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Sun 60th Anniversary

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Curb's celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the legendary Sun studios with this double-disc set that just happens to contain 60 highlights. That's one for every year since Sun's 1952 inception and it gives the compilers lots of room to serve up the standards from Elvis, Jerry Lee, Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Jackie Brenston, Howlin' Wolf, and Rufus Thomas, finding space for sides by Billy Lee Riley, Warren Smith, Sonny Burgess, Jack Clement, Carl Mann, and Charlie Rich. There's perhaps too much Johnny Cash here -- over a sixth of the set is devoted to him -- and while these cuts are here instead of better sides by lesser-known names, nothing here is bad and, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Curb's celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the legendary Sun studios with this double-disc set that just happens to contain 60 highlights. That's one for every year since Sun's 1952 inception and it gives the compilers lots of room to serve up the standards from Elvis, Jerry Lee, Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Jackie Brenston, Howlin' Wolf, and Rufus Thomas, finding space for sides by Billy Lee Riley, Warren Smith, Sonny Burgess, Jack Clement, Carl Mann, and Charlie Rich. There's perhaps too much Johnny Cash here -- over a sixth of the set is devoted to him -- and while these cuts are here instead of better sides by lesser-known names, nothing here is bad and, for the price, this offers a lot of bang for the buck and illustrates why Sun remains legendary 60 years after its first release.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/10/2012
  • Label: Curb Records
  • UPC: 715187925922
  • Catalog Number: 79259
  • Sales rank: 52,637

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 B.B. Blues - B.B. King (2:30)
  2. 2 Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats (2:48)
  3. 3 How Many More Years - Howlin' Wolf (2:49)
  4. 4 Boogie In the Park - Joe Hill Louis (2:47)
  5. 5 Drivin' Slow - Johnny London (3:01)
  6. 6 Bear Cat - Rufus Thomas Jr. (2:51)
  7. 7 Just Walking In the Rain - The Prisonaires (2:48)
  8. 8 My Happiness - Elvis Presley (2:32)
  9. 9 That's When Your Heartaches Begin - Elvis Presley (2:46)
  10. 10 Tiger Man (King of the Jungle) - Rufus Thomas Jr. (2:48)
  11. 11 Mystery Train - Little Junior's Blue Flames (2:23)
  12. 12 Somebody Told Me - Little Milton (2:19)
  13. 13 My Kind of Carrying On - Doug Poindester (1:59)
  14. 14 Cotton Crop Blues - James Cotton (3:01)
  15. 15 That's All Right - Scotty & Bill (1:57)
  16. 16 Red Hot - Billy "The Kid" Emerson (2:25)
  17. 17 Cry Cry Cry - Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two (2:28)
  18. 18 Mystery Train - Scotty & Bill (2:29)
  19. 19 I Forgot To Remember To Forget - Scotty & Bill (2:30)
  20. 20 Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two (2:49)
  21. 21 Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins (2:15)
  22. 22 Red Headed Woman - Sonny Burgess (2:06)
  23. 23 Rock N Roll Ruby - Warren Smith (2:53)
  24. 24 I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two (2:44)
  25. 25 Ooby Dooby - Roy Orbison & Teen Kings (2:13)
  26. 26 Boppin' the Blues - Carl Perkins (2:48)
  27. 27 Ubangi Stomp - Warren Smith (2:00)
  28. 28 Shoobie Oobie - Roscoe Gordon (2:55)
  29. 29 Crazy Arms - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:44)
  30. 30 I Shall Not Be Moved - The Million Dollar Quartet (3:51)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Crazy Dreams - Harold Jenkins (2:42)
  2. 2 Just In Time - Harold Jenkins (2:45)
  3. 3 Flying Saucer Rock and Roll - Billy Lee Riley & His Little Green Men (2:02)
  4. 4 Your True Love - Carl Perkins (2:44)
  5. 5 Next In Line - Johnny Cash (2:46)
  6. 6 Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:51)
  7. 7 Rock Boppin' Baby - Edwin Bruce (2:17)
  8. 8 Home of the Blues - Johnny Cash (2:38)
  9. 9 Good Lovin' - Dickey Lee & the Collegiates (2:54)
  10. 10 Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano (1:51)
  11. 11 You Win Again - Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano (2:57)
  12. 12 Ballad of a Teenage Queen - Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two (2:14)
  13. 13 Big River - Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two (2:35)
  14. 14 Breathless - Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano (2:41)
  15. 15 Ten Years - Jack Clement (2:19)
  16. 16 Guess Things Happen That Way - Johnny Cash (1:48)
  17. 17 High School Confidential - Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano (2:30)
  18. 18 Drinkin' Wine - Gene Simmons (2:40)
  19. 19 The Ways of a Woman In Love - Johnny Cash (2:13)
  20. 20 You're the Nearest Thing To Heaven - Johnny Cash (2:39)
  21. 21 It's Just About Time - Johnny Cash (2:08)
  22. 22 Claudette - Roy Orbison (1:54)
  23. 23 Thanks a Lot - Johnny Cash (2:36)
  24. 24 What'd I Say - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:26)
  25. 25 Cold Cold Heart - Jerry Lee Lewis (3:05)
  26. 26 Big Dream - Rayburn Anthony (2:14)
  27. 27 Uncle Jonas - Harold Dorman (1:44)
  28. 28 Raunchy - Bill Justis & His Orchestra (2:25)
  29. 29 Mona Lisa - Carl Mann (2:28)
  30. 30 Lonely Weekends - Charlie Rich (2:07)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
James Cotton Composer
Johnny Cash Composer
Charlie Rich Composer
Maxine Brown Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Charlie Feathers Composer
Rosco Gordon Composer
Jerry Lee Lewis Composer
Roy Orbison Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Otis Blackwell Composer
Jackie Brenston Composer
Jack Clement Composer
Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup Composer
Mike Curb Liner Notes
Ray Evans Composer
Jack Hammer Composer
B.B. King Composer
Leroy Kirkland Composer
Jay Livingston Composer
Ralph Mooney Composer
Sam Phillips Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Hank Williams Composer
Danny Taylor Composer
Doug Poindexter Composer
Harold Jenkins Composer
Bonnie Brown Composer
Joe Josea Composer
Fred Fisher Composer
Chuck Seals Composer
Johnny London Composer
Jim Atkins Composer
Tony Austin Composer
Borney Bergantine Composer
Don Cusic Liner Notes
Harold Kenneth Dorman Composer
John R. Cash Composer
Traditional Composer
Ron Hargrave Composer
William Raskin Composer
Hoyt Johnson Composer
Winfield Scot "Scotty" Moore Composer
Howard Griffin Composer
Sidney Manker Composer
James Campbell Composer
William H. Harris Composer
Stanley Kesler Composer
Jesmet Composer
Sam C. Phillips Composer
William E. Justis Jr. Composer
Herman Parker Jr. Composer
William R. Emerson Composer
William Hill Composer
Albert Burgess Composer
David Curlee Williams Composer
Wayde Lee Moore Composer
Joe Hill Lewis Composer
Chester Burnett Composer
John Henry Bragg Composer
Jim Edward Brown Composer
Robert S. Riley Composer
Harold Ray Scott Composer
Betty Blasco Composer
E. William Bruce Jr. Composer
Richard a. Penner Composer
John a. Singleton Executive Producer
Eugene Simmons Composer
Charles Underwoood Composer
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