Billboard Top Rock & Roll Hits: 1956

Billboard Top Rock & Roll Hits: 1956


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This budget ten-song selection delivers the early rock & roll hits from 1956 as part of Rhino's ongoing Billboard chart hit series. Big-ticket items include a pair from Elvis "Don't Be Cruel" and "Hound Dog"), Carl Perkins' "Blue Suede Shoes," Gene Vincent's "Be Bop a Lula," and Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers' "Why Do Fools Fall in Love." Also aboard are a pair of classics from Elvis ("All Shook Up" and "Jailhouse Rock"), Chuck Berry ("School Day"), and the Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie." Hits from Jim Lowe, Fats Domino, Bill Haley, Sanford and Clark and Buchanan and Goodman's novelty break-in "The Flying Saucer" complete the set.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/12/1989
Label: Rhino
UPC: 0081227059927
catalogNumber: 70599

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Buchanan & Goodman   Track Performer
Bill Haley   Track Performer
Frankie Lymon   Track Performer
Carl Perkins   Track Performer
Elvis Presley   Track Performer
Gene Vincent   Track Performer
Sanford Clark   Track Performer
Teenagers   Track Performer
Fats Domino   Track Performer
Jim Lowe   Track Performer
Bill Haley & His Comets   Track Performer
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers   Track Performer
Gene Vincent & the Blue Caps   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Gene Vincent   Composer
Dickie Goodman   Composer
Bill Buchanan   Composer
Joel Whitburn   Liner Notes
Maria Berry   Art Direction
Tex Davis   Composer

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