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Shake Rattle and Roll R 'n' B's Greatest Hits 1953-1958 - Various Artists

Shake Rattle and Roll R 'n' B's Greatest Hits 1953-1958 - Various Artists
£12.99
CD / Product Number: JASCD520.

This unique 2 CD set features 49 No. 1s and 1 No. 2 compiled from Billboard Magazine's R'n'B Charts between 1953 and 1958, and covers some of the most iconic and influential performers and recordings of the 20th century. Includes seminal recordings from many artist who are still performing today including: B.B. King, Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, Etta James and Little Richard. Compiled in chronological order and illustrating the amazing progress made by R'n'B music in just 5 years from Ruth Brown's bluesy, 'Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean' to Jackie Wilson's proto - Soul anthem, 'Lonely Teardrops'. This has to be the ultimate '50s R'n'B collection!

Description

Disc 1

1. MAMA HE TREATS YOUR DAUGHTER MEAN - RUTH BROWN
2. HOUND DOG - BIG MAMA THORNTON
3. SHAKE A HAND - FAYE ADAMS
4. MONEY HONEY - CLYDE McPHATTER AND THE DRIFTERS
5. WORK WITH ME ANNIE - THE MIDNIGHTERS
6. SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL - JOE TURNER
7. HONEY LOVE - THE DRIFTERS FEATURING CLYDE McPHATTER
8. ANNIE HAD A BABY - THE MIDNIGHTERS
9. YOU UPSET ME BABY - B.B.KING and HIS ORCHESTRA
10. PLEDGING MY LOVE - JOHNNY ACE
11. THE WALLFLOWER - ETTA JAMES AND THE PEACHES
12. MY BABE - LITTLE WALTER AND HIS JUKES
13. I'VE GOT A WOMAN - RAY CHARLES AND HIS BAND
14. BO DIDDLEY - BO DIDDLEY
15. MAYBELLENE - CHUCK BERRY AND HIS COMBO
16. ONLY YOU (AND YOU ALONE) - THE PLATTERS
17. HANDS OFF - JAY McSHANN'S ORCHESTRA
18. AIN'T IT A SHAME - FATS DOMINO
19. THE GREAT PRETENDER - THE PLATTERS
20. LONG TALL SALLY - LITTLE RICHARD AND HIS BAND
21. I'M IN LOVE AGAIN - FATS DOMINO
22. FEVER - LITTLE WILLIE JOHN
23. TREASURE OF LOVE - CLYDE McPHATTER
24. RIP IT UP - LITTLE RICHARD AND HIS BAND
25. MY PRAYER - THE PLATTERS

Disc 2

1. LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL - SHIRLEY AND LEE
2. BLUEBERRY HILL - FATS DOMINO
3. BLUE MONDAY - FATS DOMINO
4. JIM DANDY - LAVERN BAKER AND THE GLIDERS
5. I'M WALKIN - FATS DOMINO
6. LUCILLE - LITTLE RICHARD AND HIS BAND
7. SCHOOLDAY - CHUCK BERRY
8. YOUNG BLOOD - THE COASTERS
9. SEARCHIN - THE COASTERS
10. SHORT FAT FANNIE - LARRY WILLIAMS
11. LONG LONELY NIGHTS - CLYDE McPHATTER
12. FARTHER UP THE ROAD - BOBBY BLAND
13. MR LEE - THE BOBBETTES
14. YOU SEND ME - SAM COOKE
15. RAUNCHY - ERNIE FREEMAN
16. I'LL COME RUNNING BACK TO YOU - SAM COOKE
17. GET A JOB - THE SILHOUETTES
18. LOOKING BACK - NAT KING COLE
19. SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN - CHUCK BERRY
20. TWILIGHT TIME - THE PLATTERS
21. YAKETY YAK - THE COASTERS
22. WHAT AM I LIVING FOR - CHUCK WILLIS
23. IT'S ALL IN THE GAME - TOMMY EDWARDS
24. A LOVER'S QUESTION - CLYDE McPHATTER
25. LONELY TEARDROPS - JACKIE WILSON