I Love Rock & Roll: Hits of the '50s

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
I Love Rock & Roll: Hits of the '50s is an excellent mid-line collection that contains 20 hits. Although the packaging is a little skimpy, all of the recordings are the original hit versions, which makes the compilation an excellent choice for casual listeners and the budget-minded. Among the highlights on Hits of the '50s are Jerry Lee Lewis' "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode," Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti," Carl Perkins' "Blue Suede Shoes," Eddie Cochran's "Summertime Blues," Wilbert Harrison's "Kansas City," Bobby Day's "Rockin' Robin," the Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love," Gene Vincent's "Be-Bop-A-Lula," the Clovers' "Love ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
I Love Rock & Roll: Hits of the '50s is an excellent mid-line collection that contains 20 hits. Although the packaging is a little skimpy, all of the recordings are the original hit versions, which makes the compilation an excellent choice for casual listeners and the budget-minded. Among the highlights on Hits of the '50s are Jerry Lee Lewis' "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode," Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti," Carl Perkins' "Blue Suede Shoes," Eddie Cochran's "Summertime Blues," Wilbert Harrison's "Kansas City," Bobby Day's "Rockin' Robin," the Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love," Gene Vincent's "Be-Bop-A-Lula," the Clovers' "Love Potion No. 9" and Link Wray's "Rumble."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/24/1996
  • Label: Priority Records
  • UPC: 049925095029
  • Catalog Number: 50950
  • Sales rank: 102,650

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (2:54)
  2. 2 Johnny B. Goode (2:38)
  3. 3 Tutti Frutti (2:26)
  4. 4 Blue Suede Shoes (2:18)
  5. 5 R-O-C-K (2:23)
  6. 6 Summertime Blues (1:58)
  7. 7 Guitar Boogie Shuffle - The Virtues (2:39)
  8. 8 Chantilly Lace (2:24)
  9. 9 Kansas City (2:29)
  10. 10 Rockin' Robin (2:36)
  11. 11 Bye Bye Love (2:21)
  12. 12 La Bamba (2:09)
  13. 13 Be-Bop-A-Lula (2:37)
  14. 14 Venus (2:24)
  15. 15 Everyday (2:10)
  16. 16 Come Go with Me - The Del Vikings (2:42)
  17. 17 Oh! Carol (2:19)
  18. 18 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2:40)
  19. 19 Love Potion No. 9 (1:54)
  20. 20 Rumble - Link Wray (2:25)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Neil Sedaka Track Performer
Chuck Berry Track Performer
The Big Bopper Track Performer
The Clovers Track Performer
Eddie Cochran Track Performer
Bobby Day Track Performer
The Del Vikings Track Performer
The Everly Brothers Track Performer
Bill Haley Track Performer
Buddy Holly Track Performer
Jerry Lee Lewis Track Performer
Little Richard Track Performer
Carl Perkins Track Performer
The Platters Track Performer
Gene Vincent Track Performer
Wilbert Harrison Track Performer
Frankie Avalon Track Performer
The Virtues Track Performer
Ritchie Valens Track Performer
Link Wray & His Wraymen Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bill Haley Composer
Buddy Holly Composer
Billy Idol Composer
Gene Vincent Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Norman Petty Composer
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Sunny David Composer
Lewis A. Martineé Composer
Jimmy Thomas Composer
Robbie Van Leeuwen Composer
Michael Wilson Executive Producer
Mark Younger-Smith Composer
Rusty Keefer Composer
Dave Williams Composer
Tex Davis Composer
Luis Martínez Serrano Composer
Traditional Composer
David "Curly" Williams Composer
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