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4.8 out of 5 stars
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The London American Story [1962]
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on 4 March 2013
I remember 1962 so well and this CD makes those memories come alive. So many of these tracks are outstanding but the track which really stands out is "Green Onions" by Booker T & the M.G.'s. Compared with most records of the day, the sound is so different with Steve Cropper's guitar work so ahead of it's time.

Compilations of this kind serve many purposes, one being proof as to why artistes of the calibre of Del Shannon, Roy Orbison and Ricky Nelson were consistently in the charts.

I've awarded four stars rather than five for two reasons: one being a lack of an informative booklet (see such releases on ACE) and the other is a personal choice; I could have done without "Speedy Gonzales" thanks very much!

A definite purchase for anyone with memories and a love of good music.
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on 9 January 2017
this was a replacement for one of the discs lost, highly amusing pop songs from my era, I smooched to them, loved to them, felt sad, happy,remembered old friends to them and it was interesting to learn that some had inspired the beatles on their first album.
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on 16 August 2016
nice track selection from the early 60's
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on 14 July 2016
enjoyed
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on 23 December 2017
Exactly as described,excellent quality and a super list of Golden Oldies.
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on 17 July 2014
A very good collection of oldies, which is good to reminisce with. Good value for money.
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on 21 September 2013
this is a great way to catch up and update collections of golden oldies and throw away old scratched 45's
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on 8 June 2013
Have all 5 in series and everyone is a winner. This is as near you will get to actualy playing the 45's on your Dansette.
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on 8 December 2013
Hearing this brought back a lot of memories. It is a good compilation and I am very happy that I bought it
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on 8 March 2015
A Very Good year for London Label
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