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Great Men of Rock & Roll: The 50s


  • 1. (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
    2. Little Darlin' - The Diamonds
    3. Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
    4. Chantilly Lace - The Big Bopper
    5. Pledging My Love - Johnny Ace
    6. That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly
    7. Great Pretender, The - The Platters
    8. Handy Man - Jimmy "Handyman" Jones
    9. At the Hop - Danny & the Juniors
    10. It's All in the Game - Tommy Edwards
    11. Little Star - The Elegants
    12. Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
    13. Teen Angel - Mark Dinning
    14. Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream) - The Crew Cuts
    15. My Special Angel - Bobby Helms
    16. Susie Q - Dale Hawkins
    17. One Summer Night - The Danleers
    18. Running Bear - Johnny Preston
    19. Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
    20. It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty
    21. Book of Love - The Monotones
    22. It's Just a Matter of Time - Brook Benton
    23. Purple People Eater, The - Sheb Wooley
    24. Green Door, The - Jim Lowe
    25. Sea of Love - Phil Phillips
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 4543

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    Liner Note Author: Al Fichera.
    Collectables' Great Men of Rock & Roll: The 50s collects 25 songs from the archives of labels that Universal Music owns, including such legendary imprints as Decca, Chess, Polygram, and Duke. Many of the artists included are legendary as well; names like Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Conway Twitty, and Buddy Holly certainly live up to the title of the compilation. Many are less well-known but their songs are familiar, including Mark Dinning ("Teen Angel"), Johnny Preston ("Running Bear"), and Jim Lowe ("The Green Door"). None of the tracks are bad selections, and though it doesn't paint an exact portrait of '50s rock & roll, you could do much worse than this if you were looking for such an item. ~ Tim Sendra

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