Monday, February 21, 2011

Class Of '55 (Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins)(1986)

A1 - Birth Of Rock And Roll
A2 - Sixteen Candles
A3 - Class Of '55
A4 - Waymore Blues
A5 - We Remember The King
B1 - Coming Home
B2 - Rock And Roll (Fais-Do-Do)
B3 - Keep My Motor Running
B4 - I Will Rock And Roll With You
B5 - Big Train From Memphis

Thursday, February 10, 2011

James Burton - The Guitar Sounds of James Burton

01. Polk Salad Annie (3.37)
02. Suzie-Q (2.26)
03. Fire And Rain (3.30)
04. Fools Rush In (2.39)
05. Johnny B Goode (2.21)
06. I Know (You Don't Want Me No More) (2.35)
07. Delta Lady (2.52)
08. Mystery Train (3.23)
09. Rock And Raunch (2.26)
10. Hound Dog (2.24)
11. Hi-Heel Sneakers (2.40)
12. Long Reach (2.03)

James Burton has played with some of the greatest names in music history from Elvis Presley to Merle Haggard to Gram Parsons to Emmy Lou Harris, incorporating his 'chicken pickin' country/rock style in to his repertoire with the help of his favorite guitar - the Fender Telecaster. Burton created and played the guitar solo on Dale Hawkins 1957 hit song "Susie Q", a record that would become one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. "The Guitar Sounds Of James Burton" is a truly marvelous solo album demonstrating the flair of this unsung hero...

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Buddy Holly - In Person (Cricket Label LP 002000)

A01 - Newscast About The Plane Crash
A02 - Tribute To Buddy Holly
A03 - That's My Desire
A04 - Good Rockin' Tonight
A05 - Stay Close To Me
A06 - Ed Sullivan Show - Part One
A07 - Baby It's Love
A08 - Learning The Game
A09 - Rip It Up
B01 - Love Me
B02 - Queen Of The Ballroom
B03 - Rock Around With Ollie Vee
B04 - Ed Sullivan Show - Part Two
B05 - That's What They Say
B06 - Down The Line
B07 - Crying, Waiting, Hoping
B08 - Newscast About The Plane Crash

On February 3, 1959, a small-plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, killed three American rock and roll musicians: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, as well as the pilot, Roger Peterson. The day was later called The Day the Music Died by Don McLean, in his song "American Pie".

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The Very Best Of John Barry [Polydor - 1977]

Side One

01. Thunderball
02. 007
03. Curiouser & Curiouser
04. Strip Drive
05. We Have All The Time In The World
06. Diamonds Are Forever
07. A Doll’s House

Side Two

01. Goldfinger
02. Theme From « Love Among The Ruins »
03. The Adventurer
04. Exerpt From « Yesternight Suite »
05. Midnight Cowboy

John Barry Prendergast, OBE (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an Oscar winning English film score composer. He was best known for composing 11 James Bond soundtracks and was hugely influential on the 007 series' style.

In a career spanning almost 50 years, Barry received a number of awards for his work, including five Academy Awards; two for Born Free, and one each for The Lion in Winter (for which he also won a BAFTA Award), Out of Africa and Dances with Wolves (for which he also won a Grammy Award).