Playing tracks by
Glenn Miller, Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson, Pinetop Smith, Big Joe Turner, Bessie Smith and more.
A History of Rock Music in 500 songs is a weekly podcast at 500songs.com, starting Oct 1 2018, which looks at the history of rock and roll music from its origins to the year 2000, in five hundred songs.
Each episode comes with an accompanying mixcloud playlist, with full versions of every song played. This one is for the October 15th episode, on "Roll 'Em Pete" by Big Joe Turner and Pete Johnson, and features those two plus the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Bessie Smith, Pinetop Smith, and Bill Haley.