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The band Billy Lee Riley was founded in 1933. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Pocahontas. Generally, music journalists would define Billy Lee Riley’s style within the genre/s of rock music, rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, country blues, and other rock music.
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Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, beginning in 1954. Amongst his best-known songs are "Blue Suede Shoes", "Matchbox" and "Everybody's Trying to Be My B... [wikipedia]
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Jerry Lee Lewis
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John "Johnny" Burnette (March 25, 1934 – August 14, 1964) was an American singer-songwriter of rockabilly and pop music. In 1952, he and his brother, Dorsey Burnette, and their friend Paul Burlison formed the band that later was known as the Rock and Roll Trio... [wikipedia]
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Billy Lee Riley genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Billy Lee Riley. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of rock music, rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, country blues, and other rock music.