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Jesse Stone

Induction category: Non-Performer
Presented by: Carole King

Biography

Jesse Stone (songwriting, piano; born November 16, 1901, died April 1, 1999)Jesse Stone was one of the greatest songwriters of the rhythm & blues and rock and roll era. Much of his best-known work was done at Atlantic Records, where he wrote, arranged and played on some key sessions. For the Clyde McPhatter and the Drifters, he came up with “Money Honey,” which topped the R&B and pop charts for a total of 11 weeks in 1953 and 1954, and was covered by Elvis Presley early in his career. “Shake, Rattle and Roll” - recorded by Big Joe Turner, Bill ...

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