The Early Singles

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Subtitled "30 Great A & B Sides," and that's exactly what it offers, accumulating all the tracks from their first 15 singles from 1958-61. (Believe it or not, it isn't their whole discography; the group kept recording for another four years.) It in effect functions as a greatest-hits collection that probably contains more than almost anyone wants at once, including "Tequila, " "Too Much Tequila, " and derivative variations of the "Tequila" style that were occasionally pretty entertaining, like "Jumping Bean, " "Twenty Thousand Leagues, " and "Panic Button."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Subtitled "30 Great A & B Sides," and that's exactly what it offers, accumulating all the tracks from their first 15 singles from 1958-61. (Believe it or not, it isn't their whole discography; the group kept recording for another four years.) It in effect functions as a greatest-hits collection that probably contains more than almost anyone wants at once, including "Tequila, " "Too Much Tequila, " and derivative variations of the "Tequila" style that were occasionally pretty entertaining, like "Jumping Bean, " "Twenty Thousand Leagues, " and "Panic Button."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/11/1996
  • Label: Ace Records Uk
  • UPC: 029667152525
  • Catalog Number: 525
  • Sales rank: 334,609

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Tequila (2:19)
  2. 2 Train to Nowhere (2:17)
  3. 3 El Rancho Rock (2:21)
  4. 4 Midnighter (2:13)
  5. 5 Chariot Rock (2:21)
  6. 6 Subway (2:42)
  7. 7 Turnpike (2:29)
  8. 8 Rockin' Mary (1:42)
  9. 9 Gone Train (2:35)
  10. 10 Beatnik (1:59)
  11. 11 Caramba (2:18)
  12. 12 Moonlight Bay (2:14)
  13. 13 Night Train (2:05)
  14. 14 The Rattler (1:53)
  15. 15 Sky High (2:09)
  16. 16 Double Eagle Rock (2:22)
  17. 17 Too Much Tequila (2:13)
  18. 18 Twenty-Thousand Leagues (2:36)
  19. 19 Red Eye (2:21)
  20. 20 The Little Matador (2:15)
  21. 21 Alley Cat (2:45)
  22. 22 Coconut Drive (2:40)
  23. 23 Tough Train (2:29)
  24. 24 The Face (2:28)
  25. 25 Hokey Pokey (2:06)
  26. 26 Jumping Bean (2:02)
  27. 27 Sombrero (2:08)
  28. 28 The Shoddy Shoddy (2:12)
  29. 29 Cantina (1:50)
  30. 30 Panic Button (2:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Champs Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Chris Youlden Composer
Kim Simmonds Composer
Robert Smith Composer
Jim Seals Composer
Ramos Composer
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