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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
The concept driving this 26-cut compilation is to take the B-sides of 26 early rock and roll hits from the 1950s and early ''60s. Some good songs were placed on these flipsides, and some of the ones anthologized here Larry Williams'' "Slow Down," Jack Scott''s rockabilly stormer "Leroy," the Everlys'' "I Wonder If I Care As Much," Bobby Day''s "Over and Over" made a deservedly substantial impact in their own right. But there''s a reason that most B-sides are B-sides; little here stands up to the well-known hits on the top, or is even worthy of belated recognition by collectors. In fact, most of this is formulaic if spirited early rock & roll, and the random ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
The concept driving this 26-cut compilation is to take the B-sides of 26 early rock and roll hits from the 1950s and early ''60s. Some good songs were placed on these flipsides, and some of the ones anthologized here Larry Williams'' "Slow Down," Jack Scott''s rockabilly stormer "Leroy," the Everlys'' "I Wonder If I Care As Much," Bobby Day''s "Over and Over" made a deservedly substantial impact in their own right. But there''s a reason that most B-sides are B-sides; little here stands up to the well-known hits on the top, or is even worthy of belated recognition by collectors. In fact, most of this is formulaic if spirited early rock & roll, and the random mix-and-match of rockabilly, doo-wop, instrumentals, and R&B by Little Richard, Link Wray, the Skyliners, and a bunch of one-shots makes for jumpy listening.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/1994
  • Label: Ace Records Uk
  • UPC: 029667144421
  • Catalog Number: 444
  • Sales rank: 137,915

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Slow Down - Larry Williams (2:46)
  2. 2 Give Me Love - Rosie & the Originals (3:02)
  3. 3 Leroy - Jack Scott (2:10)
  4. 4 I Wonder If I Care As Much - The Everly Brothers (2:14)
  5. 5 Sweetheart Plase Don't Go - The Gladiolas (2:13)
  6. 6 Miss Ann - Little Richard (2:18)
  7. 7 Crazy - Hollywood Flames (1:56)
  8. 8 Train to Nowhere - The Champs (2:17)
  9. 9 My Little Girl - The Crescendos (2:15)
  10. 10 What'cha Gonna Do? - Kuf-Linx (2:07)
  11. 11 Did You Cry - Dicky Doo & the Don'ts (2:24)
  12. 12 Can It Be - The Titans (1:55)
  13. 13 The Swag - Link Wray (2:23)
  14. 14 She's the One for Me - The Aquatones (2:21)
  15. 15 Flippin' - Rene Hall (2:33)
  16. 16 Gotta Getta Date - Jan & Arnie (2:29)
  17. 17 Over and Over - Bobby Day (2:20)
  18. 18 One Night, One Night - The Skyliners (1:56)
  19. 19 Beside You - The Crests (2:29)
  20. 20 Crazy Baby - The Rockin' R's (2:35)
  21. 21 Rock & Roll Cha Cha - The Eternals (2:30)
  22. 22 Love Me As I Love You - Dave "Baby" Cortez (2:46)
  23. 23 Taking Care of Business - Titus Turner (2:09)
  24. 24 Last Night I Dreamed - The Fiestas (2:10)
  25. 25 Sweet Think - Billy Bland (2:01)
  26. 26 My Babe - Ron Holden (2:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Crests Track Performer
Bobby Day Track Performer
The Everly Brothers Track Performer
Little Richard Track Performer
Jack Scott Track Performer
Titus Turner Track Performer
Larry Williams Track Performer
The Aquatones Track Performer
The Champs Track Performer
Dave "Baby" Cortez Track Performer
The Skyliners Track Performer
Billy Bland Track Performer
The Fiestas Track Performer
Rosie & the Originals Track Performer
Rene Hall Track Performer
Ron Holden Track Performer
Jan & Arnie Track Performer
Kuf-Linx Track Performer
Link Wray & His Wraymen Track Performer
Technical Credits
Don Everly Composer
Phil Everly Composer
Jon Broven Composer
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