Sun Records: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Sun Records: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 1 is yet another reissue containing classic late-'50s material from Sun Records. These 25 tracks have been reissued numerous times throughout the years, making them easily obtainable and, in the case of this Collectables disc, affordable. Assembled are the tried and true original versions of "Whole Lot of Shaking Goin On" Jerry Lee Lewis, "I Walk the Line" Johnny Cash, "Honey Don't" Carl Perkins, and "Red Hot" Billy Lee Riley. Similar high-quality material is also included from Sonny Burgess, Roy Orbison, Rufus Thomas, and Charlie Rich. This is essential material for newcomers to classic rockabilly; however, there isn't anything here the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Sun Records: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 1 is yet another reissue containing classic late-'50s material from Sun Records. These 25 tracks have been reissued numerous times throughout the years, making them easily obtainable and, in the case of this Collectables disc, affordable. Assembled are the tried and true original versions of "Whole Lot of Shaking Goin On" Jerry Lee Lewis, "I Walk the Line" Johnny Cash, "Honey Don't" Carl Perkins, and "Red Hot" Billy Lee Riley. Similar high-quality material is also included from Sonny Burgess, Roy Orbison, Rufus Thomas, and Charlie Rich. This is essential material for newcomers to classic rockabilly; however, there isn't anything here the dedicated fan of early rock & roll doesn't already own.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/16/2001
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431649220
  • Catalog Number: 6492
  • Sales rank: 339,036

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:51)
  2. 2 I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash (2:45)
  3. 3 Matchbox - Carl Perkins (2:09)
  4. 4 Lonely Weekends - Charlie Rich (2:08)
  5. 5 Ballad of a Teenage Queen - Johnny Cash (2:12)
  6. 6 Mystery Train - Little Junior's Blue Flames (2:26)
  7. 7 Honey Don't - Carl Perkins (2:49)
  8. 8 High School Confidential - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:27)
  9. 9 Mona Lisa - Carl Mann (2:29)
  10. 10 Red Headed Woman - Sonny Burgess (2:09)
  11. 11 College Man - Bill Justis (2:30)
  12. 12 Roll over Beethoven - Carl Perkins (2:51)
  13. 13 Unchained Melody - Charlie Rich (2:23)
  14. 14 Red Hot - Billy "The Kid" Emerson (2:27)
  15. 15 Go! Go! Go! - Roy Orbison (2:08)
  16. 16 Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash (2:49)
  17. 17 What'd I Say - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:28)
  18. 18 Flyin' Saucers Rock & Roll - Billy Lee Riley (2:03)
  19. 19 Just Walkin' in the Rain - The Prisonaires (2:44)
  20. 20 Bear Cat (The Answer to Hound Dog) - Rufus Thomas (2:51)
  21. 21 Jailhouse Rock - Jerry Lee Lewis (1:58)
  22. 22 Sweet and Easy to Love - Roy Orbison (2:12)
  23. 23 My Bucket's Got a Hole in It - Sonny Burgess (2:18)
  24. 24 Hey Porter - Johnny Cash (2:16)
  25. 25 Break Up - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Cash Track Performer
Charlie Rich Track Performer
Sonny Burgess Track Performer
Jerry Lee Lewis Track Performer
Roy Orbison Track Performer
Rufus Thomas Track Performer
Bill Justis Track Performer
Carl Mann Track Performer
The Prisonaires Track Performer
Billy Lee Riley Track Performer
Billy "The Kid" Emerson Track Performer
Technical Credits
Charlie Rich Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Sonny Burgess Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Jerry Lee Lewis Composer
Roy Orbison Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Louis Armstrong Composer
Jack Clement Composer
Sunny David Composer
Velma Middleton Composer
Alex North Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Clarence Williams Composer
Hy Zaret Composer
Billy Pat Ellis Composer
Dave Williams Composer
Sam Phillips Composer
Ron Hargrave Composer
Al Fichera Liner Notes
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