Casey Kasem: America's Top 10 Through Years - The 50's

Casey Kasem: America's Top 10 Through Years - The 50's


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The '50s edition of Casey Kasem's America's Top 10 is typical for the series. It moves confidently through twenty hits of the era, skimming the play lists of oldies stations everywhere for a rousing collection with none of the filler so often found in this sort of release. Beginning with the freewheeling blurt of Bobby Darin's "Splish Splash," the comp gets feet moving with Danny and the Juniors ("At the Hop") and Little Richard ("Long Tall Sally"), hearts-a-beatin' with ballads like the Penguins' "Earth Angel" and Ritchie Valens' timeless "Donna," and the teens screaming with the early rock 'n' roll faves like "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis, and Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock." Even the casual listener should already have a few of these cuts; for many of them, their hit status remains undiminished. Even so, America's Top 10 removes the chaff common to these comps, making it essential for any '50s music lover. In addition, the CD booklet includes liner notes and artist photos.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/24/2001
Label: Top Sail Productions
UPC: 0805667188623
catalogNumber: 71886
Rank: 27103

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Coasters   Track Performer
Crests   Track Performer
Bobby Darin   Track Performer
Everly Brothers   Track Performer
Jerry Lee Lewis   Track Performer
Little Richard   Track Performer
Penguins   Track Performer
Platters   Track Performer
Little Anthony & the Imperials   Track Performer
Champs   Track Performer
Danny & the Juniors   Track Performer
Bobby Freeman   Track Performer
Ritchie Valens   Track Performer
Bill Haley & His Comets   Track Performer
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers   Track Performer
Buddy Holly & the Crickets   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Bobby Darin   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Otis Blackwell   Composer
Felice Bryant   Composer
Boudleaux Bryant   Composer
Jimmy DeKnight   Composer
Jack Hammer   Composer
Lewis   Composer
Vincent Rose   Composer
Larry Stock   Composer
Mike Stoller   Composer
Richard Penniman   Composer
Chuck Gullo   Executive Producer
Robert "Bumps" Blackwell   Composer
Enotris Johnson   Composer
Sylvester Bradford   Composer
Max Freedman   Composer
Merrill Shindler   Liner Notes
Jean Murray   Composer

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Casey Kasem: America's Top 10 Through Years - The 50's 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
good album , lots of good songs from yesterday
Anonymous More than 1 year ago