Jack Hammer


Years active 1956-2000’s ?

always klick on pic’s.

Fulton County, Georgia, USA

Born Sept. 16, 1925, Died April 8, 2016 (aged 90), Oakland, California


Discography / Info! Jack Hammer

Jack Hammer

Earl Solomon Burroughs (September 16, 1925 – April 8, 2016), known professionally as Jack Hammer, was an American pianist, singer, and songwriter, credited as the co-writer of "Great Balls of Fire".

Life and career

Burroughs was born either in Fulton County, GeorgiaNew Orleans, or Grovetown, Georgia,[4] but grew up in California. In the early 1950s, he moved to New York City, where he worked as an MCat the Baby Grand Theatre. He began writing songs, one of his earliest being "Fujiyama Mama", recorded by Annisteen AllenEileen Barton, and a few years later by Wanda Jackson. After starting to use the pseudonym Jack Hammer, he also wrote "Rock 'n' Roll Call", recorded by the Treniers and Louis Jordan. He also recorded several singles in the mid-1950s, including "Football Rock" on Decca, and "Girl Girl Girl" on Roulette… Read full text here >>> Jack Hammer

This release, Original release POP PO 45 S 271 (F) [1962]

Twist talk   b/w   Boogie-woogie twist

Twist talk - 1962

Boogie-woogie twist - 1962

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