American Graffiti Highlights: 25th Anniversary Edition

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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
In 1998, the original two-album set gets reduced to a single compact-disc selection to coincide with the 25th anniversary re-release of the original motion picture American Graffiti -- hence this best-of compilation, a curious release in and of itself. Still utilizing voice-overs from the late disc jockey Wolfman Jack, who had a memorable cameo in the movie, American Graffiti Highlights: 25th Anniversary Edition pares the original two-disc set down to highlights from Chuck Berry "Johnny B. Goode," "Almost Grown", Buddy Holly "That'll Be the Day," "Maybe Baby", the Platters "Only You," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", great rocking one-shots from Fats Domino, Del Shannon, Johnny ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
In 1998, the original two-album set gets reduced to a single compact-disc selection to coincide with the 25th anniversary re-release of the original motion picture American Graffiti -- hence this best-of compilation, a curious release in and of itself. Still utilizing voice-overs from the late disc jockey Wolfman Jack, who had a memorable cameo in the movie, American Graffiti Highlights: 25th Anniversary Edition pares the original two-disc set down to highlights from Chuck Berry "Johnny B. Goode," "Almost Grown", Buddy Holly "That'll Be the Day," "Maybe Baby", the Platters "Only You," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", great rocking one-shots from Fats Domino, Del Shannon, Johnny Burnette, Bill Haley, and the Beach Boys, and plenty of great doo wop from the Spaniels, the Skyliners, the Clovers, Dell Vikings, the Five Satins, the Flamingos, the Regents, and the Diamonds. Even in this truncated 20-track form, this is still one great little oldies compilation to add to the collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/8/1998
  • Label: Mca
  • UPC: 008811187125
  • Catalog Number: 11871
  • Sales rank: 29,129

Album Credits

Performance Credits
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Chuck Berry Track Performer
The Clovers Track Performer
The Del Vikings Track Performer
The Diamonds Track Performer
Buddy Holly Track Performer
The Platters Track Performer
Del Shannon Track Performer
The Regents Track Performer
The Skyliners Track Performer
Wolfman Jack Vocals
The Spaniels Track Performer
The Five Satins Track Performer
Johnny Burnette Track Performer
Fats Domino Track Performer
The Flamingos Track Performer
Bill Haley & His Comets Track Performer
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers Track Performer
Technical Credits
Buddy Holly Composer
Norman Petty Composer
Dan Hersch Remastering
Bill Inglot Remastering
Lewis A. Martineé Composer
Richard M. Sherman Composer
Joe Rock Composer
Stuart Wiener Composer
Williams Composer
Lennie Martin Composer
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