The Roots Of AC/DC: The 60's & 70's Collection

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Snapper's Roots of AC/DC collects 20 slabs of early R&B, rock & roll and electric blues to help illuminate the creation of one of hard rock's most enduring cases of arrested development. While many would cite sex, drugs, and rock & roll as the trinity of beacons that led the Aussie rockers to pick up their instruments, it was likely the hedonistic sounds emitting from 1950s American radio that drove them to salute "those about to rock" -- Angus Young made Chuck Berry's signature "duck walk" part of his act from day one. As compilations go, Roots of AC/DC could just as easily be called "Roots of Rock & Roll," as it's populated with enough heavy ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Snapper's Roots of AC/DC collects 20 slabs of early R&B, rock & roll and electric blues to help illuminate the creation of one of hard rock's most enduring cases of arrested development. While many would cite sex, drugs, and rock & roll as the trinity of beacons that led the Aussie rockers to pick up their instruments, it was likely the hedonistic sounds emitting from 1950s American radio that drove them to salute "those about to rock" -- Angus Young made Chuck Berry's signature "duck walk" part of his act from day one. As compilations go, Roots of AC/DC could just as easily be called "Roots of Rock & Roll," as it's populated with enough heavy hitters like John Lee Hooker, Little Richard, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, and the aforementioned Berry to warrant multiple spins in the "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame" gift shop.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/27/2009
  • Label: Snapper Uk
  • UPC: 636551008228
  • Catalog Number: 82
  • Sales rank: 106,741

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 School Days - Chuck Berry (2:41)
  2. 2 Slow Down - Larry Williams (2:42)
  3. 3 You Upset Me Baby - B.B. King (3:00)
  4. 4 How Many More Years - Howlin' Wolf (2:39)
  5. 5 Lucille - Little Richard (2:10)
  6. 6 Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:51)
  7. 7 44 Blues - Roosevelt Sykes (2:58)
  8. 8 Dimples - John Lee Hooker (2:10)
  9. 9 Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters (2:52)
  10. 10 St. James Infirmary - Louis Armstrong (4:46)
  11. 11 The House of the Rising Sun - Josh White (2:58)
  12. 12 Get Your Yas Yas Out - Blind Boy Fuller (2:23)
  13. 13 It Hurts Me Too - Elmore James (3:16)
  14. 14 Alabama Woman Blues - Leroy Carr (2:47)
  15. 15 Hobo Blues - John Lee Hooker (2:59)
  16. 16 Baby Please Don't Go - Big Joe Williams (2:45)
  17. 17 Three O'Clock Blues - B.B. King (2:59)
  18. 18 Dust My Broom - Elmore James (2:43)
  19. 19 Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis (1:50)
  20. 20 Reelin' and Rockin' - Chuck Berry (3:17)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Leroy Carr Composer
John Lee Hooker Composer
Josh White Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Jerry Lee Lewis Composer
Larry Williams Composer
Albert Collins Composer
Bernard Besman Composer
Dave Henderson Liner Notes
Elmore James Composer
B.B. King Composer
Hudson Whittaker Composer
Jules Taub Composer
James C. Bracken Composer
Joe Bihari Composer
Traditional Composer
Joe Primrose Composer
David Curlee Williams Composer
Chester Burnett Composer
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