Tobacco Road (1964)
The Nashville Teens were a truly kick-ass rock & roll band from London. Their main claim to fame was providing the kamikaze backup behind Jerry Lee Lewis on his Live at the Star Club LP and recording the massive hit ...
||Toga Rock |
This disc was remastered, with many of the songs restored to true stereo.
Liner Note Author: Jim Pewter.
Photographer: Charles Fretzin.
||Toga Rock II |
The two-volume Toga Rock is an adequate collection of frat-party hits from the '60s. Not many surprises but the fidelity will knock you out. ~ John Floyd
Includes liner notes by Todd Everett.
Producers: Hugo & Luigi (track 1); Sly Stone (track ...
All-Time Greatest Hits
This audiophile-approved anthology, mastered and compiled by Steve Hoffman, is the only one to combine Chris Montez' Monogram and A&M recordings on one disc. The most comprehensive Montez anthology yet produced, All-Time Greatest Hits includes every one of his Top ...
Doin' The Hully Gull (1991)
During their heyday and long after their breakup, the Olympics found themselves being compared to the Coasters more than anyone. While they had their own sound and were far from clones, the Olympics had a lighthearted, fun approach that made ...
||Too Cute |
The title says it perfectly, Too Cute! is a collection of early rock & roll, doo-wop, teen-pop, and girl group favorites that are the essence of cute. The oldest of the 15 songs on this 1995 CD is the Chordettes' ...
||Best of Tragedy
Motorcycle crashes, racing accidents, suicides, cars getting stuck on the railroad tracks -- these are the sort of themes that define The Best of Tragedy, one of the most interesting (if depressing) compilations that DCC Compact Classics assembled in the ...
Editors: Chris Finch; Monty Aidem. Track Listing: Whipped Cream All over Your Body; Big Willie; Fabio With His Tips to Love; Let's Break in the Van; I Want the Gooch; Fabio With More Tips to Love; Gooey & Wet; Inflatable ...
Sheet Music: A Collection Of Her Favorite Love Songs
The musical merits of this album notwithstanding, it gets special points for being (to our knowledge) the only work of its kind "based on an idea by Congressman Jose E. Serrano of the Bronx, NY." How this meeting of the ...
How Does It Feel?
This odd yet entertaining collection of Nancy Sinatra's lesser-known early-'70s work is about as stylistically diverse as you could possibly want. Here, the go-go booted sex kitten purrs her way through an eclectic bunch of songs.
Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling ...
Best Gold Disc
A superb greatest hits set from the classiest of the '50s rock acts, a duo whose bluegrass-derived harmonies and inventive guitar tunings had a profound influence on scores of rockers and folkies in their wake. The list includes the Beatles, ...
||Legends (1986) |
20 track compilation by 5 Sun artists.
Producers: Owen Bradley; Bud Logan; Don Williams, Garth Fundis; Fuzzy Owen, Don Gant; Conway Twitty & Ron Chancey; Bud Logan; Don Williams & Garth Fundis; Fuzzy Owen & Ken Nelson; Bud Logan; Don Williams ...
||Surf Legends (And Rumors) 61-64 |
A superb assortment of rare surf instrumentals from 1961-1964, it doesn't have many hits but included are plenty of previously unreleased gems. ~ John Floyd
Compilation producer: Steve Hoffman.
Personnel: Bob Toten, Dave Cadison (guitar); Ace Holder (harp); Tony Stealman, Billy Myers (saxophone); Lynn Hamm (drums).
Recording information: 1961-1963.
Dr. John's debut for GRP doesn't deviate from any release he's made for several other labels. It's still his chunky, humorous take on New Orleans funk; these are his songs, visions and performances, and there's none of the elevator material ...
Forked Deer (1997)
Track Listing: DISC 1: Soundbite; Forked Deer; Ida Red; Indian Ate the Woodchuck; Brushy Run; Indian Nation; Humphrey's Jig; Green Mountain Polka; Surwood Mountain; Man of Constant Sorrow; Love Somebody; Dora Dean; Soundbite; Bluegrass Meadows; Cacklin' Hen; Flop Eared Mule; ...
Grey Eagle (1998)
Includes liner notes by John Hartford.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Liner Note Authors: John Hartford; Kirk Brandon.
Personnel includes: Ed Haley (fiddle).
||Barrence Whitfield & The Savages|
Ow! Ow! Ow!
The original Savages lineup broke up after the band's furious self-titled debut and a follow-up EP (DIG YOURSELF). The OW! OW! OW! sessions featured a new, more polished Savages ensemble. Things get off to a rousing start here with the ...
Live Emulsified (1989)
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages: Barrence Whitfield (vocals); Milton Reder (vocals, guitar); Seth Pappas (vocals, drums); David Sholl (tenor & baritone saxophones); Mike Costello (harmonica); Bruce Katz (piano, organ).
Recorded live in Los Angeles, California and Austin and Houston, Texas in ...
||Joe Grushecky / Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers|
Rock & Real
Grushecky's songs of tough urban life are made all the more compelling by his rough voice and the aggressive playing of his band, though he can also turn tender on such songs as "Daddy's Little Angel." ~ William Ruhlmann
Full performer ...
Swimming With The Sharks (1988)
Recording information: Aircraft Studios, Pittsburgh, PA.
Photographer: Cosimo Zaccaria.
Unknown Contributor Role: Joe Grushecky.
Personnel: Joe Grushecky (vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, keyboards); Donnie Marsico, Bob Corbin (vocals); Bill Toms (guitar); Phil Brontz (saxophone); Steve Binsberger (piano, organ); Joe Pelesky (keyboards); Joffo Simmons (drums); ...
Love Devine (1991)
Due to the very nature of Jamaica's recording industry, some of the island's greatest artists had few, if any, records to their own names, but their outstanding talent still made them revered for their contributions to the island's music. This ...
||Strawberry Alarm Clock|
Strawberries Mean Love (1992)
STRAWBERRIES MEAN LOVE, unless you're allergic, in which case they mean hives. That pretty much sums up the two likely responses to the Strawberry Alarm Clock, Santa Barbara's first and best exponent of flower power-era psychedelic pop. Either you'll find ...
Let's Go Spiders! (2000)
The Spiders recorded from the mid-'60s through around 1970 in a variety of styles. However, this 28-song compilation is exclusively comprised of the 1966-1968 British Invasion-garage-psych material with the strongest appeal to international collectors. Looked at in the cold objective ...
Cappella Doo Wop
Vocal quartet creates interesting a cappella doo wop versions of pop songs, including Prince's "When Doves Cry," Bruce Springsteen's "Factory" & Peter Townsend's "My Generation".
Recorded at Full Sail, Winter Park, Florida; Lawnmower Studios and Garden Supply, Pasadena, California between ...