Another famous beetle is the VW Beetle. If The Beatles are the worlds biggest band, the VW Beetle is their equivalent in the world of cars. It's the biggest selling car-design ever.
To be fair the Toyota Corolla have been sold in more units, but the Corolla have been redesigned many times through the years, while the VW Beetle have remained the same.
The car Eighty-Eight was the inspiration for the song "Rocket 88" recorded by Sam Philips. It's considered by many to be the first Rock'n'Roll-song ever. Sam Philips later started Sun Records based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Memphis, Egypt was where the pharaohs of old resided, the Sun kings of Egypt, worshiped like Gods.
Memphis, Tennessee also has its own Sun King, Elvis Presley, the King of Rock'n'Roll. Or should I say El-vis? El is an old Semitic word for God.
"Rocket 88" (originally written as Rocket "88") is a rhythm and bluessong that was first recorded in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 3 or 5, 1951 (accounts differ). The recording was credited to Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats, who were actually Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm.
The record reached no.1 on the Billboard R&B chart. Many experts acknowledge its importance in the development of rock and roll music, asthe first rock and roll record.
Many writers have suggested that "Rocket 88" has strong claims to be called the first rock'n'roll record, but others take a more nuanced view. Charlie Gillett, writing in 1970 in The Sound of the City, said that it was "one of several records that people in the music business cite as 'the first rock'n'roll record'". It has been suggested by Larry Birnbaum that the idea that "Rocket 88" could be called "the first rock'n'roll record" first arose in the late 1960s; he argued that: "One of the reasons is surely that Kizart's broken amp anticipated the sound of the fuzzbox, which was in its heyday when "Rocket 88" was rediscovered