I just got the news that my baby wants to rock

Rock the Day From Omaha to #1

July 17, 1949: Omaha-born blues shouter Wynonie Harris has the #1 hit on the R&B chart with All She Wants to Do is Rock. This one will be covered decades later by The Blues Brothers, among others.  Omaha’s music scene always has been ahead of the curve. Here’s that beautiful 1949 original:

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