Portrait of a Legend

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Fine-looking and fine-sounding collection of unreleased stereo versions and alternate takes, this is nonetheless unnecessary for all but Cochran completists. In the spirit of numerous Beatles bootlegs though this LP is quite official, these are in the main studio recordings with small sometimes minute differences in the mixing, or stereo versions which are not easy to come by on official releases, although mono versions of the exact same takes are plentiful. There are plenty of fine songs here "Weekend," "Summertime Blues," "C'mon Everybody," "Three Steps to Heaven", but they're better heard both in their more common versions, and in the context of a coherent ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Fine-looking and fine-sounding collection of unreleased stereo versions and alternate takes, this is nonetheless unnecessary for all but Cochran completists. In the spirit of numerous Beatles bootlegs though this LP is quite official, these are in the main studio recordings with small sometimes minute differences in the mixing, or stereo versions which are not easy to come by on official releases, although mono versions of the exact same takes are plentiful. There are plenty of fine songs here "Weekend," "Summertime Blues," "C'mon Everybody," "Three Steps to Heaven", but they're better heard both in their more common versions, and in the context of a coherent anthology. And if you need to settle for just one version of "Summertime Blues" or "C'mon Everybody," why spring for the "Summertime Blues" without the echoed vocal, or "C'mon Everybody" missing a guitar overdub?
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/6/2005
  • Label: Rockstar
  • EAN: 5017932000263
  • Catalog Number: 26

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Pretty Girl (1:52)
  2. 2 Weekend (1:53)
  3. 3 Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie (2:22)
  4. 4 Ah, Pretty Girl (2:16)
  5. 5 I've Waited So Long (2:42)
  6. 6 Hallelujah! I Love Her So (2:21)
  7. 7 Little Angel (1:57)
  8. 8 Pretty Girl (1:57)
  9. 9 Cherished Memories (2:09)
  10. 10 Three Steps to Heaven (2:31)
  11. 11 Cut Across Shorty (2:16)
  12. 12 Cherished Memories (2:00)
  13. 13 Jam Sand-Witch (2:32)
  14. 14 I Almost Lost My Mind (2:33)
  15. 15 That's My Desire (2:10)
  16. 16 Skinny Jim (2:12)
  17. 17 Lonely (2:09)
  18. 18 Summertime Blues (2:03)
  19. 19 Love Again (2:17)
  20. 20 Think of Me (1:54)
  21. 21 Somethin' Else (2:11)
  22. 22 Boll Wevil Song (2:09)
  23. 23 Cut Across Shorty (1:56)
  24. 24 Teenage Heaven (2:16)
  25. 25 My Way (2:16)
  26. 26 My Way (2:25)
  27. 27 Hallelujah! I Love Her So (2:21)
  28. 28 C'mon Everybody (2:05)
  29. 29 Nervous Breakdown (2:21)
  30. 30 Blue Suede Shoes (1:53)
  31. 31 Long Tall Sally (1:47)
  32. 32 Teenage Cutie (4:25)
  33. 33 Cotton Picker (2:14)
  34. 34 Rock & Roll Blues (2:23)
  35. 35 Pretty Girl (1:47)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eddie Cochran Primary Artist, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Vocals
Technical Credits
Eddie Cochran Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
Jerry Capehart Composer
Bill Post Composer
Doree Post Composer
M. Roccuzzo Composer
Sharon Sheeley Composer
Adam Skeaping Mastering
Wayne Walker Composer
Marijohn Wilkin Composer
Stefan Suchomski Artwork
Carroll Loveday Composer
Stuart Colman Liner Notes
Traditional Composer
Helmy Kressa Composer
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