I stumbled across one of those lists of songs that preceded and maybe anticipated rock n roll. A much better and more comprehensive one than many I’ve seen. Nice introductory article too. What it was doing on a schools-choosing website I am not quite sure but well worth a perusal.
Some of the videos they posted are no longer available so I’ve made a Youtube playlist of my own for any who would like to have a listen.
Here’s the link to the site itself:
And here is the playlist.