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Peek under the covers

Pat Boone singing songs by Fats Domino or Little Richard. Georgia Gibbs copying records by LaVern Baker.
Is there any musical crime more horrible or more likely to unite fans of ’50s music and vintage rock and roll? The very thought of those pale, soulless, watered-down versions of original black music is enough to trigger frothing at the mouth and some familiar rants by ’50s record collectors.