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Charlie Rocks

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Charlie Rich did so many things so well that it can be easy to overlook what a terrific rock & roller he was. Bear Family rectifies that wrong with their Charlie Rocks compilation, rounding up 31 of the best rockers he cut for Sun, Smash, and RCA during the '50s and '60s. A lot of his signature tunes are here -- including "Big Boss Man," "Mohair Sam," "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water," "Break Up," and two takes of "Lonely Weekends," all sequenced roughly chronologically -- but this shouldn't be seen as a hits collection; but rather a way to hear some of Rich's music that may have been unfairly overlooked even by some dedicated fans. As useful as this is in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Charlie Rich did so many things so well that it can be easy to overlook what a terrific rock & roller he was. Bear Family rectifies that wrong with their Charlie Rocks compilation, rounding up 31 of the best rockers he cut for Sun, Smash, and RCA during the '50s and '60s. A lot of his signature tunes are here -- including "Big Boss Man," "Mohair Sam," "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water," "Break Up," and two takes of "Lonely Weekends," all sequenced roughly chronologically -- but this shouldn't be seen as a hits collection; but rather a way to hear some of Rich's music that may have been unfairly overlooked even by some dedicated fans. As useful as this is in gaining further appreciation for Rich, what really is important about Rocks is that the whole thing is just a flat-out party, rocking from beginning to end.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/14/2009
  • Label: Bear Family
  • UPC: 790051651329
  • Catalog Number: 16513
  • Sales rank: 279,099

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Whirlwind (2:09)
  2. 2 Everything I Do Is Wrong (2:16)
  3. 3 Philadelphia Baby (2:02)
  4. 4 Big Man (2:44)
  5. 5 Rebound (2:31)
  6. 6 That's Rich (1:54)
  7. 7 Lonely Weekends (2:08)
  8. 8 Break Up (2:33)
  9. 9 Midnite Blues (2:55)
  10. 10 Little Woman Friend of Mine (2:31)
  11. 11 Goodbye Mary Ann (3:38)
  12. 12 You Made a Hit (1:56)
  13. 13 Red Man - Bobby Sheridan (2:16)
  14. 14 Donna Lee (1:51)
  15. 15 Popcorn Polly (2:28)
  16. 16 Gentle as a Lamb (2:47)
  17. 17 Charlie's Boogie (1:29)
  18. 18 Stop Thief (2:08)
  19. 19 Right Behind You Baby (1:58)
  20. 20 Lonely Weekends (2:08)
  21. 21 Yes Ma'am (2:20)
  22. 22 Big Man (3:31)
  23. 23 Big Boss Man (2:37)
  24. 24 The Ways of a Woman in Love (2:36)
  25. 25 Mohair Sam (2:09)
  26. 26 I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water (2:41)
  27. 27 Just a Little Bit of Time (2:05)
  28. 28 It Ain't Gonna Be That Way (2:16)
  29. 29 That's My Way (2:34)
  30. 30 Just a Little Bit of You (2:33)
  31. 31 So Long (2:42)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Rich Primary Artist, Piano, Leader, Vocals
Ray Stevens Leader
Scotty Moore Guitar
Anita Kerr Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Will Ackerman Organ
Brenton Banks Violin
George Binkley III Viola
Floyd Chance Bass
Ray Edenton Guitar
Fred Ford Tenor Saxophone
Solie Fott Violin
Buddy Harman Drums
Hoyt Hawkins Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Lillian Hunt Violin
Roland Janes Guitar
Wayne Moss Guitar
Floyd Newman Saxophone
Billy Lee Riley Bass
Henry Strzelecki Bass
Brad Suggs Guitar
J.M. Van Eaton Drums
Cecil Brower Violin
Dorothy Ann Dillard Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Hugh Gordon Stoker Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Martin Willis Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Kelton Herston Guitar
Ray C. Walker Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Charles McCoy Guitar, Harmonica
Neal Matthews Jr. Vocals, Choir, Chorus
John W. Greubel Drums
James Wilkerson Drums
Alex Jackson Drums
Robert "Shue" McGhee Bass
William E. Justis Vibes
Sidney Maker Guitar
Cecil Lee Tanner Violin
Technical Credits
Chet Atkins Producer
Charlie Rich Composer, Producer
Bill Justis Composer, Producer
Scotty Moore Producer
Jack Clement Producer
Colin Escott Illustrations
Dallas Frazier Composer
Jerry Kennedy Producer
Sam Phillips Producer
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Dale Fox Composer
Andreas Merck Photo Scanning
Marcus Heumann Mastering
Hank Davis Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Illustrations, Tape Research, Biographical Information
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