A Child's Celebration of Rock 'n' Roll

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Barnes & Noble - Moira McCormick
Since the earliest novelty songs were recorded, they have become a recurrent pleasure. And, novelty songs being what they are -- silly, primarily -- they've long appealed to young children. A Child's Celebration of Rock 'n' roll collects some of the kid-pleasing-est novelty tunes ever recorded, most of them from rock's golden era, the '50s and '60s. Although it's not a novelty tune, Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock" sets the rollicking tone to follow. There are the nonsense-word songs the Coasters' "Charlie Brown" and "Yakety Yak," the Silhouettes' "Get a Job," the Hollywood Argyles' "Alley Oop", the strange-critter songs Bobby "Boris" Pickett's "Monster Mash," ...
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Barnes & Noble - Moira McCormick
Since the earliest novelty songs were recorded, they have become a recurrent pleasure. And, novelty songs being what they are -- silly, primarily -- they've long appealed to young children. A Child's Celebration of Rock 'n' roll collects some of the kid-pleasing-est novelty tunes ever recorded, most of them from rock's golden era, the '50s and '60s. Although it's not a novelty tune, Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock" sets the rollicking tone to follow. There are the nonsense-word songs the Coasters' "Charlie Brown" and "Yakety Yak," the Silhouettes' "Get a Job," the Hollywood Argyles' "Alley Oop", the strange-critter songs Bobby "Boris" Pickett's "Monster Mash," Sheb Wooley's "Purple People Eater", the sweet-as-pie tunes the Chordettes' "Lollipop," Bobby Day's "Rockin' Robin", and the clap-along ditties Johnny Otis's "Willie and the Hand Jive," Shirley Ellis's "Name Game".
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/30/1996
  • Label: Music Little People
  • UPC: 093624258124
  • Catalog Number: 42581

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley (2:11)
  2. 2 Charlie Brown - The Coasters (2:20)
  3. 3 Splish Splash - Bobby Darin (2:07)
  4. 4 Willie & the Hand Jive - Johnny Otis (2:36)
  5. 5 Lollipop - The Chordettes (2:11)
  6. 6 Rockin' Robin - Bobby Day (2:35)
  7. 7 Alley Oop - The Hollywood Argyles (2:44)
  8. 8 Yakety Yak - The Coasters (1:51)
  9. 9 The Name Game - Shirley Ellis (3:01)
  10. 10 Purple People Eater - Sheb Wooley (2:14)
  11. 11 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor on the Bedpost Overnight - Lonnie Donegan (2:30)
  12. 12 Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett (3:11)
  13. 13 Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford (2:38)
  14. 14 Get a Job - The Silhouettes (2:44)
  15. 15 La Bamba - Ritchie Valens (2:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bobby "Boris" Pickett Track Performer
Sheb Wooley Track Performer
Johnny Otis Track Performer
The Coasters Track Performer
Bobby Darin Track Performer
Bobby Day Track Performer
Bill Haley Track Performer
Lonnie Donegan Track Performer
The Chordettes Track Performer
Frankie Ford Track Performer
Shirley Ellis Track Performer
The Silhouettes Track Performer
The Hollywood Argyles Track Performer
Ritchie Valens Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bobby Darin Composer
Marty Bloom Composer
Warren Dennis Mastering
Leib Ostrow Executive Producer
Huey "Piano" Smith Composer
Jimmy Thomas Composer
Warren Dennis Khan Producer, Mastering, Production Mastering
Kevin Bundy Liner Notes
Amy Uyecki Artwork, Illustrations
Ernest Breur Composer
Billy Rose Composer
Jean Murray Composer
Murray "The K" Kaufman Composer
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