The Cruisin' Story 1955-1960

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Early rock & roll was in love with motion, cars, Saturday nights, dancing, and, of course, young love, and as a genre, initially embraced by teens, it gradually took over and reshaped pop radio between 1955 and 1960, the period covered by this generous three-disc, 75-track collection. Every track here is a classic of the time period, but some of the clear highlights include the Penguins' "Earth Angel," Chuck Berry's "Maybelline," Fats Domino's "Ain't That a Shame," Frankie Lymon's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," Little Willie John's "Fever," Buddy Holly's "That'll Be the Day," Duane Eddy's "Rebel Rouser," Roy Orbison's "Only the Lonely," and the Ventures' "Walk Don't ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Early rock & roll was in love with motion, cars, Saturday nights, dancing, and, of course, young love, and as a genre, initially embraced by teens, it gradually took over and reshaped pop radio between 1955 and 1960, the period covered by this generous three-disc, 75-track collection. Every track here is a classic of the time period, but some of the clear highlights include the Penguins' "Earth Angel," Chuck Berry's "Maybelline," Fats Domino's "Ain't That a Shame," Frankie Lymon's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," Little Willie John's "Fever," Buddy Holly's "That'll Be the Day," Duane Eddy's "Rebel Rouser," Roy Orbison's "Only the Lonely," and the Ventures' "Walk Don't Run," among many other timeless gems. It's a fun collection, it's history, and, oh yeah, you can dance to it.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/9/2011
  • Label: Not Now Uk
  • EAN: 5060143490545
  • Catalog Number: 4349054
  • Sales rank: 55,677

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sincerely - The Moonglows (3:13)
  2. 2 My Babe - Little Walter (2:41)
  3. 3 Earth Angel - The Penguins (2:56)
  4. 4 Maybelline - Chuck Berry (2:21)
  5. 5 Only You - The Platters (2:37)
  6. 6 Ain't That a Shame - Fats Domino (2:27)
  7. 7 Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley (2:29)
  8. 8 Pledging My Love - Johnny Ace (2:26)
  9. 9 Mystery Train - Elvis Presley (2:26)
  10. 10 See You Later Alligator - Bill Haley (2:46)
  11. 11 Flip Flop and Fly - Big Joe Turner (2:47)
  12. 12 Blue Velvet - The Clovers (2:36)
  13. 13 Seventeen - Boyd Bennett & His Rockets (2:07)
  14. 14 Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry (2:24)
  15. 15 Eddie My Love - The Teen Queens (3:12)
  16. 16 Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:18)
  17. 17 Fever - Little Willie John (2:41)
  18. 18 The Great Pretender - The Platters (2:39)
  19. 19 Tutti Frutti - Little Richard (2:24)
  20. 20 Stranded In the Jungle - The Cadets (3:14)
  21. 21 Speedo - The Cadillacs (2:19)
  22. 22 Gee - The Crows (2:12)
  23. 23 In the Still of the Night - The Five Satins (3:02)
  24. 24 Honky Tonk, Pt. 1 - Bill Doggett (3:07)
  25. 25 Long Tall Sally - Little Richard (2:09)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins (2:17)
  2. 2 Come Go With Me - The Del Vikings (2:39)
  3. 3 Susie-Q - Dale Hawkins (2:18)
  4. 4 Happy, Happy Birthday Baby - The Tune Weavers (2:19)
  5. 5 School Day - Chuck Berry (2:38)
  6. 6 A Thousand Miles Away - The Heartbeats (2:26)
  7. 7 Party Doll - Buddy Knox (2:15)
  8. 8 Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight - The Spaniels (2:43)
  9. 9 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds (2:09)
  10. 10 Honeycomb - Jimmie Rodgers (2:15)
  11. 11 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:53)
  12. 12 That'll Be the Day - The Crickets (2:17)
  13. 13 You Send Me - Sam Cooke (2:44)
  14. 14 Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers (2:00)
  15. 15 At the Hop - Danny & the Juniors (2:32)
  16. 16 Tequila - The Champs (2:12)
  17. 17 Book of Love - The Monotones (2:20)
  18. 18 Rock and Roll Music - Chuck Berry (2:33)
  19. 19 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine - Jimmie Rodgers (2:20)
  20. 20 Short Shorts - The Royal Teens (2:40)
  21. 21 Chantilly Lace - The Big Bopper (2:24)
  22. 22 Do You Wanna Dance? - Bobby Freeman (2:36)
  23. 23 Rockin' Robin - Bobby Day (2:35)
  24. 24 Get a Job - The Silhouettes (2:46)
  25. 25 Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy (2:32)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran (1:58)
  2. 2 Yakety Yak - The Coasters (1:50)
  3. 3 La Bamba - Ritchie Valens (2:08)
  4. 4 Rumble - Link Wray (2:26)
  5. 5 Rave On - Buddy Holly (1:50)
  6. 6 (Baby) Hully Gully - The Olympics (2:04)
  7. 7 Sixteen Candles - The Crests (2:51)
  8. 8 Personality - Lloyd Price (2:37)
  9. 9 Sea of Love - Phil Phillips (2:22)
  10. 10 Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison (2:22)
  11. 11 There Goes My Baby - The Drifters (2:11)
  12. 12 Handy Man (2:04)
  13. 13 Sweet Nothin's - Brenda Lee (2:24)
  14. 14 A Big Hunk O' Love - Elvis Presley (2:14)
  15. 15 Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny (2:23)
  16. 16 You Talk Too Much - Joe Jones (2:31)
  17. 17 Tears On My Pillow - Little Anthony & the Imperials (2:17)
  18. 18 Alley Oop - The Hollywood Argyles (2:43)
  19. 19 Stay - Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs (1:35)
  20. 20 Running Bear - Johnny Preston (2:37)
  21. 21 Because They're Young - Duane Eddy (2:01)
  22. 22 Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (2:42)
  23. 23 Only the Lonely - Roy Orbison (2:26)
  24. 24 Cathy's Clown - The Everly Brothers (2:25)
  25. 25 Walk Don't Run - The Ventures (2:04)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Big Joe Turner Composer
Jesse Belvin Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Eddie Cochran Composer
Sam Cooke Composer
Bill Doggett Composer
Duane Eddy Composer
Frankie Lymon Composer
Roy Orbison Composer
Carl Perkins Composer
Lloyd Price Composer
Link Wray Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Dale Hawkins Composer
Lee Hazlewood Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Norman Petty Composer
Buck Ram Composer
Ronnie Self Composer
Jerry Allison Composer
Jimmy Bowen Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Jerry Capehart Composer
Fats Domino Composer
Bobby Freeman Composer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
J.P. Richardson Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Ritchie Valens Arranger
Sam Phillips Composer
Michael Heatley Liner Notes
Richard Penniman Composer
Farina Composer
Traditional Composer
Sheppard Composer
La Bostrie Composer
Guidry Composer
McDaniel Composer
Horton Composer
Parris Composer
Cavan Syrad Liner Notes
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