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"New Annie Laurie"

King’s “Red River Rock” Cash-In

Catchy King instrumental — and what is that instrument, exactly?  Sounds like a blend of organ and harmonica, most likely: “New Annie Laurie” by Gene Redd (1960) [streaming audio unavailable on YouTube, sadly] “New Annie Laurie” seems an obvious attempt by King to “cash in” on the fresh organ retooling

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