Early use of double bass drums in Rock 'n Roll

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    b/o 402 Wacky old coot

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    Vince Taylor, 1960. Any idea who the drummer is?

     
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    b/o 402 Wacky old coot

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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobbie_Clarke
    Wow! This guy had quite a career, with many brushes with greatness. Thanks!
    I'm thinking this is the earliest (1960) that I've seen double bass setup in rock. (Obviously others had used it in jazz.) Can anyone cite an earlier use?
     

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