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Link Wray

American rock and roll guitarist

Link Wray

American rock and roll guitarist
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birthday
2nd
May, 1929
Death
5th
November, 2005
Birth Place
Dunn, North Carolina, U.S.
Birth Sign
taurus
Biography

Fred Lincoln “Link” Wray Jr. (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005) was an American rock and roll guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist who became popular in the late 1950s.
Rolling Stone placed Wray at No. 45 of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. In 2013 and 2017 he was a nominee for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Though he began in country music, his musical style went on to consist primarily of rock and roll, rockabilly, and instrumental rock.

instruments played
bass
Guitar
steel
Vocals
Associated Acts

Robert Gordon

Birth Name

Fred Lincoln Wray Jr.

Genres

Rock and roll rockabilly instrumental rock surf rock

Years Active

1955 2005

Name

Link Wray

Nationality

United States of America

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