The Godfather Of South Korean Rock Shin Jung Hyun, commonly called the godfather of Korean rock 'n' roll, is often compared to Elvis Presley. But that really doesn't do him justice. Sure, he might have been as popular as Elvis in South Korea. But he's more like the David Axelrod, Brian Wilson or Jimi Hendrix of South Korea. Here are a few songs from the star, as well as some of his protégés.