That'll Flat Git It!, Vol. 13

That'll Flat Git It!, Vol. 13


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That'll Flat Git It!, Vol. 13

Vol. 13 in Bear Family's excellent That'll Flat Git It! series chronicles ABC's attempts to cash in on the rock & roll craze. The 30 tracks were recorded between 1956 and 1962 and contain a very high ratio of hot rocking tunes. Most of the artists never made the big time, but that doesn't mean they weren't good. Some of the highlights of the set are Joe Bennett & the Sparkletones' romping "Black Slacks," Jackie Lee Cochran's wild "I Want You," the Satellites' primitive "Rockateen," Jo Ann Campbell's rip-roaring "Boogie Woogie Country Girl," Vince Everett's "I Ain't Gonna Be Your Lowdown Dog No More," and the Dusters' lo-fi rockabilly-doo wop rocker "Pretty Girl." Among the obscure artists are a couple of folks who made a name for themselves further down the road: George Hamilton IV delivers two songs from the mid-'50s when he was just beginning his career, and a very young Wayne Newton rocks out with his brother Jerry on the very cool "Baby, Baby, Baby." He isn't exactly Elvis but Wayne rocks surprisingly hard for a goofy-looking kid. There are also a couple of solid tracks from rockabilly royalty; Ronnie Self's tough as nails "Pretty Bad Blues" and Jack Scott's pounding rockers "Baby She's Gone" and "Two Timin' Woman" give ample proof as to why they were royalty. Their tracks stand head and shoulders above the rest of the disc. This is one of the strongest volumes in the series and is highly recommended to rockabilly fanatics and anyone who wants to hear an exciting bunch of wild early rockers.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/25/2003
Label: Bear Family
UPC: 4000127159724
catalogNumber: 15972
Rank: 219617

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bluenotes   Choir, Chorus
Jack Scott   Guitar,Vocals
Joe South   Guitar
Jimmy Coe   Saxophone
Stan Getz   Bass,Group Member
Wes Montgomery   Rhythm Guitar
Bill Black   Bass
Scotty Moore   Guitar,Leader
Billy Grammer   Guitar,Group Member
George Hamilton   Guitar,Vocals
Bill Campbell   Choir, Chorus,Group Member
Don Costa   Conductor
Buddy Harman   Drums
Larry Hoffman   Choir, Chorus,Group Member
Bruce Miller   Choir, Chorus,Group Member
Wayne Moss   Guitar
Nick Perito   Conductor
Jimmy Phillips   Drums
Henry Strzelecki   Electric Bass
Earl Fox Walker   Drums
Joe Zinkan   Bass
Jerry Adams   Guitar
Charlie McCoy   Harmonica
Dave Rohillier   Guitar,Group Member
Dominic Scafone   Drums,Group Member
Albert Duffy   Musician
Troy Shondell   Piano
Wayne Arthur   Bass
Howard Childress   Guitar,Vocals
Jimmy Denton   Drums
Joe Bennett   Guitar,Vocals
Jerry Glenn Kennedy   Guitar
Joseph W. Tanner   Guitar
William Paul Ackerman   Percussion
Will Scott   Bass
Five Stars   Choir, Chorus
Dennis Beam   Drums
Nick Brazell   Musician
Jim Bruhn   Choir, Chorus,Group Member
Henry Canton   Piano
Bobby Manfield   Piano,Vocals
George McGalaphin   Saxophone
Sandy McPherson   Musician
Harold R. "Ray Stevens" Ragsdale   Piano,Leader
Lee DeFeilce   Drums
Donald Emilian   Saxophone
Ronnie Haig   Guitar,Vocals
Henry Heitman   Bass
Pooky Johnson   Saxophone
Jody Keplinger   Bass
Mary Klick   Bass,Group Member
Robert Wetworth   Guitar
Hendrix   Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Jack Scott   Composer
Joe Bennett   Composer
Arthur Neal Gunter   Composer
Billy Miller   Illustrations
George Hamilton   Composer
Otis Blackwell   Composer
Tommy Beck   Composer
Ronnie Self   Composer
Sam Clark   Liner Notes
Colin Escott   Liner Notes,Illustrations
Dolores Mazolla   Composer
Clyde Otis   Composer
Doc Pomus   Composer
Steve Verroca   Composer
Wayne Walker   Composer
Howard Childress   Composer
Jimmy Denton   Composer
Diethold Leu   Illustrations
Bill Millar   Reissue Producer,Illustrations
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Richard Weize   Discographical Information
Hans Peter Zdrenka   Illustrations
Bo Berglind   Illustrations
John Marascalco   Composer
Jack Amway   Composer
Martha Lou Gaches   Composer
Willie Jacobs   Composer
Wolfgang Taubenauer   Artwork
Russ Wapensky   Discographical Information
Nick Brazell   Illustrations
Steve Lounsbury   Illustrations
Jody Keplinger   Composer
Klaus Kettner   Illustrations
Stefan Wriedt   Illustrations
Morton Levand   Composer
Bill Hayes   Composer

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