With its five Grammy nominations, The Black Keys’ “El Camino” remains one of the more scrutinized entries in the band’s catalog. Inquiring minds want to know, what musical well did the band draw from this time? Where did they find all those shitty-looking vans? And who exactly is Derrick T. Tuggle?
I’ll leave those last two questions alone and devote this post to one of the main inspirations for the song Lonely Boy – The Johnny Burnette Trio, also known simply as the Rock and Roll Trio.