal books from the mid-fifties!


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