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"Sixty Minute Man" is a highly successful and influential rhythm and blues (R&B) record released in 1951 by The Dominoes. It was written by Billy Ward and Rose Marks and was the first R&B hit records to crossover to become a pop hit on the pop charts. It was also the first double entendre hit. It is regarded as one of the most important of the recordings which helped generate and shape rock and roll.

The term "rock and roll" is itself an old jazz player's slang for making love. This usage can be found in the old beach music song "Sixty Minute Man" from 1951.

"I'm Rockin' Rollin' all night long . I'm your sixty minute man." *Full lyrics

Due to the prevalent moral codes of the early 1950s there was no direct mention of sexuality except in the most covert kind. there were of blue records which would have been illegal to possess during this period.



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