The Golden Age of American Rock 'N' Roll, Volume 5
by Various Artists

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  • Released: October 17, 1995
  • Originally Released: 1993
  • Label: Ace Records Uk

Tracks:

  • 1.Wiggle Wiggle - The Accents
  • 2.Love Potion No. 9 - The Clovers
  • 3.I'm Leaving It Up To You - Dale & Grace
  • 4.You Cheated - The Shields
  • 5.It Will Stand - The Showmen
  • 6.Sleep Walk - Santo & Johnny
  • 7.Nothin' Shakin' - Eddie Fontaine
  • 8.Happy, Happy Birthday Baby - The Tune Weavers
  • 9.Heart And Soul - Jan & Dean
  • 10.What's Your Name - Don & Juan
  • 11.Little Bitty Pretty One - Thurston Harris & The Sharps
  • 12.Darling Lorraine - The Knockouts
  • 13.Tallahassee Lassie - Freddy Cannon
  • 14.Tell Me Why - The Belmonts
  • 15.Over The Mountain, Across The Sea - Johnnie & Joe
  • 16.Ka-Ding Dong - The G-Clefs
  • 17.Underwater - The Frogmen
  • 18.She Cried - Jay & The Americans
  • 19.Just A Little Bit - Rosco Gordon
  • 20.Sometime - Gene Thomas
  • 21.Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya - The Robbins
  • 22.Midnight Stroll - The Revels
  • 23.Walk, The - Jimmy McCracklin
  • 24.Hey Little Girl - Dee Clark
  • 25.This is the Night for Love - The Valiants
  • 26.Tell Him No - Travis & Bob
  • 27.Bad Boy - The Jive Bombers
  • 28.Stranded In The Jungle - The Jayhawks
  • 29.Duke Of Earl - Gene Chandler
  • 30.Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight - The Spaniels

Product Description:

Performers include: The Jayhawks.
It's been said before, but it bears repeating: much of the history (and soul) of early rock & roll resides not only in the recordings of giants like Elvis, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, and Buddy Holly, but in the literally hundreds of acts who managed to produce one or two great singles, in an incredible variety of styles. You can't claim to have a comprehensive rock & roll collection without seeking these out, and you'll have a surprising amount of fun doing so. The fifth volume of the Golden Age of American Rock'n'Roll series shows no signs of flagging in its mission to document these important sounds. Big hits by stars (Freddie Cannon, Jan & Dean, Gene Chandler); huge one-shot hits like Dale & Grace's "I'm Leaving It Up to You," and Johnnie & Joe's "Over the Mountain, Across the Sea," and Jimmy McCracklin's "The Walk"; treasured cult classics by the Showmen ("It Will Stand") and Eddie Fontaine ("Nothin' Shakin'," covered by the Beatles on Live at the BBC); all are here, and more. ~ Richie Unterberger

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  • UPC: 029667160025
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