Without the Beatles: 50 Original Rock & Soul Classics

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All Music Guide - Mark Deming
The Beatles were one of the very best and most influential rock bands of all time, but just as importantly, they were serious rock & roll fans -- the group loved to pay homage to the artists they admired, and their recordings and concerts were usually dotted with covers of classic tunes by rock & roll and rhythm & blues trail blazers who helped influence their music. Without the Beatles is a 50-song collection that features the original recordings of tunes that would later be performed by the Fab Four, and it's not only a fine set of vintage rock and R&B, it's a fascinating look at the music and musicians that shaped the biggest band in history. Selections ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Deming
The Beatles were one of the very best and most influential rock bands of all time, but just as importantly, they were serious rock & roll fans -- the group loved to pay homage to the artists they admired, and their recordings and concerts were usually dotted with covers of classic tunes by rock & roll and rhythm & blues trail blazers who helped influence their music. Without the Beatles is a 50-song collection that features the original recordings of tunes that would later be performed by the Fab Four, and it's not only a fine set of vintage rock and R&B, it's a fascinating look at the music and musicians that shaped the biggest band in history. Selections include "Roll Over Beethoven" by Chuck Berry, "Twist and Shout" by the Isley Brothers, "Words of Love" by Buddy Holly, "Soldier of Love" by Arthur Alexander, "Chains" by the Cookies, "Baby It's You" by the Shirelles, "Slow Down" by Larry Williams, and many more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/1/2014
  • Label: Imports
  • UPC: 604988078725
  • Catalog Number: 2520110
  • Sales rank: 38,548

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
  2. 2 Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
  3. 3 Dizzy Miss Lizzy - Larry Williams
  4. 4 Boys - The Shirelles
  5. 5 Money (That's What I Want) - Barrett Strong
  6. 6 Twist and Shout - The Isley Brothers
  7. 7 Chains - The Cookies
  8. 8 Matchbox - Carl Perkins
  9. 9 Anna (Go to Him) - Arthur Alexander
  10. 10 Please Mr Postman - The Marvelettes
  11. 11 You Really Got a Hold on Me - The Miracles
  12. 12 A Taste of Honey - Lenny Welch
  13. 13 Devil in His Heart - The Donays
  14. 14 Keep Your Hands Off My Baby - Little Eva
  15. 15 Searchin' - The Coasters
  16. 16 Honey Don't - Carl Perkins
  17. 17 I Got a Woman - Elvis Presley
  18. 18 Rock and Roll Music - Chuck Berry
  19. 19 Mister Moonlight - Dr. Feelgood & the Interns
  20. 20 Words of Love - Buddy Holly
  21. 21 Bad Boy - Larry Williams
  22. 22 A Shot of Rhythm and Blues - Arthur Alexander
  23. 23 Some Other Guy - Richie Barrett
  24. 24 So How Come (No One Loves Me) - The Everly Brothers
  25. 25 Hey Baby - Bruce Channel
Disc 2
  1. 1 That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
  2. 2 Hallelujah I Love Her So - Eddie Cochran
  3. 3 Three Cool Cats - The Coasters
  4. 4 Soldier of Love - Arthur Alexander
  5. 5 To Know Him is to Love Him - The Teddy Bears
  6. 6 Take Good Care of My Baby - Bobby Vee
  7. 7 Memphis, Tennessee - Chuck Berry
  8. 8 Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby - Carl Perkins
  9. 9 Slow Down - Larry Williams
  10. 10 Nothin' Shakin' (But the Leaves on the Trees) - Eddie Fontaine
  11. 11 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (Over You) - Elvis Presley
  12. 12 Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey - Little Richard
  13. 13 Shimmy Like Kate - The Olympics
  14. 14 Don't Ever Change - The Crickets
  15. 15 Be Bop A Lula - Gene Vincent
  16. 16 Sheila - Tommy Roe
  17. 17 Where Have You Been All My Life - Arthur Alexander
  18. 18 Baby It's You - The Shirelles
  19. 19 I Just Don't Understand - Ann Margret
  20. 20 Til There Was You - Peggy Lee
  21. 21 Besame Mucho, Pts. 1 & 2 - The Coasters
  22. 22 I'm Talking About You - Chuck Berry
  23. 23 Sure to Fall - Carl Perkins
  24. 24 Reminiscing - Buddy Holly
  25. 25 Watch Your Step - Bobby Parker
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