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Cash's version became one of his biggest hits inspiring cover versions by everyone from Frank Zappa to Adam Lambertand his marriage to June four years later helped save his life. Official website discography Captain Sensible Interview and video of interview and 35th anniversary tourRocker Magazine, But you can't copyright a beat, and Diddley never reaped the rewards for his greatest innovation.
With Lewis pounding the piano and leering, "Great Balls of Fire" was full of Southern Baptist hellfire turned into a near-blasphemous ode to pure lust. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
Orbison said he wrote this lush, dreamy ballad after an encounter with an old flame: "Whether I was physically crying or just crying inside is the same thing. The year-old former child star had written it at the drum set, humming the other parts to himself. In less than three minutes, this song threw down the blueprint for punk rock.
The band officially went by The Damned again, playing their first gig under that name in Apriland signing a deal with Chiswick Records.
Appears on: Willy and the Poor Boys Fantasy. Archived from the original on 9 August Machine Gun Etiquette featured a strong s garage rock influence, with Farfisa organ in several songs. When Lewis decided to record what would be his breakthrough hit, it had already been cut four times and gone nowhere.
For their biggest hit, the Police went back to basics, junking an elaborate synth part that distracted from the song's hypnotic bass line in favor of a lick that guitarist Andy Summers recorded in one live take. Diddley, who studied violin as a child and built his own instruments, wrote songs that were deceptively simple, driven by interplay between the bass, drums and his tremolo guitar.