Rene Hall is one of the most important founders of rock’n’roll and rhythm and blues.
If you don’t know his name, don’t worry. Unfortunately his name is only known to a few insiders. Although it’s him who’s playing that raunchy guitar on Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” and who wrote the arrangement for Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come”.
TheHoundDog published a wonderful article with Rene Hall that gives some insight into his great achievements. Be sure to read it and learn more about a very important musician.