History of Rock, Vol. 1 [Collectables 2002]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Collectables' ten-volume History of Rock series doesn't have the decades-spanning scope that the title implies; instead, it pretty much stops at the mid-'60s and covers rock's early years, with a few inclusions from the latter half of the '60s. While each disc contains 14 songs that are smartly chosen, it's the type of series that only truly appeals to two kinds of people: those who are looking to own these songs on CD for the first time, and the unfamiliar who want a decent introduction to the era. Highlights on the first volume include Bobby Day's "Rockin' Robin," Frankie Avalon's "Venus," Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs' "Stay," The El Dorados' "At My Front Door ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Collectables' ten-volume History of Rock series doesn't have the decades-spanning scope that the title implies; instead, it pretty much stops at the mid-'60s and covers rock's early years, with a few inclusions from the latter half of the '60s. While each disc contains 14 songs that are smartly chosen, it's the type of series that only truly appeals to two kinds of people: those who are looking to own these songs on CD for the first time, and the unfamiliar who want a decent introduction to the era. Highlights on the first volume include Bobby Day's "Rockin' Robin," Frankie Avalon's "Venus," Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs' "Stay," The El Dorados' "At My Front Door Crazy Little Mama," and the Casinos' "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2002
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431506127
  • Catalog Number: 5061
  • Sales rank: 215,893

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Rockin' Robin - Bobby Day (2:36)
  2. 2 The Cheater (2:42)
  3. 3 At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama) - The El Dorados (2:39)
  4. 4 Venus (2:24)
  5. 5 Little Bit o' Soul (2:23)
  6. 6 Surfin' Bird (2:24)
  7. 7 Hitchin' a Ride (2:44)
  8. 8 Sweet Talkin' Guy - The Chiffons (2:29)
  9. 9 The Letter (1:59)
  10. 10 Stay in My Corner (6:11)
  11. 11 'Til - The Angels (2:30)
  12. 12 Let It Be Me - Betty Everett (2:52)
  13. 13 Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye - The Casinos (3:11)
  14. 14 Stay (1:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Etta James Track Performer
The Angels Track Performer
Chuck Berry Track Performer
Freddy Cannon Track Performer
Bobby Day Track Performer
The Trashmen Track Performer
The Casinos Track Performer
The Moonglows Track Performer
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Track Performer
Music Explosion Track Performer
Bob Kuban & the In-Men Track Performer
Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs Track Performer
Technical Credits
Maurice Williams Composer
Gilbert Bécaud Composer
Peter Callander Composer
Manny Curtis Composer
Pierre Delanoé Composer
John D. Loudermilk Composer
Leon René Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Jimmy Thomas Composer
Carl White Composer
Al Frazier Composer
Sonny Harris Composer
Carter-Lewis Composer
Robert Schwartz Composer
Ed Marshall Composer
Wayne Carson Thompson Composer
John Carter Composer
John Shakespeare Composer
Doug Morris Composer
Charles Danvers Composer
Turner Wilson Composer
Mitch Murray Composer
Al Fichera Liner Notes
Eliot Greenberg Composer
Kenneth Lewis Composer
John Earl Harris Composer
Charles Barris Composer
Barbara J. Baer Composer
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