CD Roots of Rockabilly, Vol. 1: 1950 (CD 1049899),
Movie Mars Home Page
Welcome to MovieMars.com!
back to browsing
Roots of Rockabilly, Vol. 1: 1950
1. Blues Stay Away from Me - The Delmore Brothers
2. I'm a Lone Wolf - Leon Payne
3. My Bucket's Got a Hole in It - T. Texas Tyler
4. You Don't Know My Mind - Jimmie Skinner
5. Six White Horses - Clyde Moody
6. Humpty Dumpty Boogie - Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys
7. Water Baby Blues - The Maddox Brothers & Rose
8. Cuddle Buggin' Baby - Eddy Arnold
9. I'm Movin' On - Hank Snow & His Rainbow Ranch Boys
10. Feudin' Boogie - Cowboy Copas/Grandpa Jones
11. Ida Red Likes to Boogie - Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
12. Sugarfoot Rag - Hank Garland
13. Birmingham Bounce - Red Foley
14. Gonna Dance All Night - Hardrock Gunter
15. Moon's Tune - Moon Mullican
16. Dry Bread - Merle Travis
17. Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own - Kay Starr/Tennessee Ernie Ford
18. Bryant's Boogie - Jimmy Bryant/Speedy West
19. Birthday Cake Boogie - Benny Walker/Skeets McDonald
20. Motor City Boogie - York Brothers
21. Lose Your Blues - Red Kirk
22. Groovy Boogie Woogie Boy - Webb Pierce
23. Hot Rod Race - Arkie Shibley
24. All Star Boogie - Tommy Duncan
25. Hillbilly Fever - Little Jimmy Dickens
26. If You've Got the Money (I've Got the Time) - Lefty Frizzell
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 4033
Liner Note Author: Dave Penny.
Rockabilly didn't spontaneously leap into being in 1954 when Elvis Presley entered Sam Phillips' Sun Studios in Memphis, it only seemed that way to most of the world. A hybrid of blues, country, honky tonk, Western swing, and gospel that became rock & roll when the beat simplified and got heavier, rockabilly emerged from amped-up country hillbilly bands bent on energizing the neighborhood bars and dancehalls on a Saturday night. That said, little on Acrobat Records' Roots of Rockabilly, Vol. 1 sounds much like early rock & roll, although all the combustible ingredients are present, including the attitude (Jimmie Skinner's "You Don't Know My Mind"), the blues base ("Six White Horses" by Clyde Moody), the aggressive guitar ("Bryant's Boogie" by Jimmy Bryant), the love of motion and a certain impatience with staying put ("I'm Movin' On" by Hank Snow), and a wry, goofy wisdom ("Dry Bread" by Merle Travis). More honky tonk than anything, this first installment in a series of releases documenting the year-by-year build to rockabilly from 1950 to 1954 doesn't seem particularly revelatory at first listen, but there's a slow burn going on nonetheless, and when it bursts into full flame, the world would be unable to ignore it. ~ Steve Leggett
Be The First To Write A Review
Acrobat (USA) 4033
In Stock -- Item Ships for FREE
Add to wishlist
What viewers like you said...
Have you listened to this album?
Be the first to write a review
Also suggested for you...
buy now for
buy now for
buy now for
buy now for
Copyright © 2004-2013 Movie Mars, Inc.
All rights reserved. This website and its contents are the exclusive property of Movie Mars, Inc. As such, reproduction in whole or in part, by any means, and any use for commercial purposes, of any portion of the material contained herein, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, trademarks, photographs, video clips and sounds files is strictly prohibited. Portions of this page Copyright 1981 - 2013 Muze, Inc. All rights reserved.