Teen Beat, Vol. 2

Teen Beat, Vol. 2

     
 

This digs way deeper into the cobwebs of history than the first volume of the series. Although a few of these were big hits, over half of the 30 tracks didn't even make it into the Top 100. That doesn't mean they should be dismissed. But in the case of these selections at least, they're simply not nearly as memorable as the best early rock & roll instrumentals,… See more details below

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This digs way deeper into the cobwebs of history than the first volume of the series. Although a few of these were big hits, over half of the 30 tracks didn't even make it into the Top 100. That doesn't mean they should be dismissed. But in the case of these selections at least, they're simply not nearly as memorable as the best early rock & roll instrumentals, whether hits or flops. There are some nifty highlights, like two raw, bluesy '61 cuts by a young Roy Buchanan, uncommonly rocking items by Chet Atkins, and the early Danelectro bass workout by the Fireballs ("Carioca"). But a lot of these are standard-issue three-chord instrumentals by no-names like the Atmospheres, or forgettable flop followups by one-hit wonders like Dave Cortez, Floyd Cramer, and the Champs. The energy level is always high, but that in itself isn't a high recommendation, although devotees of instrumental rock will certainly find a lot of cuts here that are hard to locate on CD.

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Product Details

Release Date:
09/13/1994
Label:
Ace Records Uk
UPC:
0029667152228
catalogNumber:
522
Rank:
111139

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Tracks

  1. Califf Boogie  -  Teen Beats
  2. El Rancho Rock  -  Champs
  3. Mathilda  -  String-A-Longs
  4. Flip Flop and Bop  - Floyd Cramer
  5. Mule Train Stomp  - Roy Buchanan
  6. Manhattan Spiritual  -  Reg Owen Orchestra
  7. Wiggle Wobble  -  Cooper & the Soul Rockers
  8. Ramrod  -  Duane Eddy & The Rebels
  9. Boo Boo Stick Beat  - Chet Atkins
  10. The Fickle Chicken  -  Atmospheres
  11. Cerveza  - Boots Brown
  12. Wild Twist  -  Roller Coasters
  13. The Blue Eagle, Pt. 1  -  Jimmy Rivers Combo
  14. Big Jump  - Sandy Nelson
  15. Patricia  -  Pérez Prado Orchestra
  16. Teensville  - Chet Atkins
  17. Mardi Gras (The Blues)  - Dave "Baby" Cortez
  18. Carioca  -  Fireballs
  19. Rebel Rouser  -  Duane Eddy & The Rebels
  20. Cast Your Fate to the Wind  -  Vince Guaraldi Trio
  21. Machine Gun  -  Rip Tides
  22. Power Shift  - Gary Usher
  23. Kabalo  -  Atmospheres
  24. The Hucklebuck Twist  -  Ernie Fields & His Orchestra
  25. Guitar Rhumbo  - Guitar Gable
  26. Pretty Please  - Roy Buchanan
  27. Apple Knocker  -  B. Bumble & the Stingers
  28. Doin' the Horse  - Skippy Brooks
  29. Soul Twist  - King Curtis
  30. Dish Rag, Pt. 1  -  Nat Kendrick & The Swans

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Chet Atkins   Track Performer
Floyd Cramer   Track Performer
Roy Buchanan   Track Performer
Sandy Nelson   Track Performer
Dave "Baby" Cortez   Track Performer
Skippy Brooks   Track Performer
Gary Usher   Track Performer
Pérez Prado Orchestra   Track Performer
Duane Eddy & The Rebels   Track Performer
Atmospheres   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Duane Eddy   Composer
Casey   Composer
Art Pepper   Composer
Andy Gibson   Composer
Boots Brown   Composer
Lee Hazlewood   Composer
J. Bird   Arranger
Buddy Harman   Composer
Ben Raleigh   Composer
Curtis Ousley   Composer
Roy Alfred   Composer
Casey   Composer
Silvano Ramos   Composer
Perez Prado & His Orchestra   Composer
Ramos   Composer

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