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What People Have Said About Charles Connor:

“Charles Connor is the greatest rock ‘n’ roll drummer – past or present.”- Little Richard, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Legend

“Charles Connor was the first to put the funk into the rhythm ”- James Brown aka “The Godfather of Soul” and Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductee

“He (Connor) leaned on his knees with his elbow while he played those really off-the-wall licks.” – Jerry Allison, Original Drummer for Buddy Holly, commenting on Charles Connor.

  •  Eddie Bo
  •  Blazer Boy
  •  James Brown
  •  Dee Clark
  •  The Original Coasters
  •  Sam Cooke
  •  Ernie K-Doe
  •  Champion Jack Dupree
  •  Snooks Eaglin
  •  Clarence “Frogman” Henry
  •  Little Willie John
  •  Joe Jones
  •  Chris Kenner
  •  Smiley Lewis
  •  Papa George Lightfoot
  •  Professor Longhair
  •  Lloyd Price
  •  Little Richard
  •  Tommy Ridgeley
  •  Shirley and Lee
  •  Guitar Slim
  •  Huey “Piano” Smith
  •  Joe Tex
  •  Big Joe Turner
  •  Larry Williams
  •  Chuck Willis
  •  Jackie Wilson