The Golden Age of American Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
No volume of the Golden Age of American Rock 'n' Roll series is more essential than any other one. All have a good range of styles, and a mix of big and small hits, and all are worth acquiring if you want to build a serious rock & roll collection. Golden Age of American Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 2 has plenty of classics the Silhouettes "Get a Job," Maurice Williams "Stay," Lonnie Mack's "Memphis," the Rivieras "California Sun," Link Wray's "Rumble" to go along with some neat one-shots the Bell Notes "I've Had It," Barbara George's "I Know," Harold Kenneth Dorman's "Mountain of Love". Just as interesting are the minor hits, like the Eternals ridiculous "Rockin' in the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
No volume of the Golden Age of American Rock 'n' Roll series is more essential than any other one. All have a good range of styles, and a mix of big and small hits, and all are worth acquiring if you want to build a serious rock & roll collection. Golden Age of American Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 2 has plenty of classics the Silhouettes "Get a Job," Maurice Williams "Stay," Lonnie Mack's "Memphis," the Rivieras "California Sun," Link Wray's "Rumble" to go along with some neat one-shots the Bell Notes "I've Had It," Barbara George's "I Know," Harold Kenneth Dorman's "Mountain of Love". Just as interesting are the minor hits, like the Eternals ridiculous "Rockin' in the Jungle" up-tempo doo wop with side-splitting bird calls and the Gladiolas original version of "Little Darlin'" covered with much bigger success by the Diamonds.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/1994
  • Label: Ace Records Uk
  • UPC: 029667144520
  • Catalog Number: 445
  • Sales rank: 79,775

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Memphis - Lonnie Mack (2:44)
  2. 2 I Sold My Heart to the Junkman - Bluebelles (2:28)
  3. 3 You Belong to Me - The Duprees (2:45)
  4. 4 Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night - Kenny Dino (2:17)
  5. 5 A Million to One - Jimmy Charles (2:32)
  6. 6 Rockin' in the Jungle - The Eternals (2:32)
  7. 7 Wild Weekend - The Rockin' Rebels (2:18)
  8. 8 Stay - Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs (1:38)
  9. 9 Down the Aisle of Love - The Quin-Tones (2:50)
  10. 10 Mountain of Love - Harold Kenneth Dorman (2:41)
  11. 11 Nag - The Halos (2:26)
  12. 12 Let the Little Girl Dance - Billy Bland (2:52)
  13. 13 There's a Moon out Tonight - The Capris (2:22)
  14. 14 Get a Job - The Silhouettes (2:14)
  15. 15 You - The Aquatones (2:48)
  16. 16 Buzz Buzz Buzz - Hollywood Flames (2:00)
  17. 17 I've Had It - The Bell Notes (2:21)
  18. 18 I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) - Barbara George (2:24)
  19. 19 Mr. Lonely - The Videls (2:34)
  20. 20 In the Still of the Night - The Five Satins (3:03)
  21. 21 Church Bells May Ring - The Willows (2:30)
  22. 22 That's Life (That's Tough) - Gabriel & The Angels (2:27)
  23. 23 Rumble - Link Wray (2:27)
  24. 24 Let's Stomp - Bobby Comstock (2:02)
  25. 25 Oh Julie - The Crescendos (2:44)
  26. 26 Little Darlin' - The Gladiolas (2:23)
  27. 27 Teen Beat - Sandy Nelson (2:25)
  28. 28 Diamonds and Pearls - The Paradons (2:17)
  29. 29 Alley-Oop - The Hollywood Argyles (2:44)
  30. 30 California Sun - The Rivieras (2:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lonnie Mack Track Performer
The Capris Track Performer
The Duprees Track Performer
Barbara George Track Performer
Hollywood Flames Track Performer
The Rivieras Track Performer
Maurice Williams Track Performer, Track Performer
Sandy Nelson Track Performer
The Aquatones Track Performer
Bobby Comstock Track Performer
The Crescendos Track Performer
The Halos Track Performer
Billy Bland Track Performer
The Rockin' Rebels Track Performer
The Silhouettes Track Performer
The Five Satins Track Performer
The Hollywood Argyles Track Performer
Bluebelles Track Performer
The Gladiolas Track Performer
The Quin-Tones Track Performer
The Willows Track Performer
The Bell Notes Track Performer
Jimmy Charles Track Performer
Kenny Dino Track Performer
Gabriel & The Angels Track Performer
The Paradons Track Performer
The Videls Track Performer
Link Wray & His Wraymen Track Performer
Harold Kenneth Dorman Track Performer
The Eternals Track Performer
Technical Credits
John Gray Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
David Goddard Composer
Robert Byrd Composer
Larry Vannata Composer
Rob Finnis Liner Notes, Cover Photo
Chilton Price Composer
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