Link Wray
Favorite

Link Wray

Latest Release

Live at the Record Plant album art

Top Songs

1
Jack the Ripper
2
New Studio Blues (Album Version) [Album Version]
3
Mary Ann (Alternate Take)
4
Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
5
Rumble

Albums

About

Link Wray

Biography

Link Wray may never get into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but his contribution to the language of rockin' guitar would still be a major one, even if he had never walked into another studio after cutting "Rumble." Quite simply, Link Wray invented the power chord, the major modus operandi of modern rock guitarists. Listen to any of the tracks he recorded between that landmark instrumental in 1958 through his Swan recordings in the early '60s and you'll hear the blueprints for hea... Read more

Chat About Link Wray

For You