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West Texas Bop [CD]

Various Artists Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (30 Jan 2006)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Ace
  • ASIN: B00000I027
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 323,166 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. I've Had It - Peanuts Wilson
2. My Heartbeat - Peanuts Wilson
3. Rock-Ola Ruby - Sonny West
4. Sweet Rockin' Baby - Sonny West
5. Tease - Don Lainier & The Roses
6. Tryin' To Get To You - Weldon Rogers
7. So Long, Good Luck And Goodbye - Weldon Rogers
8. The Sale Of Broken Hearts - Weldon Rogers
9. All A Your Love - The Nighthawks
10. When Sin Stops Love Begins - The Nighthawks
11. Talk About My Baby - Sonny Curtis
12. Whatcha Gonna Do - Earl Henry
13. You've Got Everything - Peanuts Wilson
14. Paper Boy - Peanuts Wilson
15. Honey Honey - Gary Tollett
16. Queen Of Love - The Nighthawks
17. Good Time Girl - The Nighthawks
18. I Just Want Your Love - Wes Bryan
19. Blue Baby - Wes Bryan
20. Midnight Monsters Hop - Jack & Jim
See all 24 tracks on this disc

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* This legendary studio launched the career of Roy Orbison and also Buddy Holly, who plays session guitar on several cuts.

* Half of these 24 rockers have been heavily booted off disc and are presented here from the Petty vaults from tape.

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Format:Audio CD
This contains some serious stuff and the sound quality is decent, thats all that matters really. I like Peanuts Wilson and Sonny Curtis paid his dues in the Crickets, but I love the tracks from Weldon Rogers. He reminds me of say Glen Glenn. He takes a basically country tune and adds a beat and a hiccup and just rocks along. There isn't really a dud track and they all improve if you turn up the volume. Sod the neighbours, I just love rock n roll!!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars West Texas Bop AKA Rockabilly. 31 Dec 2012
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Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I purchased this CD for a few reasons, I'm interested in embryonic Rock & Roll, I think compilations allow you to sample & build on themes & I like compilations that stick to a genre, in this case "Rockabilly". Ace Records label tends to dig quite deep into whatever project catches their attention & they can put their minds to, but what I like also is Ace maintain a very good product.

If you are looking for Top of the chart compilation or a "Best of Rockabilly" than this is not what you need, If you like regional Country Bop with strong influences that would have made an impression on a budding young Buddy Holly then here you have it. Norman Petty productions, early Roy Orbison songs, plus 12 previously unavailable tracks.

Interesting to note "the Roses" the singing side of Buddy Holly's Crickets, Sonny Curtis one of the Crickets & Peanuts Wilson are all included here & all had connections to one of greatest influences of early Rock & Roll.

Recommended if you like the historical development of early rock music & even if you just like Rockabilly.
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