Label: MGM Records - 65 024 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Latin • Style: Surf
It was one of the first recordings in the style later dubbed " hillbilly boogie " to reach a widespread audience, and eventually sold nearly three million copies.
It is among the songs discussed as the first rock and roll record. Originally a My Mistress Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun (130) - Various - When Love Speaks musician, Smith explained, "I guess I picked that [boogie-woogie] from Tommy Dorsey 's 'Boogie Woogie', 'cause I didn't listen to country or blues, I listened to big band in those days". There has been conflicting information on the type of guitar Smith used for the recording; several sources identify it as an Guitar Boogie Shuffle - The Titans - Mexico And Other Great Instrumentals guitar    and others as an electric guitar.
In the s, rock and roll versions of "Guitar Boogie", usually titled "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" but credited to Arthur Smithwere recorded. AllMusic critic Bruce Eder describes these renditions as having "new accents and a beat that took it out of country boogie and Western swing". Numerous guitarists have interpreted and recorded "Guitar Boogie". Early versions of the song include those by the Les Paul Trio  and Alvino Rey and Freddie King 's blues guitar instrumental " Hide Away " incorporates elements from various songs, including sections similar to those in "Guitar Boogie".
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